Mereki

from Ambah O'Brien

Mereki Pattern

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Knitting: Mereki
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women

Item:

Shawl

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, Y/O simple increase and decrease, a double decrease is described in the pattern

Pattern Description:

Mereki is a versatile wrap featuring a lacey chevron stitch pattern and contrasting parallel borders. Uniquely shaped to be worn any number of ways, the pattern includes two different sizes - small for a scarf or large for a shawl - providing creative options for style or warmth. The rectangular body gives way to angled ends, shaped with simple increases, and is sure to flatter however you wish to wear it.

This pattern includes both charted and written directions for your convenience.


MATERIALS:
Yarn:
Small (S): approx. 560 yards/512m 4ply/fingering weight yarn
Sample shown in Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% merino, 420 yards/384m)
Main Colour (MC) "Gossamer" - approx. 420 yards/ 384m
Contrast Colour (CC) "Grasshopper" - approx. 140 yards/110 m
Large (L): approx.1000 yards/ 914m 4ply/fingering weight yarn
Sample shown in Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% merino, 420 yards/384m)
Main Colour (MC) "Mica" - approx. 840 yards/ 768m
Contrast Colour (CC) "Tart" - approx. 160 yards/ 146m

Needles: US 4/3.75mm long circulars
Notions: Tapestry needle to weave in ends.

GAUGE: 20 st = 4"/10cm in garter stitch (blocked)
Gauge is not crucial for this project but will affect yardage.


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS (after blocking):
Width at centre: (S) 6.5"/17cm; (L) 10"/25cm
Short edge: (S) 50"/128cm; (L) 50"/128cm
Long edge: (S) 73"/ 186 cm; (L) 103"/260cm

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • small and large sizes available

Materials:

  • 3.75mm circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • darning needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

madelinetosh

About Designer

About Designer

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Hello, I'm a Knitter & Body Painter/Artist from Australia.
and I love to adorn the human form.

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