Spiral Scarf

 

This simple Fairisle scarf is an ideal introduction to Fairisle knitting, because it is knitted in the round (no purling!) and it is based on a 3-stitch repeat so you never have to ‘catch’ the yarn not in use.

I used 4 shades of Kidsilk Haze but any DK in 2 shades will also work.  The Kidsilk Haze is held double and it is colourwashed. 

It is also beaded and this is fully explained.

I rate this as easy to moderate.

Yarns, Needles etc

  • 2 x 25g balls of Rowan Kidsilk Haze in White – yarn A
  • 1 x 25g ball of Rowan Kidsilk Haze in Turkish Plum (very deep blue) – yarn B
  • 1 x 25g ball of Rowan Kidsilk Haze in Midnight (deep blue) – yarn C
  • 1 x 25g ball of Rowan Kidsilk Haze in Heavenly (sky blue) – yarn D (OR you can substitute the shades and select shades that will blend as mine do but in another colour group, e.g., pinks or purples instead of blues)
  • Approx 800 beads, size 5 or 6
  • 1 x 4mm fixed cable circular needle, 40 cm long (or you can knit this magic loop on a longer needle if you prefer this way)
  • 1 stitch marker

Cost:  £6

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