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Gwen Bortner (@EntrelacQueen) teaches knitting techniques at workshops and conferences across the country. She's been published in Knitter's Magazine, Creative Knitting and lots of other places. You ...

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Mariposa Flip

from Knitability, LLC
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Mariposa Flip
Mariposa Flip
Mariposa Flip

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Long-tail Cast-on
  • Familiarity with simple cables

Pattern Description:

This pattern began as a challenge from my pastor during his sermon to take a $1 (he was giving them to everyone) and "do good". So I decided to invest the $1 in Ravelry advertising for a fast, fun, fabulous scarf pattern donating all the proceeds to a non-profit organization. Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, I decided we would start there. As my mind moved to pink ribbons, a design popped into my head which is rather unusual for me and my design process.

The following week at Stitches East, I tried out the concept. It worked! It was fast and fun to knit and the finished "fabric" was very interesting. As I shared my story with various friends, more and more people got on board with the idea. So far over $125 has been donated, I hope you will want to be apart of this opportunity to "do good".


16 sts and 24 rows = 10 cm (4") in Stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size


  • 5.5 mm (US #9) needles

Suggested yarn:

125 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Claudia Hand Painted Yarns - Feltable



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