Rut

Knitting
February 2024
Lace ?
One Size
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The Rut scrunchie is a perfect, quick project to use up leftover yarns, as it only needs a bit of silk mohair! Knit up the colourwork version or simply use a single colour.

SIZE
One Size

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Height: 1.75” / 4 cm.

MATERIALS
Yarn: Sensai by Ito (60% mohair, 40% silk, 262 yds / 240 m – 20 g).

Soft Silk Mohair by Knitting for Olive (70% mohair, 30% silk, 246 yds / 225 m – 25 g).

Blue-green version
C1: 1 ball of Sensai, colourway 340 New Blue.
C2: 1 ball of Sensai, colourway 318 Grass.

Blue-pink version
C1: 1 ball of Sensai, colourway 340 New Blue.
C2: 1 ball of Sensai, colourway 308 Azalea.

Or approx. 44 yds / 40 m (C1) and 31 yds / 28 m (C2) of lace-weight yarn for the colourwork version or any yarn you obtain gauge with.

Pink version
1 ball of Sensai, colourway 308 Azalea.

Orange version
1 ball of Soft Silk Mohair, colourway Hokkaido.

Light pink version
1 ball of Soft Silk Mohair, colourway Flamingo.

Or approx. 72 yds / 66 m lace-weight yarn for the single-colour version or any yarn you obtain gauge with.

Needles: US 4 / 3.5 mm 16” / 40 cm circular needles, additional US 4 / 3.5 ​mm circular needles.

Notions: Stitch marker, US E-4 / 3.5 mm crochet hook (for the provisional cast on), scrap yarn, a hair band.

GAUGE
24 sts x 38 rnds to 4” / 10 cm in Stranded Colourwork Patt, after blocking.

23 sts x 36 rnds to 4” / 10 cm in St St, after blocking.

CONSTRUCTION
The scrunchie is worked in Stockinette Stitch in the round. The stitches are cast on with the crocheted Provisional Cast-On Method. At the end, the Provisional Cast-On is unravelled and the stitches from the top and bottom edge are grafted together.