Simple knitting doesn’t have to be boring. Callakillie makes use of meditative linen stitch to create graduated colour changes and a supple, non-curling fabric. Worked in the round and then steeked (forming a hassle-free fringe), it’s a perfect mindless project as well as a perfect classic addition to your wardrobe.
Callakillie is available in two sizes, the short size will wrap once round your neck and the long two or even three times round for extra winter warmth.
Sizes: Short (Long)
Finished length: 180 (253.5) cm / 72 (101.25) in
Finished width: 18.5 (18.5) cm / 7.25 (7.25) in
The short sample is made using:
Ginger’s Hand Dyed Sheepish Aran, 100% Bluefaced Leicester, 166 m / 182 yds per 100g skein.
MC: Grumpy Bear (dark grey blue), 1 Skein
CC: Band of Gold OOAK (mustard), 1 Skein
The long sample is made using:
Studio Donegal, Donegal Aran Tweed, 100% wool, 80 m / 87 yds per 50g ball
MC: 4814 Plum, 3 balls
CC: 4742 Light Grey, 3 balls
You will need an Aran weight yarn in two colours – the scarf is versatile and can be made in anything from the sturdiest yarns to something soft and drapey.
MC: 165 (230) m / 180 (250) yds aran weight yarn.
CC: 165 (230) m / 180 (250) yds aran weight yarn.
12 sts and 33 rows = 10 cm / 4 in in Linen stitch
9 mm / US13 circular needles
6 mm / US10 circular needles
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