I needed a scarf for my brother, a modern guy’s kind of guy, a builder and designer who prefers carpentry with a modern twist, a rabid Shark’s hockey fan.
This asymmetrical scarf is reversible and features a cable balanced by a simple rib, suggesting the traces of skates on the ice. Or it would if ice were teal.
Approximately 8 inches by 6 feet.
Cascade Cloud 9 (50% wool, 50% angora; 109 yards [100 meters] / 50 g): Color 141 Cerulean, 4 balls
US#9 (5.5 mm): straight or circular
16 sts and 22 rows = 4” in St st. Gauge is not critical for this project.
Cable needle; tapestry needle.
Please see our standard list of abbreviations.
CO 40 sts.
Row 1: *K1, p1, rep from * 9 times, k4, p4, k4, p4, k1, p1, k1, p1.
Row 2: K1, p1, k1, p1, k4, p4, k4, p4, *k1, p1, rep from * 9 times.
Rows 3 – 8: Repeat Rows 1 and 2 three more times
Row 9: K1, p1, k1, p1, slip 8 sts to cn and hold in front, *k1, p1, rep from * 3 times, then *k1, p1 from cn, rep from * 3 times, k4, p4, k4, p4, k1, p1, k1, p1.
Row 10: Repeat Row 2.
Rows 11- 16: Repeat Rows 1 and 2 three times
Repeat Rows 1 through 16 for length of scarf ending on Row 1.
BO in pattern.
Steam block and wear.
About the Designer: Carol Buchholz
Carol Buchholz is an engineer by day, a singer, knitter, crocheter and writer by night – though since starting to knit two years ago, she doesn’t do as much of the last two. She also loves to cook, eat, drink and travel. Carol goes by the name stillstranding on Ravelry.
Pattern and images © 2008 Carol Buchholz.
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