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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Daintree
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Daintree Daintree

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • intermediate lace knitting
  • ssk, sssk, ktbl, yo, k3tog

Pattern Description:

The Daintree Rainforest is a large tropical rainforest situated in north Queensland, Australia. It is located on the Daintree River and grows right down to the sea.

This Daintree is inspired by the colours of the forest & the sea, by the tropical foliage, the vines and the waves.

Daintree is part scarf, part shawl. It is gently shaped to sit on your shoulders & not slip off. It can be worn loose as a scarf or draped & pinned like a shawl.

Knit from the bottom up, it begins with the lace section and ends with an eyelet I-cord bind off (fully explained in the pattern).


24sts/4" (10cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 66" (168cm) long x 8" (20cm) wide


  • 3mm (US#2.5) long circular needle
  • 480yds(440m) fingering weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

480 yards of Fingering weight

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I'm an Australian who loves playing with yarn. Over the years I've had a go at lots & lots of arts & crafts ..... constantly feeling that need to create something. But no matter what else I do, I ...

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