Drapey, cozy, elegantly simple: Rapport is comfort knitting with a dramatic result. The design is completely reversible and symmetrical, so it looks good however you wear it. The combination of Shibui Silk Cloud and Tosh Merino Light yields a fabric that is soft and warm, with a comforting weight and flickering colour. To make Rapport, you need to know how to knit, purl, and slip stitches. That’s it. The pattern includes instructions for three widths; the length is easily adjustable to suit your tastes. The sample shown is the largest size and is modeled by Josephine Ankarah, who is 5 ft 7 in/ 170cm tall.

Designed by Elizabeth Elliott in collaboration with Shibui Knits and Madelinetosh.

Scarf (Narrow Shawl, Full Size Shawl)
13.25 in/33.5 cm (18 in/45.5 cm, 23 in/58.5 cm) wide x 78.5 in/199.5 cm long (length adjustable)

Shibui Knits Silk Cloud (60% kid mohair, 40% silk; 330 yds/300 m per .88 oz/25 g): 3 (4, 5) skeins (shown in Lovegrass)
Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% superwash merino; 420 yds/384 m per 3.7 oz/105 g): 3 (4, 4) skeins (shown in Lovegrass)

US7/4.5 mm: 14 in/35 cm straight needles or circular needle: 20 in/50 cm or longer is recommended for Scarf and Narrow Shawl; 24 in/60 cm or longer is recommended for the Full Size Shawl (or size needed for correct gauge)

23 sts & 29 rows = 4 in/10 cm in stockinette stitch with Silk Cloud and Tosh Merino Light held together, worked flat and blocked
Exact gauge is not essential, but differences in gauge will affect size and yarn requirements.

Pattern PDF download: $7.50 USD from Ravelry or Payhip.

2 thoughts on “Rapport

    1. Not that I can see, or that has been reported. If you’d like to email me at the address in the ‘About the designer’ section of the pattern to let me know what part you’re concerned about, I’d be happy to help you with it.

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