The scarf is made from MadelineTosh Merino Light which we have a pretty collection of in the store. This is a a beauuuuuutiful yarn to work with. So soft! It is a one ply which makes it quite a unique fingering weight yarn, very delicate and subtle and so perfect for shawls and scarves.
See pattern after the jump
Materials: 2 colours Madeline Tosh Merino Light 420 yds, 384 m each
pictured in Clover (main colour) and Sequoia (contrast colour). I had much left over of Sequoia, probably enough to make another scarf with it as the contrast colour again.
3.5mm circular needle 80cm
2 stitch markers
Gauge: 25 sts/ 10 cm (4 inches) in stocking stitch
Finished Dimensions: 122cm (48 inches) long, and 58cm (23 inches) deep
Pattern Notes: This scarf is made beginning at the neck edge and working towards the border. 4 increases every other row makes the triangular shape, two surrounding the mid point and one on each selvedge edge. There is a garter stitch border of 2 stitches along the selvedge and a wide garter stitch finale border.
Abbreviations: pm=place marker, Sl1=slip one, M1L=make one left, M1R= make one right, sm=slip marker, wyib=with yarn in back.
With contrast colour CO 5 sts
Row 1: Sl1, K1, pm, P1, pm, K2 (markers are added on this row around the mid stitch)
Row 2: Sl1, K1, M1L, sm, K1, sm, M1R, K2
Row 3: Sl1, K1, P3 (slipping markers), K2
Row 4: Sl1, K1, M1L, K to m, M1R, sm, K1, sm, M1L, K to last 2 M1R, K2
Row 5: Sl1, K1, P to last 2 sts (slipping markers) K2
repeat these rows once more (15sts) and change to main colour.
Repeat rows 4 and 5 with main colour
Repeat rows 4 and 5 with contrast colour
continue in this manner changing colours every 2 rows till scarf measures 48cm (19 inches) or desired length from CO, ending with main colour row.
Border is in garter stitch
Row 1: Sl1, K1, M1L, K to m, M1R, sm, Sl1 wyib, sm, M1L, K to last 2 sts, M1R, K2
Row 2: Sl1, K to m, sm, P1, sm, K to end
Repeat these 2 rows till border is 8cm (3.25 inches) or desired length.
BO loosely (use a crochet bind off or a larger needle)