There is something fundamental about zig-zag designs. They are all around us – in the folded layers of rock as you drive through a mountain pass, or in the twill structure of a woven blanket. Zig-zags are dynamic patterns, symbols of change and energy.
The Lamberhurst Scarf embodies this dynamism and captures the energy of this timeless design. The pattern includes instructions for three different versions to give a range of options for the perfect man’s winter scarf. All the scarves are worked in soft wool yarns and are completely reversible.
Please see below for more information about this pattern.
Knitting Techniques Required:
Basic knitting such as knitting, purling, casting on and binding off.
Pattern is graded as "Intermediate" as it has a long pattern sequence.
Version #1 / Short draping scarf:
23cm/9 ins wide x 130cm/51 ins long
Version #2 / Long slim scarf:
19cm/7.5 ins wide x 173cm/68 ins long
Version #3 / Winter weight scarf in Wide (XL) sizes:
23 (25)cm/9 (10) ins wide x 180cm/71 ins long
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Materials for Versions 1 & 2:
YARN for v1 (v2): Willow & Lark Ramble DK yarn, 100% merino,
120m/131 yds: 50gm ball, in Col: #105 Thunder Grey x 4* (5) balls.
Actual amount used in samples as shown:
Version #1: 198gm/7 oz = 474m/518 yds
Version #2: 210gm/7.5 oz = 499m/546 yds
* Note: Version 1 used almost all of the 4 balls of yarn specified. Please purchase or hold an extra ball to ensure you have enough yarn to complete your project.
NEEDLES: Size 4.0mm/US #6 needles, length 25cm/10 ins
GAUGE: 23 sts & 35 rows:10cm/4 ins in Chevron pattern using 4.0mm/US #6 needles
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Materials for Version 3 – Wide (XL) sizes:
YARN: Quince & Co Chickadee Organic Heather Sportsweight yarn,
with yarn held double throughout, 100% organic wool,
150m/164 yds: 50gm ball, in Col: #163 Kyanite (Dark Denim) x 7* (8) balls
Actual amount used in XL sample as shown:
Version 3 / XL size: 382gm/13.5 oz = 1,146m/1,253 yds
* Note: The smaller size used almost all of the 7 balls of yarn specified. Please purchase or hold an extra ball to ensure you have enough yarn to complete your project.
NEEDLES: Size 5.5 mm/US #9 needles, length 30cm/12 ins
GAUGE: 18 sts & 28 rows:10cm/4 ins in Chevron Pattern using two ends of a Sportweight yarn held together and 5.5mm/US #9 needles
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Row counter, markers, tapestry needle for finishing ends, rustless pins.
The pattern includes stitch charts and full line-by-line instructions and is available for immediate download.
Payments can be made by credit card, debit card, or PayPal. You will then receive a confirmation of your transaction together with the download link by e-mail.
The pdf file can be printed out or viewed on a computer, tablet or mobile device. Please let me know if you have any difficulties in downloading or opening the file.
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© Moira Ravenscroft, 2015