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Triple Cabled Scarf

December 19, 2009


Sorry I haven’t been around lately.  After the wedding, the visitors, the honeymoon and the job stress, I wound up taking a small hiatus from knitting.  I made some Christmas ornaments for family members.  Now, I’m preparing to go back to NY for Christmas and while they enjoy their snowstorm, I know I am going to freeze.  Living in Southwest Florida has been a blessing for me, but has spoiled me to cold weather.  I used a pattern from ravelry to make a floppy beret to keep my head warm and wanted to make a scarf that would go.

This is my Triple Cabled Scarf made with Plymouth Alpaca Prima yarn double strandled with size 10 straight needles.  I am in love with this scarf!  The yarn had been in my collection for well over a year, waiting for the perfect project.  Thank you Gabriella’s Yarn Shop  for this!  She no longer has this in stock, but she has many many great yarns.

Cabled Gauge 18 stitches x 4 in  /      4 rows x 1 in

C4F = hold 2 stitches to front with cable needle.  Knit 2 from left needle, then knit 2 from cable needle to create left twisting 4 stitch cable.

Cast on 24 stitches on size 10 needles

Knit first 4 rows in seed stitch (k1p1k1 to end)

Row 5 – k1 p1 k1 p2 k4 p1 k4 p1 k4 p2 k1 p1 k1

Row 6 – k1 p1 k1 k2 p4 k1 p4 k1 p4 k2 k1 p1 k1

Row 7 – k1 p1 k1 p2 c4f p1 c4f p1 c4f p1 k1 p1 k1

Row 8 – repeat row 6

Repeat rows 5-8 until you’ve reached desired length,

End with 4 rows of seed stitch, k1

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