Pinking Shears Scarf by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas
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Pinking Shears Scarf

Knitting
March 2017
Lace ?
26 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
246 - 660 yards (225 - 604 m)
This pattern can be knit to any size in lace-weight or light-fingering weight yarns.
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A fun little zig-zag detail at the edges gives this basic garter stitch scarf a fresh finish. The shallow triangle is worked ‘both ends against the middle’—two identical pieces are knit separately and then grafted together at the center for perfectly mirrored halves. It can be knit to any size using a lace-weight or light fingering-weight yarn, so make a lavish wrap or tiny kerchief. Perfect all year ‘round!

Knit in a cool plant fiber, like the supple Shibui Reed, this versatile scarf will carry you throughout most of the year. And in a true knitter’s yarn like Isager’s Spinni Wool 1, your project will have gorgeous structure that will soften and settle after blocking.


SIZES
This pattern can be knit to any size in lace-weight or light-fingering weight yarns.
Larger size shown in pale aqua: Approx. 62”/157cm wingspan, 19”/48cm depth at mid-point.
Medium size shown in lavender: Approx. 52”/132cm wingspan, 17”/43cm depth at mid-point.
Smaller kerchief size shown in bright blue: Approx. 42”/107cm wingspan, 12”/30cm depth at mid-point.

YARN
This pattern can be knit to any size in lace-weight or light-fingering weight yarns. Yardage will vary depending on size. Here’s what we used for the 3 scarves shown:
Larger size shown in pale aqua: 2 skeins Isager Spinni Wool 1 (330 yds/302m each), Color 10s.
Medium size shown in lavender: 2 skeins Shibui Reed (246 yds/225m each), Color 2022, Mineral.
Smaller kerchief size shown in bright blue: 1 skein Shibui Reed (246 yds/225m each), Color 2034, Blueprint.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 4 (3.5mm) 24”/60cm or longer circular needle, or size to obtain gauge.
An extra circular needle in gauge size or smaller to hold sts for grafting.
Stitch markers: 1 locking marker; 2 ring markers.
Darning needle to finish.

GAUGE
Approx. 26 sts/48 rows (24 ridges) = 4”/10cm in garter stitch, after blocking.