Gradient Stretch by Josh Ryks-Robinsky

Gradient Stretch

Knitting
June 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4 stitches = 1 inch
in Garter Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
750 - 800 yards (686 - 732 m)
One Size
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Get ready to grab a gradient or two and make a fun, fast, and quick little scarf to make those gorgeous yarns shine!

This scarf uses simple increases and decreases to make a fun little number that’s sure to make your wardrobe POP!

Super fun, super simple, and just enough interest to make it FLY off your needles!


Size: 100 inches/255 cm along the top edge X 13 inches/33 cm along the center point. Scarf size can vary, depending on individual knitter’s gauge, yarns used, and blocking preferences.


Recommended yarn: Two colors of DK/Worsted weight yarn in a fun gradient, self-striping, or variegated color for the main color and a solid/semi-solid/tonal/speckle for the contrast color.

Sample used: In The Deep Hue Sea Caspian Worsted 300g Mini Skein Gradient Braid (100% Merino; approx. 654 yd/598m) in the “Dark Rainbow” color way (MC) and madelinetosh Vintage (100% Merino; 200 yd/183 m) in the “Void” color way.


Yardage: MC: 650 yd / 595 m ; CC: 200 yd / 200 m


Needles: One set of US size 9 / 5.5 mm needles


Gauge: 4-4.5 stitches to the inch in garter stitch on US size 9/ 5.5. mm needles.


Notions: scissors, tapestry needle.


ERRATA:
After Set-Up:
Row 1 (RS): k1, KFB, k2, sl1 wyif.