Hortus by Emma Price

Hortus

Knitting
September 2016
In The Wool Shed DK Bluefaced Leicester
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in rib pattern on 5 mm needles after blocking.
US 8 - 5.0 mm
490 yards (448 m)
One Size
This pattern is available for free.

Pom Pom visited the studio of Emma Price of In The Wool Shed to experiment with dip-dyeing with Rhubarb. With this pattern and our dip-dye tutorial you can knit and dye your own simple ombré rib scarf. The instructions for dip-dyeing can be found in Pom Pom Issue 18, The Natural Dyes Issue.

One size: 27.5 cm / 10¾” wide x 190cm / 74¾”

Yarn: In The Wool Shed DK Bluefaced Leicester (DK/light worsted weight, 100% British wool, 224 m / 244 yds per 100 g skein)
Shade: Natural x 2 skeins, dip-dyed with Rhubarb.

Gauge: 19 sts & 25 rows = 10 cm / 4” over rib pattern on 5 mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 5 mm / US 8 knitting needles
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notes: Do not spin, do not tumble dry, reshape whilst damp.