Shoreline Ripples Scarf

Winter flora was the inspiration for this piece – think snow drops, hellebores and blue bells. Here, they are coupled with a leaf motif edge and brought together using a gorgeous alpaca, merino and cotton mix to make the Shoreline Ripples Scarf a perfectly delicate piece for the holidays.

Skill Level: Advanced

Size: Width = 10” [26.5 cm]; Length = 70” [178 cm]

Gauge: 24 sts and 36 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn:

Lace Weight Yarn Holst Garn Titicaca (100% pure thin alpaca; 437 yards [400 meters]/50 grams): #TI08 Jade (2 balls)

Lace Weight Yarn Holst Garn Coast (55% merino lambswool, 45% cotton; 382 yards [349 meters]/50 grams): #CO15 Jade (2 balls)
Needles: US size 3 (3.0 mm) straight needles, plus extra needles for 3-needle bind off.
Notions: Waste yarn, spare needle for holding live stitches, tapestry needle

Special Stitches

sl2k-wise- k1-p2sso: Slip 2 stitches knit-wise, knit 1 stitch, pass the 2 slipped stitches over the previously knitted stitch.

Pattern Notes

The pattern is worked using 1 strand of each yarn held together.
The Pattern is worked in 2 halves and joined using a 3 needle bind off.

Pattern

CO 65 sts. Purl 1 row.
Row 1 (RS): P2, (k1,yo) twice, k1, p2, *k3, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo; repeat from * to last 10 sts, k3, p2, (k1, yo) twice, k1, p2.
Row 2: K2, p5, k2, p to last 5 sts, k2, p5, k2.
Row 3: P2, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p2, *k3, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo; repeat from * to last 12 sts, k3, p2, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p2.
Row 4: P2, k7, p2, p to last 11 sts, p2, k7, p2.
Row 5: P2, ssk, k1, (yo, k1) twice, k2tog, p2, *k3, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo; repeat from * to last 14 sts, k3, p2, ssk, k1, (yo, k1) twice, k2tog, p2.
Row 6: Repeat Row 4.
Row 7: P2, ssk, k3, k2tog, p2, *yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k3; repeat from * to last 14 sts, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, p2, ssk, k3, k2tog, p2.
Row 8: Repeat Row 2.
Row 9: P2, ssk, k1, k2tog, p2, *yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k3; repeat from * to last 12 sts, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, p2, ssk, k1, k2tog, p2.
Row 10: K2, p3, k2, p to last 7 sts, k2, p3, k2.
Row 11: P2, yo, sl2k-wise- k1-p2sso, yo, p2, *yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k3; repeat from * to last 10 sts, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, p2, yo, sl2k-wise- k1-p2sso, yo, p2.
Row 12: Repeat Row 10.
Repeat the last 12 Rows 24 times more.  Place work on waste yarn or spare needle ready for grafting.
Work another piece to match the first half.
Join the 2 halves using a 3 needle bind off.

Finishing

Weave in ends, soak and gently block to measurements. yarn ball

 

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