180cm (72in) circumference x 50cm (20in) wide approx
YOU WILL NEED
Pure British Romney Chunky 100% wool (42m per 50g)
4x50g balls in Cream 112
Pair of 6mm needles
5 large buttons
Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate.
10 sts x 12 rows to 10cm (4in) over st st.
yrn = yarn round needle: bring yarn from back to front between needles, wrap it over the right needle and bring to front again between needles
yon = yarn over needle: take the yarn to the front of the work between the needles, then to the back by taking it over the right needle
Using 12mm needles, cast on 31 sts.
Row 1 (RS): K1, *yrn, p1, p3tog, p1, yon, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: K1, *k1, yon, sl1, k2tog, psso, yon, k2; rep from * to end.
Row 4: Purl.
Row 5: P2tog, *p1, yon, k1, yrn, p1, p3tog; rep from * to last 5 sts, p1, yon, k1, yrn, p1, p2tog.
Row 6: Purl.
Row 7: K2tog, *yon, k3, yon, sl1, k2tog, psso; rep from * to last 5 sts, yon, k3, yon, sl1, k1, psso.
Row 8: Purl.
Rows 1 to 8 form lace patt. Cont in patt until you have used the whole ball of yarn.
Using 12mm needles, cast on 19 sts.
Work in lace patt until you have used the whole ball of yarn.
TO FINISH OFF
Weave in ends. Sew the buttons on evenly spaced across one edge of the snood, to match the lace holes which will be the buttonholes at the other end. When buttoned up the snood should wrap twice around your neck.