SCARF

The Knitter - - Vashti -

Us­ing 4mm nee­dles and the long-tail or thumb method, cast on 117 sts. Row 1 (RS): K2, *cast off 5 sts (1 st left on nee­dle, K3; rep from * to last 7 sts, cast off 5 sts (1 st left on nee­dle), K1. 52 sts. Row 2: K1, *KFB twice, K2; rep from * to last 3 sts, KFB twice, K1. 78 sts. Row 3: Sl 1 wyif, knit to end, dec 1 st at cen­tre of row. 77 sts. Row 4: Sl 1 wyif, P5, knit to last 6 sts, P5, K1. Row 5: Sl 1 wyif, K1, yo, sk2po, yo, knit to last 5 sts, yo, sk2po, yo, K2. Row 6: As row 4. Row 7: Sl 1 wyif, knit to end. Row 8: Sl 1 wyif, P5, knit to last 6 sts, P5, K1. Rows 5 to 8 set garter st and lace edg­ing. Work 14 rows more as set by rows 5 to 8, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row. Cont as folls: Row 1 (RS): Patt 6, knit to last 6 sts, patt 6. Row 2 and every foll WS row: Patt 6, purl to last 6 sts, patt 6. Row 3: Patt 6, K2, (pm, work row 1 as set on Chart, K3) 3 times, pm, work row 1 as set on Chart, K2, patt 6. (These mark­ers will help you place the pat­tern once the shap­ing starts.) Rows 2 and 3 set st st and Chart place­ment. Cont as set on Chart, re­peat­ing rows 1 to 8 as set on Chart 5 times. Next row: Patt 6, skpo, work row 9 as set on Chart, (K3, work row 1 as set on Chart) 3 times, K2, patt 6. 76 sts. This row sets de­creases and new chart place­ment, work­ing rows 10 to 26 on first pat­tern re­peat and first 8 rows of chart re­peated on all other pat­tern re­peats, cont as folls:Work 17 rows, dec 1 st as set on 2 foll 6th rows. 74 sts. (You have now com­pleted the di­a­mond sec­tion on the first pat­tern re­peat while con­tin­u­ing the stem pat­tern on the other re­peats.) Re­move marker for first pat­tern re­peat. Now work­ing in st st across first chart re­peat sec­tion and work­ing in stem pat­tern as set on rem sec­tions, work 6 rows, dec 1 st as set on first row, end­ing with row 8 of chart and RS fac­ing for next row. 73 sts. ** Next row: Patt 6, skpo, work to first chart place­ment marker, work row 9 as set on chart, (K3, work row 1 as set on chart) twice, K2, patt 6. 72 sts. This row sets de­creases and new chart place­ment, work­ing rows 10 to 26 on first pat­tern re­peat and first 8 rows of chart re­peated on all other pat­tern re­peats, cont as folls:Work 17 rows, dec 1 st as set on 2 foll 6th rows. 70 sts. (You have now com­pleted the di­a­mond sec­tion on the first pat­tern re­peat while con­tin­u­ing the stem pat­tern on the other re­peats.) Now work­ing in st st across first chart re­peat sec­tion and work­ing in stem pat­tern as set on rem 3 sec­tions, work 6 rows, dec 1 st as set on first row, end­ing with row 8 of chart and RS fac­ing for next row. 69 sts. Re­move marker for first pat­tern re­peat. ** Cont as set un­til all lace pan­els have been worked to row 26 of chart. 61 sts. Now work­ing lace edg­ing as set and all rem sts as st st, dec 1 st as set on next and every foll 6th row to 13 sts. Now dec as set on every foll RS row, (so that the first lace panel is worked across the top of the one at the end of the row) to 7 sts. Knit 2 rows. Cast off knit­wise on WS. Weave in ends but do not trim. Wet block project to mea­sure­ments given, fol­low­ing any yarn care in­struc­tions on the ball band, then trim yarn ends.

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