Classic Elite Yarns



Issue 513 • Escape With Me Cowl

Escape Capelet

The heavenly fiber combination of merino, yak and silk make Escape the perfect yarn for a cowl. Tonia Barry's Escape With Me Cowl combines simple stitches – seed stitch and garter stitch stripes – to sublime effect.

published August 29, 2017


75% fine merino, 15% yak, 10% mulberry silk
  • 5–6 sts/inch on US 3–5 (3.25–3.75 mm) needle
  • 130 yards/50 gram hank
  • hand wash cool and dry flat
  • six colors

Escape combines fine merino (20 microns), mulberry silk and yak in a single ply of pure luxury. The six sophisticated shades of this dk weight have a slight heathered look from the darker undyed yak fibers. With incredible softness and good stitch definition, Escape is a go-to luxury yarn at a less than luxury price.

Featuring Pettigrew

Also in Escape, Pettigrew uses two colors of Escape.

See all of the designs in Escape on Ravelry.


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