Classic Elite Yarns



Issue 426 – Nancy's Cowl in Chateau

Nancy is a 90-year-old knitting student in my "Knit with a Teacher" class. She is an excellent knitter who thinks nothing of turning out a pair of socks in two days. But even with all her experience, she she learned something new from taking my class. Though she doesn't like to swatch, she has learned that swatches have their uses. The sweaters she knits in my class fit much better than some of her earlier efforts, now that I "require" her to swatch.

Nancy loves the softness of cowls knit with Chateau and Chalet, and has made several from this pattern for her daughters and other relatives.


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The Yarn

70% Baby Alpaca • 30% Bamboo

MountainTop Chalet's colorful cousin, Chateau is the same super-soft baby alpaca/bamboo blend with a chainette construction. It knits up quickly, which is perfect for last-minute holiday gifts. Any pattern written for Chalet will knit up just as beautifully in Chateau.

More cozy projects in Chateau and Chalet

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