Marrakesh Express

I was thrilled when Iris, of Artyarns, asked me to design for her November Inspirations Club. Every other month, limited edition colors are introduced in Merino Cloud and Beaded Silk & Sequins Light.

Each bi-monthly installment comes with exclusive patterns designed to bring out the yarn colors. Once a color sells out it’s retired and will never be repeated. This month’s color-way is called Earth Tones. This month my pattern would be one of the exclusive patterns!

From the moment I opened the package of yarn, I was captivated. The colors just leap out of the skeins. I poured over stitch dictionaries for stitch patterns that would bring out the best of the colors.

Marrakesh Express is bright, bold, and drenched in color. The scarf is knit in blocks of different stitch patterns that alternate using both the variegated/solid, solid only, or variegated only. The pattern blocks are divided by garter sections of the Beaded Silk & Sequins Light.

The pattern is great for adventurous advanced beginners and up. The stitch patterns are easy to follow and yield beautiful results. I’ve cast on for another scarf for myself. Follow me on Instagram to see! It’s in a different color-way and sheds a completely different light on the pattern.

Just Keep Knitting!

Published by pamgrushkin

I love to share my passion for knitting through teaching, designing and blogging.   My designs have been published in Vogue Knitting, Tahki Stacy Charles, Knitting Socks with Hand-painted Yarn, One + One Hats, One + One Wraps, Cowls & Capelets and independently on Ravelry as Pam Grushkin Knits. I live in Florida with my husband and dog, where I am rarely seen without knitting in my hands. I split my time teaching in Florida and in Connecticut. For more information, check out my website, www.pamgrushkin.com.  

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