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Bouillon d'Ecume

from Astrante Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Bouillon d'Ecume
Bouillon d'Ecume
Bouillon d'Ecume
Bouillon d'Ecume
Bouillon d'Ecume
Bouillon d'Ecume

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit stitch
  • yarn over
  • short rows

Pattern Description:

Bouillon d'Ecume is a wide scarf or shawlette with an elongated stitch pattern that is the perfect showcase for those pretty variegated sock yarns. The fabric is light and foamy and makes for a great transitional weather accessory.
Stitches are cast on for the entire length of the scarf/shawlette and the ends are shaped with short rows.

Photography by Abigail LaBranche


26 stitches / 40 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch with US 21/2 needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Scarf: 175 x 24 cm
  • Shawlette: 225 x 42 cm


  • fingering weight yarn: 427 yard for the scarf, 700 yards for the shawlette
  • US 21/2 (3.0 mm) circular needle
  • US 4 (3.5 mm) circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 20 stitch markers
  • tapestry needle
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I taught myself how to knit a few years ago, when I was unemployed, and I haven’t been able to put down my needles since ! (though I did get a job eventually). I knew how to crochet before then, my ...

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