Sunday, June 14, 2009

Basket Weave Scarf

Todd’s Basket Weave Scarf

Needles and yarn
US 8 / 5.0 mm
Yarn: Cascade Yarns Ecological Wool, Worsted / 10 ply, Wool
Gauge: 4.25stitches/1”
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.

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