Spectra is a simple lightweight scarf featuring two fingering weight yarns. Short row shaping creates a dramatically curved edge that coils and playfully drapes. Basic intarsia technique entwines two strands of yarn, creating seamless wedges that resemble a rainbow or color wheel. You won’t want to stop knitting as the colors unfold!
Finished Measurements (after blocking): 72"/183cm along shorter garter stitch edge, 6.5"/16.5cm wide.
Yarn: Fingering weight
Shown in Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% Superwash Merino Wool, 100g/420yds) and Noro Silk Garden Sock (40% Lambswool/25% Silk/25% Nylon/10% Kid Mohair, 100g/330yds)
Color A (Tosh Merino Light) - 420 yds/384m
Color B (Silk Garden Sock) - 230 yds/210m
Needles: US 5/3.75mm straight needle
Notions: tapestry needle
Gauge: 22 sts and 44 rows = 4"/10cm in garter stitch
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