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free knit
ripple stitch scarf

Merino 5 Superwash 100% merino wool
Ripple Scarf in Merino 5

This graceful scarf is wide enough to be worn as a small stole, or add one more 18 st repeat of the ripple pattern and make it wider. This pattern works without too much attention as only 1 row of the 4 row pattern has pattern.

Materials: Crystal Palace Merino 5,  100% superwash merino wool,
4 - 50 gr balls #5201 "snow white"
1 pair Crystal Palace Bamboo or DAISY Needles US size 10.5
(or knit the scarf on a smaller needle for a more dense look)

Size: 8.5" x 80"

Gauge: Variable depending on size needle used.

Stitches
Garter Stitch:
Outer 4 sts on each edge are worked in garter st throughout
(K on all rows)

Ripple Stitch: (multiple of 18 sts)
Row 1: (RS) K4 *[K2tog]3 times, [k1, yo] 6 times, [k2tog] 3 times; rep bet *s; end K4
Rows 2 & 3: Knit
Row 4: K4, p54, k4

Instructions:
Cast on 62 sts.
Work 4 rows of garter st (K all rows)
Begin Ripple Stitch, keeping outer 4 sts in garter st.
Continue in Ripple St until almost out of yarn or until scarf is desired length.
End with 4 rows of garter st.
Bind off loosely.

Note: When adding new ball of yarn, I overlapped at beg of row by knitting yarn doubled for approx 6 sts.


Designed & Knit by Susan Druding
 

copyright 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 Crystal Palace Yarns Merino 5 are welcome to use this free pattern for their customers.

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