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Emperor's New Scarf

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Emperor's New Scarf
Emperor's New Scarf
Emperor's New Scarf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic knitting
  • yarn overs
  • single crochet

Pattern Description:

Easy knitting combined with intriguing engineering creates an unusual scarf that warms and decorates.


24sts x 37 rows = 4" square


  • main Yarn: A sensual DK or Sport weight yarn, ideally with a slight loft. (Kimmet Croft Fairy Hare 50g = 160m, pictured) Allow 150m (164yds) / 50 - 75g (2 - 2.5 oz).
  • Waste yarn: This is used as a temporary aid to hold stitches, it is later removed. Choose a strong, smooth, similar weight, brightly contrasting yarn. Allow approximately 20m/yds.
  • detail yarn: Used to crochet around each of the openings

You Will Also Need:

  • A circular or flex needle long enough to comfortably accommodate the scarf length; 80-100 cm (32-40").
  • Crochet hook

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Kimmet Croft Fairy Hare
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Lucy Neatby on
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Lucy is a full-time hand-knitting designer, teacher and the author of books including Cool Socks Warm Feet, Cool Knitters Finish in Style and A Little Book of BIG Holes for Hand-Knitters. She also ...

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