Thursday, December 8, 2011

Tailored and Refined Scarf

The perfect scarf to wear to that business meeting during these cold days. This Berroco pattern and yarn will make you look fabu!

One size
Approximately 11” wide (at widest point) x 50” long

2 Hanks BERROCO VOYAGE (50 grs), #4022 Bonfire (A)
2 Balls BERROCO NANUK (50 grs), #5430 Claus (B)
Straight knitting needles, size 10 (6.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

28 sts = 4”; 26 rows = 4” in Rib Pat with A
14 sts = 4”; 22 rows = 4” in St st with B

M1k: Pick up horizontal strand between stitch just worked and next stitch, place on left hand needle, knit this stitch (1 stitch increased).

With straight needles, using A, cast on 3 sts.
Row 1 (RS): K1, M1k, k1, M1k, k1 – 5 sts.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: K2, M1p, k1, M1p, k2 – 7 sts.
Row 4: P2, k1, p1, k1, p2.
Row 5: K2, M1k, p1, k1, p1, M1k, k2 – 9 sts.
Row 6: P2, k1, (p1, k1) twice, p2.
Row 7: K2, M1p, k1, (p1, k1) twice, M1p, k2 – 11 sts.
Row 8: P2, M1k, p1, (k1, p1) 3 times, M1k, p2 – 13 sts. Keeping 2 sts at each edge in St st, continue to inc 1 st each side in this manner EVERY row 13 times more, working incs into ribbing – 41 sts. Work even until piece measures 15” from beg, end on WS. Change to B and work even in St st for 20”, end on RS.
Change to A and p 1 row, end on WS.
Row 1 (RS): K2, * p1, k1, rep from * to last 3 sts, end p1, k2.
Row 2: P2, * k1, p1, rep from * to last 3 sts, end k1, p2. Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 11¼” from beg, end on WS.
Dec Row 1 (RS): K1, SSK, work to last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1 – 39 sts.
Dec Row 2: P1, p2 tog, work to last 3 sts, p2 tog TBL, p1 – 37 sts. Rep the last 2 rows 6 times more, then rep Dec Row 1 every RS row 5 times – 3 sts. Bind off.

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