Raspberries remind me of many summers as a child. Strolling through the garden; playing in the sun. Raspberries’ soft velvety skin and bright color make them fun to pick and eat on the spot. That’s the fun of it!
The Brambasi scarf / stole is an ode to summer and colorful fruits. Its name is an Old Frankish word meaning Raspberry. Brambasi features a fun pattern forming berries spaced by breathy lace. Its wavy edges and edgings with a flare playfully top it off. The amazingly soft and vibrant yarn with lots of drape makes it the perfect accessory for long summer evenings. Knit either a scarf or a stole, and wrap yourself in dreamy softness all summer!
Brambasi is a fun and stylish lace scarf or stole featuring a nicely lacy stitch pattern and some fun wavy edges. It comes in two sizes: a stole or a scarf. The stitch pattern might look complicated at first glance but fear not! It's really not complicated to work. It's easy to memorize and knit, and it's not just me saying: my test knitters experienced the same!
Borgo de’ Pazzi Pima Cotton (DK; 100% Cotton; 250 meters / 273 yards per 100 grams); \[2,3\] skeins; sample (small size) uses 104 grams in color 11.
5 mm (US size 8) 100 cm / 40 inches circular needle or size to obtain gauge.
16.5 stitches and 20 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in Stockinette stitch, unblocked.
16 stitches and 17 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in Stockinette stitch, blocked.
16 stitches and 15.5 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in stitch pattern C – Berries at maximum width, blocked.
18.75 stitches and 15.5 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in stitch pattern C – Berries at minimum width, blocked.
Note: obtaining the gauge given is not crucial but will affect the finished size and the yardage needed.
Stitch markers (optional): 2 in color A (edge marker), \[1,3\] in color B (repeat marker). Waste yarn (or spare circular needle cable). Tapestry needle. Blocking pins. Blocking wires (optional).
Small (scarf), large (stole); easily customizable.
Small size (scarf): Maximum width (W): 23 cm / 9 inches, minimum width (w): 15 cm / 6 inches, length (l): 244 cm / 96 inches.
Large size (stole): Maximum width (W): 45.5 cm / 18 inches, minimum width (w): 34 cm / 13.5 inches, length (l): 244 cm / 96 inches.
Basic stitches, single and multiple increases, single and double decreases. Relatively easy to memorize stitch patterns. Easy patterning on all rows. Lace patterning on odd rows only. Dealing with changing stitch counts. Provisional CO. Elastic BO.
Video tutorials are provided for the stitches and techniques used.
This pattern is worked flat.
Suggestions are given to customize the pattern.
Charts and written instructions are provided as well as clear video tutorials for the used stitches.
For questions about this pattern, please PM me on Ravelry or send me an email. Contact details are provided.
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