Friday, 19 November 2010

Indie Circular Scarf Instructions

Indie Circular Scarf Instructions

To download free printable instructions click here PDF Instructions.

About
This chunky circular scarf is knitted in the round in ‘moss stitch’ giving a patterned woven texture. Very quick and easy to make with super bulky yarn and large circular needles. No loose ends to get tangled.

Size and gauge
Approximately 60 cm (24 inches long) x 17 cm (7 inches) wide . Gauge approx.8 stitches over 10 rows.

Skills required
Cast on, cast off, knit, purl stitches.

Materials
x3 50g balls Sirdar Indie #155 129m (141 yds)
10 mm (US 15) 60 cm long but no more than 100cm circular knitting needles
Blunt tapestry needle for weaving in ends, spare yarn for marker.

Instructions
o Cast on 95 stitches using size 10 mm (US 15) circular needles.

o Place maker, be sure to start with all stitches in line inside the ‘ring’ and not twisted –
see picture below.

o Knitting will be ‘joined in the round’ in ‘moss stitch’ (it is important to have the odd
number of stitches to make the moss stitch).

o Row 1: Knit 1, *purl 1, knit 1. Repeat from * to marker. Repeat this round 23 times.

o Cast off. Weave in all loose ends with blunt tapestry needle.

o TIP. Join new balls at or near the marker, this will be the centre back of the scarf and
will help keep all woven ends to this area.



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Text and Graphics © Julia Marsh - Hand Knitted Things 2010
This pattern is for personal, non commercial use.
It may not be sold in full or in part, and products made using this pattern may not be sold.

5 comments:

eight by six said...

The colours are lovely and I can't wait to knit one for this winter. I read your blog most days to gain inspiration. I even changed my fingerless mits pattern to incorporate double moss stitch! Thanks. Amanda x

Penelope said...

How very beautiful, I love the yarn and colours. I have just discivered your blog and will certainly be visiting again xox

Baa-Me Kniits said...

Really nice, I like the moss stitch effect with the chunky wool :-)

Duilleoga said...

This scarf is fab! I love the colours & the wool looks so soft.
I think this is a must for my next project.

Julie Cassidy said...

What a gorgeous scarf, thank you so much for the free pattern xxx