Needles and yarn
Needle: US 8 / 5.0 mm
Yarn: Cascade Yarns Ecological Wool, Worsted / 10 ply, Wool
How much? 0.8 skeins = 382.4 yds (349.7m)
Finished Size: 7” X 80”
This scarf is completely reversible, and goes well with Todd’s Basket Weave Hat.
Cast on 30 stitches onto straight needles using a long tail cast on. Work in Garter Stitch for 5 rows (knit all rows). Begin Basket Weave Pattern, work until scarf reaches approximately 80 inches or desired length ending after row 8 or row 16. Work in garter stitch for 5 rows, bind off. For a bind off that more closely matches the cast on row, use a sewn bind off.
Basket Weave Pattern:
Rows 1-8 - *Knit 5 Purl 5 repeat from * until the end of the row.
Rows 9-16 - *Purl 5, Knit 5 repeat from * until the end of the row.
Sunday, June 14, 2009
Basket Weave Scarf
Todd’s Basket Weave Scarf