Neckfish by Brenda Dayne
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January 2012
Schoppel Wolle Crazy Zauberball Six Ply
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
458 yards (419 m)
One (knit to fit)
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The medieval walled town of Tenby has, for eight centuries, been known for its fishy business. Its Welsh name, Dinbych-y-Pysgod, literally translates to “little fortress of the fish.”

Neckfish, a “twice around” scarf with two interlocking fishy tails, was inspired by the ever-present fishing boats in Tenby Harbour, and is designed to be worn multiple ways.

Similar to the Danish “Halsfisk”, a small scarf, usually knit in garter stitch, for babies or small children, this grown-up version of the twin-tailed scarf features a reversibile, vaguely fish-scaled looking stitch pattern, created by Lynne Barr.

Note: Schoppel Wolle Crazy Zauberball Six Ply is slightly heavier than standard sport weight, and just shy of DK weight. Yardage given is for 150 gram ball.