Rainbow City

A. Opie Designs

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Rainbow City by A. Opie Designs |  The love of color, and stripes paired with an obsessive sock yarn stash inspired Rainbow City (AKA...very small town in Alabama)! Madelinetosh sock yarn was used in the sample....clearly lots of leftovers of the bright colors. The good news is that Tosh Unicorn Tails, and The Fiber Seed, Seedlings are a great substitute. These mini skeins are perfect for projects that feature a pop of color.

When I proudly showed the finished scarf to my husband, he kindly and very seriously asked: "Do you know there is a hole in your scarf?" Me: "Why, yes,...yes I do!" It's a keyhole....just an option for those who don't want to tie a scarf. It gives the look of tying with out the bulk.

Gauge: 6 stitches per inch in stockinette stitch

Finished Measurements: 50" long and 5.5" wide after blocking

Materials Used: Approximately 600 yards of fingering weight yarn. Sample shown in photo was knitted with Madelinetosh sock yarn. Colors and individual yardage are: Main Color/ Tern (gray) 300 yards, Paper (cream) 90 yards, Citrus (orange) 45 yards, Margaux (purple) 25 yards, Vintage Sari (pink) 40 yards, Blue Nile (blue) 40 yards, Grasshopper (lime) 35 yards , Leaf (green) 20 yards.

Needle Size: 

  • Size 5 /16" circular needle
  • Size 5 DPN's, size C crochet hook

Pattern Includes: written instructions

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