This Robin Hood’s Bay Scarf was designed following a visit to my LYS (local yarn shop). As soon as I walked into the shop the skein of yarn caught my eye. Try as I might, I just couldn’t walk away from it! The colour, the softness of the yarn just called to me.
This is the same as how I feel about Robin Hood’s Bay, which is why I named the set after this beautiful part of Yorkshire. I am drawn to the place, again and again. The pattern reflects the pull of the sea in the dramatic colour, the plains of the North York Moors in the sections of stocking stitch as well as the dramatic cliff edges in the lace.
The lightweight wool means it has an interesting drape. It is loose, light and airy which is perfect for the transition the weather of spring brings. There is a matching hat in a beret/tam style for a little boho chic.
The skein was West Yorkshire Spinners Exquisite (80% Falkland wool, 20% mulberry silk) in colourway Savoy 371. Both the hat and the scarf can be made from one skein. Why did I called it rivieting? I suppose the alliteration appeals to me but also because it was one of those projects where I just had to knit one more row …..
The hat can be found here
Thank you to my tech editor – Tabatha Thomas Studio
I used a skein of West Yorkshire Spinners (WYS) Exquisite (80% Falkland wool, 20% mulberry silk) in colourway Savoy 371. You could easily knit the beret and the scarf from the same skein of yarn. The yarn itself has a beautiful but gentle sheen, from the silk content and is buttery soft.add to cart show cart
Riveting Robin Hood’s Bay Scarf Pattern Information
|Published in||Emma Sadler’s Ravelry Store|
|Category||Accessories – Scarf|
|Suggested Yarn||West Yorkshire Spinners Exquisite Lace|
|Yarn Weight||Lace / 2 ply|
|Gauge/Tension||36 stitches and 28 rows = 10 cm n Stocking Stitch|
|Needle Size||US 4 – 3.5 mm|
|Yardage||350 – 450 yards (320 – 411 m)|
|Sizes Available||To fit sizes: 2-4 years (4-8 years, 8 years to Woman’s Small, Woman’s Medium, Woman’s Large, Man’s Small, Man’s Medium, Man’s Large) Finished foot circumference: 5 ½, (6 ½, 7 ½, 8, 8 ½, 9, 9 ½, 10)” 14, (16.5, 19,20.5, 21.5, 23, 24, 25.5) cm|
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As always, when I’m knitting for the knitworthy members of my family or dear friends, I consider how they’re going to wear it, wash it, the colours they love and what styles they wear.
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