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Captain Austen's Scarf

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Captain Austen's Scarf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Cast on
  • Bind off

Pattern Description:

A cozy scarf is a must for walking the deck of your ship, and what better way to dress it up than with a little of Frank Austen's fringe? He worked the very same fringe (on some curtains) while on shore leave with his sister Jane. Luscious, bulky Malabrigo Twist makes for a quick knit, and the reversible Seaweed stitch pattern will keep your interest until it's time to tie that fringe and board your ship.


20 sts x 20 r = 4" in Seaweed pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 70" long x 6" wide, including fringe


  • 2 skeins Malabrigo Twist
  • US8/5.0mm needles
  • H/US8/5.0mm crochet hook (optional)

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle

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I live and knit in New York City and Bath, Maine, with my husband and our three children, getting my style fix in the one and my New England (Red Sox/cranberry bog/lobster roll/chilly nights in need ...

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