Steampunk Victorian Knit – BMxxx Neck Insulator – Easy Hand-Knit

How to knit the Neck Insulator Be Mine xxx Pt I

by Knitsmith Linda on February 13, 2012

Before Commencing…

– Finished length (approx.)*

One size fits all Mécaniques – length 190cm / 75”

* According to our trusty Rabone Chesterman No. 1380 boxwood Rule

– Yarn

Main yarn

DK Weight / #4 Medium   50 gr

Qty:       5 (body) & 4 (embellishment)

We used: Nundle Collection 8 Ply 50gr – 100% Pure New Wool

Body:    3 x Natural (shade 15) 1 x Pale Blue (shade 111), 1 x Light Mauve (shade 31)

Embellishment: Robot – 1 x Aqua (shade 12)   Heart – 1 x Berry (shade 125)

Cog – 1 x Orange (shade 10)        Message – 1 x Purple (shade 7)

(Note – scraps of leftover wool can also be used for the embellishment)

– Needles

Size        1 pair 4mm / US 6

– Notions

Tapestry needle

– Gauge/Tension

22 stitches and 29 rows = 10 cm x 10 cm (4” x 4”)

Adjust needle size to obtain correct tension if necessary

Part II to follow …

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Lyndell February 14, 2012 at 8:07 pm

Looks really great & I love the story !!!

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Ann B February 27, 2012 at 9:05 pm

Lovely scarf, and the robot face is adorable!

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Knitsmith Linda February 28, 2012 at 9:39 am

Ah yes, the BMxxx visage is indeed beguiling!

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