Grisou Scarf - Knitting

Grisou is a small rectangular scarf with a textured pattern made of seed stitch and cables. I designed it thinking of the stories I heard about the old coal mines in the village I grew up. Grisou is an explosive gas and a symbol of the dangerosity of the mines. I thought of those minors with their faces dirty with coal and the little scarf they would but around their neck. This scarf is suitable for an advanced beginner and intermediate knitter. It can very well be a first cable project.

  • GAUGE 4’’ / 10 cm = 12 stitches X 18 rows in seed stitch

  • FINISHED DIMENSIONS Width : 22’’ / 56 cm Length : 14’’ / 36 cm (both are adjustable)


  • Detailed written instructions
  • A chart for the cables
  • Advice to adapt the scarf to desired dimensions

Materials you need at home:

  • 100 grams = 164 yards / 150 meters 1 skein of Cascade Eco Cloud or equivalent Aran yarn
  • US 9 / 5.5 mm needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 1 cable needle
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Solène Le Roux

My name is Solène, I live in Paris and I’ve been designing knitwear for over two years. I self-publish throug Ravelry and Makerist and I have three design to be published in third-party publications (Knit Picks, Knit Now and Holla Knits).

Crafts are for me a family tradition. My grandmother was a profesional dressmaker and I spent my childhood playing with spools of thread and fabric. My mother is more a knitter, and she is the one who taught me how to knit when I was a kid.

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