Anticipating the start of the next link in the Blockchain Scarf to see a new colour combination appear is addictive. Following the twisting chain on the finished scarf is mesmerizing. Flip the scarf over and see how the block pattern twists too forming a soothing woven look.
Whether you are a first time or experienced Fission Knitter, the 3 Rules of Fission Knitting will guide you with this pattern. Video tutorials are available for all the Fission stitches. Additional tutorials teach you to read your knitting. This is a great pattern to practice the 3 Rules of Fission Knitting.
The squishy worsted weight fabric is made by holding 2 fingering weight yarns together. The twist on Miss Babs Yummy 2-ply makes Fission Knitting a dream and their wide selection of solid colourways will inspire you to make more than one.
Yarn: 2 contrasting colours of fingering weight yarn; 740 yd/ 677 m of each colour for sample length
Needles: 4.5 mm/ US #7, straight or circular
Gauge: 18 stitches and 38 rows to 4 in/ 10 cm in purlwise garter worked flat (every row is purled with both yarns held together)
Finished Size: 8.5 in/ 22 cm width; 77 in/ 196 cm length (adjustable)
Notions: 1 removable stitch marker, cable needle, tapestry needle, yarn sock or bag large enough to hold 2 balls of yarn.
Recommended Yarn: Miss Babs Yummy 2-ply; Dusk (MC), Sugar Maple #2 (CC), 2 skeins of each colour.
Skills required: confident with cables
- the Blockchain Playlist has a tutorial for every Fission Knitting stitch/cable and tutorials that explain how Fission Knitting works
- the patterns in the Flowing Marls e-book are an introduction to Fission Knitting (see specials above)
Photography: Julie Crawford
Tech editor: Kate Atherley
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