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First hint of spring, button hole Scarf

March 4, 2010

Materials

1 skein Cashmere – Lime Green

1 skein Cashmere – Cotton Candy Pink

Size 4 needles

Preparation

Lime Green (G) – Wind yarn into 2 balls in order to work both edges of scarf simultaneously.

Cotton Candy Pink (P) – Wind a small bit of yarn into a ball (20 inches long or so) to use later on for the button hole Left section

Scarf

With (G), cast on 20sts. Knit 4 rows (Garter st)

Row 1: (G) K4, join (P) and K12, Join second ball of (G) and K4

Row 2: (G) K4, (P) P12, (G) K4

Repeat these 2 rows 4 times more (working (G) in Garter St, and (P) in Stockinette St.

Decreases

Row 1: (G) K4, (P) K2tog, K8, K2tog, (G) K4

Row 2: (G) K4, (P) P10, (G) K4

Repeat these 2 rows 3 times more, decreasing 2 stitches every Knit (right side) row. 12sts remain.

Neck

Row 1: (G) K4, (P) K4, (G) K4

Row 2: (G) K4, (P) P4, (G) K4

Repeat these 2 rows for 12 inches or desired length

*Measure the width around your neck with a tape measure. This measurement is the length to knit for the neck section.

Increases & Button Hole Right

Row 1: (G) K4, (P) inc. in 1st st, K2, Turn

*do not work the rest of the row. Simply leave the un-worked sts on the left needle, or place them on a holder.

Row 2: (P) P3, (G) K4

Repeat these 2 rows 3 times more, increasing 1st on every Knit (right side) row. 10sts on needle

Increases & Button Hole Left

Using extra scrap of (P) yarn, join yarn to un-worked half and work as follows.

Row 1: (P) K1, inc. in next st, (G) K4

Row 2: (G) K4, (P) Purl 3

Repeat these 2 rows 3 times more, increasing 1st on every Knit (Right side) row. 10sts on needle.

Join Left to Right sides of Button Hole together and continue across row with larger ball of (P) yarn. 20sts now on needle.

Finish

Row 1: (G) K4, (P) K12, (G) K4

Row 2: (G) K4, (P) P12, (G) K4

Repeat these 2 rows 4 times more                                                                                                                      

(G) Knit 4 rows (Garter St). Bind Off. Weave in all loose ends                       

Corinna Mantlo
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