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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Cynthia's Red Scarf Project Scarf - Free Pattern

Cynthia’s Red Scarf Project Scarf
A fast-to-knit, chunky scarf with garter stitch borders and a central cable

Go to for more information about the Red Scarf Project.

Two skeins Plymouth Encore worsted weight yarn (75% Acrylic, 25% wool) approx 200 yards & 100 grams each (or any similar weight yarn) (I used Encore color #174)
US Size 13 (9 mm) needles (can be circular or straight)
Cable needle (or double-point needle)
Yarn needle

Approx 3 st/inch with two strands of yarn

Finished Measurements:
Approx 6” wide by 60” long

Use two strands of yarn throughout

Cast on 20 stitches.

Border rows:
Slipping the first stitch as if to purl (Slp), knit across. Repeat 3 times for 4 rows of garter stitch.

Pattern rows:
Row 1 (rs): Slp, K4, P2, K6, P2, K5
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8 (ws): Slp, K6, P6, K7
Row 3: Slp, K4, P2, C4F, K2, P2, K5
Row 5: Repeat row 1
Row 7: Slp, K4, P2, K2, C4B, P2, K5

Repeat Rows 1 through 8 approx. 30-31 times or until you have about 4 yards of yarn left. End on row 4 or row 8.

Repeat border rows - 4 rows of garter stitch.
Bind off loosely and weave in ends.
Block if desired.

This pattern is free for your personal, gift-making, or charity use. Making one for you? Think about making one for your favorite charity as well.


Blogger Marina said...

Charts are evil!

But the scarf is gorgeous.

5:51 AM  

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