The Hill House Scarf by Susan Hanlon

The Hill House Scarf

October 2011
Light Fingering ?
30 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in unblocked double knitting
US 2 - 2.75 mm
440 yards (402 m)
4.5" wide by 45" long
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The scarf was inspired by the high-back chairs designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for The Hill House, the house which he designed and furnished for the publisher Walter Blackie. The scarf is double-knit, making it completely reversible and extra cosy.

The pattern requires a total of 440 yards of yarn, 220 yards in each of two colours.

For the squares to be square when the scarf is finished, your blocked gauge needs to have a 4:6 stitches to row ratio.

You can read more about the inspiration for this design at the designer’s blog.