Waverleaf by Faye Kennington


October 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch, blocked
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
399 - 401 yards (365 - 367 m)
The scarf is 51½” (131cm) long and 11” (28cm) wide at the centre.
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Waverleaf, a crescent shaped scarf, blends multiple colours and uses up leftover quantities of precious single ply merino yarn. The scarf is 51½” (131cm) long and 11” (28cm) wide at the centre.

The wave / leaf motif makes use of short rows and a 2 colour bind off. The project is worked flat; circular needles are needed to accommodate the length of the scarf.

Yarn: Malabrigo Worsted, Merino Wool, 210y (192m)/ 100g (3.5oz):
MC - 219y (200m)/ 96g (3.4oz) “Uva”
CC1 - 88y (81 m)/ 39g (1.4oz) “Pink Frost”
CC2 - 43y (39m)/ 19g (.7oz) “Frank Ochre”
CC3 - 28y (25m)/ 12g (.4oz) “Water Green”
CC4 - 23y (21m)/ 10g (.4oz) “Tiger Lily”

US 7(4.5mm) 40”(100cm) Circular Knitting Needles or size needed to obtain gauge; US 8(5mm) 40”(100cm) Circular Knitting Needles (or size larger than one needed to obtain gauge); another 40”(100cm) Circular Knitting Needles a few sizes smaller than the one needed to obtain gauge) (Optional for picking up stitches); Tapestry Needle.

18 sts/28 rows over 4”(10cm) in stockinette with smaller needles, blocked.