Cable scarf knitting pattern free

Cable scarf knitting pattern

Scarf knitting pattern

Measurements

Scarf measures 30.5cm/12in across and 180.5cm/71in long.

Materials

4 x 100g (240m) balls of Stylecraft Alpaca DK (80% acrylic, 20% alpaca) in Toffee (6011).

Pair of 4mm (No. 8) knitting needles; cable needle.

Tension 29 stitches and 28 rows, to 10 x 10cm, over pattern, using 4mm needles.

Abbreviations K, knit; p, purl; st, stitch; c6, cable 6 (slip next 3 sts on to cable needle and leave at back, k3, then k3 from cable needle).

Note: Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are therefore approximate.

Instructions in square brackets are worked as stated after 2nd bracket.

To make

With 4mm needles, cast on 88 sts.

1st foundation row: K5, [p2, k6, p2, k2, p6, k2] to last 23 sts, p2, k6, p2, k2, p6, k5.

2nd foundation row: K3, [p2, k6, p2, k2, p6, k2] to last 5 sts, p2, k3.

Work in pattern as follows:

1 st row: K5, [p2, k6, p2, k2, p6, k2] to last 23 sts, p2, k6, p2, k2, p6, k5.

2nd row: K3, [p2, k6, p2, k2, p6, k2] to last 5 sts, p2, k3.

3rd and 4th rows: As 1 st and 2nd rows.

5th row: K5, [p2, c6, p2, k2, p6, k2] to last 23 sts, p2, c6, p2, k2, p6, k5.

6th row: As 2nd row.

7th and 8th rows: As 1 st and 2nd rows.

9th row: As 1 st row.

10th row: K3, [p2, c6, p2, k2, p6, k2] to last 5 sts, p2, k3.

Repeat these 10 rows, 49 times more, then work 1 st to 4th rows again. Cast off in pattern.

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