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Stria Scarf or Shawl

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Stria Scarf or Shawl
Stria Scarf or Shawl
Stria Scarf or Shawl
Stria Scarf or Shawl
Stria Scarf or Shawl
Stria Scarf or Shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on, bind off, knit, purl, increases, decreases, yarn overs

Pattern Description:

Stria is a lacy, two-color, asymmetrical rectangular scarf knit in fingering weight wool. The pattern PDF gives instructions for making either a scarf (shown in the photos) or a wider and longer shawl.

Pattern difficulty: advanced beginner

The pattern provides stitch patterns in both written form and a chart.

Approximate finished (blocked) dimensions:
Scarf: 65 inches/165 cm long by 9.75 inches/25 cm wide
Shawl: 69 inches/176 cm long by 16.25 inches/42 cm wide

The scarf sample shown in the photos was knit with Brooklyn Tweed Loft [100% wool; 275yd/251m per 50g skein]; colors: Barn Owl (MC), 2 skeins, Camper (CC), 1 skein.

Gauge:

23 sts/34 rows = 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch after blocking

Materials:

  • To make the Stria scarf, you will need 480 yds/439 m fingering weight yarn for main color (MC); 150 yds/138 m fingering weight yarn for contrast color (CC).
  • To make the Stria Shawl, you will need 1,000 yds/915 m fingering weight yarn for main color (MC); 325 yds/298 m fingering weight yarn for contrast color (CC).
  • US4/3.50mm knitting needles
  • 2 stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

700 yards of Fingering weight

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$6.00

Beginner
Knitting
Accessory
Women
Neckwear
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I am an artist and knitwear designer living in Amherst, Massachusetts. My knitting patterns are available through Craftsy, Ravelry, and Etsy. My designs have also been published by Brooklyn Tweed, ...

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