Diagonally knit scarf with a self icord trim. The tweed look is formed by slipping stitches and alternating rows of color. It’s a very simple technique that produces a great look. Triangle shape.
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- • Casting On
- • Knitting, knitting through the back loop
- • Slipping stitches, yarn overs
- • Binding off
- • Videos are provided at olioknits.com for basic techniques
- •Sock Yarn is used. For the Main Color I used Sweet Georgia’s Tough Love Sock, Blackberry 80% Superwash Wool, 20% Nylon 4oz. 425 yds. 2 skeins ( you will use 1 full skein and about 100 yds of the next skein for the main color)Contrast Color 1: Malabrigo Sock , Persia 440 yds. 3.5 oz. 1 skein Contrast Color 2: Malabrigo Sock, Turner 440 yds. 3.5 oz. 1 skein ( I used about 200 yds of each contrast color)
- •Tape measure
- •Tapestry Needle
- •Needles - # 6 needle circular needle 32-40” to accommodate all of the stitches.
Please remember that after knitting up your swatch, your needle size may change.
Gauge- 6 stitches = 1” or 20 sts. = 4” in Stockinette Stitch using a #6 needle
Measurements 55” x 34” Your exact size may vary.