Living in Minnesota certainly has it's disadvantages when it comes to wintery weather. I tend to make a LOT of scarves. It's really not a fetish, just practical. I decided that this week I would showcase a week of my favorite scarves. The first one is the Irish Hiking Scarf, pattern by Adrian Bazilia. This was first published in Hello Yarn and is now available as a free internet pattern (see fine print at the bottom of this post for copyright usage compliance.) It's a great beginning cabling project - easy and fun!
Size US 8 needles and a cable needle
350 yards of worsted weight yarn
Finished size approximately 5 1/2" x 55"
Cast on 42 stitches.
Row 1. (WS) K2, P2, K2, P6, K2, P2, K2, P6, K2, P2, K2, P6, K2, P2, K2
Row 2. (RS) K4, P2, K6, P2, K2, P2, K6, P2, K2, P2, K6, P2, K4
Row 3. (WS) repeat row 1
Row 4. (RS) repeat row 2
Row 5. (WS) repeat row 1.
Row 6. (RS) repeat row 2.
Row 7. (WS) repeat row 1.
Row 8. (RS) K4, P2, C6F, P2, K2, P2, C6F, P2, K2, P2, C6F, P2, K4
Repeat these rows to desired length, ending on row 7. Bind off.
C6F = Slip 3 sts. onto a cable needle and hold to front of work. K3, then K the 3 sts. off cable needle.
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