Kettle Kerchana by Linda Lencovic

Kettle Kerchana

February 2024
both are used in this pattern
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
262 yards (240 m)
one size
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Is it a kerchief, shawl or a bandana… at a pinch it can be used as earwarmers too! This quick neckwarmer in Kettle Yarn Co. Northiam DK held with Beyul Halo or Hythe kidsilk lace yarns. The simple shape is knit from side to side in stockinette making it simple to modify.

Play with yarn weights, stitches or colour - stripe, block or fade - have fun with it

Find bundles on the Kettle Yarn Co. website.

87 cm (34.25) x 20 cms (7.8”)

16 sts x 29 rows = 10 cm ( 4”)

clipping stitch markers are useful, darning needle.

skill level 1 of 5
(5 being hardest)

suggested needle size
5 mm (US 8) 40 cm (16 inches) circular (or flat needles, as preferred).

Check gauge to save time and to ensure accurate sizing. Everyone’s knitting style is different and your final measurements and yardage requirements may vary if your gauge is different to that shown.

Adjust suggested needle size in pattern for your knitting style to get correct gauge so item will be the right size and you don’t run out of yarn! (See resources in pattern for tutorial on correct method for gauge swatches.)

yarn quantities
Kettle Yarn Co. Northiam DK
Non-superwash British Bluefaced Leicester
50g = 117m (127yds)

Sample shown:
CC1 - 15g - Pylon (exlusive hand dyed colour)
CC2 - 20g - Caspian
CC3 - 15g - Amber

Held together with:

Beyul Halo
Baby Yak | Baby Alpaca | Fine Merino | Silk: 50g = approx. 400m/ 437yds
52g - Yurt

You could subsitute the following lace:
Kid Mohair | Silk: 100g = 420m (459yds)