Just Right Cable Scarf
Designed by Ellen Liguori
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: One Size
Length: 70″ (does not include tassels)
Width: 6 ½”
- 2 Skeins Fiesta Yarn’s Insignia La Boheme (Double
Strand Yarn ‘” 50% Rayon; 32% Brushed Kid
Mohair, 14% Wool, 4% Nylon; Approx 165 yds per
Skein) Sample pictured is in Kachina Red
- Size 9 (5.5mm) Straight Knitting Needles
- Size 9 (5.5mm) double pointed needle (dpn)
- Tapestry needle
Gauge: 18 sts x 24 rows = 4″/10 cm Square in St st on size 9 needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
To save time, take the time to check your gauge.
4 st RC = slip 2 sts onto dpn and hold to back, knit 2 sts from left hand needle, next knit the 2 sts from dpn.
m1 = increase 1 st
With size 9 (5.5mm) needles Cast On 3 sts
Row 1: k1, p1, k1
Row 2: p1, m1, k1, m1, p1
Row 3: k2, p1, k2
Row 4: k1, m1; purl to last st; m1, k1
Row 5: k1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end
Row 6: rep row 4
Row 7: k2, * p1, k1; rep from * to last sts, k1
Row 8: rep row 4
Continue to rep rows 5 thru 8 until you have 31 sts on needle, next WS row, k1, m1, purl to center of row, m1, purl to last st, m1, k1 ‘” 34 sts are now on needle.
Row 1: k2, p1, k1, p1 * k4, p1; rep from* to last 4 sts, k1, p1, k2
Row 2 & all alt rows: k1, [p1, k1] twice, * p4, k1; rep to last 4 sts, [p1, k1] twice
Row 3: k2, p1, k1, p1; * 4sts RC, p1, k4, p1; rep from * to last 4 sts, k1, p1, k2
Row 5 & 7: rep row 1
Row 9: k2, p1, k1, p1; * k4, p1, 4 st RC; p1; rep from * to last 4 sts, k1, p1, k2
Row 11 & 13: rep row1
Row 15: rep row 3
Row 17 & 19; rep row 1
Row 21: rep row 9
Row 23: rep row 1
Row 24: rep row 2
Repeat rows 1 thru 24 ten more times, then work rows 1 thru 17 once. Next WS row dec 1 sts in center of row and beg dec rows
Row 1: k1, sl1, k1, psso, * k1, p1; rep from * to last 4 sts, k1, k2tog, k1
Row 2: k1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3: k1, sl1, k1, psso, * p1, k1; rep from * to last 4 sts, p1, k2tog, k1
Row 4: rep row 2
Repeat these last 4 rows until 5 sts rem, then next RS row, k2tog, p1, k2tog – 3 sts rem; next RS row k1, p1, k1; then bind off rem 3 sts.
Make 2 ‘” 4 ½” tassels and attach one to each end of scarf. Finally weave in all loose ends.