Monbijou by Julie Cunningham
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August 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches = 4 inches
in brioche stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
372 - 400 yards (340 - 366 m)
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This pattern is part of the eBook “Berlin - wrapped in Red”, the result of a collaboration between Steffi Palm & Marion Bulin, owners of Yarn over Berlin, and their fabulous and creative friends. The eBook is part of the Malabrigo Freelance pattern project and features several Malabrigo yarns used for ten red patterns named after Berlin´s districts, rivers or sights.

Monbijou is a pretty little park next to Museum Island in the heart of Berlin. There are plenty of trees and flowers and it’s especially pretty in the winter. I’ve had many a snowball fight there. This scarf is exactly what I needed during those snowball fights. Monbijou is a short brioche stitch ruffle scarf. Knit in 3 seamless sections – you can make it shorter or longer depending on your neck and how much yarn you have or how many times you want to wrap it around you.

Yarn: Malabrigo Rastita, 100 % Merino Wool, shown in colorway Cereza
Gauge:22 sts/ 48 rows = 10 cm/ 4 inches in brioche st, gauge is not critical but will have an effect on size and yardage needed, you will need a second skein if you plan to make it bigger
Needle size: US 6/ 4.00 mm
Size:Scarf: Length of sample is 47 cm/ 18.5 inches including ruffles, but can easily be adapted to a size which will comfortably fit around your neck, width 14.5 cm/ 6.4 inches
Wrist warmers: Circumference 14.5 cm/ 5.8 inches around hand, unstretched, length approx. 16 cm/ 6.4 inches
Yardage: Scarf: 200 m/ 217 yards
Wrist warmers: 143 m/ 155 yards
Notions:Spare yarn, tapestry needles, spare needle or stitch holder