Marilyn Wrap/Scarf PATTERN (Downloadable)
Marilyn Wrap/Scarf PATTERN (Downloadable)
Marilyn Wrap/Scarf PATTERN (Downloadable)

Marilyn Wrap/Scarf PATTERN (Downloadable)

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When I wanted to create a wrap and scarf that is truly reversible, I searched through my collection of over 200 reversible stitch patterns. Then selected a few that are equally beautiful on both sides. This design uses eight patterns that are mirrored in a sequence from end to end. The result is 16 different stitches.

For the yarn, I decided on two options: Basis, a blend of cotton, merino and cashmere; or Solo Lino, 80% recycled linen, 20% linen. Both are remarkable. Basis because its 75% cotton but you’re sure to believe it is entirely merino and cashmere. It does not feel, look or knit like a yarn that’s mostly cotton. The blended strand of merino and cashmere is wrapped in micro thin strands of cotton, which leave a glow of ultra-soft coziness. And Solo Lino because it doesn’t have the stiffness of linen yarn, instead its delightfully silky.

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Basis from Trendsetter

  • 75% Cotton, 16% Alpaca, 9% Cashmere
  • 210 yards/50 grams
  • US 6/4mm needles
  • Approx. 6 stitches per inch

Solo Lino from Lana Grossa

  • 80% recycled linen, 20% linen
  • 132 yards/50 grams
  • US 6/4mm needles
  • Approx. 6 stitches per inch

Balls Needed for Marilyn:

  • Basis: Wrap 9, Scarf 5
  • Solo Lino: Wrap 14, Scarf 7

Gauge for Marilyn Pattern: 24 stitches  = 4”/10cm on US 6/4mm after blocking

Suggested Needles and Notions: 

  • US6/4mm 16’’/40.5cm circular*
  • Stitch markers

* Or size needed to obtain gauge

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