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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Ribbed Scarf With Ruffles - Knit

Good morning,

Scarves provide warmth, comfort, and style so we can never have enough of them, can we?

This yarn is very fuzzy, light, and airy so without something to weigh down the ends, it could stick to your coat or sweater and the scarf just wouldn't hang nicely. I have never been a fan of fringe except in very special cases.  This yarn isn't right for making fringe anyway, but it makes lovely ruffles. 

So, here is a very easy pattern for a ribbed scarf with ruffles. 

Enjoy!  And, as always, I would love to hear from you.  Please feel free to leave a comment.


Ribbed Scarf with Ruffles - Knit

Finished size: 51"


Size 5 needles

4 skeins Patons Lacette (#2 Fine) yarn, 50 gr. 1.75 oz skeins

gauge: 2" = 20 rows and 12 stitches in garter stitch

Cast on 100 st.


Knit 20 rows

Next row: k 2 tog across (50 st)

Body of Scarf:

Row 1: k2, p2 across

Row 2: p2, k2 across

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 49 inches or desired length. End with row 1.


Next row: Make increases by knitting in front and back of each stitch across (100 stitches)

Knit 20 rows.

Bind off.


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