Parallel Universe pattern has been updated on 03.31.15 with additional file that includes instructions and charts for a wider stripe scarf version and optional beaded picot BO instructions.
Parallel Universe is an airy and light scarf. The striking lines of lace and reverse stockinette stitch make for a very engaging pattern that will keep you interested all the way to the last stitch. The scarf only takes 1 skein of fingering weight yarn and is a fast and enjoyable knit.
After blocking, the sample scarf measures 160 cm (63 inches) long and 30 cm (12 inches) wide.
The gauge in the lace pattern after blocking measures 16 sts x 20 rows in 10 cm x 10 cm. The gauge in the stockinette stitch after blocking measures 18 sts x 30 rows in 10 cm x 10 cm. Adjust your needle size to suit your yarn and achieve the size and the look of the scarf of your choice.
1 skein of Maejirase Sock by INJI Kismet Fibers in colorway Bedroom Slippers.
Fingering / 4 ply, 50% Wool, 50% Silk, 439 yards / 100 grams.
Instructions are Charted Only
Instructions include charts for the sample size scarf shown in the photographs. The instructions are given on how to change the pattern to make a wider scarf.
The pattern is for intermediate to advance knitters.
Wider stripe scarf version (red scarf in the pictures):
After blocking, the sample scarf measures 174 cm (68 inches) long and 47 cm (18 inches) wide.
The gauge in the lace pattern after blocking measures 18 sts x 20 rows in 10 cm x 10 cm. The gauge in the stockinette stitch after blocking measures 20 sts x 22 rows in 10 cm x 10 cm.
647.4 yards (592.0 meters) of ColourMart Silk/Linen 12/57NM fingering weight, 743 yards / 150 grams, 50% silk / 50 % linen.
US3-3.25 mm needles for the scarf body.
US 4-3.5 mm needles to CO and BO.
Photo shoot location: Torrey Pines State Beach, San Diego, CA.