Sailboats by Sandy Chapman


April 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
328 - 361 yards (300 - 330 m)
13 x 170 cm
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A pretty, lightweight scarf perfect for spring and autumn, with a lacy design reminiscent of sailboats on waves. This is a really easy but effective pattern, using knit and purl stitches, yarn forward and knit 2 together. The instructions are written in full - no complicated charts to follow.

You will need 150g of cotton merino yarn (I used Drops - the nature of the pattern means you must use a yarn that responds well to wet blocking - not acrylic), 4 mm needles and a tapestry needle to weave in the ends of the yarn.