Ice Skating Scarf and Wrap by Helen Stewart

Ice Skating Scarf and Wrap

Knitting
December 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
660 - 900 yards (604 - 823 m)
Scarf (Wrap)
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The Ice Skating scarf and wrap are knit in a worsted weight yarn, making either of them perfect for keeping you warm whether gliding round an ice rink or building a snowman.

There are three different stitch patterns to give an interesting look and they are all based on garter stitch so it is a very easy, relaxing knit - ideal for knitting by the fire with great friends, good conversation and a mug of hot chocolate.

The middle section is created with slipped stitches and gives a dramatic effect without having to deal with more than one colour at a time. The sides are finished with an icord edge which is also deceptively simple and hides the colour changes beautifully. It looks like a lot of knitting but the bigger needles and garter stitch means it flies off the needles - just in time for that walk in the snow!

Size
Scarf (Wrap)

Finished Measurements
Scarf
Length: 132cm (52”)
Width: 24cm (9.5”)
Wrap
Length: 127cm (50”)
Width: 47cm (18.5”)

Yarn
Scarf
Cascade Yarns 220 Heathers 100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 220yds/200m per 100g skein
Colour A
1 skein, 9491 Greystone Heathers
Colour B
1 skein, 4010 Straw
Colour C
1 skein, 2425 Provence

Wrap
Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage 100% superwash merino wool, 200yards/182m per skein
Colour A
2 skeins, Antler
Colour B
1½ skeins, Dahlia
Colour C
1 skein, Sand Dune

Needles
5mm (US 8), 60cm long circular needles (or straight needles)
5.5mm (US 9), 60cm long circular needles (or straight needles)

Notions
Tapestry needle
2–3 buttons (optional for wrap)

Gauge
16 sts/32 rows = 10cm (4”) in garter stitch
Exact gauge is not crucial for this project. However, changing the gauge will result in changes to the size of the scarf/wrap and the yarn requirements