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Grisou Scarf - Knitting

by Solène Le Roux
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  • Detailed written instructions
  • A chart for the cables
  • Advice to adapt the scarf to desired dimensions


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)

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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