Striped Linen Stitch Wrap & Scarf by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas
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Striped Linen Stitch Wrap & Scarf

Knitting
August 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in linen stitch, after blocking.
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
550 - 1910 yards (503 - 1747 m)
Wrap: Approx 21 x 80"/53 x 203cm without fringe, after blocking. Scarf: Approx 6½ x 68"/17 x 173cm without fringe, after blocking.
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Our fervent love of linen stitch continues. The eight-color wrap and four-color scarf take on a convincingly woven look. Knitted length-wise, with knotted self-fringe, they look like they’re right off the loom. The ‘wrong’ side has a more knitterly seed stitch look that’s gorgeous, too. Seemingly random striping sequences are quite forgiving—if you run out of a color, just throw in another!

We’ve designed the Wrap & Scarf for a DK-weight gauge yarn. For a woolly wrap with lots of drape, we’ve picked Rowan Felted Tweed, and for a scarf with next-to-the-skin softness, we love Blue Sky Fiber’s Baby Alpaca.

This four page pattern includes:

  • Color photography by the talented Jared Flood
  • A clear guide for color sequencing
  • Instructions for knotted self-fringe, finishing, and blocking your piece

FINISHED SIZES
Wrap: Approx 21 x 80”/53 x 203cm without fringe, after blocking.

Scarf: Approx 6½ x 68”/17 x 173cm without fringe, after blocking.

YARN
Wrap:10 skeins Rowan Felted Tweed (191 yds/175m each): 2 skeins each Color A and B, 1 skein each Colors C-H. Shown above: A=159, B=195, C=191, D=172, E=194, F=190, G=177, H=197. Or equivalent amounts in 8 colors of a similar DK-weight yarn.

Scarf: 5 skeins Blue Sky Fiber’s Baby Alpaca (110 yds/100m each): 2 skeins Color A, 1 skein each Colors B-D. Shown at left: A=510, B=507, C=508, D=509. Or equivalent amounts in 4 colors of a similar DK-weight yarn.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 9 (5.5mm) 24”/60cm or longer circular needle, or size to obtain gauge.
US 8 (5mm) needle, or one size smaller than gauge needle, for I-cord bind-off.
Approx. 10 yds/m smooth DK-weight waste yarn for provisional cast-on.
2 locking stitch markers. Darning needle to finish.

GAUGE
Approx. 22 sts/38 rows = 4”/10cm in linen stitch, after blocking.
Note: Use Color A to swatch. You should have plenty.