Tremor by Josh Ryks-Robinsky


November 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
in Garter Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
800 yards (732 m)
One Size
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Inspired by waves and undulating curves, Tremor is a fun, quirky scarf that uses short rows, increases, decreases, and a self-striping yarn to create a funky, graphic print! Perfect for those dreary winter days when you need some extra punch in your life!

Size: 70 in/180 cm along the length of the scarf X 10 in/26 cm at the widest part of the scarf. Scarf size may vary, depending on individual knitter’s gauge, yarns used, and blocking preferences.

Recommended yarn: Two colors of fingering weight yarn; one in a solid/tonal/semi-solid/speckle and the other in a self-striping, gradient, or crazy variegated to make the sideways bands POP!

Sample Used: 716knit 716solo (100% Superwash Merino; 400 yd / 365 m) in the color way “OOAK” (A - solid) and 716knit 716sock (80% Merino/20% Nylon; 400 yd/ 365 m) in the color way: “There’s Always Money in the Banana Stand” (B – self-striping)


  • Color A (Solid): 400 yd/ 365m
  • Color B (Self-striping): 400 yd/ 365 m

Needles: One set of US size 5/ 3.75 mm circular needles in a 32 in/80 cm length

Gauge: 6 sts to the inch/cm in Garter stitch on a US size 5/3.75 mm needle.

Notions: Stitch markers, scissors, and a tapestry needle.

Techniques Used in this Pattern: SLPYO short rows, increases, decreases, I-Cord Bind off, elongated stitches, garter stitch.