Autumn Inspiration

On The Needles from Diamond Luxury Collection is a yarn to warm up the season with elegance and soft appeal.


Mulberry & Merino, a 50/50 blend of silk and wool, knits up as a gently spun worsted weight on 4.50 mm needles.  This yarn slides across the needles with buttery smoothness,  light as air.  Colours range from bold hues of russet, pumpkin, teal, and apple green into smoky shades of purple, lilac, oyster, and palest pink.  With its incredible sheen and drape, knitters are happily knitting all sorts of projects including this Silky Cowl, a perfect accessory for the cool days of Autumn.


Silky Cowl

Finished Size:  22 in x 11 in

Yarn:  2 skeins Mulberry & Merino

Needles:  5.00 mm-60 cm circular

Cast on 97 sts.  K 1 row.  P 1 row. K 1 row.  P 1 row.   Continue in Pattern as follows-

Row 1, 3, 5, 7-SL1, K1, PSSO, K2*YO, K1, YO, K2, SL1, K2tog, PSSO, K2*, rep *to*, end with, YO, K1, YO, K2, K2tog

Row 2, 4, 6, 8- K

Row 9, 10- P

Row 11- K

Rep these 11 rows 5 times, then rep Rows 1-8 once more.  P 1 row.  K 1 row.  P 1 row.  Cast off sts Knitways.  Fasten off.

6 Responses to “Autumn Inspiration”

  1. Aline says:

    so pleased to find a blog on the Diamond website! Thanks for sharing the news and patterns. A.

  2. Marianne says:

    There is a slight error in this pattern. There should be 2 more stitches cast on, and the pattern row should start with: sl1, k1, psso, K2 *yo to make it look the same as the rest of the pattern.

  3. michele says:

    thanks for correcting the pattern typo. It will be changed today. Happy Knitting!

  4. Shirley says:

    Diamond carries such great yarns. It is good to see a blog and thanks so much for the patterns.

  5. Shirley says:

    Looks good.

  6. mnancy dame says:

    beautiful pics! amazing colours! love the cowl!

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