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Resist Felting Scarf Knitting PatternDesigned by Barbara Breiter
Felted: Approximately 5½" wide x 68" long Gauge:
2.75 sts=1" in Seed Stitch Materials:
Size 15 US (10 mm) straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Labrador by Crystal Palace Yarns
100% Australian soft wool
82 meters/90 yards
100 grams/3.5 ounces
2 balls Color #7276 Blossom See this listing for a shop near you. Instructions CO 19 sts.
Work in Seed Stitch as follows:
*k1, p1; rep from *, end k1
Repeat this row until you have approximately one yard left.
Finishing Weave in ends.
Gather a section of the scarf together. Wrap it tightly with twine, a yarn that won't felt, or rubber bands. Be sure all of the section is covered completely. You may wrap the sections straight across or at an angle. Choose the intervals and the width of each wrapped section; remember, these sections will not felt. Felt
To felt, throw it in the washing machine with a pair of jeans or old canvas tennis shoes. Do not use towels as the lint can embed in the project. If you have a zippered lingerie bag, place it in the bag. Use hot water and a small amount of detergent. Check after 3 minutes and continue the wash cycle if needed, checking every 2 minutes. When felted, rinse in cool water, shape, and dry flat. ©Barbara Breiter. This design may not be reproduced in any manner without the expressed written consent of the author. See Abbreviations and the Glossary for help.
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