12.12.2008

Wind me round and round, spiral cable scarf pattern, knitted

020 Wound twice around, also looks good if you double it and loop it through.

I made this scarf in two days, on breaks during work and at home while watching TV.

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It was a joy to knit. I hope you enjoy it! If you make it I would love to see a pic of it.

I made the cable a tight one, I like the look of the spiral cable, and I usually do not like scarves this long but this one is great. Made for a special person.

Scarf is made with worsted wt. wool, I used a washable wool. (75% acrylic/25% Wool)

It took 2 skeins of Patons Shetland Chunky (rated 5 bulky, 100g or 3.5 oz has 110m or 121 yds. Mine is made in Medium Blue

With two skeins or about 240 yds it measures approx. 6 inches wide by 75 inches long.

Needle size UA13 or 9.0 mm

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Spiral Twist Cable Knitted scarf pattern

CO 20 stitches

1 k6, p8, k6

2 k 20

3 k6, p8, k6

4 k 20

5 k6, p8, k6

6 k6, CB8 (knit), k6

7 k6, p8, k6

(CB8 (k)=Slip 4 sts to the cable needle and hold to the back, K 4, Now knit 4 from cable needle.

Continue until long enough to suit you, then cast off on row 5, using any cast off you like.

Apply fringe if you desire!

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May your needles fly as fast as dragonflies!

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3 comments:

  1. What a great scarf pattern! It looks very cozy and how timely for last minute gifting :)

    Love the new Knitty issue - lots to choose from!

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  2. I love cables in a scarf. This pattern looks great!

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  3. Two days? LOL...I must be the slowest knitter on record. I've been working for 2 weeks on a scarf! diamond pattern. I only work maybe 30 min. a day on it thou. I think I knit funny. Not at all how I see others hold needles and such on TV. hmmm...perhaps that's why! LOL Pretty though Vicki..why not just send your creations to me!

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