Skill level: Adventurous Beginner
Slopes is a sophisticated twist for any self-striping yarn that is tres chic. Slopes can be knit as a scarf, a wrap or a blanket. Its width is determined in the first sequence. Directions are written to accommodate any width. Yardage specifics are given for varying widths in worsted weight yarn; however, any yarn weight can be used.
Finished size: 10” x 74” (as shown)
Any yarn weight can be used, adjusting needle size accordingly.
Yardage Requirements: Worsted weight,
585 yards for 10” scarf (model),
293 yards for 5” scarf,
439 yards for 7.5” scarf,
1170 yards for a 20” wrap,
2340 yards for a 50”. blanket.
Model Yarn: Cascade Eco Duo worsted weight, alpaca, merino wool; 197 yards or 180 meters; color Zebra (1701), 3 hanks
Needle size: US. #8 (5.0 mm)
Row Counter (optional, but highly recommended)
Gauge 4.5 sts = 1 inch on U.S. #8 in stockinette pattern.
Any yarn weight can be used, Any width can be made, adjusting needle size accordingly.
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