Celtic Ward Scarf by Lisa Hannan Fox

Celtic Ward Scarf

Knitting
August 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 41 rows = 4 inches
in Double knitting
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
800 - 850 yards (732 - 777 m)
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Celtic knot designs have long been featured in knitted garments and accessories. The Celtic Ward Scarf features a circular Celtic knot called a shield knot, traditionally used for protection. This scarf is perfect for warding off the cold with a Celtic flair!

Double knit, the scarf is fully reversible, featuring opposite color schemes on each side. Full instructions are included for the double knitting technique. The finished length is approximately 68 inches (173 cm), and can easily be increased or decreased in 4.75 inch (12 cm) intervals. The width is approximately 5 inches (12.7 cm).

Materials

  • Size 2 US (2.75 mm) needles.

  • Size 1 US (2.25 mm) needles (optional for a neater cast on edge).

  • Approximately 400-425 yards (365-390 m) each of two contrasting colors of fingering weight yarn.

  • Needle to weave in ends.