I have decided to start my Christmas knitting early this year. After the disastrous two-hats-a-day knitting three days before Christmas last year, I decided I didn't want to go through that again. So, anyway, this is a scarf I'm knitting for a friend of mine, but he doesn't know it's his, so shhh!!!
-US size 10 (6 mm) straight knitting needles
-1 skein Lion Brand Homespun Yarn in Baroque
CO- cast on
BO- bind off
wl. fwd- yarn to the front of the work
w. back- yarn to the back of the work
sl- slip stitch
Knitting the scarf:
CO 36 sts.
Work in garter st (knit all sts) for 4 rows.
Row 5: k2, * k3, wl. fwd, sl 1 purlwise, wl. back * repeat from * to last 2 sts, k2
Row 6 and alternate rows: Purl all sts.
Row 7: k2, * k2, wl. fwd, sl 1 purlwise, wl. back, k1 * repeat from * to last 2 sts, k2
Row 9: k2, * k1, wl. fwd, sl 1 purlwise, wl. back, k2 * repeat from * to last 2 sts, k2
Row 11: k2, * wl. fwd, sl 1 purlwise, wl. back, k3 * repeat from * to last 2 sts, k2
Repeat rows 5-12 until work measures 60 in.
Work in garter st for 4 rows.
BO all sts.
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