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Arabella Pattern


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Knitting: Arabella
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, yarn over, slipping stitches, knitting two stitches together

Pattern Description:

This design was inspired by the 1935 film "Captain Blood", starring Errol Flynn and Olivia De Havilland and named after the ship/heroine of the film, Arabella. The first and third panels of this scarf reminded me of billowing sails and ocean waves, while the second panel is more reminiscent of masts and rigging. Or you could just look at it as a beautiful lace scarf that can be worn in any season.


5 stitches by 6 rows = 1 inch (stockinette)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 9 inches by 56 inches, or desired dimensions


  • Approximately 500 yards of Zibeline Knits Calliope silk or yarn of similar weight and fiber quality
  • US 5 (3.75) straight or circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • darning or embroidery needle, scissors, stitch holder or waste yarn

Suggested yarn:

500 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Zibeline Knits Calliope



About Designer

About Designer

Keya Kuhn on
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by Keya Kuhn
Georgia, United States
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As a knitter with 3 decades of knitting passion, I am awed and inspired by the creative processes of knitting, spinning, designing, and dying! My patterns have been published across the best of the internet craft sites and in print, particularly in collaboration with and are also available from my artisan yarn company, Cedar Hill Farm Company, on Etsy and Ravelry.

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