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Blue Moon Baktus Scarf/Mini Shawl
Baktus scarf by Strikkelise
Needle and yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Lightweight
360 yards, 127 grams 1 skein = 360.0 yards (329.2m)
Many blues, bright green, purple, yellow
Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Lightweight
360 yards, 127 grams 1 skein = 360.0 yards (329.2m)
Light blue, medium blue, purple, sea malachite green
Cascade Yarns Lapin
20 yards, 62 grams 1.25 skeins = 20.0 yards (18.3m)

After 3 changes of yarn combinations, I’ve finally figured out what sock yarns to use for my first Baktus! I usually keep my sock yarns skeined up because of their beauty (and I love to cuddle with them), but I decided to ball up my two skeins of STR in multi blues and they look sooo cool together!!

I’m doing Rows 1&2 in the Seastone and 3&4 in the Azure Malachite.

It’s such a fun and addictive knit!!! : )

Update: 2/17/11

I’m at the halfway mark (or just beyond). I got up to 92 stitches before my skeins of yarn were 1/2 the weight of what they were when I started (approx. 121 g each before project and 62 g each halfway through).

I’m getting 5.5 sts/inch and 11 rows/inch in garter stitch. My scarf is 16.5” wide at the halfway point and 34” long.

I’ve added a fun ruffle to the scarf - picking up one row, knitting another row and then binding off on the third row. This scarf is squishy and soft. Very happy with it!

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February 14 2011
February 22 2011
About this pattern
Baktus scarf
by Strikkelise
from Strikkelise's patterns
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About this yarn
Socks that Rock Lightweight
by Blue Moon Fiber Arts
Fingering / 4 ply
100% Merino
405 yards / 155 grams
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About this yarn
by Cascade Yarns
Super Bulky
100% Nylon
16 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: February 13, 2011
  • Finished: February 22, 2011
  • Updated: September 6, 2011