Sylvie Scarf by Courtney Kelley

Sylvie Scarf

August 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36.5 stitches and 29.5 rows = 4 inches
in salt-and-pepper + charted patterns
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
2.75 mm (C)
1000 yards (914 m)
one: 5.5" x 68"

In an attempt to capture and counteract winter’s bleakness, Courtney Kelley chose a pattern reminiscent of snowflakes and flowers for one face of this reversible scarf and a simple salt-and-pepper pattern for the other. The scarf is knitted in a tube, but thanks to a column of slipped stitches along each side, it folds flat to keep the two patterns separate. Corrugated ribbing adds contrasting interest to the ends. Knitted in a blend of baby alpaca, merino, and bamboo is soft, cool colors, this scarf features beautiful drape and luxurious warmth.

Yarn: The Fibre Company Canopy Fingering (50% baby alpaca, 30% merino, 20% viscose bamboo; 200 yd 183/50 g): palm bud; MC, 3 skeins; plum; CC, 2 skeins.

Needles: Ribbing: Size U.S. 2 (2.75 mm): 16” (40 cm) circular needle. Body: Size U.S. 3 (3 mm): 16” (40 cm) circular needle.

Notions: Size C/2 (3 mm) crochet hook and smooth waste yarn for provisional cast-on; markers; spare needle same size as smaller cir needle; tapestry needle.

Gauge: 36.5 sts and 29.5 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in salt-and-pepper and charted patterns with larger needle, worked in rnds.