Monday, January 28, 2013

Free #knitting pattern: I'm Not Cold Scarf

Wear this useful piece of apparel around your neck or over your hands

Finished scarf measures 35 inches 

Knitting needles:  4.50 mm/US 7/UK 7 
Yarn:  worsted weight (200 yards/182 metres)
I used an acrylic blend. You could use wool or another natural fibres.
Tension (gauge):  5 stitches x 8 rows = 1 inch worked over Stockinette stitch

4 x 4 rib stitch (over an even number of stitches)
Row:  knit four, purl four--to end of row
Repeat row for pattern

Stockinette stitch
Row 1:  knit--to end of row
Row 2:  purl--to end of row
Repeat rows 1 and 2 for pattern

Cast on 40 stitches
Work in 4 x 4 rib for 6 inches
Work in Stockinette stitch for 23 inches 
Work in 4 x 4 rib for 6 inches
Cast off loosely.

Fold the scarf lengthwise and sew side seam.

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Laurie Buchanan said...

Leanne - it's as practical as it is beautiful!

Leanne Dyck said...

: ) Thanks, Laurie.
I enjoyed your post today. It brought back such happy memories.