Worsted weight acrylic, wool, acrylic-blend, wool-blend, or yarn of
170 yds. each of 2 colors:
Sample shown in Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (100% acrylic, 170 yds/156
m per 3.5 oz/100 g ball) in colors Kelly Green and Poodle Pink
Pair of size 10 (6 mm) knitting needles
Spare size 10 (6 mm) knitting needle (for 3-needle bind off)
Two stitch markers (optional)
Tapestry needle: beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO), each
(ea), knit (k), knit two together (k2tog), needle (ndl), pass slipped stitch over
(psso), pattern (patt), purl (p), repeat (rep), right side (RS), slip (sl), stitch
(st), together (tog), wrong side (WS), yarn over (yo)
With first color, CO 21.
Rows 1-6: K.
Begin openwork pattern (Note: 5 sts at ea edge are maintained in garter st
throughout. If desired, place st markers to denote these border sts, and sl
markers every row):
Row 7 (RS): K 5 (border sts), k11, k5 (border sts).
Row 8 (WS): K 5 (border sts), p 11, k 5 (border sts).
Row 9 (patt row): K4, *k1, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, rep from * to last 5 sts, k
Row 10: K 5 (border sts), k11, k 5 (border sts).
Rep Rows 7-10 until first half of scarf measures approx. 30”, ending with
Place sts on holder and set piece aside.
With second color, CO 21.
Rep instructions for first half of scarf.
With either color, use 3-needle bind off technique (see Special Stitches
above) to join halves together at center back neck. When bind off is
complete, cut yarn and weave in all tails.
If necessary, gently wash and block scarf.
Pattern and photos © 2010 Kathy North, Designs by KN –
For personal or charity use only. Do not duplicate pattern for commercial