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  • This is a PDF knitting pattern

    This long scarf is super easy to knit in garter stitch with stockinette stitch stripes. Choose a color fade for your main color and lots of color pops for the accent stripes. The sample uses 5 colors from light to dark with a variety of mini skeins and leftover bits of wool, mohair, angora, and cotton for the thin stripes.

    Play with color and make it your own!

  • Size
    One Size. Length is customizable

    Finished Measurements
    8” / 20cm at the beginning,
    16” / 41cm wide at the end,
    112” / 285cm long. Measurements taken after blocking.

    Fingering weight

    MC - approximately 1000yds / 914m total
    MC1 - 230yds / 210m
    MC2 - 290yds / 265m
    MC3 - 270yds / 247m
    MC4 - 160yds / 146m
    MC5 - 50yds / 46m

    Three 100g skeins of fingering weight yarn is enough to fade from light to dark for the MC, but you can use as many colors as you like for the MC fade. The sample used 5 MC neutrals fading from light to dark.

    CC stripes - approximately 220yds / 201m total
    Each 2-row or 4-row CC stripe uses a small amount of yarn.

    US 4 / 3.5mm straight or circular

    Tapestry needle

    22 sts & 40 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch

    Color Notes: Fade through your MC whenever you like while adding CC stripes randomly throughout the pattern. To get a color fade, start with your first MC until you are ready to stripe it with your second MC. Work 2 row stripes to fade your MC’s together until you want to work the next MC on its own.

    The sample scarf faded through 5 MC’s like this…

    SECTIONS 1-3

    SECTIONS 4-6
    MC1 striped with MC2 working 2 rows with each color.

    SECTIONS 7 & 8

    SECTIONS 9 & 10
    MC2 striped with MC3 working 2 rows with each color.

    SECTIONS 11 & 12

    SECTION 13
    MC3 striped with MC4 working 2 rows with each color.

    Continue repeating the last 4 rows of SECTION 13 using MC4 and then fade into the last MC5 shade until the scarf is the length you want.

  • Hedgehog Fibres Sock Yarn
    MC1 - Bramble
    MC2 - Poppy
    MC3 - Artifact

    Spincycle Yarns Dyed in the Wool
    MC4 - Stay Ready

    Woolfolk Sno
    MC5 - 5 + 17, Dark Gray + Brown

    The contrast colors are a variety of fingering weight wool, mohair, cotton, and angora yarns including…
    Undercover Otter’s Toxie color
    Hedgehog Fibres Highlighter, Kid You Not, Harajuku, Glacier, Fly, Pollen, Ink, Ferrum, & Jelly colors
    Madelinetosh Neon Peach color

    Mix your bases and yarn types for an eclectic textural mix of yarns.