SNOWPUFF DROP-STITCH SCARF

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Skill level:

Size: Approx. 6" wide x 60" long

Materials:

120 yds. worsted wt. or heavy worsted wt. wool, wool-blend, or fuzzy novelty

yarn

Samples shown in ONline Linie 97 “Iceland” (red) and Patons “Divine”

(lavender)

Pair of size 15 (10 mm) needles

Size I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook (for attaching fringe)

Tapestry needle

Gauge: 9 sts = 4" in garter stitch on size 15 (10 mm) needles

Stitches/Terms: beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO), garter stitch (knit

every row), knit (k), purl (p), repeat (rep), stitch (st), yarn over (yo)

Pattern notes:

Prepare fringe first. Wind yarn around 9" long strip of cardboard or a book sixty

times, then cut at one end to form sixty 18-inch strands. Set fringe aside.

Scarf

CO 15 sts loosely.

Knit 4 rows.

Begin pattern:

Row 1 (drop-stitch row): Knit, winding yarn twice around needle in every stitch.

Row 2: Knit, dropping extra yarnovers of previous row (15 sts)

Rows 3-4: Knit (15 sts)

Repeat Rows 1-4 until scarf is desired length, reserving enough yarn to work last

five rows.

Next row: Rep Row 1.

Last 4 rows: Knit every row. Bind off loosely.

Attach fringe: Hold 2 strands of fringe together and attach in each cast on and

bound off stitch on ends of scarf as follows: insert crochet hook into stitch, fold

strands in half over hook, pull loop through fabric then pull ends of strands

through loop on hook, and tighten knot. Trim fringe to desired length.

Finishing:

If necessary, lightly block scarf between damp towels, gently pulling on ends of

scarf to "set" drop stitches.

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