Lakewood by Katy Osterwald


September 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Textured stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
550 - 630 yards (503 - 576 m)
One size
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Designed for a dear old friend and named for our hometown, Lakewood is a long scarf featuring a simple textured stitch with twisted rib and twisted garter stitch edgings for a classic, polished look that is fun to knit. It can be knit in any weight yarn, and works well for variegated yarns as well as solids.

The pattern is written for worsted weight, but notes on substituting other weights are given.

Yarn in sample is 3 skeins Malabrigo Rios in Playa.
Approximately 550 to 630 yards worsted weight yarn

US Size 9, straight or circular, or size needed to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle
2 stitch markers

19 stitches x 16 rows = 4” in textured stitch, post-blocking

10” x 6’ pre-blocking, 11” x 10’ post-blocking

Written instructions, english only