Basket-weave patterns lend themselves to all kinds of variations. In this case, the block pattern is blown up in scale to make three blocks across. The scarf begins and ends with a welt pattern for border and the sides wave in and out dramatically. Makes a scrunchy, textured, cosy scarf.
12” wide by 70” long YARN Quince & Co. Osprey _ 100% american wool _ 155 m/100 g 6 skeins NEEDLES
size US 8 [5 mm] GAUGE
18 sts and 26 rows = 5” wide x 3.5″ tall in pattern stitch
Cowl is knitted flat beginning with a provisional cast on. Ends are grafted together to form loop. Stitches are picked up and knitted along each selvedge edge and joined for working the round.
39″ [99 cm] in circumference and 11″ [28 cm] deep Yarn Quince & Co. Kestrel _ 100% organic linen _ 70 m/50 g
3 skeins color A / 2 skeins color B Needles
20″ or longer circular in sizes US 10 and 10½ [6 and 6.5 mm] Gauge
16 sts and 20 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in stockinette stitch, after blocking
Shawl is worked flat from upper left tip to right edge. A single decrease at the beginning of every RS row and a double increase at the end shape the shawl into a triangle.
75″ [190 cm] wingspan and 18.5″ [47 cm] deep YARN Quince & Co. Owl _ 50% wool / 50% alpaca _ 110 m/50 g
1 skein color A + 1 skein color B + 2 color C + 2 color D
Note: All of one skein of color B was used. Consider purchasing an extra skein. NEEDLES
48″ or longer circular in size US7 [4.5 mm] GAUGE
16 sts and 34 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in garter stitch, after blocking