Hallam by Laura Chau


May 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in seed stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
300 - 400 yards (274 - 366 m)
Short (Medium, Long)
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Hallam is a simple to knit scarf with lots of personality. Worked from side to side, the seed stitch body is shaped with short rows for a gentle curve that wraps around your neck. Beginner-friendly lace edges one side. Easy to adjust for a variety of yarns and gauges. Shown in Long.

Short (Medium, Long)
60 (75, 90)” / 153 (190, 229)cm from end to end
6.5” / 16.5cm wide at center

Needles and Notions
US 9 / 5.5mm circular needles, 32” / 80cm or longer

Worsted or aran weight yarn, 300 (350, 400) yds / 275 (330, 365)m
Shown in Alisha Goes Around Panoply (of Peacocks) Worsted (80% fine superwash merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 200 yds / 183m per 4 oz / 115g skein), 2 skeins.
Worsted weight yarn is knit quite loosely for a drapey fabric. Please note that superwash wools, alpaca and silk especially will stretch and relax quite a bit when soaked.

12 stitches and 30 rows = 4” / 10cm square in Seed stitch, after blocking

More Info
2 page PDF, with abbreviations list and lots of tips for working the scarf.