Circular Reasoning

Circular Reasoning is worked in the round, beginning with a two colour stranded colourwork pattern and ending with alternating bands of stranded colourwork and slipped stitch texture. The ends are then grafted together to make a seamless double loop cowl. While the slipped stitch pattern adds a textural element, you can also do the entire scarf in stranded colourwork, in which case you will need 463 yds/423m of Dyed in the Wool and 926 yds/846m of Debauchery (or 463 yds/423m of sport weight yarn).

Finished size: 6.5″/16.5cm wide x 46”/117cm circumference

Yarn: Spincycle Yarns Dyed in the Wool (100% superwash wool; 200 yds/183m per 2 oz./60g): 2 skeins; Spincycle Yarns Debauchery (100% Bluefaced Leicester wool; 500 yds/457m per 3.5 oz/100g): 2 skeins, held double.

Needles: US 2 1⁄2 /3.0mm 16”/40cm circular needle; US4/3.5mm 16″/40cm circular needle

Gauge: 33 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches/10cm in stranded colourwork in the round on larger needles

Click here for full pattern information on Ravelry.

PDF pattern download: $7 USD

Photos © Gale Zucker 2015

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