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The Hill House Scarf

from Yellow Ginger Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : The Hill House Scarf
The Hill House Scarf
The Hill House Scarf
The Hill House Scarf
The Hill House Scarf
The Hill House Scarf

Pattern Description:

The Hill House scarf was inspired by the high-back chairs designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for The Hill House, the house which he designed and furnished for the publisher Walter Blackie. It is double-knit, making it completely reversible and extra cosy.


30 stitches × 38 rows = 4" (10cm) in unblocked garter stitch.

28 stitches × 36 rows = 4" (10cm) in blocked garter stitch.

For the squares to be square when the scarf is finished, your blocked gauge needs to have a 4:6 stitches to row ratio.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 4.5" (11.5cm) wide by 45" (114cm) long


  • The pattern requires a total of 440 yards of fingering weight/4 ply yarn, 220 yards in each of two colours.
  • 2.75mm (US 2) straight or circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle

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Susan lives in Scotland with her husband and tries to fit in a day-job around her knitting and other crafting.

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