Aubusson by Nancy Marchant
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Aubusson

Knitting
August 2017
Light Fingering ?
18 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in light colour pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1553 yards (1420 m)
One size

One size: 30.5 cm / 12” wide x 146 cm / 571⁄2” long

Yarn: Shibui Knits Pebble (Light ngering weight; 48% recycled silk, 36% fine Merino, 16% cashmere; 205 m / 224 yds per 25 g skein)
A: Apple (103); 2 skeins
B: Cove (2038); 2 skeins
AND
Shibui Knits Silk Cloud (lace weight; 60% kid mohair, 40% silk, 300 m / 330 yds per 25 g skein)
A: Pollen (2041); 1 skein
B: Fjord (2012); 1 skein
NOTE: Yarn is held double throughout as follows:
Yarn A = Apple Pebble held together with Pollen Silk Cloud Yarn B = Cove Pebble held together with Fjord Silk Cloud

Gauge: 18 sts & 44 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Light Colour pattern on 3.75 mm needles after steam blocking.

Needles: 3.75 mm / US 5 circular needle, 40 cm / 16” length Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 1 locking stitch marker, tapestry needle for cast off

Notes: Two tubular rows are worked after the cast-on and at the end of the scarf to help control the edges.
Place a marker on the RS of work. The fabric is reversible but this makes the directions easier to follow.
The scarf is constructed using the LIGHT COLOUR PATTERN for one fourth of the length, then switching to the DARK COLOUR PATTERN for two fourths, ending with the LIGHT COLOUR PATTERN for the final fourth.