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Ajiro Scarf-Using Double Knitting skills

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Adventures in Double-Knitting taught by Alasdair Post-Quinn

Journey into exciting knitting territory with Alasdair Post-Quinn. He'll guide you through the basics of double-knitting and lead you all the way up to his more adventurous techniques.

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Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Yarn Weight Light Fingering (3 ply)
Sizing Men
Style Casual, Mod
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What needles did you use? US 3 / 3.0 mm / UK 11

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What materials did you use? Henry's Attic Prime Alpaca yarn & and turned the Ajiro Scarf from "Vintage Modern Knits" into a double knit scarf using skills learned in this class

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I made this as a Christmas gift for my son-in-law. He lives in the mountains in CO and is constantly shoveling snow! This double knit from alpaca will definitely keep him warm.

02/28/2014 Flag

Gorgeous work!

03/04/2014 Flag

Thanks for the compliment!

03/07/2014 Flag

well, thats what I call a scarf with a personality! well done!!!!

03/13/2014 Flag

I also love the combo

03/13/2014 Flag

Did you find alpaca a bit scratchy to be worn around the neck? What other fibers would you recommend that. Could be used instead? Not wool nor acrylic...

04/14/2015 Flag

I don't have sensitivity to most any animal fiber so I can't really answer that. I find alpaca to be great. As for other fibers, I would use anything you usually find comfortable for scarves. The only caveat I would give is to be careful about the weight. My experience is that double knit tends to stretch over time so fibers like cotton that are already stretchy might not be a good choice. I hope that helps.

04/14/2015 Flag