Carnelian Bay Scarf by Laura Cunitz
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Carnelian Bay Scarf

February 2017
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
3.5 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 11 - 8.0 mm
300 yards (274 m)
One size, 68" by 6"
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This is the final pattern in the Showy Garter eBook #1. You can see the others in the bottom 3 photos.

Knitting Nuances is about tweaking knitting techniques to give them added interest. Or core and most popular “Nuance” is the Showy Decrease. It’s been most popular here on Ravelry in the Manchester Scarf, Estrellita Hat and the Fiftyfifty sleeveless shell in Spring Knitty 2014. So far we’ve only used it with stockinette.

Now the same concept of adding a raised decorative element has been applied to the garter stitch and the results are even more dramatic. These garter-based projects will appeal to a wide range of knitters. Yes, it’s great for newer knitters, but also for those to like to try something new and great if you’ve always wanted to learn continental style knitting.

The Intro to Showy Garter eBook
This eBook includes several pages of tutorials in addition to the 4 sets of patterns. The designs start with a series of dish cloths that you can make or just use as swatches. That’s followed by 3 different scarf patterns the last of which is this side-to-side scarf that shows you how to start and stop Showy Decrease lines in the middle of a project.

eBook Features:

  • The Showy Decrease on Garter stitch
  • The Woven Cast On and Knotted Bind Off
  • Tutorials for vertical and diagonal Showy lines with 4 solid dish cloths 3 more dish cloth /towel ideas with multi-colors
  • Rubicon Scarf
  • Zephyr Cove Scarf
  • This Carnelian Bay Scarf

This scarf adds a few more elements than the last two projects including overlapping Showy Decrease lines, button bands and pretty bind off edges. The bulky and lovely Alpaca Grande yarn makes this a quick and enjoyable knit on US 11 needles.

There is a lot more information about the eBook in the series of 5 blog posts about it. They start off here.

And the blog post about this scarf is at: