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••• STOCKHOLM SCARF \ Finished Object \ “Instructions for Knitting in the Round”

Ah, knitting, how I love thee.

Ah, huge, scrunchy scarf, how I wish I could live all day in thee.

Oh, knitting pattern that looks complicated and time-consuming, but is easily memorizable and quick… how I hold thee in my heart with glee and giddyness!

Can I say enough good things about this scarf? Oh, nay, dear reader! I cannot!!

It has so seduced me, that I’m talking like the Jane Austen movies I’ve watched a hundred times! Ahhh.

PATTERN: Stockholm Scarf by knitted bliss.

Instructions are for knitting this flat and then joining into the round. I chose to work it in the round… it took me a wee bit of brain power to figure out how, so rather than you waste your time and effort, here is what I did!

CO 252 (instead of 256 like the pattern says)

Rnd 1: K1, P1, K2, P3

Rnd 2: as written

Rnd 3: K1, P1, K3, P2

Rnd 4: as written

YARN: This was a tester aran weight yarn I no longer carry, but any of my worsted weight yarns would work wonderfully. 3 skeins would work. They sell out FAST, and I get lots of emails from sad peeps who waited and missed out forever on a shade they simply HAD to have…Don’t delay if your heart is set on a color! It might not be there tomorrow.)

stockholm scarf in the round

NEEDLES: US 10 / 6.0 mm

FINISHING: Normally I block all my items (usually by soaking in luke warm water and pinning out to dry) but I chose not to do anything for this item. I like it scrunchy and fat and blocking makes things drapier. Is that a word? More drapey. Drape more. Drapish.

knitting the stockholm scarf in the round

TIP! Use Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bind Off for a HUGE, stretchy edge! I LOVE this bind off and use it on nearly everything. Click here for my tutorial on how to do it. It’s easy once you get the hang of it.


knitting the stockholm scarf in the round

 This can be worn SOOO many different ways, including around the shoulders, like this:

knit the stockholm scarf cowl in the round

I’ve been wearing it just scrunched up twice around my neck.

how to knit the stockholm scarf in the round

Well, I’ve blabbed on and on…

Let’s sum it up. I love this scarf. I loved making it so much. Took 2 weeks. Soothing. I’ll wear the tail off of it.

Now for some feel-good-ness. Totally off topic, but I can’t stop watching this amazing YouTube video. Makes me sobby every time. I hope it brightens your day and makes your heart swell up with all kinds of good emotions!!



And as always, your comments mean so much to me, so please comment below and let me know what you think!

And remember to ENJOY YOUR day!


By | 2017-09-04T14:05:03+00:00 October 31st, 2013|Finished Objects, Knitting, Scarves and Cowls, Uncategorized|24 Comments


  1. barbara L October 31, 2013 at 4:20 pm - Reply

    The Stockholm scarf looks wonderful!

  2. rachel October 31, 2013 at 4:29 pm - Reply

    wonderful! I love it and it looks great on you!

  3. Pamela October 31, 2013 at 5:02 pm - Reply

    loved the youtube video. thanks for sharing.

  4. Dorothy October 31, 2013 at 5:16 pm - Reply

    You gave us all of the pattern except row 2 and 4? LOL. Maybe that was intentional…
    I love your scarf.. and the various ways to wear it. I also love the song you posted at the end of your blog~~

    You have no idea how I look forward to your bright spirit and light

    • Stephanie Ann November 3, 2013 at 7:56 pm - Reply

      If you go to the original pattern, you will be working all 4 rows as stated in the pattern if you are working 2 FLAT panels (as the pattern states.)

      If you are working the pattern IN THE ROUND (like Chandi did), then rows 1 and 3 are as she has written above and rows 2 and 4 are worked as the original pattern states. [I hope that helped! :)]

  5. Lorraine October 31, 2013 at 6:46 pm - Reply

    Very pretty…it looks great undyed. But I’ll bet that some of your colors would make it look even better!

  6. Jo October 31, 2013 at 7:41 pm - Reply

    Scarf looks awesome! And I love that video also!!!

  7. Kara October 31, 2013 at 8:21 pm - Reply

    It looks amazing – good job! It’s nice to know that you will be toasty warm this winter. Hugs.

  8. Peggy Reed October 31, 2013 at 8:42 pm - Reply

    loved the you tube acapella arrangement Blessed my soul
    thank you Blessings to you, Peggy

  9. Nancy October 31, 2013 at 9:08 pm - Reply

    I just discovered 600 yds of cream colored Merino in my stash. I now know what I’m going to make with it. Thank you for doing the in the round math for us.

  10. Marilyn October 31, 2013 at 10:34 pm - Reply

    It is very pretty and I love it! Thank You for the beautiful music.

    Love it too!! Very nice voice!!!!!

  11. Katie November 1, 2013 at 5:01 am - Reply

    Lovely scarf – I can’t wait to make this. And the video? Such a blessing! Thank you for sharing.

  12. Colleen November 1, 2013 at 6:52 pm - Reply

    Very nice scarf/cowl thingie! Looks great on you and I like how it is super wide so it can do some shawl functions. Do you really live in Alaska? I thought you were kidding! Shipping must be murder for you! I used to live in Hawaii and it was so expensive to send anything back to the Mainland. It was always a struggle to make sure you spent more on the gift than the shipping costs to send it to someone. If you really live in Alaska and haven’t had snow before Halloween then that is really something because they didn’t even have that luck in Minnesota this year. It is such an inspiration to see you finish all these projects. It really inspires me to finish! Thanks so much!

  13. Stephanie Ann November 2, 2013 at 10:13 pm - Reply

    That scarf is beautiful!
    You are beautiful!
    That video was so so amazing! Gave me goosebumps!

  14. Sherri November 3, 2013 at 9:20 pm - Reply

    Just gorgeous!!

  15. kitblu November 16, 2013 at 11:25 pm - Reply

    We in Canada have our own North Pole – at least a postal address! Hundreds of people respond to Santa letters every year:
    North Pole Canada
    H0H 0H0
    A letter will get there even if the the postal code is spelled HOHOHO

  16. HL November 30, 2013 at 11:57 pm - Reply

    Thank you for posting this cowl pattern using circular needles. was wondering what needle size did you use for this cowl? I used needle size 10 as stated in the original pattern and my cowl seems to be coming out more loosely knit than the pictures make it appear.

  17. Becky Johnson January 28, 2014 at 3:31 am - Reply

    I see size 10 needles but what length of needle? Will 24 inch be big enough?

  18. Vickie January 28, 2014 at 12:56 pm - Reply

    What an awesome video! And I amlove the scarf, too.
    thank you so much.

  19. Jasmine January 2, 2015 at 3:07 pm - Reply

    Hello, I believe I need some help for this beautiful scarf. I’ve started knitting from the French pattern. They say to start with 128 stitches on a round needle. As I knit I realize that it doesn’t seem as large as the one I see on the photos. Is it possible that it was supposed to be knit as a flat and not a round project? Do I knit two round sections and sew them together? Does it stretch out that much. In your version you cast on 252 stitches, I think I at have to start over ?
    Happy new year to you and keep up your love for knitting

    • Chandi January 3, 2015 at 2:28 pm - Reply

      Jasmine, I think the pattern is written to be made flat. I had to adjust it to knit it in the round. 🙂

  20. Lyn Clapp March 20, 2015 at 10:38 pm - Reply

    I love the attachment to the singing..Your spirit shows in your work, and sense of humor and good will. Thanks Chandi, for being YOU!

  21. Tina Williamson October 25, 2015 at 2:45 pm - Reply

    Thank you for sharing the video “I need thee”. It was excellent – so beautiful. Such talent. Who is singing this?



    • Chandi October 25, 2015 at 3:23 pm - Reply

      I believe his name is Sam Robson

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