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Free Knitting Pattern: Basic Scarf

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern #: L0411AD
Rating: ****3.5 (based on 4 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 8 x 60 in. (20.5 x 152.5 cm)



CORRECTIONS: (applied Sep 9, 2013)
Continue as established, keeping first and last 2 sts in Garter st for borders, center 15 12 sts in St st and slipping markers on every row until piece measures about 58 1/2 in. (149 cm) from beginning.
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
 
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Keep warm all fall and winter with this classic stockinette stitch scarf edged with a garter stitch border.

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Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

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Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Linen Fisherman Blossom Glacier Sky Blue Cobalt Navy Raspberry
Denim Taupe Oatmeal Barley Grass Lemongrass Pumpkin Citron
Spice Apricot Cranberry Claret Fig Eggplant Charcoal Black
Grey Marble Snapdragon Cilantro Butterscotch Denim Twist Celebration Cabernet Constellation
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*Wool-Ease Thick & Quick (Article #640). Solids, Heathers, Twists, Prints, Stripes: 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool
Wheat & Wood: 86% Acrylic; 10% Wool; 4% Rayon
Oatmeal & Barley & Grey Marble: 82% Acrylic; 10% Wool; 8% Rayon
Metallics: 79% Acrylic, 20% Wool, 1% Metallic Poly; package size: Solids, Heathers, Twists, Tweeds: 6 oz./170g (106 yd/97 m)
Prints, Stripes: 5 oz./140g (87 yd/80 m)
Metallics: 5 oz./140g (92 yd/84 m)

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•  640-503 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Granite
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$ 15.18  
Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 15 [10 mm]   $ 5.95  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Basic Scarf

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

GAUGE:

8 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS).
EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL TO THIS PROJECT.

NOTES:

1.Scarf is worked with a Garter st (k every row) border, but edges may roll gently.
2.Markers are placed to define the border sts at the beginning and end of each row.


SCARF
Cast on 16 sts.
Knit 6 rows for Garter st border.
Next Row: K2 for Garter st border, place marker, k to last 2 sts for St st (k on RS, p on WS) center section, place marker, k2 for Garter st border.
Next Row: K2, sl marker, p to marker, sl marker, k2.
Continue as established, keeping first and last 2 sts in Garter st for borders, center 12 sts in St st and slipping markers on every row until piece measures about 58 1/2 in. (149 cm) from beginning.
Knit 6 rows for Garter st border.
Bind off.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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k = knit p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing) sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together  


  Learn to Knit instructions:  http://www.lionbrand.com/learnToKnit.html


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Pattern Average Rating: ****3.5 (based on 4 reviews)
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Basic Scarf Reviewed by Marijean Hislop on 2011-01-05 ****
I have found most scarfs roll. Since this is so thick it is easy to lay the ends flat against a coat & it tends to stay quite well. I made one for each of my daughters for Christmas & they love them ... more than I do. One asked if I'd make another for her in a different color as did my grandaughter. I did find that adding one more stitch to the edging on each side did help the rolling problem a little.


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