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Allegro Aran & Nubbles

Pocket Scarf

Designed by Gail Tanquary of Alameda Yarn Co.

Description:  This trendy scarf is knit in garter stitch in two colors of Allegro Aran with Nubbles accents.  One end is fringed while the other end features a loop to insert the fringed end.

Level:  Easy (garter stitch, picking up stitches, sewing seam)

Size:  ~4.5” x 37”, not including fringe



Gauge:  16 sts=4" in garter stitch with Allegro Aran

Abbreviations:  CO- cast on; k- knit; k2tog- knit 2 sts together; p- purl; p2tog- purl 2 sts together; rev St st- reverse Stockinette stitch (purl every round); rnd- round; St st- Stockinette Stitch (knit every round); st(s)- stitches



 With color A, cast on 135 sts.  Knit one row.

Rows 1-4:  Knit.  Do not cut yarn.

Row 5:  With Nubbles, purl, pulling “nubs” to front and holding them there as the row is worked. Cut Nubbles, leaving a 10” tail.

Row 6:  Return to the beginning of the row just completed and with color A, Knit.

Rows 7-9:  Knit.  Cut yarn, leaving a 10” tail.


Change to color B and work rows 1-9 once more, then repeat with Color A and B once more.

Each time color is changed, leave 10” tail to incorporate into fringe.

End by working two additional rows color B.  Bind off loosely.


Pocket:  With color B, pick up and knit 22 sts along top of cowl.  Following striping pattern, work two color B stripes and two color A stripes.  Continue with color A until 20 garter ridges have been worked.  Bind off.  Fold and sew bound-off edge to top of cowl strip, forming a pocket.


Cut 20” lengths of remaining Allegro and Nubbles to incorporate into fringe.  Trim evenly.


The cowl is worn loosely around the neck, pulling the fringed end through the pocket.  A shawl pin can be used to hold the cowl in place.


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 are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns. 

October 2016 (revised November 2, 2016)

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