Romney Kerchief by Jared Flood

Romney Kerchief

February 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
3.5 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch, after aggressive blocking
245 - 495 yards (224 - 453 m)
41” wingspan, 20” height at spine after blocking
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This simple textured triangle, punctuated by rows of garter stitch, lets the beauty of your materials shine through – perfect for a single special yarn or as an opportunity for creative colorplay.

Knit a quick & jaunty kerchief for a stylish neckwarmer, or follow our instructions to expand your project to shawl size & snuggle into the warmth of wool.

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Please note: the stitch patterns used for this accessory include written as well as charted instructions.


  • Piece is worked flat, beginning with the center top and continuing down to the bottom edges.


  • 41” wingspan, 20” height at spine after blocking


  • Kerchief Size (instructions included in pattern for expanding this size for a larger finished piece)


  • 4.25 stitches per inch in Stockinette Stitch, before blocking
  • 3.5 stitches per inch in Stockinette Stitch, after blocking


  • One 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain pattern gauge
  • Suggested Size: US 9 (5.5mm)


  • Approximately 245 yards of worsted-weight wool yarn
  • Additional yardage will be required for working additional repeats of pattern to expand finished size


Samples shown use:

  • Handspun Romney Wool
  • Brooklyn Tweed Shelter; 2 skeins of Nest (retired)
  • Brooklyn Tweed Imbue Worsted; 2 skeins of Crepe (C1), 2 skeins of La Bien Aimée Imbue Bone (C2), and 2 skeins of La Bien Aimée Imbue Loam (C3)


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