Shaping is worked into the stitch pattern to create a flattering shape that flares out around the shoulders and narrows to hug the neck. The thickly textured fabric is structured enough to stay up around the nose and mouth in particularly chilly weather. The cable pattern features some unusual increases and decreases, utilising Barbara Walker’s innovative “closed loop” technique, but is enjoyable and intuitive to work. Bourley is worked in the round from the bottom up.
236 yds / 215m DK weight wool or wool blend yarn. Shown in The Little Grey Sheep Hampshire DK (100% wool, 2
36 yds / 215m, 100g) in Lambing Morning
18 sts and 28 rnds = 4" / 10cm in st st in the round on larger needles
236 yds / 215m DK weight wool or wool
Shown in The Little Grey Sheep Hampshire DK (100% wool, 236 yds / 215m, 100g) in Lambing Morning
US 6 / 4mm 24" / 60cm circular
US 7 / 4.5mm 24" / 60cm circular