Fen­nel Tea Scarf

Here’s a hooded scarf that’s cozy enough to wear when the au­tumn chill sets in and fine enough to wear un­der a coat in the cold­est of win­ter.

Creative Knitting - - CONTENTS - De­sign by Cathy Payson

Gauge

24 sts and 34 rows = 4 inches/10cm in rev St st. To save time, take time to check gauge.

Spe­cial Ab­bre­vi­a­tions

Left Twist (LT): Knit 2nd st on LH nee­dle tbl, leav­ing st on LH nee­dle; knit first st; slip both sts off LH nee­dle. Make 1 Left (M1L): In­sert LH nee­dle from front to back un­der hor­i­zon­tal strand be­tween last st worked and next st on LH nee­dle; knit through back of re­sult­ing loop. Make 1 Right (M1R): In­sert LH nee­dle from back to front un­der hor­i­zon­tal strand be­tween last st worked and next st on LH nee­dle; knit into front of re­sult­ing loop. Right Twist (RT): K2­tog keeping both sts on LH nee­dle; knit first st; slip both sts off LH nee­dle.

Pat­tern Stitches

Note: Charts are pro­vided for Left Cross Mock Ca­ble, Mock Horse­shoe Ca­ble and Right Cross Mock Ca­ble for those pre­fer­ring to work pat sts from a chart. Right Twist Baby Ca­ble (2-st panel) Row 1 (RS): RT. Row 2: P2. Row 3: K2. Row 4: P2.

Rep Rows 1–4 for pat. Left Twist Baby Ca­ble (2-st panel) Row 1 (RS): LT. Row 2: P2. Row 3: K2. Row 4: P2.

Rep Rows 1–4 for pat. Left Cross Mock Ca­ble (8-st panel) Row 1 (RS): M1R, k3, ssk, k3. Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl. Row 3: K1, M1R, k3, ssk, k2. Row 5: K2, M1R, k3, ssk, k1. Row 7: K3, M1R, k3, ssk. Row 8: Purl.

Rep Rows 1–8 for pat. Mock Horse­shoe Ca­ble (16-st panel) Row 1 (RS): K3, k2­tog, k3, M1L, M1R, k3, ssk, k3. Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl. Row 3: K2, k2­tog, k3, M1L, k2, M1R, k3, ssk, k2. Row 5: K1, k2­tog, k3, M1L, k4, M1R, k3, ssk, k1. Row 7: K2­tog, k3, M1L, k6, M1R, k3, ssk. Row 8: Purl.

Rep Rows 1–8 for pat. Right Cross Mock Ca­ble (8-st panel) Row 1 (RS): K3, k2­tog, k3, M1L. Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl. Row 3: K2, k2­tog, k3, M1L, k1. Row 5: K1, k2­tog, k3, M1L, k2. Row 7: K2­tog, k3, M1L, k3. Row 8: Purl.

Rep Rows 1–8 for pat.

Pat­tern Note

This piece is worked in 2 pieces. The Scarf is worked first, then the Hood is worked sep­a­rately and sewn to the Scarf.

Scarf

Cast on 50 sts.

Knit 1 row. Setup Row (RS): Work 1 st in rev St st, Right Twist Baby Ca­ble over next 2 sts, 3 sts rev St st, Left Cross Mock Ca­ble over next 8 sts, 3 sts rev St st, Mock Horse­shoe Ca­ble over next 16 sts, 3 sts rev St st, Right Cross Mock Ca­ble over next 8 sts, 3 sts rev St st, Left Twist Baby Ca­ble over next 2 sts, 1 st in rev St st.

Con­tinue work­ing in pat as es­tab­lished un­til piece mea­sures ap­prox 52 inches, end­ing with a RS row. Knit 1 row. Bind off all sts kwise.

Hood

Cast on 65 sts.

Knit 1 row. Setup Row (RS): Work 1 st in rev St st, Right Twist Baby Ca­ble over next 2 sts, 3 sts rev St st, Left Cross Mock Ca­ble over next 8 sts, 3 sts rev St st, Mock Horse­shoe Ca­ble over next 16 sts, 3 sts rev St st, Right Cross Mock Ca­ble over next 8 sts, 20 sts in rev St st, 1 st in St st.

Con­tinue work­ing in pat as es­tab­lished un­til piece mea­sures ap­prox 9 inches, end­ing with a RS row. *Inc Row (WS): K1, M1L, work to end—66 sts.

Work in pat for 1 inch, end­ing with a RS row.

Rep from * once, then inc 1 at beg of next row—68 sts.

Work even un­til piece mea­sures 12 inches, end­ing with a RS row. Purl 1 WS row. *Con­tinue work­ing in pat for 1 inch, end­ing with a RS row.

Dec Row (WS): K1, ssk, work to end—67 sts. Rep from * twice—65 sts. Work in pat un­til piece mea­sures ap­prox 24 inches, end­ing with a RS row. Knit 1 row. Bind off all sts kwise.

Fin­ish­ing

Block pieces. Fold hood in half and sew seam. Fold scarf in half and pin cen­ter point of scarf to bot­tom of cen­ter back of hood.

Sew hood to scarf. Fringe Cut 90 pieces of yarn that mea­sure ap­prox 14 inches. Gather 18 bun­dles of 5 pieces each. Fold in half and at­tach 9 bun­dles to each end of scarf. Trim fringe. Weave in ends.

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