Either as a scarf or a wrap, this piece is stunning. With an easy-to-remember repeat, it would be great travel knitting.
Gauge: 20 stitches and 32 rows per 4 inches (10cm) square in Chart 2 after blocking
Finished Measurements: 10 inches (25.5cm) wide and 70 inches (178cm) long
Yarn Requirements: 350 yards of fingering to sport weight yarn. Sample shown in Red Rocks Fiber Works Steamboat in ‘Turtelcoy’
Needle Size: 4mm (US 6) straight or circular needles for flat knitting or size needed to obtain gauge
Pattern Includes: charts and text translations of charts
Stitches Used: knit, purl, k2tog, yo, yo2, p2tog, ssk, slipped stitches, Centered Double Decrease.
Other Details: This scarf is worked beginning with the first border piece, stitches are then picked up on the edge and the length of the scarf worked perpendicular to the border. The final border is knitted on to the live stitches from the scarf. This scarf could easily be widened into a stole by adding repeats of Chart 1 and the corresponding number of repeats across the width of the scarf.
This pattern is included in Twist & Knit: A Dozen Knitted Patterns for Handspun, Hand-dyed and One-of-a-kind Yarns.