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Home : Patterns : Harbor Scarf

Free Knitting Pattern: Harbor Scarf

Lion Brand® LB Collection® Organic Wool
Pattern #: 90490AD
Rating: *****4.8 (based on 12 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
About 6 x 72 in. (15 x 183 cm)


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LB Collection® Organic Wool
Redwood Toffee
*LB Collection Organic Wool (Article #481). 100% Organic Wool; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (185yds/170m) pull skeins

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Harbor Scarf

Lion Brand® LB Collection® Organic Wool


30 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) over Cable Pattern. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch


2/2 LC (2 over 2 left cross) Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k2, then k2 from cable needle.
2/2 RC (2 over 2 right cross) Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold in back, k2, then k2 from cable needle.

Seed Stitch (over an even number of sts)
Row 1 (RS):
*K1, p1; rep from * across.
Row 2: P the knit sts, and k the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for Seed st.

Cast on 46 sts. Work 3 rows in Seed st.
Begin Cable Pattern
First and last 3 sts of Scarf are worked in Seed st, center 40 sts are worked in Cable Pattern. Stitch markers are used to separate the Seed st sections from the Cable Pattern.
Row 1 (RS): Work 3 sts in Seed st, place marker (pm), p1, k4, p1, k1, p1, k24, p1, k1, p1, k4, p1, pm, work 3 sts in Seed st.
Rows 2, 4, and 6: Work 3 sts in Seed st, slip marker (sm), k1, p4, k1, p1, k1, p24, k1, p1, k1, p4, k1, sm, work 3 sts in Seed st.
Row 3: Work 3 sts in Seed st, sm, p1, 2/2 LC, p1, k1, p1, (2/2 RC, 2/2 LC) 3 times, p1, k1, p1, 2/2 LC, p1, sm, work 3 sts in Seed st.
Row 5: Rep Row 1.
Row 7: Work 3 sts in Seed st, sm, p1, 2/2 LC, p1, k1, p1, (2/2 LC, 2/2 RC) 3 times, p1, k1, p1, 2/2 LC, p1, sm, work 3 sts in Seed st.
Row 8: Rep Row 2.
Rep Rows 1-8 until Scarf measures about 71 in. (180.5 cm) from beginning.
Last 3 Rows: Work in Seed st. Bind off.

Weave in ends.

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k = knit p = purl
Pm = place marker rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side sm = slip marker
st(s) = stitch(es)  

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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.8 (based on 12 reviews)
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Harbor Scarf Reviewed by K Outlaw on 2014-01-10 *****
I fell in love with this pattern! I keep making these scarves and giving them away because people like them so much. It doesn't take real long to make these if you're a steady knitter--spending a bit of time when you can--it's possible to complete six feet of scarf in two weeks or so. It makes a beautiful handmade gift. I devised my own matching hat pattern as well. Love it, love it, love it!!

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