Saturday, October 31, 2009

No Trick, Just a Treat: Free Scarf Pattern

Happy Halloween Y'all,

Suzanne and Renate have a nice treat for you. It's a free pattern for their gorgeous East Meets West Downtown Scarf. And please note: the weather is cooperating for scarf-making and scarf wearing. So prepare to bundle up in style. Here you go:

East Meets West Downtown Scarf
By Suzanne Middlebrooks & Renate Conn

• 3 balls of Nashua Creative Focus Kid Mohair
(75% kid mohair, 20% wool, 5% nylon; 98 yds; 50g)
in color Clay # 028
• 1 ball of Online Java (67% cotton, 33% viscose rayon; 158m; 50g)
in color 37
• 1 ball of Habu A-111, 1/ 2.5 Tsumugi Silk Combination
(100% silk; 78 yds; 1 oz) in color 8
• 1 pair US Size 10.5 needles
• Size E crochet hook

Finished Size
Approximately 11.5” wide by 72” long including crochet edging

Scarf Part
Note: only count stitches after wrong side rows

Using Kid Mohair cast on 34 sts.
Row 1 (RS): K1, *yo, k-tbl, yo, k2tog-tbl, k5* repeat to last stitch, k1
Row 2: p5, *p2tog-tbl, p7* repeat to last 6 sts, p2tog-tbl, p4
Row 3: k1, *yo, k-tbl, yo, k2, k2tog-tbl, k3* repeat to last st, k1
Row 4: p3, *p2tog-tbl, p7* repeat to last 8 sts, p2tog-tbl, p6
Row 5: k1, *k-tbl, yo, k4, k2tog-tbl, k1* repeat to last st, k1
Row 6: p2, *p2tog-tbl, p7* repeat to end
Row 7: k6, *k2tog, yo, k-tbl, yo, k5* repeat to last 4 sts, k2tog, yo, k-tbl, yo, k1
Row 8: p4, *p2tog, p7* repeat to last 7 sts, p2tog, p5
Row 9: k4, *k2tog, k2, yo, k-tbl, yo, k3* repeat to last 6 sts, k2tog, k2, yo, k-tbl, yo, k1
Row 10: p6, *p2tog, p7* repeat to last 5 sts, p2tog, p3
Row 11: k1, *yo, k1, k2tog, k4, yo, k-tbl* repeat to last st, k1
Row 12: *p7, p2tog* repeat to last 2 sts, p2
Repeat Rows 1-12 twenty times.
Bind off.

Crochet Edging

Row 1 (RS): On RS of knitting, using Tsumugi Silk Combination, single crochet 57 sts onto the edge of the short end of scarf, turn.
Row 2: 1ch, 1sc into back loops of each sc to end, turn.
Row 3: 1ch, 1sc into back loops of each sc to end. Fasten off.
Row 4: Using Java held double, fasten yarn to last sc from previous row, ch 5, *skip 1 sc, 1ch, 1dc into next sc* repeat to end, turn.
Row 5: 1ch, 1sc into first dc, * 5ch, skip 1 dc, 1sc into next dc* to last dc, 5ch, skip 1 dc and 1 ch, 1sc into next ch, turn.
Row 6: 1ch, 1sc into first sc, work 7sc into each 5ch space to end, 1sc into last sc, turn.
Row 7: 5ch (count as 1dc, 2ch), skip first 4 sc, 1sc into next sc, *3ch, skip 6 sc, 1sc into next sc* repeat to last 4 sc, 2ch, 1dc into last sc, turn. Fasten off.
Row 8: Using Tsugumi Silk Combination, fasten yarn to last sc from previous row, 1 ch, 1sc into first dc, 5ch, 1sc into 3ch space, into each sp work (1 sc, 5 ch, 1 sc) to end, placing last sc into 3rd ch of turning chain.
Fasten off.


themagicalbean said...

Oh my goodness! Thank you so much for providing this lovely pattern! I can't wait to try it out. :)

Carmina said...

I love knitting, my mom taught me when I was a child and I taught me children too. I even taught my husband, but he only knits when I buy viagra for him, I don't know why honestly, but he is good at knitting