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Purple Knit Super Scarf


Make a fashion statement with this gorgeous knit scarf created with faux woven stitch—identical front and back! Designed by Alexandra Davidoff.

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Step 1

GETTING STARTED: Download the PDF for a set of portable project instructions that includes the stitch pattern chart. Read through all of the instructions before beginning.

ABBREVIATIONS:
BO—bind off; cm—centimeters; CO—cast on; g—gram(s); K—knit; m—meters; mm—millimeter(s); oz—ounce(s); P—purl; RS—right side; st(s)—stitch(es); WS—wrong side; yd(s)—yard(s)

SIZE:
One size: 10" (25 cm) wide x 120" (305 cm) long (including pompom and tassel units)

MATERIALS:

  • #4 worsted weight yarn: Patons Classic Wool (100% pure new wool, 3.5 oz (100 g), 210 yards (192 m), 6 skeins color 77741 Lavender Gray
  • Boye US size 7 (4.5 mm) knitting needles, or size to obtain gauge
  • Boye PomPom maker OR a 1.25" (3 cm) x 3" (7.5 cm) piece of stiff cardboard
  • For Tassels: Cardboard 4" (10 cm) wide x 7" (18 cm) long
  • Yarn needle
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GAUGE:
22 sts and 24 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Faux Woven Stitch. To save time, take time to check gauge.

PATTERN STITCH:
Faux Woven Stitch (multiple of 16 sts + 9)
Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 & 11 (RS): *P1, k7, (p1, k1) 4 times; rep from * to last 9 sts, p1, k7, p1.
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 & 12: K9, *(p1, k1) 4 times, k8.
Rows 13, 15, 17, 19, 21 & 23: *(P1, k1) 4 times, p1, k7; rep from * to last 9 sts, (p1, k1) 4 times, p1.
Rows 14, 16, 18, 20, 22 & 24: (K1, p1) 4 times, k1, *k7, (k1, p1) 4 times, k1.

NOTES:
This scarf is reversible so it looks identical on both sides.

Step 2

DIRECTIONS
CO 57 sts.

Work Rows 1-24 of the chart 25 times, and then Rows 1-12, once more. BO all sts.

Step 3

FINISHING
Weave in ends.

Make 6 pompom and tassel units as follows:
Pompoms (make 6):
Using largest ring on Boye PomPom Maker, make pompom according to instructions. If you don't have a pompom maker, wrap yarn around 1.25" (3 cm) high piece of cardboard approximately 30 times. Thread yarn needle with 8" (20.5 cm) piece of yarn. Insert needle between cardboard and yarn wraps at top edge. Tie yarn tightly around all wraps. Cut wraps at opposite edge to form pompom. Shake pompom to distribute yarn evenly. Trim ends as needed.

Tassels (make 6):
Wrap yarn around cardboard 15 times. Slide a 15" (40 cm) piece of yarn under the wrapped yarn and tie a knot at the top leaving long tails to attach tassel to pompom and scarf. Cut lower edge of wrapped yarn to free ends. Wind a second piece of yarn around the tassel two or three times about 1" (2.5 cm) below the top. Knot tightly. Thread tails onto yarn needle and push to inside of tassel. Trim ends to make even.

Thread tassel tails onto yarn needle and then insert into the center of the pompom to form unit.

Attach three pompom and tassel units evenly spaced onto each end of scarf. Weave in remaining tails.

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