Autumn Leaves Scarf

Autumn Leaves Scarf
Difficulty level: ** Easy

Free Scarf Knitting Pattern

Size: 8" x 68" (20 cm x 170 cm)

Materials: Seasons by Ella Rae bulky weight yarn (76% Acrylic, 14% Wool, 10% Nylon), 262 yards (240 meters) / 100 gr, color #15 - 2 balls

Needles: US 8 (5.0 mm) straight and circular.

Gauge is not important

Patterns

Leaf

CO 21 sts
Row 1 (RS): k6 , (k2tog, yo) twice, k1, (yo, ssk) twice , k6
Row 2: k8, p5, k8
Row 3: k5, k2tog, yo, k2tog, k1, (yo, k1) twice, ssk, yo, ssk, k5
Row 4: k7, p7, k7
Row 5: k4, k2tog, yo, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, ssk, yo, ssk, k4
Row 6: k6,  p9,  k6
Row 7: k3, k2tog, yo, k2tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, ssk, yo, ssk, k3
Row 8: k5, p11, k5
Row 9: k2, k2tog, yo, k2tog, k4, yo, k1, yo, k4, ssk, yo, ssk, k2
Row 10: k4, p13, k4
Row 11: k1, k2tog, yo, k2tog, k5, yo, k1, yo, k5, ssk, yo, ssk,  k1
Row 12: k3, p15, k3
Row 13: k2tog, yo, k2tog, k6, yo, k1, yo, k6, ssk, yo, ssk,
Row 14: k2, p17, k2
Row 15: k2, yo, ssk, k13, k2tog, yo, k2
Row 16: k3, p15, k3
Row 17: k3, yo, ssk, k11, k2tog, yo, k3
Row 18: k4, p13, k4
Row 19: k4, yo, ssk, k9, k2tog, yo, k4
Row 20: k5, p11, k5
Row 21: k5, yo, ssk, k7, k2tog, yo, k5
Row 22: k6, p9, k6
Row 23: k6, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k6
Row 24: k7, p7, k7
Row 25: k7, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k7
Row 26: k8, p5, k8
Row 27: k8, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k8
Row 28: k9, p3, k9
Row 29: k9, yo, sk2po, yo, k9
Row 30: k10, p1, k10

Left Edge (Right Side):
Cast on 4 sts                                                                 
Row 1 (RS): K2, yo 3 times, k2 (=7 sts)
Row 2: K3, p1, k3
Row 3, 4 and 5 : knit
Row 6: bind off 3 sts, k3 (=4 sts)
Repeat rows 1-6.

Right Edge (RS):
Cast on 4 sts
Row 1: knit
Row 2: k2, yo 3 times, k2 (=7sts)
Row 3: k3, p1, k3
Row 4, 5 and 6 knit
Row 7:  bind off 3 sts, k3 (=4 sts)
Repeat rows 2-7.

Directions

Cast on 29 sts: 4 sts right edge - 21 sts leaf pattern - 4 sts left edge.
Place markers after the 4th st and after 25 st.
Work right edge on the first four sts, leaf pattern on the next 21 st and left edge on the remaining 4 sts.

Repeat the leaf pattern 13 times, or to desired length. Bind off.

Finishing

The short ends of the scarf are finished with knitted-on edging.
Pick up st along the end of the scarf on circular needles.
The last st of each odd row is worked ssk with one picked-up stitch on the needle.
Cast on 5 sts and transfer them to the left circular needle.
Row 1: knit, ssk the last st
Row 2: k3, yo 3 times, k2
Row 3: k3, p1, k3, ssk
Row 4, 5 and 6 knit, ssk the last st in row 5
Row 7:  bind off 3 sts, k3, ssk
Repeat rows 2-7.

Enjoy!