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Designed and Knit by Susan Druding for Crystal Palace Yarns
Description: This unique, eye-catching scarf pattern is deceptively easy to make. It features alternating bands of Mochi Plus and Plus Solid, with horizonal elogated stitches of Mochi Plus slipped across the Plus Solid bands.
Size: 6½" x 51"
Gauge: 4½ sts = 1" over St st
Abbreviations: BO- bind off; CC- contrasting color; CO-cast on; k- knit; MC- main color; p- purl; St(s)- stitches; St st- Stockinette stitch; x- times
INSTRUCTIONS [small edits 2/23/12]
Note: Do not break yarn when changing colors. Before starting each RS row, carry the color not in use up the edge by wrapping it once around the color that is in use. This will produce a tidy right-hand edge.
CO 31 sts. With CC, work 6 rows in garter st. Begin mock plaid pattern:
Row 1 (RS): With MC, k.
Row 2: With MC, K4, p23, k4.
Rows 3 & 4: Repeat Rows 1 & 2.
Row 5: With CC, K9, sl 1, (k5, sl 1) 2x, k9.
Row 6: With CC, K4, (p5, sl 1) 3x, p5, k4.
Row 7 & 8: Repeat Rows 5 & 6.
Repeat these 8 rows until piece measures ~ 50", ending with a Row 4. Change to CC and work 6 rows in garter st. BO. Weave in ends. Block to measurements.
Pattern Copyright 2011 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. Shops carrying Crystal Palace Yarns Mochi Plus and Plus Solid are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.
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