Orwell Bridge Scarf
This is a scarf designed to bridge the gap between the neck and the end of the coat, when you don’t want the bulk of a full scarf. It is named for the Orwell Bridge in Suffolk, England, which I’ve been across many times.
I love the look of stocking stitch but not how it curls. In this pattern the tubular construction prevents curling, and a double-thickness scarf keeps the gap between coat and neck warm. Worked in one piece from a skein of luxurious yarn, this would be a great last-minute gift.
The simplicity of the stitch pattern makes it great for variegated yarns, and the tube construction provides a double layer of warmth without adding excessive length. Orwell Bridge is just the thing to fill those coat lapels with texture and color, or add interest to a plain sweater.
This pattern is not for commercial use.