El Gusano Scarf by Afifa
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El Gusano Scarf

by Afifa
September 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in garter
US 6 - 4.0 mm
300 yards (274 m)
(AFTER BLOCKING): 57 inch length (including fringe), 8 inch width.
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The El Gusano (caterpillar) scarf is a single skein, sport weight, transitional knit. Designed specifically for the 2017 San Diego Yarn Crawl, in collaboration with the Yarnover Truck and Forbidden Woolery. I took inspiration for this scarf from the variety of California caterpillars that grace this gorgeous state. The scarf is knit lengthwise, with a zig zag eyelet lace border and edge that creates the caterpillar like shape. A fun knit to take summer with you as you head into cooler weather.

Yarn: Approx 328 yds of sport weight yarn. Sample shown in Forbidden Woolery, Beatitude, Colorway: Troll Bogey. 80% SW Merino, 20% Nylon.
Dimensions (AFTER BLOCKING): 57 inch length (including fringe), 8 inch width.
Needles: US size 6.
Notions: Tapestry needle, crochet hook
Gauge: 36 stitches by 36 rows is 4 inches in garter stitch on US size 6s.