Featuring diagonal bands of mosaic colourwork between Latvian braids, interspersed with bands of garter stitch, this scarf is inspired by Cosmatesque mosaics decorating the columns in the cloisters of the basilica of San Giovanni Laterano in Rome.
The Border Mill North Coast 4ply
100% Shetland wool, c. 360m/394yd per 100g)
1x 100g + 2 x 25g Dunrobin (A)
2 x 25g Rowanberry (B)
2 x 25g Loch Maree (C) (Note: Smoo Cave stated in pattern is an error)
2 x 25g Gorse (D)
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
3.25mm/US 3 preferred needle for medium width flat knitting.
Tapestry needle for finishing.
38 sts and 52 rows to 10cm/4in, after wetblocking, across garter stitch. 38 sts and 66 rows to 10cm/4in, across mosaic colourwork.
One size: length 183cm/72in, width 20cm/8in.
Worked diagonally, the pattern uses Latvian braids and mosaic (slipped-stitch) colourwork which is fully charted with written instructions requiring no prior knowledge.