This infinity scarf or cowl in three sizes (S/M/L) features the stout ribbing and horizontal knit/purl motifs of a classic gansey sweater with a bit of a twist—the hem rib will flare into a short flirty ruffle. Easy-to-work motifs make this piece a good traveler or a great beginner project.
Shown here in Ghillie Sock, color Natural Cream
Modern Deco Lace, Better Breakfast Fingering, Stone Soup Fingering, Shetlandia Fingering, Jacob Fingering, or any springy fingering yarn which has approximately 425 yards per 4 ounces. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and drape.
24(54, 63) inches in circumference and 8(9, 10) inches in depth
300(600, 850) yards
24 sts and 34 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on smaller needles, knit flat (unblocked)Needles:
size 4US (3.5 mm) or size to obtain correct gauge
size 5US (3.75 mm) for hem ruffle (or .25 mm bigger than gauge needle)