PDF Knitting Pattern: Europos Scarf, wavy fashion scarf based on historical knitting fragments
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Knit a piece of textile history!
The pattern for this scarf is based on Barbara Walker’s interpretation of the Dura-Europos “knitting” fragment.
The scarf is reversible and knits up quickly because of its shape. It’s really like knitting only half a scarf!
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 72 in (183 cm) long, 5.5 in (14 cm) across widest part of scarf
YARN: DK weight version: Rowan RYC Cashsoft DK (57% merino, 33% microfiber, 10% cashmere; 142 yds/130 m per 50g skein); color 525, Kingfisher; 3 skeins
Worsted weight version (not shown): Crystal Palace Yarns Mochi Plus (80% merino, 20% nylon; 95 yds/87 m per 50g skein); color 551; 3 skeins
If substituting, you will need approximately 300 yards (275 m) of DK weight yarn or 220 yards (201 m) of worsted weight yarn.
NEEDLES: DK weight: US #6 [4.0 mm]. Worsted weight: US #8 [5.0 mm]
NOTIONS: Stitch marker, yarn needle
GAUGE: DK weight: 30 sts/28 rows = 4 inches/10cm on size US #6 [4.0 mm] needles in k1, p1 rib (slightly stretched).Worsted weight: 26 sts/24 rows = 4 inches/10cm on size US #8 [5.0 mm] needles in k1, p1 rib (slightly stretched).
SKILLS NEEDED: Basic increases and decreases; pattern includes instructions for an advanced increase. Links to tutorials for these skills can be found at http://trionadesigns.com/pattern-support/.