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Striped Romney Kerchief
November 2016
December 2016
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Striped Romney Kerchief
Romney Kerchief by Jared Flood
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Adapted pattern
Needles & yarn
US 9 - 5.5 mm
Black Isle Yarns Zwartbles/Alpaca Blend
DK (11 wpi)
2 skeins = 350.0 yards (320.0 meters), 200 grams
Toffee Fudge
Shilasdair Luxury 4 ply
Shilasdair Luxury 4 ply

I hunted around for a little while to find a shawl which would suit the glorious squishiness of my Black isle Yarns Zwartbles~Alpaca Blend and eventually settled on the Romney Kerchief. I used a couple of scraps of Shilsadair 4 ply held double for the stripes……they didn’t end up quite as I had planned but I managed to use pretty much every last little bit of Shilasdair Pink and Yellow plus all the Zwartbles~Alpaca.

It’s a great wee pattern and good for adapting as I did here. I used a garter tab cast-on rather than the suggested provisional cast-on. I particularly like the sewn bind-off although it did test my patience!

Finished at 132cm wide (52”) by 56cm deep (22”).

Another sample which I’m wearing much more than originally intended. It’s perfect under a winter coat to keep off the chill.

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by Shilasdair
40% Angora, 40% Merino, 10% Camel, 10% Cashmere goat
220 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: January 9, 2017
  • Updated: January 9, 2017