Friday, December 26, 2008
Knit by Jeanne McCaffrey. One strand of worsted weight and one strand of sport weight was held together on size 15 US needles. About 10 ounces of yarn was used. Scarf measures 60 inches long.
You can knit a scarf any width and length you wish; a skinny scarf might be 3 inches wide, a warmer muffler type of scarf 8 inches wide.
Use any yarn desire and needles appropriate to the weight of the yarn. Stitches per inch x desired width=number of sts to CO
The stitches are decreased on Row 2 and then increased back to the original number on Row 3. Be sure you end with Row 3 completed. A selvedge stitch is needed on each side to work this pattern stitch. Slip the first stitch and knit the last stitch of every row, working pattern on remaining stitches. The pattern is reversible.
CO any even number of stitches.
Row 1: p
Row 2 k2tog across
Row 3 *k1, m1; rep from *
Rep Rows 1 - 3 until desired length.
See Abbreviations and the Glossary for help.