Scarf Obsessed!

In case you hadn’t noticed, I am obsessed with knitted scarves!

I found this new scarf pattern on Pinterest and was off to Hobby Lobby to find some bulky yarn to knit it.  It is a longer infinity scarf than I have made previously (the one in the picture is doubled) but it looked so soft and warm!

The Pinterest scarf knitted with this pattern, is made with a solid colored yarn and using that you can see the pattern in the knit better, but I am so interested by yarns that contain multiple colors, and this cream, black, and gray combination seemed like it could be worn with so many different things.

Using one skein of yarn (4 oz, 121yds) made a scarf that, when I blocked it, was about 64″ long.  For this pattern you really need to block it because the pattern causes the scarf to wave and curl, so if you want to see the pattern, blocking is the only way.   Since it is so long, I will wear it doubled up. This scarf was originally created by Kristi Johnson at Shalimar Yarns and I found it on Pinterest.  I am providing the pattern here but searching Pinterest for Vite Cowl or using the link in this blog will take you to the original one.  There were several stitch abbreviations that I wasn’t quite sure about.  Thank goodness for Google and You Tube!  I was able to look up the abbreviation and watch how it was done!  Of course if you have any questions or problems making this, don’t hesitate to ask and I will do my best to help you!

Finished Measurement: Circumference 64″ (after blocking)

Materials:

  • 1 skein bulky yarn (I used Yarn Bee Melody Bulky 4oz,129 yards.  Color: Naturals)
  • US #15 (10mm) knitting needles ( I used circular needles)
  • darning needle to connect the ends to make a circle

Cast on 18 sts

Row 1: K11, ssk, yo, k1, yo, p2, yo, k2tog

Row 2: p2, k2, p3, p2togtbl, p10

Row 3: k9, ssk, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, p2, yo, k2tog

Row 4: p2, k2, p5, p2togtbl, p8

Row 5: k7, ssk, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p2, yo, k2tog

Row 6: p2, k2, p7, p2togtbl, p6

Row 7: k5, ssk, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p2, yo, k2tog

Row 8: p2, k2, p9, p2togtbl, p4

Row 9: k3, ssk, k4, yo, k1, yo, k4, p2, yo, k2tog

Row 10: p2, k2, p11, p2togtbl, p2

Row 11: k1, ssk, k5, yo, k1, yo, k5, p2, yo, k2tog

Row 12: p2, k2, p13, p2togtbl

Row 13: K11, ssk, yo, k1, yo, p2, yo, k2tog

Row 14: p2, k2, p3, p2togtbl, p10

Row 15: k9, ssk, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, p2, yo, k2tog

Row 16: p2, k2, p5, p2togtbl, p8

Row 17: k7, ssk, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p2, yo, k2tog

Row 18: p2, k2, p7, p2togtbl, p6

Row 19: k5, ssk, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p2, yo, k2tog

Row 20: p2, k2, p9, p2togtbl, p4

Row 21: k3, ssk, k4, yo, k1, yo, k4, p2, yo, k2tog

Row 22: p2, k2, p11, p2togtbl, p2

Row 23: k1, ssk, k5, yo, k1, yo, k5, p2, yo, k2tog

Row 24: p2, k2, p13, p2togtbl

Repeat all 24 rows to create the pattern until the skein is almost gone.

Bind off stitches

Sew in ends, block generously to 64” and seam together if desired.

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Again I have asked my “model” to show you the finished product!  Thanks Amy!

Does anyone have any scarf patterns they love?

Have a wonderful weekend!

Sandy

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