tall dark & handsome
a simple textured hat, scarf and cowl set
by Alexa Ludeman and Emily Wessel

For the difficult-to-knit-for man (or woman) in your life, the subtle texture of this hat and scarf set is perfect. Knit in a neutral colour it makes a perfect gift for almost anybody.

The hat can be worn long and slouchy, or as a snug beanie with a turned brim. The scarf is simple but has a bit of texture to keep you from going mad.

sizing Hat: Baby (Child, Adult S/M, Adult L)
Fit head 16 (18, 21, 23) inches around

Scarf: Child (Adult) : 5.5 (8.5) inches wide by 50 (60) inches long

Cowl: Child (Adult short, long) is 6 (9, 9) inches tall by 16.5 (22, 52) inches around

materials Worsted / aran weight yarn
Hat: 90 (120, 160, 200) yds
Scarf: 350 (450) yds
Cowl: 70 (200, 450) yds
(samples shown in Madelinetosh Vintage in 'graphite', 'silver fox' and 'tart')
gauge 18 sts / 4" (gauge in stockinette stitch)
suggested needles US #9 / 5.5 mm (or as req'd to meet gauge);
Hat: 16" circular needle and dpns
Child and short cowl: 16-20" circular needle
Scarf and long cowl: 32"+ circular needle
notes Hat is knit in the round from brim to crown. Cowl is knit in the round. Scarf is knit lengthwise.

The tall dark and handsome pattern is available as an individual pattern download, or as part of the Great White North collection.

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buy Great White North ebook $16 (8 patterns)

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