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Wetland

Head to Toe: Kids' Knit Accessories
Knitting
November 2013
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
600 yards (549 m)
Finished size: 61 in / 155 cm long × 7 in / 18 cm wide.

Wetland is a double-knit reversible scarf knitted with an original stitch pattern, charted specifically for this design.

Double knitting is a technique that creates reversible fabric, with the pattern on one side typically being the reverse of the pattern on the flip side. Both the right and the wrong sides are worked simultaneously on the same set of needles, with front stitches (the ones that are facing you) always worked in stockinette as knits and the back stitches (those that are facing away from you) always worked in reversed stockinette as purls. The color stitch pattern itself is what holds the two sides together in a quilt-like fashion.

  • Intermediate difficulty – Knit stitches, increases and decreases.
  • Finished size: 61 in / 155 cm long × 7 in / 18 cm wide.
  • MATERIALS AND NOTIONS 4 balls each of Debbie Bliss Rialto Aran (100% merino wool; 88 yds/80m per 50g ball); #21236 and #21229. US #8 (5mm) needles. Adjust needle size as needed to obtain correct gauge. 2 stitch markers; yarn needle.
  • GAUGE 18 sts and 20 rows = 4 in / 10cm in St st.