Faraway Seashore


Faraway Seashore

A light and frothy scarf knit in alternating sections of Stocking and Reverse Stocking Stitch......inspired by the waves while on vacation at the English seaside.

Scarf size: 
approximately 200cm/80in in length, the "body" is approx 30cm/6inches wide (lightly stretched) and the Kidsilk Haze ruffled edge is 8cm/1.75inches

Gauge: 15 sts to 10 cm

Needles:  4.5mm, 100cm circular needle, or the size you need to achieve gauge

Yarns:
Yarn A: Rowan Finest, 2 balls shade Cool (067)
Yarn B: Rowan Kidsilk Haze Stripe, shade Frost (203) (I used a half a ball leftover from stash)


Using Yarn A, CO 300 sts

Although there is no right or wrong side on this scarf...it is important that you identify the "right" side to make sense of the stocking stitch and reverse stocking stitch sections.

Stocking Stitch (SS) - the all knit side is the right side
Reverse Stocking Stitch (RSS) - the all purl side is the right side

Section 1, SS: 3 rows Yarn A, 2 rows yarn B, 1 row Yarn A
Section 2, RSS: 2 rows yarn A, 2 rows yarn B, 2 rows yarn A
Section 3, SS: 3 rows yarn A, 3 rows yarn B, 1 row yarn A
Section 4, RSS:  3 rows yarn A, 2 rows yarn B, 2 rows yarn A
Section 5, SS:  4 rows yarn A, 3 rows yarn B, 1 row yarn A
Section 6, RSS:  3 rows yarn A, 3 rows yarn B, 2 rows yarn A
Section 7, SS:  3 rows yarn A, 2 rows yarn B, 2 rows yarn A
Section 8, RSS: 3 rows yarn A, 3 rows yarn B, 2 rows yarn A
Section 9, SS:  1 row yarn A (this is where I ran out of Yarn A)

Ruffle edge: Change to yarn B - knit into the front and back of each stitch (600 stitches)

Knit 10 rows stocking stitch (or as many rows as you can as long as you have yarn....reserving enough to cast off!)

Cast off and enjoy!





I used every bit of Rowan Finest yarn…..your gauge may mean you will get more or less rows…..but this scarf is easy to adjust.

I only had a half of a ball of Kidsilk Haze Stripe...perhaps you have some in your stash? If you have a full ball, consider using 4 balls of Rowan Finest and making a wider scarf. 

Just Work Sections 1 - 8 twice…then Section 9, and knit with the Kidsilk Haze Stripe for as long as you can! 




Links:

When Only the Finest Will Do, more about the Rowan Finest yarn used in this scarf!

While this scarf was inspired by the English sea side....I finished it here in Ontario, and took photos down on the beach of our local seaside....Lake Ontario.  For more photos visit my "Faraway, a seaside scarf" blog post.

Rowan Finest Shades

Rowan Kidsilk Haze Stripe Shades
By the way, did you hear that there are 6 new shades of Kidsilk Haze Stripe coming out - more subtle, more tonal....shades chosen by Kim Hargreaves!


If you knit your own Faraway scarf, please let me know! I'd love to see your version!

Anne




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Comments

  1. I would love to try making this it looks beautiful. Sarah x

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  2. I love that scarf, Anne. Thanks for the pattern. Are you going to put it on Ravelry?

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