It’s a scarf, it’s a cowl, it’s Bracken by Irina Anikeeva. Starting from a central provisional cast on, this convertible scarf is constructed in the round with perfect symmetry. Find three buttons to complement the geometric motif on each end.
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Type: Digital Download
Designer: Irina Anikeeva
Skill Level: 3 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Weld (70% US Merino / 30% US Corriedale; 200 yds [183 m]; 1.76 oz. [50g]): MC jam (purple), 4 skeins; CC aspen (natural white), 1 skein.
One size: 14” (35 cm) circumference, 70” (175 cm) length.
Size A (stockinette portions of scarf body): US 4 [3.5 mm]: double-pointed needles (DPNs)
Size B (ribbing): US 3 [3.25 mm]: double-pointed needles (DPNs)
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Stitch markers; locking stitch marker; waste yarn; tapestry needle; 3 buttons 3⁄4” (18 mm) in diameter; sewing needle and thread; crochet hook (optional, for provisional cast on).
25 sts and 32 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st on Size A needles.
25 sts and 30 rows = 4” (10 cm) over colorwork on Size A needles.
Stranded knitting; circular knitting; provisional cast on; three-needle bind off; tubular bind off (optional)
About the Designer
Irina Anikeeva lives and designs knitwear in Southern California. Her designs have been featured in Interweave Knits, knit.wear, Wool Studio, Vogue Knitting, and Wool People. Find all her designs on Ravelry. Follow her on Instagram @irmiandesign.