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Beacon Cowl Pullover - Seguin Collection -Victorian Boucle

Author: Barbara McGuinness One size approximately 46" chest, 27" length finished measurement

Inspired by the Seguin Light beacon our Beacon Cowl Pullover is comfortable and lightweight. You will be amazed at how flattering the diagonal knit styling is on many body types. Although directions are given for one size, if you want it smaller go down a needle size and conversely if you want it larger go up a needle size. The Victorian Boucle yarn is very gauge versatile.

Item Number: 1630006P.
Price: $4.95/ea.
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Related items: Knitting needles 24" circular size 13, stitch markers, row counter, tapestry needle. Approximate Size: One size approximately 46" chest, 27" length finished measurement Pattern gauge: 3 on sz 13 Yarn weight: Medium Suggested yarns: Victorian Boucle Yardage needed: 3 skeins main color 125, 1 skein accent color 103

Downloadable version: This pattern is also available as a pdf download.

Suggested yarn: This Halcyon Yarn pattern is free when you purchase the suggested yarn(s)!





Victorian Bouclé Yarn

Item: 16310100 Color:101
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Halcyon Yarn's Signature Victorian Bouclé is a luxurious mohair and wool blend made from the same fibers as our Victorian Brushed Mohair. The combination of spring and loft resulting from the blend of fibers gives Victorian Bouclé remarkable yardage for its weight. Victorian Bouclé is a classic example of the distinct ringlet curls or loops that give bouclé its name. Lustrous mohair fibers allow the crisp ringlets to form while the softer crimp of the wool contributes to softness and spring, a nylon binder lends strength and elasticity.

In weaving Victorian Bouclé's strength makes it an excellent choice for warp as well as weft. Mohair Bouclé adds marvelous texture to any project, from shawl to overcoat, blanket to upholstery. The best part of weaving with mohair Bouclé is you won't experience the stickiness so often associated with mohair when used in a warp. Brushed, it offers a similar halo, warmth and lofty appearance as Victorian Brushed Mohair.

Halcyon's Signature Victorian Collection yarns are custom spun exclusively for Halcyon Yarn and dyed in the USA. You'll find that each of these yarns is gorgeous and economical on it's own or combined with other yarns. The Victorian yarns offer a broad and interchangeable color palette so they coordinate beautifully with each other. Our Victorian yarns couldn't be prettier or easier to work with!

Weavers, alternate Victorian 2-Ply warp or tabby weft with Victorian Bouclé or Victorian Brushed Mohair for pattern in overshot or summer and winter. Knitters and crocheters will love double-stranding any two Victorian styles together on size 10.5 knitting needles (size K or larger crochet hook) at 3 stitches per inch for a personalized “designer” bulky yarn.

Care: Hand wash in cool water and lay flat to dry, or dry clean. Mothproofed.

Weaving tip: If you're having trouble maintaining your selvedges in balanced weaves, especially with a soft warp and light tension you might have when using the Victorian yarns, try using a strand of Pearl Cotton as a floating selvedge. These threads can be tensioned more tightly than the rest of the warp to maintain width by adding a hanging weight, then pulled out before washing.

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Qty:
$12.75/
3 oz hank:
  • 12.75, 1+
  • • $11.50, 8+
  • • $10.25, 45+
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Unit: 3 oz hank.
Fiber content: 74% Mohair, 16% Wool, 10% Nylon.
Knit gauge: 4 on sz 9.
Yards/pound: 1173.
Knitting weight: Medium.
Yardage/unit: 220 yards / 3 oz hank.
Wraps/inch: 13 (wpi).
Weaving tabby sett: 6 to 8.
Weaving twill sett: 8 to 10.

Enlarge and explain tassel? For color accuracy please see sample card: Victorian Collection Sample Card for $3.50/ea.

 

We love Victorian Bouclé Yarn in these patterns:




 
 The Boucle woven scarf pattern will be available in a few weeks. In the mean time, most people will find all the information they need for this easy to weave pattern on our blog.






Berroco Elements Wool Blend Yarn

Item: 20990300 Color:903 4903
Color ships 1 - 2 business days. Large orders call to check.

Shimmering two-toned chain-like mesh with a gentle halo of color. This light as air yarn will amaze you with its beauty, versatility and softness. Elements will create an elegant look no matter what technique or project you choose. Look for Norah Gaughan's original designs using Berroco Elements yarn.

Qty:
$11.25/
50 g ball:
  • 11.25, 1+
  • • $10.00, 8+
  • • $8.80, 40+
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Unit: 50 g ball.
Fiber content: 51% Wool, 49% Nylon.
Knit gauge: 4-4 1/2 on sz 9-10.
Yards/pound: 1398.
Knitting weight: Medium.
Yardage/unit: 153 yards / 50 g ball.
Wraps/inch: 14 (wpi).
Weaving tabby sett: 8.
Weaving twill sett: 12.

Enlarge and explain tassel? For color accuracy please see sample card: Angora and Elements Sample Card for $3.50/ea.

 

Berroco Elements is wonderful in these book based projects:

Book name: Berroco Elements Number 321 Booklet
Tauri Shawl, on pg. 12.
Materials needed: Knitting needles size 8, spare needle any size up to 8, stitch holder, tapestry needle..
Yarn used: Berroco Elements.
Book name: Berroco Elements Number 321 Booklet
Aquari Vest, on pg. 13.
Materials needed: Knitting needles size 8, cable needle, stitch markers, tapestry needle..
Yarn used: Berroco Elements.
Book name: Norah Gaughan Collection Vol. 11
Twin Cowl Sweater, on pg. 24.
Materials needed: Knitting needle sizes 8 & 10, 29" circular size 10, stitch markers, tapestry needle..
Yarn used: Berroco Elements.