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Torque by Fiona Hamilton-MacLaren

Torque by Fiona Hamilton-MacLaren Torque by Fiona Hamilton-MacLaren
Torque by Fiona Hamilton-MacLaren Torque by Fiona Hamilton-MacLaren

This design is shown as a shawl and a scarf, but it is endlessly adaptable. The modular construction of knit and crocheted cogs means you can make as many or few as you like and arrange them in any shape you like. Instructions for each module are presented as row-by-row directions.

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Finished measurements:
Shawl:
Height at center: 15" / 38 cm
Length: 70 ¾" / 180 cm

Scarf:
Width: 9" / 23 cm
Length: 69 ¾" / 177 cm

The nature of this pattern means you can vary the sizing as you wish by making more or fewer motifs and joining them in different ways. Measurements given are for the sample garments.

Yarn:
Shawl:
3 skeins Tanis Fiber Arts Blue Label Fingering Weight (420 yd / 385 m per 4 oz / 115 g skein; 80% Merino, 20% Nylon) in Chris Grey

Scarf:
3 skeins Tanis Fiber Arts Yellow Label DK Weight (260 yd / 238 m per 4 oz / 115 g skein; 100% Merino) in Brick

Needles & Notions:
Shawl:
Size 2 US / 2.75 mm needles in preferred style for small-circumference knitting in the round and straight or circular needle(s) for working flat
Size C/2 US / 2.75 mm crochet hook

Scarf:
Size 4 US / 3.5 mm needles in preferred style for small-circumference knitting in the round and straight or circular needle(s) for working flat
E/4 US / 3.5 mm crochet hook

Stitch markers (including one in a unique colour or style), tapestry needle, waste yarn in similar weight to main yarn for provisional cast-on

Gauge:
Shawl:
34 sts and 40 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch using size 2 US / 2.75 mm needles
24 sts and 16 rows = 4" / 10 cm in treble stitch (UK) / double crochet (US) using size C/2 US / 2.75 mm hook

Scarf:
24 sts and 32 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch using size 4 US / 3.5 mm needles
18 sts and 12 rows = 4" / 10 cm in treble stitch (UK) / double crochet (US) using Size E/4 / 3.5 mm hook

See table for finished cog sizes (sizes include teeth). Note that table includes measurements for all cogs in both yarn weights, so that you may easily plan your own arrangements. Gauge is not critical for this project. Choose needles / hook appropriate to your yarn, to give a reasonably firm fabric.

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