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Twist Collective: Dessa by Rachel Coopey

The new Winter 2013 Twist Collective is up and the “Bundle Up” story features a lovely Hat + cowl set designed using Savannah in Persimmon by Rachel Coopey.

Both the cowl and hat feature an intricate twisting cable with intermittent garter stitch as an added textural element.

Designed with plenty of slouch, the hat features a single cable motif on the side, and the cowll is perfect for wrapping once or twice around the neck.

Specifications:
• Finished Measurements: HAT: 19 ¾ (20 ¾, 22)” / 50 (52.5, 56) cm brim circ; 11 ½” / 29 cm length. COWL: 39” / 99 cm circ; 9 ½” / 24 cm height.
• Yarn: 5 skeins The Fibre Company Savannah: 2 skeins of yarn will make the hat, 3 skeins will make the cowl.
• Needles: HAT: 1 – 16″ (40 cm) US 4 / 3.5 mm circs + 1 – 16” / 40 US 5 / 3.75 mm circs and set dpns. COWL: 1 – 24″ (60 cm) US 4 / 3.5 mm circs + 1 – 24” / 60 cm US 5 / 3.75 mm circs.
• Notions: Stitch markers, removable stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle.
• Gauge: 28 sts and 40 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Twisted rib pattern using smaller needles after blocking / 25 sts and 38 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch using larger needles after blocking / 32-st Chart A panel measures 4 ¼” / 11 cm wide.

For additional information and to purchase the pattern visit the pattern page here or the Ravelry page here!

{all images © 2013 Jane Heller}

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