Diagonal Drift by Stephen West

Diagonal Drift

Knitting
March 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1015 yards (928 m)
One Size
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Gather six colors of DK weight yarn to knit this easy striped scarf. The garter stitch fabric alternates between short row wedges and biased parallelogram shapes to form a long biased shape. West Wool Tandem yields an ultra squishy fabric that is a delight to knit!

Finished Measurements: 96” / 244cm wingspan length, 16” / 41cm at widest part. Measurements taken after blocking.

Yarn: DK weight

Yardage: Color A - 145yds / 133m
Color B - 185yds / 169m
Color C - 250yds / 229m
Color D - 210yds / 192m
Color E - 145yds / 133m
Color F - 80yds / 73m

Shown in: West Wool Tandem
Color A - True Blue
Color B - Norway
Color C - Lichen
Color D - Glass
Color E - Prince
Color F - French Grey

Needles: US 7 / 4.5mm circular in 40” / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions: 1 stitch marker, tapestry needle

Gauge: 20 sts & 44 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch measured before blocking.