escargot scarf and hat by alfa knits

escargot scarf and hat

August 2011
13 stitches = 4 inches
109 - 164 yards (100 - 150 m)
baby to adult
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A very fun and quick knit.
Escargot scarf to accompany the escargot hat.

This pattern contains 2 patterns : escargot hat and escargot scarf

‘Escargot’ can be made for adults, children or babies, depending of the weight of your yarn and size of needles.
Bulky yarn and 6mm needles (US10) for adult size,
Aran weight and smaller needles for children
Worsted or dk for babies …
It’s mentioned in the pattern

This is an idea that kept popping up, couldn’t let go …
After several tests I came up with this: the escargot hat and scarf. Based on natural forms: a nautilus, a shell, an ‘escargot’, a spirale form, …

It’s knit in one piece, with short rows to form the shape.
A little retro, a pilot’s hat, the roaring 20’s, …