Free Scarf Knitting Pattern
FInished size: about 18" x 58".
Skills Required/Techniques Used:
--Knit & purl, cast on & bind off
Materials: La Boheme Fiesta aran weight yarn (Mohair, Rayon, Nylon, Wool) 151 m (165 yds) / 113 g, color 2554 Shelled Pecan - 1 skein. (A)
Rayon Boucle Fiesta worsted weight rayon yarn 219 m (240 yds) / 113 g, color 2119 Onyx - 1 skein. (B)
Needles: 8 (5.00 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE
Gauge for stockinette stitch: 11 st = 4" (10 cm)
Notions: tapestry needle
p - purl
st, sts - stitch, stitches
Row 1 (RS and all RS rows): knit
Row 2 (WS and all WS rows): purl
Reverse stockinette stitch:
Row 1 (RS and all RS rows). purl
Row 2 (WS and all WS rows). knit
Repeat row 1 and 2.
Edge stitches: slip the first st and purl the last one.
Short Overview of the Pattern:
The scarf is worked sideways, rows in color A are worked in stockinette, rows in color B in reverse stockinette, thus forming stripes of different color and texture.
With yarn A cast on 160 sts
Row 1 (RS): sl 1, knit 158, p1.
Row 2: sl 1, p159.
Rows 3 and 5 (RS, yarn B): sl 1, p159
Rows 4 and 6 (WS, yarn B): sl 1, knit 158, p1.
Rows 7 and 9 (RS, yarn A): sl 1, knit 158, p1.
Rows 8 and 10 (WS, yarn A): sl 1, p159.
Repeat rows 3-10 five more times, changing yarn every 4 rows.
Repeat rows 3-8 one more time.
Rows 55-56 (yarn A): Repeat rows 1-2. Cast off.
waeve in all yarn ends. Block the scarf.