Fiery Foliage scarf pattern

$7.00

This generous scarf was inspired by the saturated tones of Neighborhood Fiber Company’s beautiful and bouncy DK yarn. Featuring a several variations on a simple sequence, each color fades into the next, providing visual interest on a reversible fabric. Contrasting pompons provide weight to keep the scarf in place, without the need for a pin.

50% of proceeds will go to Friends of Great Kids Farm.

Neighborhood Fiber Company has long supported a number of community projects and non-profits. Continuing in this tradition, we will donate half of the net pattern sales to Friends of Great Kids Farm, a non-profit organization “created to support and promote Baltimore City Schools’ Great Kids Farm. The Farm, occupying 33-acres of abundant fields and forest just west of the city, engages students with good food from farm to fork and prepares them to lead sustainability efforts in their communities.”

By purchasing this pattern or making your own direct donation, you are helping young people connect with local food sources and learn about food production.

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Description

Size
100 inches (254 cm) long by 11.5 inches (29 cm) wide, after blocking.

Materials
Neighborhood Fiber Company (NFC) Studio DK Gradient pack, 100% superwash merino wool, 3-ply, 720 yards total. Or, approximately 60 grams each in 5 colors of DK weight yarn. Sample shown in NFC Shades of Vermillion. Modeled by Kay Warshavsky, who is 5’6” (168 cm) tall.

Approximately 2 yards of embroidery floss or other strong decorative thread or yarn that can be tied tightly without breaking, for pompons.

Tools

  • US 8 (5 mm) knitting needles, in configuration for working flat.
  • Digital scale that will measure in grams.
  • Blocking wires and pins.
  • Tapestry needle.
  • Two pieces of stiff cardboard and 2 toilet roll tubes, or pompon tool.

Gauge
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in any pattern sequence, after blocking.

Techniques
Making pompons; German Twisted Cast-on; Yarnover Bind Off

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