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Ready Set Ruffles
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Ready Set Ruffles

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Coats and Clark

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1 skein Red Heart® Boutique Sashay Team Spirit™ Yarn: 1 skein Gold/Black
  • Knitting needles, size 9 [5.5mm]
  • Sewing needle
  • Matching sewing thread
  • Scissors
  • Tape measure

SIZE:

4"x62"(6"x38")

GAUGE:

Gauge is not important for this project.

DIRECTIONS:

Written for 62" scarf; changes for 38" scarf in ( ).

1. Stretch 1 end of the yarn open for several inches & lay it flat, placing the edge with the metallic thread along the bottom. Work the top of the mesh of holes; leaving the metallic edge loose to form ruffle.
2. Begin at the top right edge; insert tip of a knitting needle from back to front starting 4"[10 cm] from end & use top row of holes (railroad tracks). Continue inserting needle 5 (9) more times skipping 1 hole between each stitch for 6(10) cast-on stitches. Place this needle in left hand.
3. Pick up right hand needle & knit between the top two threads of the mesh (railroad tracks) going into every other hole.
4. Continue knitting these 6 (10) stitches on each row, turning work in the same direction at end of rows.
5. Put work down & open up the mesh as you go. Knit until 24" [61 cm]remains for binding off.

FINISHING:

Bind off as usual, drawing the end of the yarn through the last bound-off stitch. Trim, leaving a 4" [10 cm] end. To finish the ends, fold under the corner & tack to inside with sewing needle & thread.

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