An update on a classic, Alia by Laura Reinbach blends a Seaman’s deep ribbed borders, a bit of soft openwork + decreases, and squishy garter stitch. This scarf is worked from either end in Forge and grafted together in the middle.
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Type: Printed Pattern (8.5" x 5.5" booklet) with Digital Download
Designer: Laura Reinbach
Skill Level: 3 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Forge (70% U.S. Merino / 30% U.S. Corriedale; 235 yds [214 m]; 3.5 oz. [100g]): cabernet (deep purple), 3 skeins.
One Size: 9” (23 cm) wide; 73” (185.5 cm) long.
Size A (for scarf): US 8 (5 mm) straight or circular needles.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Tapestry needle; waste yarn or stitch holder.
18 sts and 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) in garter st on Size A needles, after blocking.
Increasing; decreasing; grafting with Kitchener stitch.
About the Designer
Laura Reinbach is a native Floridian who now resides in a small town in Maine with her husband and four boys. Although she may complain of the cold from time to time, she is very grateful to wear her knitted items most of the year. She really enjoys this creative outlet that designing provides. Follow her on Instagram @laura.reinbach.knits, and at www.laurareinbach.com.