Goodbye Scarf - Knit Version
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More than just a basic entrelac scarf, this design uses broken ribbing to accentuate the directionality of the entrelac shapes, and creates a fabric that looks great on both sides. The pattern includes the option for a simple but attractive lace motif in the central diamond, which can be omitted for a gender-neutral result. Worked from end to end, this is a great statement piece for anyone you love to wrap in knitted warmth.
The color-shifting yarn adds another layer of interest to the piece, but the scarf would be just as dramatic in a semi-solid yarn, or with two alternating solid colors. Almost any worsted weight yarn could be substituted in this pattern since the finished object does not require significant blocking to open the lace and the fabric is happy to lie flat.
Knitter should have proficiency with knit, purl, yarn over, decreasing, and pattern reading. Instructions include the backwards loop cast on, purling into the front and back of a stitch, and picking up stitches. Previous experience knitting entrelac is helpful, although it is not strictly necessary since the pattern is written in a step-by-step manner. The scarf is worked back and forth from end to end. Progression of entrelac shapes is shown in the schematic diagram. Pattern instructions are written only and are not charted.
9 in. (23 cm) x 80 in. (203 cm)
Gauge: 30 sts and 32 rows = 4” square (10 cm)
after blocking in broken rib
U.S. size 6 (4.0 mm) needles or size needed to produce noted gauge.
Additional Supplies: Tapestry Needle, Scissors
Sample 1 - Cascade Casablanca
60% Wool, 25% Silk, 15% Mohair, 220yds/100g,
“Teal & Denim”, 2 skeins
Sample 2 - Noro Silk Garden
45% Silk, 45% Kid Mohair, 10% Lamb’s Wool, 110 yds/50 g
Colorway unknown, 4 skeins
Good Substitutions – Any worsted weight yarn, including handspun yarn in worsted weight. Lighter weight yarns may be substituted for a scarf with a narrower width, but please note that additional yardage would be needed to achieve a finished object with the same length.
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