A tropically colored, richly textured scarf or shawl pattern, with lace stitches and stranded knitting enlivened by unusual increases and decreases

This pattern uses Xandy Peters' stacked increases and stacked decreases, and assumes that you are familiar with the techniques! (Please click on the links above to see Xandy’s video tutorials)


The right side (below) and wrong side (above) are both interesting


Knit on 3.25mm/US3 needles with MC 1 ball/100g/420m/459yds of Schoppel Wolle Zauberball Crazy Yarn - 1702

and CC 16 x 10m/11yd lengths of similar weight yarn in different colors


Finished dimensions: approximately 13.5ins/34cm by 45ins/115cm

The pattern is easily customizable in length and width

Approximate gauge: 32 stitches and 25 rows = 4in/10cm in stranded pattern with increases and decreases


This is a challenging knit: techniques include back and forth stranding with stacked increases and decreases, trapping and lace knitting


The pdf includes both charted and written versions of the pattern.


Zanzibar is also available as part of the knit/lab Stacked Stitches volume 1 eBook.




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