A Scarf from a Twist of Crimson Silk by Mimi Seyferth
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A Scarf from a Twist of Crimson Silk

Knitting
August 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in border pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
874 yards (799 m)
66 x 11¼ inches (167.6 x 28.6 cm)
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

Interweave SKU: EP10332

…inspired by the “twist of crimson silk” that Grace Ansley is knitting in Edith Wharton’s short story “Roman Fever,” originally published in 1934.

Yardage reflects 2 full skeins of the recommended yarn. Actual usage may vary.

Finished Size: 66 inches (167.6 cm) long and 11¼ inches(28.6 cm) wide.

Yarn: Handmaiden Sea Silk, 70% silk/30% Seacell yarn, fingering weight, 437 yards (399.6 m)/100 gram (3.5 oz) skein, 2 skeins of Berry; size 3 (3.25 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

Needles: Cable needle; Tapestry needle.

Notions: Markers; Stitch holder.

Gauge: 27 sts and 29 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in border patt; 27 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in body patt.

Originally Published: PieceWork September/October 2014 . This link is no longer available.

Knitting Daily Article Jul 31, 2014