Friday, September 09, 2011

The Gauzy Gathers Scarf - free pattern, and giveaway!

It is fine weather for ducks here today - earlier, it hailed so hard that the ground appeared to be covered in snow!

The weekend promises more of the same, so why not stay inside, make a nice cup of tea, and knit up this free, wonderful scarf pattern I have created? It only takes one ball of Kidsilk Haze, and makes a perfect gift.


And to celebrate the publishing of this pattern, I'm having a giveaway: Three lucky readers will receive a print out of this pattern, plus a ball of Kidsilk Haze in this gorgeous green shade (Fern) to make their own scarf! Simply leave a comment by Monday to be in the draw!

The Gauzy Gathers Scarf Pattern


1 ball of Rowan Kidsilk Haze


1 pair 3mm
1 pair 7mm


24 stitches and 18 rows to 10cm of stocking stitch using 7mm needles

Special abbreviations:

K2tog – knit two stitches together
M1 – Make one stitch


Cast on 42 st using 7mm needles

Rows 1 – 10: Knit stocking stitch for 10 rows, beginning with a knit row

Row 11: Using 3mm needles, knit 1 *k2tog*, repeat to last stitch, knit 1. There should be 22 stitches.

Rows 12 – 16: Continue in stocking stitch, changing over to 7mm needles on row 16.

Row 17: Knit1, *knit 1, M1* until last stitch, knit 1. There should be 42 stitches.

Row 18: Purl.

Repeat rows 1 – 18 fourteen times. Knit 10 more rows in stocking stitch, then cast off, weaving in ends.

That's it! Enjoy! And best of luck with the giveaway.


  1. Clever you! Love the colour...thanks for the chance to win!

  2. I love the gentle gathers, and the gorgeous green!

  3. Oh that is cute.

    Green *yummy* one of my favourite colours. How did you know?

  4. I don't knit so don't put me down for the giveaway, but I wanted to tell how much I like the scarf.

  5. what a cute scarf. Reminds me of some sort of plant...

  6. What a delicate scarf and its fragility makes me think of the plant called a fern. I do hope that I don't sound cheezy since that's what the wool is called.

  7. Such a lovely scarf and I can't believe it only took one ball to make!


  8. Love that gorgeous color! Thanks!

  9. Adorable. I'd love to win and make a someone special Christmas gift with it!

  10. Anonymous6:45 am

    Love the colour! And what a neat pattern :)

  11. Lovely- be nice to knit while I sit feeding my newborn :)

  12. Its beautiful. You are very clever and creative.

  13. Love your blog and your words Jorth. You take me with you to France, knitting world, daughter world, cooking world, sewing world! from Kristin

  14. Simply gorgeous. I'd love to win, I haven't knit anything in ages.

  15. Anonymous10:33 am

    Beautiful pattern - and the yarn is a stunning colour.

    Well done for seaming up the red dress, by the way. I find it so hard to get around to seaming things (almost as much as darning), so I have all sorts of almost-finished projects lurking around the house.

  16. thanks for sharing your pattern. i can't wait to try it.

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