Zebra Crossing Scarf by Xandy Peters

Zebra Crossing Scarf

October 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
750 - 800 yards (686 - 732 m)
9.5" (24 cm) x 74" (188 cm) rhombus shape.
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This pattern is also available as part of the Shifty Chevron Collection

Knit on the bias, this bold striped pattern showcases the interplay of a solid color against a shifting ground. In these colors, the scarf reminds me of a busy city highway under construction. The stripes, chevrons, and short rows come together to create a geometric pattern free of any strands on the reverse side, good enough to wear inside out.

This project has 2 sets of instructions with different advantages:
Knit/Purl – the edges are neater when the pattern is worked with some purl rows. In this version, the yarns travel up opposite sides of the work and do not need to break.
All Knit – in this option, long loops are formed from carrying Color B up the side of the work or Color B breaks after each stripe and ends are woven in as you go. There is no purling in this version, but it is not as neat looking.
Sample is worked using knit/purl instructions.

Find helpful video tutorials at http://ow.ly/ZmQz30fB9mA

Finished Size: 9.5” (24 cm) x 74” (188 cm) rhombus shape.
Yarn: Color A - Knitwhits Freia Handpaints Semi-Solid Shawl Ball, 430 yards (393 meters) per 100g skein (100% US cruelty-free merino). Shown in colorway Tobiko.
Color B - Knitwhits Freia Handpaints Flux Shawl Ball, 430 yards (393 meters) per 100g skein (100% US cruelty-free merino). Shown in colorway Punk Rock.
Needles: #6 (4 mm) 24” (60 cm) circular needles for Knit/Purl version, #6 (4 mm) for All Knit version, or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 22 stitches and 40 rows= 4 x 4” (10 x 10 cm) square in garter stitch after blocking.
Materials: Yarn needle, pins, steamer, blocking wires, blocking surface.