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.