Churchmouse - Pressed Rib Cap & Muffler
This muffler is a simply K2/P2 ribbing. What,makes this scarf so special is the finishing. The ribbing is pressed flat which gives the fabric a soft, elegant hand.Add a companion watch-cap with a nice 4-part decrease that’s a little more finished, a little more refined.
YARN: 2 skeins main color, 1 skein contrast color of Berroco Ultra Alpaca (215 yds/198m each).
Or approx. 500 yds/457m of an equivalent all-natural (not heat sensitive) yarn for muffler; 130 yds/119m for cap.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS: Cap: US 6 (4mm) 16"/40cm circular and double-points, or size to get gauge. Muffler: US 6 (4mm), or size to get gauge. Blocking wires.
GAUGE: Approx. 30 sts = 4"/10cm in K2/P2 ribbing, not stretched. Approx. 22 sts = 4"/10cm when pressed.
FINISHED SIZE: Cap: Approx. 16"/40cm around, not stretched. To fit 19-21"/48-53cm head. Muffler: Approx. 10"/25cm x 58"/147cm after pressing.