Nightingale's Eye by Cate Carter-Evans
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Nightingale's Eye

Knitting
November 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
800 - 900 yards (732 - 823 m)
72 inches / 184 cm wide, 9 inches / 23 cm wide.
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Nightingale’s Eye is a stunning study in color inspired by a style of Persian glass-blowing featuring diagonal bands of colored glass.

Combining a series of five-color gradients with a light-as-a-feather mohair blend, this cozy scarf starts with a mitred square knit from the center out in concentric rings of color, and continues in bias-knit garter to delicate pointed ends.

After a few fiddly rows, the pattern is easy to memorize and easy to knit – perfect for travel or social knitting.

Please note - this pattern does is written to go with the Infinite Twist kit for this project (which comes with the yarn already wound in gradients) and does not include row-by-row instructions for color changes.

About this Pattern

Skill Level: Beginner for actual skills needed; rated Intermediate for fiddly beginning.

Skills Needed: Basic knitting skills, increases (m1r and m1l), decreases (k2tog and ssk).

Finished Size: 72 inches / 184 cm wide, 9 inches / 23 cm wide.

Yarn: CC – 500 y Infinite Twist Helix, 100% Merino, 5 colors x 100 y / 33 grams each.
MC – 400 y Infinite Twist Penumbra, 65% superfine mohair / 35% nylon, 2 skeins, 33 grams / 200 y each.

Needles: U.S. size 5 / 3.75 mm dpns (five needles recommended) and circular, 80 cm long, or any size yielding gauge.

Gauge: 14 sts and 16 ridges / 32 rows = 4 inches / 10 cm in garter stitch.

Notions: extra 3.75 mm circular needle, stitch holder, or waste yarn; yarn needle.