Friday, April 18, 2014

Millie Infinity Scarf: A New Pattern from Brownie Knits!

A few weeks back I blogged about my obsession with infinity and silk scarves. Well, of course, that meant I needed some knitted ones for spring! Over the last few months, while I dreamed of spring, I have been working up a new pattern and today it is now available for purchase! Please meet Millie...

I had to get Kiki in on some of the photos...

...she wasn't into it! Check out that look in her eye.

The pattern is available for $2.99 in Ravelry, Craftsy, and Etsy.

Millie is a lightweight infinity scarf for spring and summer or for a warmer winter climate. Wear it with a jacket or as an accessory to your outfit. Millie is reversible and can be worn in a variety of styles, including around the neck (singled or doubled) or looped. Knitting a Millie Infinity Scarf is such fun because you can select a painted, variegated, or solid sock yarn, and because it is knit on larger-than normal needles for sock weight, the scarf works up quickly. The pattern is an easy one to remember and you fall into a knitting rhythm as you work in the round.

Level: Intermediate
50 inch circumference unblocked
60 inch circumference blocked

400 yards (366 meters) of sock weight yarn
Painted sample knit out of Three Irish Girls Adorn Sock in color Octopus’ Garden (430 yards/394 meters; 80% merino, 20% nylon); this colorway is sold exclusively at A Good Yarn in Sarasota, Florida 

Solid sample knit out of Yarn Love Juliet in color Sugared Grapefruit (420 yards/384 meters; 80%
merino, 20% nylon)

Other good yarn options: Knit Picks Hawthorne and Shibui Knits Sock

US 5 (3.75mm) 32-inch circular
or size needed to get gauge

Row counter (optional)
Stitch marker
Tape measure
Tapestry needle
Yarn scale or food scale (useful, but not required)

5 sts / 8 rounds over Spiral stitch in pattern = 1 inch

Not a knitter but want a Millie? Send us a convo in Etsy and we can custom-make one for you! 

Want a warmer winter version? Check out the Brownie Knits Tressie Cowl pattern!

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