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Yabane Scarf

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Yabane Scarf
Yabane Scarf
Yabane Scarf
Yabane Scarf
Yabane Scarf
Yabane Scarf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting
  • Purling
  • Crochet Chain Cast On (instructions provided)
  • Picking up stitches

Pattern Description:

矢羽 ya (arrow) hane->bane (feather) (jap.) - "fletchings, feathers of the arrow"

Shaping of this scarf is inspired by the feathers of Hamaya - a "demon-breaking arrow", a decorative arrow sold at shrines at New Year's to ward off misfortune and to attract good luck. Pleated look of the scarf is actually based on Miura-ori style of origami that folds into a neat compact shape and opens into multi-dimensional textured accessory.


18 sts and 30 rows in 4"/10cm over St st swatch on smaller needle

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Width 7"
  • Length 55.5 (68)" (blocked)


  • HiKoo "Simpliworsted" by Skacel (55% Merino Superwash, 28% Acrylic, 17% Nylon; 140yds/100g): 2 (3) skeins in Gold Crest #57
  • OR 280 (420) yds of any other worsted weight wool

You Will Also Need:

  • US 6 (4mm) circular needle, 36" or longer
  • US 8 (5mm) circular needle, 36" or longer
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • Crochet hook size F (3.75mm)

Suggested yarn:

280 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

HiKoo "Simpliworsted" by Skacel


Gold Crest / #57
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Innovative knitwear designs by Olga Buraya-Kefelian

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