Chunky brioche bandana cowl

Deeply textured cowl to keep your neck warm on windy days.

Perfect for keeping your neck warm on windy days without having to worry about the ends of a shawl or scarf coming loose. Radost is worked from the top down, starting with a neat folded edge worked using a provisional cast on. It knits up quickly with small sections of garter and brioche stitch and makes a great first brioche project. Increases at the centre front create a flattering and cosy bandana shape — it looks a bit strange flat but drapes perfectly when worn. Shown in Cyrano from De Rerum Natura, a round, 5ply structure that creates well-defined stitches and deeply textured ribs.


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11 1/2 sts and 22 rnds = 4" / 10cm in garter st in the rnd with larger needles


One size available.

Finished circumference at top: 25 1/2" / 64cm
Finished circumference at bottom: 34" / 86cm
Finished length at centre back: 10 1/2" / 26cm



275 yds / 250m aran weight yarn.
Shown in De Rerum Natura Cyrano (100% merino Wool, 164yds / 150m, 100g) in Doré

Needles and notions

US 10 / 7mm 24" / 60cm circular,
US 10 3/4 / 7mm 24" / 60cm circular

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