Balsam is a snuggly, hooded cowl, with a deep brioche split hem to achieve more coverage than can your average neckwear. Two brioche panels are worked flat and joined in the round for a cowl deep enough for stretching over your head. A few short rows near the top of the cowl form the shape of the hood.
28" [71 cm] circumference at top and 23" [58.5 cm] tall
owl / taiga 328 / 5 skeins
24" circular in sizes US 7 and 8 [4.5 and 5 mm]
14 sts and 46 rows = 4" [10 cm] in brioche stitch with smaller needles, after wet blocking / 16 sts and 23 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in stockinette stitch with larger needles, after wet blocking
Long-tail cast on, brioche, yarnover short rows (links/illustrated tutorials provided); increasing, decreasing.
Note: Pattern is not available for individual sale.