Howclose Gill Kit

Kit contents:

  • pdf of the Howclose Gill pattern designed by Francesca Hughes
  • The Fibre Co.’s Knightsbridge yarn in your choice of 6 colour combinations:
    Main colour – 5 [5: 6: 6: 8: 8] hanks and 2nd colour – 3 [3: 4: 4: 5: 5] hanks


Pretty stripes and textures work their way across this garment that allows for all the colour play stripe fans love best. Choose a high contrast of light and dark colours or something gentler and subtly complimentary.

Making use of simple slipped stitches, lines and texture are created to compliment the colour sequence with some shoulder shaping for a more flattering fit.

This garment is worked in pieces from the bottom up and seamed. This sweater can be worn with between 5-20 cm (2-8 in) positive ease at bust, depending on how boxy you want the finished garment to be.

To fit bust: 76-81 [86-91: 97-102: 107-112: 117-122: 127-132] cm (30-32 [34-36: 38-40: 42-44: 46-48: 50-52] in)

Bust (at underarm): 96 [102: 107: 118: 129: 145] cm (38 40: 42.25: 46.75: 50.75: 57.25 in)

Length (from shoulder): 42 [43: 48: 48: 52: 52] cm (16.75 17: 18.75: 18.75: 20.5: 20.5 in)


The photos show the garment using Cornwall as the main colour and Poole as the 2nd colour. The kit is available in 5 additional colourways as follows:

  • Main – Bishops Green; 2nd – Goldfirth
  • Main – Redwick; 2nd – Barley
  • Main – Winesteeple; 2nd – Grasmere
  • Main – High Tea; 2nd – Goldfirth
  • Main – Bishops Green; 2nd – High Tea

If you prefer another colour combination, you may choose from any of the following shades: Barley, Bishop’s Green, Cornwall, Goldfirth, Grasmere, High Tea, Poole, Redwick, Winesteeple. Just add a note in the comments section of your order letting us know which other combination you would like.


The price of the kit depends on the size required and includes shipping to Europe and N. America. The kit is not returnable. If you are located outside of this shipping area, please get in touch and we’ll let you know of any additional shipping costs.

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