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Free Knitting Pattern: Aran Cable Scarf

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Pattern #: 70523AD
Rating: **** (based on 11 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
5 x 60 in. (12.5 x 152.5 cm)


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Aran Cable Scarf

Lion Brand« Lion« Wool


16 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Stockinette st (k on RS, p on WS).


4/4 RC (4 over 4 right cross) Slip 4 sts to cable needle and hold in back, k4, then k4 from cable needle.
3/3 RC (3 over 3 right cross) Slip 3 sts to cable needle and hold in back, k3, then k3 from cable needle.

Cable Pattern 1
Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13 and 15 (RS):
K3, p5, k8, p5, k3.
Rows 2 and All Wrong Side Rows: K8, p8, k8.
Row 9: K3, p5, 4/4 RC, p5, k3.
Row 16: K8, p8, k8.
Rep Rows 1-16 for Cable Pattern 1.

Cable Pattern 2
Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 13, 15, 17, 19 and 21 (RS):
K3, p5, k8, p5, k3.
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10: K8, p4, k12.
Rows 11 and 23: K3, p5, 4/4 RC, p5, k3.
Rows 12, 14, 16, 18, 20 and 22: K12, p4, k8.
Row 24: K8, p4, k12.
Rep Rows 1-24 for Cable Pattern 2.

Cable Pattern 3
Rows 1, 3 and 11:
K3, p6, k2, p2, k2, p6, k3.
Rows 2 and 4: K9, p2, k2, p2, k9.
Rows 5 and 9: K3, p6, 3/3 RC, p6, k3.
Rows 6, 8 and 10: K9, p6, k9.
Row 7: K3, p6, k6, p6, k3.
Row 12: K9, p2, k2, p2, k9.
Rep Rows 1-12 for Cable Pattern 3.

Cast on 24 sts.
Knit 6 rows.
Rep Rows 1-16 of Cable Pattern 1 five times.
Rep Rows 1-24 of Cable Pattern 2 three times, then rep Rows 1-6 once.
Rep Rows 1-12 of Cable Pattern 3 six times.
Rep Rows 1-24 of Cable Pattern 2 three times, then rep Rows 1-6 once.
Rep Rows 1-16 of Cable Pattern 1 five times.
Knit 6 rows. Bind off.

Weave in ends.

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k = knit p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing) RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)  

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Pattern Average Rating: **** (based on 11 reviews)
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Aran Cable Scarf Reviewed by Mark croot on 2014-08-17 *****
I only a novice knitter and have chosen this scarf to have a go at cabling for the first time. So far it is going realllllyyyy well. In terms of curling edges, and as I am sure a lot of people already know slipping the first stitch knit wise and knitting the last stitch on every row gives the edge a more defined appearance. I have knitted a number of scarves over the last couple of years and have always found this an easy way to stop curling of this space! As for the feminine look....this scarf came up when I googled cable scarves for men...gulp! I will now have to find someone to give it to. Looks like yet another scarf for my nan! Lol

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