Middle Beach by Angela Baldi

Middle Beach

February 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
US 7 - 4.5 mm
450 yards (411 m)
One Size
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This scarf is knit with a simple combination of knit and purl stitches, creating a reversible fabric. Two sets of buttons increase the number of ways you can wear the scarf. Use the first set of buttons to wear your scarf as a cowl, revealing one side of the pattern. Use the second set to wear the scarf as a wrap around your shoulders, revealing the other side.

This scarf fits adults and children.

This pattern includes a cheat sheet that you can use to keep track of your progress.

Finished measurements ::
Length: 51”/ 129.5 cm
Width: 11” / 28 cm

2 skeins Madelinetosh tosh dk in Butter; 225 yds / 206 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein; 100% superwash merino wool

Needles & Notions

  • Size 7 US / 4.5 mm needles, straights or circulars
  • 6 7/8 - 1” / 2.25 - 2.5 cm buttons, all alike, or 2 sets of 3 matching buttons
  • darning needle Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

20 sts and 23 rows = 4” / 10 cm in pattern stitch using Size 7 US / 4.5 mm needles.

A special thank you to the knitters who helped me test this pattern: Charlene, Christina, Gaelle, Mariuca, Melanie, and Mette. An extra special thank you to Melanie for also coming up with the cheat sheet included on the last page of the pattern. And thanks to my friend Liz for her thoughts on the buttons and the design.