: beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO), knit (k), knit
two together (k2tog), loop (lp), pass slipped stitch over (psso), place marker
(pm), purl (p), purl two together (p2tog), repeat (rep), skip (sk), slip (sl), stitch (st),
yarn over (yo)
Holding one strand of each yarn together as one, CO 15 sts loosely.
Knit 2 rows.
Begin horseshoe pattern:
Row 1: K2, pm, K1, yo, K3, sl 1, K2 tog, psso, K3, yo, K1, pm, K2.
Row 2 and all even rows: K2, sl marker, purl across to next marker, sl marker,
Row 3: K2, sl marker, K1, K1, yo, K2, sl 1, K2 tog, psso, K2, yo, K2, sl marker,
Row 5: K2, sl marker, K1, K2, yo, K1, sl 1, K2 tog, psso, K1, yo, K3, sl marker,
Row 7: K2, sl marker, K1, K3, yo, sl 1, K2 tog, psso, yo, K4, sl marker, K2.
Row 8: K2, purl across sts between markers, K2.
Rep Rows 1-8 of horseshoe pattern seven times (total of eight "horseshoes".)
Knit 1 row and place sts on holder. Cut yarn, leaving 24" for weaving seam. Set
piece aside and work second piece to match.
Seam pieces tog either by 3-needle bind-off or by weaving sts together from
holders with Kitchener stitch. Weave in all tails.
Block scarf lightly by laying it flat on thick towels, spreading out horseshoe
pattern. Covering with a damp towel for about 30 minutes. Remove towel and
let scarf air dry.