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free double knit scarf pattern from Crystal Palace Yarns

Checkered Double Knit Scarf
Cotton Chenille

Finished Measurements: 6" x 50"
MATERIALS: Crystal Palace Cotton Chenille 100% cotton, 98 yds 50 gm balls. 2 balls each, colors A and B.
Shown: A:#8166- tomato red & B:#9292-charcoal
Crystal Palace Bamboo Needles 16" circular size 6.
[Note: This double knitting technique requires a circular needle.]

GAUGE: 4 sts = 1" in Stockinette stitch (St st) on larger needles. Take time to check gauge.
Abbreviations:
sl: slip stitch
cont: continue
rem: remaining
yb:yarn back
yf: yarn forward
Note: This scarf is reversible and double thick.

Scarf:
With size 6 circular needles and color A, cast on 48 sts.
1st row: Using A* (yb, k1, yf, sl 1) 4 times, (yb, sl 1, yf, p1) 4 times, rep from * to end. Return to beg of row without turning work.
2nd row: Using B *(yb, sl 1, yf, p1) 4 times, (yb, k1, yf, sl 1) 4 times, rep from * to end. Turn work.
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more, twisting yarn at sides to close.
9th row: Using B as 1 st row.
10th row: Using A as 2nd row.
Rep the last 2 rows 3 times more.
Rep these 16 rows.
End scarf with row 1 or row 9. Bind off by knitting two stitches together twice, then pass first stitch on needle over second st. Continue in this way until all sts are bound off.

Designed by Judy Sarna and Suzanne Johansen


copyright 1996-2007 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this  pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting shops carrying CP Yarns Cotton Chenille are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.


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Last revision of this page March 24, 2007

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