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Midwest Moonlight Scarf

Knitting
September 2004
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
540 yards (494 m)
10"/25.5cm wide and 60"/152.5cm long, after blocking

Pattern Description from Scarf Style: “heading out to a midwinter gala? Running errands in town on a snowy day? Skating upriver through the trees? This down-to-earth scarf will keep you snug whatever you do and its femininity will make you feel at home in your best dress or add a little class to your practical coat. Ivy Bigelow has chosen a simple, tailored lace pattern, based on the Tilting Block Pattern from Barbara Walker’s Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns, for a graceful scarf that isn’t overly fussy. Says Ivy, ‘The tweedy, rustic quality of this soft yarn gives the lace a delicious earthiness. And working with an organic cotton-and-wool blend is as good as eating soul food.’ In an icy blue, this scarf is regal enough for a winter queen.”

Finished Size: 10” (25.4 cm) wide and 60” (152.5 cm) long, after blocking.

Yarn: Green Mountain Spinnery Cotton Comfort (80% wool, 20% organic cotton; 180 yd (165m)/ 2 oz (57g)): bluet, 3 skeins.

Needles: Size 6 (4mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Tapestry needle.

Gauge: 21 sts and 32 rows = 2” (5 cm) in garter st.