DanDoh Scarf ~ Knitted Hug for Japan by Yumiko Alexander
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DanDoh Scarf ~ Knitted Hug for Japan

March 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in St St
US 9 - 5.5 mm
105 - 110 yards (96 - 101 m)
one size
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

I updated the pattern. (1/17/2012).
work total 28 rows instead of 25 rows.
inclease Rows are Rows 19 and 23. scarf get little wider than previouse pattern. bind off after Row 28. so you can Bind off with knitting sts.

On March 11, 2011, Japan suffered an historic earthquake and tsunami that left extreme destruction in their wake. Thousands of people died, whole towns were totally crushed, farmlands and water sources were ruined, families were destroyed, and survivors were left without food, water, housing, or clothes. This was a tragedy with effects that will last for decades. Japanese people believe that handmade items are very valuable and special. I have created this pattern (DanDoh Scarf) as a way to connect with her homeland and to help the Japanese people in their time of trouble.
With our knitting we can build a bridge connecting people around the world. With this pattern we can create a memorial to those who suffered from this tragedy. It is good to help in the immediate and good to help over the long term. Those who would like to knit for the survivors in Japan can send their knits to Tempe Yarn and Fiber, 1415 E. University Dr. #A-102, Tempe, AZ, 85281.

Also at Universal Yarn site.