Short Description: Ami-Ami 網編み (jap.) - knit(ted) net. Originally inspired by paper kirigami created for the Japanese summer holiday Tanabata, this fun geometric mesh scarf is modularly knit and
shaped on the bias. Two different lengths are provided and the width is customizable on this funky retracted mesh scarf. Any fingering or sport weight yarn would work perfectly for it. Or pair two unusual and very different yarns together as used in the original.
Gauge: 18 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in Garter stitch swatch on smaller needle with both yarns held together.
Short version (12 strips): Approx. expanded width 10”. Approx. collapsed width 3.5”. Approx. length 61.5”.
Long version (24 strips): Approx. expanded width 20”. Approx. collapsed width 7”. Approx. length 77.5”. Sample shown in photos is Short version
Materials Used: Habu Textiles XS-55 Linen Lace, color 5 ocean blue 2 (3) skeins OR 500 (1000) yds/455 (915)m of any other lace or fingering weight yarn. Habu Textiles A-20/21 Silk/Stainless Steel, color 6 ocean blue 2 (3) skeins OR 500 (1000) yds/455 (915)m of any other lace weight yarn. NOTE: yarn is held double throughout
Needle Size: US 2 (2.75 mm) circular, 36” or longer
US 5 (3.75 mm) circular, 36” or longer
Pattern Includes: Written instructions, photographic tutorial provided inside, easy to customize
Skill Level: Beginner Intermediate