This listing is for a knitting pattern to make the scarf shown, it is not a finished item.
The Greengage is a long scarf with a traveling slip stitch pattern. It has a garter stitch edge which curves in and out following the lines of the pattern. The pattern has both charted and line by line instructions so you can choose whichever you prefer.
This pattern is suitable for the intermediate to advanced knitter.
The pattern contains slipped stitches, two stitch cables and stitches which change from knit to purl and purl to knit as they are being cabled. Wrong side rows consist of knit, purl and slipped stitches. The stitch count changes throughout the piece as the edge follows the line of cables.
Finished Dimensions: 18 x 180 cm / 7 x 72 inches (or desired length)
Yarn: Approx. 360 m / 392 yds of an aran or worsted weight yarn. (for size stated) The sample in the picture was knitted with Louisa Harding Thistle, a merino/alpaca mix yarn and it took 4 balls.
Tension/Gauge: 22sts to 10 cm/4 inches after blocking. Gauge is not crucial but your scarf may be a different size and take more or less yarn.
Needles: 4.5mm / US7 needles or size to get you the required gauge.
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