Mr. Schmitz's Neckwarmer by Patty Olson Designs

Mr. Schmitz's Neckwarmer

Knitting
December 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17.5 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in stitch pattern, blocked
US 7 - 4.5 mm
150 - 200 yards (137 - 183 m)
one size
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Mr. Schmitz’s Neck-Warmer is an easy to knit and multi-colored project. The stitch pattern is quite easy to memorize and will allow you to watch a movie, listen to a podcast or cheer for your favorite sports team!

MATERIALS

Yarn:
Three (3) skeins of Expression Fiber Arts, Luster Superwash Merino Tencel Worsted, (50/50 blend, 185m/200 yds, 4oz/113g each).

The neck-warmer sample used three different colorways:

Brocade (brown), Atlas (blue), and Lady of Shallot (teal).

Actual yardage used for neck warmer plus a large swatch: Approx. 60 yds Brocade, 30 yds Atlas, 60 yds Lady of Shallot, for a total of 150 yards.

Needle:
US7 (4.5mm) straight or circular needle (or size to obtain BLOCKED gauge).

Gauge:
17.5 stitches / 21 rows = 4” in stitch pattern, BLOCKED

Size:
8” x 27” BLOCKED

Stitches Used:
Knit, purl, yo (yarn over), CDD (central double decrease: slip two stitches together knitwise, knit one stitch, pass the two slipped stitches over the knit stitch).