Online shop is open! GLOBAL SHIPPING or COLLECT IN STORE

0

Your Cart is Empty

Yarntelier

Nikita Cowl Kit in Cashmere Gilli

Colour
501 Oakwood
502 Swallow
503 Victoria
504 Greenacre
505 Malkin
506 Boshaw
507 Swanbank
508 Cartworth
509 Wildspur
510 Choppards
511 Wickledon
512 Crowedge
513 Tartan
514 Hawthorn
515 Silverhey
4 items left
Write a review
| Ask a question
  • The Nikita Cowl is such a pretty accessory, and a joyful knit involving a simple lace chart (written and charted in pattern) and beading.

    A breeze for the experienced knitter, and a really great project to cut your lacey-teeth on. This cowl is knit in the round, so no seaming!

    The Kit includes:
    • 1 ball of Cashmere Gilli by Yarntelier
    • 1 Hard Copy Pattern by renowned British designer Louisa Harding
    • 500 Size 6 Glass beads by Debbie Abrahams (you can add your own choice of beads to the cart and use discount code "NIKITA" so you aren't double charged for them, or let us choose the beads for you!

    You will also need:
    • 5mm (US 8) 60cm (24") circular knitting needle
    • 9 stitch markers
    0.6mm crochet hook (for beading)

    Cashmere Gilli is truly unique, a bespoke twisted 100% Cashmere yarn, especially made for Yarntelier in Britain and spun in Yorkshire. The colour palette of 12 shades features subtle marl mixes as well as some hotter couture combinations. The yarn is light and airy when knitted to a double knitting tension and is ideal for all types of knitting with 212 metres on each 50g ball.

    Louisa knows knitters - the yarn has a light coating to protect it while it's being worked, but which washes off during wet blocking to reveal beautifully bloomed stitches and a sublime softness

  • Ingredients:
    1 ball of Cashmere Gilli, 100% cashmere
    Hard Copy Pattern
    1 packet of Size 6 Beads

    Length:
    212m (231yd)

    Weight:
    50g

    Gauge:
    DK
    For st st: 3.75 - 4mm (US 5 - 6)
    22sts x 30rows = 10cm (4")

  • Yarntelier yarns are produced within a very small area in West Yorkshire by companies steeped in textile heritage and history using only the best materials available.

    One of the oldest established worsted spinning mills is located less than 5 miles from Yarntelier’s headquarters in the Holme Valley, founded in 1766, they have been worsted and woollen spinning since 1860 and now specialise in the woollen spinning of Cashmere Yarns. The quality of their yarn stems from the raw materials they use, which are the finest that can be obtained, directly sourcing all their materials without using merchants which guarantees consistency and establishes a close working relationship with the world’s best suppliers.

    The cashmere originates from the steppes of China and Mongolia and using state of the art machinery in the manufacturing process they treat the yarns with the utmost care throughout production, minimising fibre damage which results in the luxurious handle of the yarns. Famed in the fashion houses for their quality they supply many design companies including Prada, Gucci, and Chanel. With this amazing resource so close to home we saw an opportunity to bring these beautiful fibres and yarns to the Hand Knitting market.

    https://www.yarntelier.com/about/

Who doesn't love a cheeky little freebie now and again?