Mrs. Carson's Tweed by Sue Peterson

Mrs. Carson's Tweed

Knitting
February 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
5 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
600 - 800 yards (549 - 732 m)
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The Wintery palette uses Malabrigo and Sweet Georgia yarns. The Summery palette uses Plucky Knitter’s Sophisticate in Melba and Lake Placid.
Style
Diagonally knit scarf with a self icord trim. The tweed look is formed by slipping stitches and alternating rows of color. It’s a very simple technique that produces a great look. Triangle shape.

Skills Needed
Casting On
Knitting, knitting through the back loop
Slipping stitches, yarn overs
Binding off
Videos are provided at olioknits.com for basic techniques

Yarn
For the Main Color I used Sweet Georgia’s Tough Love Sock, Blackberry 80% Superwash Wool, 20% Nylon 4oz. 425 yds. 2 skeins ( you will use 1 full skein and about 100 yds of the next skein)Contrast Color 1: Malabrigo Sock , Persia 440 yds. 3.5 oz. 1 skein Contrast Color 2: Malabrigo Sock, Turner 440 yds. 3.5 oz. 1 skein

Supplies Needed
Tape measure
Tapestry Needle
Needles - # 6 needle circular needle 32-40” to accommodate all of the stitches.
Please remember that after knitting up your swatch, your needle size may change.
Gauge
6 stitches = 1” or 20 sts. = 4” in Stockinette Stitch using a #6 needle