Alyssum Way by Monika Sirna

Alyssum Way

December 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Garter st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
500 - 1200 yards (457 - 1097 m)
S (M, L) / infinity loop (medium scarf, large scarf)
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Classic scarf, or modern loop, fine alpaca blend or chunky looking merino? No matter which option you choose, this scarf will add a touch of sophisticated elegance to your attire!

Alyssum Way embraces textural garter and softened lace edgings, using beautiful Evening Glory lace, with columns of simple leaves and eyelets creating a unique reversible piece.

The pattern include charted and written instructions and is offered in three gauges: fingering, DK/sport and aran/worsted.

Gauge and Needles:
Gauge is given in Garter st from relaxed fabric after blocking, because the scarf is blocked more aggressively length-wise, the gauge changes significantly with blocking, you may find the ‘before blocking’ gauge, which is listed in the pattern, helpful.

Fingering: 23 sts and 28 rows on US 4 (3.5 mm) needles
DK/sport: 22 sts and 27 rows on US 6 (4 mm) needles
Aran/worsted: 19 sts and 26 rows on US 7 (4.5 mm) needles

2 stitch markers, scrap yarn, needle stopper, darning needles, blocking wires and/or pins

Yarn requirements:
Fingering: 640 (680, 1200) yds/ 590 (620, 1100) m
DK/sport: 600 (630, 1140) yds/ 550 (580, 1040) m
Aran/worsted: 500 (540, 980)/ 460 (490, 900) m

S - 12.5”/32 cm tall and 50”/127 cm in circumference
M - 10.5”/26.5 cm wide and 68”/173 cm long
L - 14.5”/37 cm wide and 86”/218 cm long
Measurements of finished garment are taken from relaxed fabric after blocking.

Pattern includes:

  • 3 sizes - infinity loop, medium scarf, large scarf
  • charted and written directions
  • 3 weight options - fingering, DK/sport, Aran/worsted
  • tips on how to customize size, alternate skeins, fix lace mistake
  • photos and detail instruction on how to join edges for a loop (size S)
  • photos and detail instruction on how to finish the scarf ends with picot edging (sizes M and L)

Difficulty level:
3 out of 5 (1-easy, 5-dificult)

Test knitting: Crystal, Debby, Janine, Maria, Ronny, Victoria
Tech editing: Jana Purchase
Modeling: Eva Gohs

Printing note:
Please highlight the numbers that apply to your size and yarn weight option to avoid any confusion.
Please print pages 4, 7 and 8 in full color to preserve important pattern information.