Owls in the Forest Scarf

US $6.00

publisher Provenance Knits
designer Marsha White
Inspired by original mirror image cable designs

The inspiration for the Owls in the Forest Scarf design was from the Cable Factors Vol 1: Mirror Images e-book (2016) by stitch designer A Maloney.

In this stitch design, mirrored cables are framed in a trellis of mirrored cables. The pattern reminded me of owls looking out from ‘tree holes’, and the addition of beads gives them glimmering eyes.

Cabled ‘tree trunks’ form the ending scarf borders, leading up to the V-shaped cabled trellis. The scarf borders continue with ‘tree-trunks’ running up the sides, and merging in and out of the edges of the trellis cables.

In order to mirror the design for both halves of the scarf, the scarf starts with a provisional cast-on, and is knit from the middle out to the ending borders.

Sample on left shown in Shelridge Yarns Soft Touch Ultra – Moss

Pattern was professionally tech edited by Robin Melanson.

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SKU: pk-Owls in the Forest Scarf Categories: ,

Recommended yarn:
Shelridge Yarns Soft Touch Ultra – 100% merino, 3 – 50 gram skeins, 185 yds (169 m) each

Approximate finished and blocked size:
7″ wide by 55″ long; flared bottom edges 9”

Gauge swatch: in pattern stitch
34 sts / 32 rows = 4″

3.5 mm / 4 US
or size to obtain gauge.

Other items:
Cable needle
200 glass seed beads size 6/0
1 fine crochet hook: 1.25mm for adding beads
1 crochet hook: 3.5mm/E-4 US for provisional cast-on

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