Barbara Knitted Scarf
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- 4 skeins Vanna's Choice yarn, olive
- Size 10 knitting needles,
- Cable needles
- Large-eye blunt needle
GAUGE: 16 sts + 23 rows = 4" over Seed st. BE SURE TO CHECK GAUGE.
SIZE: Finished size: 12"x73"
STITCH EXPLANATION: 4/5 RC (4 over 5 right cross) Sl 5 sts to cable needle and hold to back, k4, then k5 from cable needle. 4/5 LC (4 over 5 left cross) Sl 4 sts to cable needle & hold to front, k5, then k4 from cable needle.
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sl = slip
WS = wrong side
Seed Stitch (over an even number of sts)
Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 2: K the purl sts and p the knit sts.
Rep Row 2 for Seed st.
SCARF: Cast on 50 sts.
Work in Seed st for 8 rows.
Row 1 (RS): Work 5 sts in Seed st, k3, (k into front and back of next st, k3) 4 times, k2, (k into front and back of next st, k3) 4 times, k3, work 5 sts in Seed st – 58 sts.
Row 2 and all WS Rows: Work 5 sts in Seed st, p48, work 5 sts in Seed st.
Rows 3, 5, 7 and 11: Work 5 sts in Seed st, k48, work 5 sts in Seed st.
Row 9 (cable row): Work 5 sts in Seed st, k3, 4/5 RC, 4/5 LC, k6, 4/5 RC, 4/5 LC, k3, work 5 sts in Seed st.
Row 13: Rep Row 3.
Rep Rows 2-13 until Scarf measures about 72 in. (183 cm), ending with a WS row.
Next Row (RS): Work 5 sts in Seed st, k5, (k2tog, k2) 4 times, k6, (k2tog, k2) 4 times, k5, work 5 sts in
Seed st – 50 sts. Work in Seed st for 8 rows. Bind off. Weave in ends.