Pool & Conquer

Product information "Pool & Conquer"

Congratulations – you’ve got one of those much-coveted skeins of Rohrspatz & Wollmeise Lacegarn (or Blend, or DK, or Pure) in your favorite colorway. Beautiful! In fact, so beautiful you are almost afraid to knit it up, because you do not know how the colors will mix and whether their beauty will be preserved in the finished object... Your answer is here: “Pool & Conquer” is a long cowl/stole that uses an innovative technique to make your yarn pool. No counting, no swatching, no calculating. Gauge does not matter as long as you like the fabric that you are making, meaning you can use your preferred needle size. The knitting is straightforward: Garter stitch back and forth and stockinette in the round, so – apart from the occasional selvedge stitch – you do not have to purl. If you use one entire skein of Wollmeise Lacegarn, you will get an impressively huge stole that you can wear as a scarf, a shawl and a big cowl. One skein of Wollmeise Blend or DK will result in a smaller cowl, if you have multiple skeins (make sure they match!), you can make a longer cowl and wear it as a scarf as well.

Info about projects shown in the pictures:

Cowl/Stole made of Rohrspatz & Wollmeise Lacegarn “Raku-Regenbogen”, 2 color repeats, gauge: 23 st / 10 cm / 4 in, 200 sts in the round, length: 150 cm / 60 in, circumference: 86 cm /34 in

Cowl made of Rohrspatz & Wollmeise DK “Törtchen”, 2 color repeats, gauge: 18 st / 10 cm / 4 in, 138 sts in the round, length: 70 cm / 28 in, circumference: 72 cm / 29 in

Gauge (stitches per 10 cm): 23
Knitting experience: mostly relaxed
Needle Size: 3,75 mm / US 5
Project type: Cowl
Yarn Weight: Fingering


Circular Knitting Needle Addi Lace
Needle Size: 3,75 mm / US 5
Addi Circulars with 80 cm (32 in) length and extra sharp tips are ideally suited for most of Martina Behm's designs. These needles are great quality "Made in Germany", and they make even the most complicated lace pattern a pleasure to knit. The needle sizes are printed on the cable (metric and US). Addi lace needle tips are made from shiny brass and nickel-free.

Variants from €6.25*
Strickmich! Big Bowl - your project bag
Strickmich! Big Bowl is the more voluminous version of her little sister, the Strickmich! Bowl Accessory bag: Open it up and it will expand to a useful bowl that holds your yarn balls when knitting. Sturdy cotton with a wool felt bottom protects your precious yarn, and knitting from it is a breeze. When you close it, you can carry it with the attached sling. Strickmich! Big Bowl holds 250 to 350 g yarn (on the ball or knitted) plus your needles.The smaller version (Strickmich! Bowl – accessory bag) is suitable for knitting accessories or small projects with up to 100 g yarn.The yarn and decoration in the pictures are not included.Strickmich! Big Bowl is sewn by Manomama in Augsburg, Germany after an idea by knitwear designer Martina Behm: Sturdy organic cotton fabric that will hold its shape and a reinforced bowl bottom with wool felt from German sheep who live in the Black Forest. The contrast-color zipper looks great with the Strickmich! logo tag and is made in Germany as well. Manomama is a project by Sina Trinkwalder, who established Manomama in the old textile hub Augsburg in Bavaria, employing people who find it hard to find work otherwise. Fair pay and good working conditions are an essential part of the project. Materials100% organic cotton from Tanzania, woven in Northrine-Westphalia, Germany, GOTS certifiedWool felt from sheep from the Black Forest, GermanyZipper made in GermanyMeasurementsDiameter upper edge ca. 30 cmDiameter bottom 18 cmHeight of Edge approx. 13 cmLength when closed approx. 37 cmWidth when closed approx.  17 cm


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