Majura by Sharon Boswell


December 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in K3, P3 rib
US 7 - 4.5 mm
600 - 630 yards (549 - 576 m)
One size, easy to customise
This pattern is available for $4.00 USD buy it now

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Majura is a long drapey scarf in a textured rib pattern that likes to fall into gentle folds. To increase drape it is designed to be worked at a looser gauge than usually recommended for the yarn.

The sample used about 80% of each of the three skeins. The length is easy to adjust to your preference with instructions given to adjust the cast on number.

Techniques used

DCD: slip two stitches together as if to k2tog, knit the next stitch, pass both slipped stitched over together. The wonderful TechKnitter blog has great diagram for this, she calls it the 3-stitch decrease, its below the K2tog and SSK on this page.

(K1, P1, K1) into same stitch: work K1 as usual but do not let the stitch drop off the holding needle, bring yarn to front, P1 into the front of the stitch, bring yarn to back and K1 into the same stitch again. Now drop the stitch from the holding needle. There is a great YouTube tutorial for this here.

Why the name? Mount Majura is a (small) mountain that I drive past on my commute each day.

Thanks once again to my wonderful tech editor Polly Hammond of Queue and Accumulate, aka thegoodwitch on ravelry, for ensuring that the instructions actually say what I mean them to :-)