The Journey Scarf by Tif Neilan

The Journey Scarf

February 2024
Aran (8 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Eyelet & Chevron pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
125 - 155 yards (114 - 142 m)
Two Sizes: 4.25" / 10.5 cm x 45" (55") / 112.5 (137.5) cm
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The Journey scarf is the perfect little accessory to dress up a casual outfit or accompany you on a weekend getaway!

Introductory Offer: use code JOURNEY to save 25% on the following patterns (designed in collaboration with NBF) :: The Journey Scarf, Sunkissed Stripes, Willow Branch sweater, Willows Hat :: This offer is valid through end of day (midnight EST) February 20th.

The Journey scarf is worked flat from one end point to the other in three sections:
CO + Increase // Work Pattern Repeat Straight // Decrease + Bind-Off.
The beginner-friendly eyelet & chevron pattern is repeated throughout and is easy to memorize, making for a relaxing knit.

For ease of knitting this pattern, written and charted instructions are both provided.

Two sizes are offered for this pattern.
Size 1 (pictured) measures approximately 4.25” / 10.5 cm wide x 45” / 112.5 cm long and is designed to be wrapped once, loosely, around the neck.

Size 2 measures approximately 4.25” / 10.5 cm wide x 55” / 137.5 cm long and is designed to be wrapped twice or more around the neck // can be scrunched a bit closer for extra cozy warmth!

Suggested Needles & Notions
Needle size listed is a suggestion. Use size necessary to achieve specified gauge.
• US 8 / 5 mm, 24” / 60 cm
(or preferred circular length to work flat)
• Removable progress markers to help keep track of pattern repeats
• Scissors
• Darning needle
• Blocking mat and pins

Gauge Information
Pattern Repeat: 22 sts / 20 rows per 4” / 10 cm worked flat, measured post-blocking
(detailed on page 3)

Note! The gauge provided reflects the slipped edge stitches and the bias nature of the chevron pattern. To some extent, gauge is not critical for this pattern. Strive for a fabric that will drape nicely / isn’t too open nor too tight. Obtaining a gauge other than what is listed may alter yardage requirement listed below.

Suggested Yarn / Requirements
North Bay Fiber “Journey”, Heavy Worsted / Aran weight 100% American Romney wool
(non-superwash) 175 yds / 159 meters per 100 grams

125 (150) yards / 114 (137) meters

Samples reflects color: “Chinook” (taupe/brown), “Lotus” (pink/purple) and “Redear” (red)

Note! For this pattern, I recommend using a yarn that will drape nicely (and advise against woolen-spun yarns).