Friday, 19 September 2008

Curlewe


A really simple and quick knitted take on an old crochet favourite.... For these couple of samples I used different yarns and just to be even more confusing different needle sizes too! Judge for yourself which you think looks best.



Pink = Palette DK and 5mm 100cm circular needle

Burgundy = Patons Misty and 4mm 100com circular needle


You will need:

Yarn of your choice (finer wools look best in my opinion) a 50g ball of most types will make at least 2 scarves.
100cm Circular needle of 1mm larger than size recommended on ball band to help achieve a lacy effect.


Pattern:

Cast on as many stitches as will comfortable stretch (It's really important to only cast on as many stitches as will stretch as you are going to do some significant increasing to get a nice curl) over the length of your needles.



Row 1 - Knit
Row 3 - Increase into every stitch by knitting in the front and the back of the loop
Row 4 - Knit
Row 5 - Increase into every stitch by knitting in the front and the back of the loop
Rows 6 onwards - Knit until you have achieved your desired width of scarf (I have knitted 3 further rows on burgundy and one on pink).

Cast off all stitches and weave in ends.


Please note that this pattern is not intended to be sold or items made to be sold on unless for charitable reasons, all rights reserved to Chloe Blunn. Please send me pictures of any that you have made I'd love to see them.