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KNITTING PATTERNS >> Makin' Bacon Scarf

Makin' Bacon Scarf
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 Designed by Linda Cyr
 
Scarf measures 6½" wide x 60" long.
 
STITCH NATION by Debbie Stoller™ "Alpaca Love™": 2 balls 3920 Ruby A, 1 ball 3101 Vanilla B.
 
Circular Knitting Needle: 5mm [US 8] 36".
Yarn needle.
 
GAUGE: 18 sts and 24 rows = 4" in ripple pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.
 
NOTES:
1. The scarf is worked from long edge to long edge. Work back and forth on circular needle, as if working on straight needles.
2. The stitch pattern creates ripples across the fabric. After several row repeats, 15 ripples should be apparent.
 
SCARF
With A, cast on 272 sts.
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: K1, p across to last st, k1.
Row 3: K1, *[k2tog] 3 times, [yo, k1] 6 times, [k2tog] 3 times; repeat from * across to last st, k1.
Row 4: Knit.
Repeat Rows 1–4, changing color as in following color sequence: Work 8 more rows with A (for a total of 12 A-colored rows), [4 rows with B, 4 rows with A] 2 times, 4 rows with B. Bind off.
 
FINISHING
Weave in ends. Steam block gently, if desired.
 
(4 Medium) STITCH NATION by Debbie Stoller™ "Alpaca Love™" Art. T102 available in 3 oz (85 g); 132 yd (121 m) balls.
 
ABBREVIATIONS: k = knit; k2tog = Knit next 2 sts together; p = purl; st(s) = stitch(es); yo = yarn over; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] =work directions in brackets the number of times specified
 
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