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This cozy, oversized infinity scarf is as wonderful to wear as it is to knit! It's the perfect knitting project that is just a little involved, but not so much so that you can't enjoy a good movie while knitting it.
The pattern stitch is a nicely textured stitch with wavy blocks of Garter st alternating with subtle open lace. Both sides of the pattern look similar, making it work well with the Mobius twist of the scarf.
Once you get the hang of the pattern stitch, you'll be knitting along quickly. The size 13 needles with the bulky merino wool blend yarn produce a slightly looser gauge that ensures a soft, cuddly result.
Wear it scrunched around your neck in many different ways. Pull it over your shoulders with the twist in front for shoulder-warming action, or pull it over your head like an extended hood. You'll find it to be a very chic and versatile accessory!
See comments from the original Blog Post on this cardigan.
Finished Knit Measurements: Approximately 37" [94 cm] around (after scarf is seamed with Mobius twist) x 22 ¼" [56.5 cm] high.
Yarn Used: GGH Aspen (50% Merino Wool/50% Acrylic); 1.75 oz./50 g [62 yds/57 m] per ball): 7 balls in Kiwi #26.
Pattern Gauge: One rep of Lace St patt: approx 15 sts = 5 ½" [14 cm] and 12 rows = 3 ¼" [8.5 cm] in Lace St.
Yarn Label Gauge and Information: A bulky weight yarn with a gauge of 10 stitches = 4" on US size 10 3/4 to 11 needles..
Total Yardage Required: 434 yds [399 m].
Some suggested yarn substitutes to try:
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Knitting Needles Used: Size 13 [9 mm]: 1 - 24" long (or longer) circular needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE (there are too many stitches to comfortably knit on straight needles).
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