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Two-Color Brioche Scarf

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Free Scarf Knitting Pattern

Finished size: 9.5" x 69" (24 cm x 175 cm)

Materials:
Elann Peruvian Highland Wool worsted weight yarn 109 yards (100 meters)  / 50 g color Deep Blue Sea - 5 skeins (A)
Elann Peruvian Highland Wool worsted weight yarn 109 yards (100 meters)  / 50 g color Light Grey Heather - 5 skeins (B)

Needles:
Size 4 (3.5 mm) double-pointed or circular needles

Gauge:
16 sts = 4" (10 cm)

Directions

With color A cast on 41 sts.
Row 1 (A): *p 1,  sl1, yo*, repeat to the end of the row, end with p 1. Do not turn, slide work to the other end of the needle.
Row 1 (B): sl1, *k2tog (sl st and yo), sl 1, yo*, repeat to the end of the row, end with sl 1 (last st). Turn.
Row 2 (A): k 1, *sl 1, yo, k2tog (sl st and yo)*, repeat to the end of the row. End with sl 1, yo, k 1. Do not turn, slide work to the other end of the needle.
Row 2 (B): sl 1, *p2tog (sl st and yo), sl 1, yo*, repeat to the end of the row. End with p2tog, sl last st. Turn.
Row 3 (A): p 1, *sl 1, yo, p2tog (sl st and yo)*, repeat to the end of the row. End with sl 1, yo, p 1. Do not turn, slide work to the other end of the needle.
Row 3 (B): sl 1, *k2tog (sl st and yo), sl 1, yo*, repeat to the end of the row, end with k2tog, sl last st. Turn.
Repeat rows 2-3 until the desired length.
Cast off with color A.

Enjoy!

For more information about the Brioche stitch we recommend the wonderful book Knitting Brioche by Nancy Marchant

Close up of the scarf



Comments

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# 1. Poster: Nancy
November 19, 2013

This scarf is too wide for my taste. What is the multiple?
# 2. Poster: Shara
April 9, 2014

Any odd number will work. Also note that a crucial piece of information is missing from this pattern,in the KNIT rows you must bring yarn forward before slipping a stitch, otherwise you will not get the Brioche effect pictured.

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