Knit the Look: Windowpane scarf

Knit the Look: Windowpane scarf

We’re headed into that blissful time of year where you can trade in your coat for just a big glorious scarf, and I adore this windowpane-check number photographed on model Taylor Marie Hill. Hers is woven and fringed, but for a knitted alternative, all you need is Olga Buraya-Kefelian’s pattern Bygge. It’s written for the luxurious Woolfolk Tynd, and would be gorgeous in Color 15 (black) and Color 1 (ivory). Olga varies the size of the checks, which you could do or not do, according to your preference. And of course, there’s always room for fringe!

See Vanessa’s original post for additional photos of this gem.


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9 thoughts on “Knit the Look: Windowpane scarf

  1. Lovely scarf, but I’ve already traded in my winter attire for shorts and tank tops.

    • I’m a bit jealous. It snowed yesterday here in Canada! It’s ok though, it’s nice and warm today – it’s suppose to get up to 3°C/38°F. ;)

  2. While I don’t knit sweaters because they’re too hot for me, the weather here in the Pacific NW is more often than not cool enough for a shawl or vest. But why haven’t I thought of making a big scarf to wrap up in? I’ve relegated them to “winter” only. Silly me…

    • It is. All the Woolfolk yarns are. I haven’t knit with Tynd but I’ve made Grus with Far, and I have to say I think it’s totally worth it. An investment piece, if you will. It is such a pleasure to knit, and so decadent to wear. I think it might be worth saving up for, or asking for the yarn as a Christmas or birthday gift.

      Or you could make it with a much more affordable yarn like KnitPicks Stroll, which is still natural fiber.

    • You could knit it in pretty much any yarn of the same weight — whatever creates a fabric you like. The beauty of scarves is there’s no fit to be concerned about, so yarn substitution is a lot less risky!

  3. So Karen, you know this already right? That you’re a big knitting influencer? When you feature a pattern here, it always ends up in the Ravelry Top 20. :)

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