Notch by Norah Gaughan

Notch

Knitting
November 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in 4" in Notch Pattern, after blocking
US 11 - 8.0 mm
750 yards (686 m)
17" [43 cm] wide; 65Β½" [166.5 cm] long
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Wrap yourself in wooly warmth as you head off for your favorite trailhead. Notch reminds us of deep and narrow mountain passes, with slipped stitch columns creating high relief ridges aloft a valley of knit and purl stitches. Knit in Quarry, this wrap will surely keep you warm though the openness of double yarn overs worked in the fabric will hinder overheating as you wander the wilderness. A simple two row-repeating pattern makes Notch a perfect trailside companion.

Yarn

4 skeins Brooklyn Tweed QuarryΒ (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 200 yards/100 grams)
Photographed in color Sandstone

Yardage

750 total yards of chunky weight wool yarn

Gauge

15 stitches & 22 rows = 4” in Notch pattern, after blocking

Needles

One 32” circular needle* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 8 mm (US 11)

Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used

Finished Dimensions

17” 43 cm wide; 65Β½β€œ 166.5 cm long

Measurements taken from relaxed fabric after blocking.

Skill Level

2 out of 5

Please Note: The pattern includes both charted and written instructions.