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Crystal Palace Yarns - free pattern for Stitch Red

Merino 5 Woven Cable Scarf
Merino 5 Cable Scarf and Pocket Mitts

(shown here with Pocket Fingerless Mitts
- the Fingerless Mitt pattern is here.)


See more Merino 5 patterns here.

See more Stitch Red patterns here.

Merino 5

Woven Cable Scarf                   


Description:  The woven cable stitch used in this pattern produces a great-looking, great-wearing scarf.  Use the Stitch Red color, Merino 5 in #1012 Crimson, to support heart health. 
Crystal Palace will donate 5% of the sales of this color to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) on behalf of The Heart Truth® and the Stitch Red Project.

Level:  Intermediate (knowledge of cables)

Size:  Approx. 4.75" x 51"


Gauge:  7.25 sts=1" over cable pattern

Abbreviations:  BO- bind off; CO- cast on; k- knit; p- purl; sts- stitch(es); St st (stockinette stitch)

3-3 Cable Pattern Row A: (right leaning cable)
K4, *place 3 sts on cable st holder and hold at back of work, K3, K3 sts off cable needle*, rep between *s to last st, end K1.

The illustration above shows this type of right leaning cable.

3-3 Cable Pattern Row B: (left leaning cable)
K1, *place 3 sts on cable st holder and hold in front of work, K3, K3 sts off cable needle*, rep between *s to last st, end K4.

Instructions: (as shown in illustrations above):
Scarf is worked in St st with all over 3/3 cable pattern.

CO 35 sts.
Rows 1-4: Work in St st (K odd rows, P even rows)
Row 5: K4, Work 3-3 Cable Pattern Row A across width of scarf, ending K1.
Rows 6 & 8: P.
Row 7: K.
Row 9: K1, Work 3-3 Cable Pattern Row B across width of scarf, ending K4.
Rows 10: P.
Row 11: K.
Row 12: P.
Repeat Rows 5-12 until almost out of yarn. End with 4 rows of St st. BO loosely.

For pattern in chart form, see below:

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 are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.
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December 2011