Sagano is an area located in western Kyoto, Japan, where the serene landscape includes one of the most spectacular bamboo forests in all of Japan. This textured scarf-sized shawl evokes the quiet beauty of bamboo in its leafy main stitch and stemlike ribbed edging. Use a special, soft yarn and keep the drafts away!
46 inches / 116 cm across the top, 15 inches / 38 cm down the centre of the shawl. The size of this scarf is easily modified to be larger by using a heavier yarn or working more repeats.
Fingering Weight yarn, 450 yards.
Shown in Wullenstudio Sock Yarn (75% merino, 25% nylon; 450 yards/100g) in Green Tambourine.
US 6 / 4 mm circular needles, 32 inches / 80 cm or longer stitch markers tapestry needle
25 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches / 10 cm square in stockinette stitch. Exact gauge is not crucial for this project, although the gauge will affect the final size.
3-page PDF pattern includes both charted and written directions.
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