It is interesting to see the scarf grow with the changing stitch patterns and colourway combinations. I like the simplicity of it, how meditative it is while still very functional and classic.

Explore the collusion of texture and colour with this delectably easy stitch sampler scarf. Kresla, from designer Pauliina Karru, uses garter, seed, and moss stitch, paired with two strands of colour, for an explosion of gorgeous, addictive-to-knit fabric.

Photo by Josh Yong.

Photo by Josh Yong.

The scarf is knit flat with an I-cord on both edges and is knit using two strands of yarn held together. The MC is carried throughout the pattern and is combined with a different colour from the mini-skeins to create a gradient effect.

SKILL LEVEL
Easy

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
8 ½” / 21.5 cm wide x 67″ / 170 cm long

YARN
1 skein of SweetGeorgia Yarns Tough Love Sock in Stealth Mode (MC) (425 yd / 388 m per 4 oz / 115 g skein; 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon)
1 set of Party of Five Gradient Mini-Skeins in Voyage (Colours A to E) (total of 525 yd / 480 m; 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon)

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
Size 9 US / 5.5 mm needle.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Yarn needle

GAUGE
16 sts and 24 rows = 4″ / 10 cm in pattern, yarn held doubled, after blocking.
17 sts and 24 rows = 4″ / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch, yarn held doubled, after blocking.

Photo by Josh Yong.

You can find Kresla, either as an individual pattern or as part of our Fall with SweetGeorgia, Vol. 3 eBook, on our website HERE and on Ravelry. Be sure to show your support to Pauliina by checking out her other beautiful work. As always, share your finished projects on social media with the hashtags #sweetgeorgiayarns and #fallwithsweetgeorgia!

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