Snowfrost by Gretha Mensen


August 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in double seed stitch, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
3.5 mm (E)
1066 - 1203 yards (975 - 1100 m)
Approx. 70” (178 cm) length x 18“ (45 cm) width, easy adjustable.
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This scarf showcases the transformation of simple knit and purl stitches into a subtle and sophisticated design. Artful variation and repetition of stitch patterns contribute to an appealing texture that is also enjoyable to knit, and built-in side i-cords provide easy-to-block, polished edges.

Although many different fibers would be well suited to this pattern, the Lana Como Tweed yarn shown in the sample adds interest via flecks of color and produces a scarf that is both lightweight and warm.

The pattern is fully written and is also charted.

9 balls Lamana Como Tweed (100% wool, 25 gr-131yds/120m).
Sample shown in color 57T, 1119yds/1023m used.

Or any Sportweight yarn: approx. 1066-1203yds (975-1100m).

24” (60 cm) circular or straight needles.
US 4 (3.50mm) for border.
US 6 (4.00 mm) for body.

Optional: Crochet hook E 3.5mm for crochet CO.

Stitch markers, tapestry needle.

The pattern is easy adjustable in width and length.

Knit, purl, slip stitch.