entretemps scarf by alfa knits

entretemps scarf

Knitting
November 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
547 - 984 yards (500 - 900 m)
one size (easily altered: see notes)
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Entretemps is a collection of a hat, a shawl and a long, reversible scarf, worked in entrelac with textured squares.

The entretemps scarf is made out of squares that have the same stitch pattern with a seed stitch motif on a purled background. The use of increases, decreases and the joins of the squares give the shawl a dynamic third dimension with playful, somewhat organic shapes and interesting textures.
The stitch pattern is charted and written.

Tech edited bue Sue-Cat

Size
at the given gauge, width: ± 29 cm / 11½”
length of the sample: ± 240 cm / 94½”
Can easily be altered by working more or less repeats.

What you’ll need
DK / 8 ply
Yardage will depend on length of the shawl
As pictured:
± 850 m / 930 yards
4.5 mm (US 7) needles
two 4.5 mm (US 7) double pointed needles to work the final I-cord
tapestry needle
4 markers if you wish to place them between the squares (optional)

Gauge
is not crucial but will affect the size of your shawl
gauge of the sample (unblocked)
20 sts and 30 rows in stockinette stitch = 10 x 10 cm (4”x4”)

Errata
page 4, square T5
…, PUK 11 sts instead of PUP 10 sts