Sirdar Gorgeous is a wonderfully soft and cosy ultra super chunky yarn. It is the perfect yarn for creating amazingly chunky accessories and incredible homewares. Gorgeous comes in a beautiful range of shades that includes both classic neutrals as well as trendy brights. The Gorgeous ball band has a free pattern for a beautiful super chunky snood on it. This is a yarn that would be perfect for a beautiful gift or as a fantastic first project for less experienced knitters. Gorgeous is cold hand wash.
To make the snood requires one hank of Gorgeous yarn and one pair of 20mm knitting needles.
Approximate size – circumference 72cm (28 1/4″) depth 28cm (11″)
k knit, p purl, tog together, yfwd yarn forward, yrn yarn round needle.
Using 20mm needles and two needle method, cast on 13 stitches.
1st row *k1, yfwd, yrn, p2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1.
2nd row p1, *yrn, p2tog, p1, repeat from * to end.
Repeat these two rows until nearly all the hank has been used, leaving sufficient yarn to cast off and to make up.
To make up
Join cast on and cast off edges. Pin out snood to the measurement given. Cover with damp cloths and leave until dry.
Shadow 600, Linen 601, White Cotton 602, Kitsch 604, Love Bug 605, Dove 606, Lyla 608,
51% Wool 49% Acrylic