The England Scarflette | a feather and fan scarf pattern by anniecraftypants.com | featured on alaskaknitnat.com

Guest post: Feather & Fan Scarflette

My friend Annie is an avid knitter. She’s more of a knitting ninja – she wears her needles down to near stubs because of her always-popular Harry Potter scarves.

In the past few years it seems all of her friends are procreating because she makes a baby blanket nearly every month. I shared her adorable feather and fan lovey a couple of years back and when she posted a scarf with a similar pattern on her Etsy shop yesterday I asked if I could share the pattern.

Here’s what she put together:

The England Scarflette

A pattern by Annie of AnnieCraftyPants.com

I cannot possibly be expected to travel any sort of distance without at least one knitting project in hand. Last week I plane, trained and automobiled my way to Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, England and had some lovely yellow ochre yarn with me. I have challenged myself to not buy any yarn this year unless I need it for a specific project (this came after several episodes of Hoarders. God. I love that show. Read: please don’t let that be me.) and this lovely bit happened to be leftover from a feather and fan baby blanket I made for a friend.

The England Scarflette | a feather and fan scarf pattern by anniecraftypants.com | featured on alaskaknitnat.com
It just so happens that this blanket is for the friend I was visiting! So it’s all very appropriate blahdy blah. Anyhoo.

  • Cast on 42 stitches on a size 7 round needle and knit 10 rows
  • K3, K2 tog 3 times, yo 6 times, K2 tog 6 times, yo 6 times, K2 tog 3 times, K3
  • Knit the next 2 rows
  • K3, Purl row, K3
  • *Slip the first stitch of each row as if you were knitting

The England Scarflette | a feather and fan scarf pattern by anniecraftypants.com | featured on alaskaknitnat.com

The England Scarflette | a feather and fan scarf pattern by anniecraftypants.com | featured on alaskaknitnat.com

Oh look! Baby yarn factories!!

The England Scarflette | a feather and fan scarf pattern by anniecraftypants.com | featured on alaskaknitnat.com

The England Scarflette | a feather and fan scarf pattern by anniecraftypants.com | featured on alaskaknitnat.com

The England Scarflette | a feather and fan scarf pattern by anniecraftypants.com | featured on alaskaknitnat.com

I made this pin years and years ago but have never had the perfect thing to do with it. Until now. I love how these pieces go together.

The England Scarflette | a feather and fan scarf pattern by anniecraftypants.com | featured on alaskaknitnat.com

And just in case you aren’t into knitting your own scarf, or smithing your own pin, I have them both listed in my Etsy shop – just click on the respective links.

And what is the next project you ask? A grey scarf similar to this with yarn I bought in England. Why did I buy it? Because I had finished this beauty and could not possibly be expected to travel without something to knit! I think that’s a rule at US Customs or something….Really. Look it up.

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