Twisted Texture Scarf

twisted texture close up

If you need a scarf for our summer in Manitowoc – try this mock cable.

One Skein Project

Twisted Texture Scarf

 1 skein of Cascade 220

Size 5 or 6 needle (gauge is not critical for this project)

2 stitch markers, optional

Back Cross: Working behind first stitch on left needle, knit into the back of the second stitch, leaving the stitch on the needle, then knit the first stitch, dropping both stitches off the needle at the same time.

Purling Front Cross: Working in front of the first stitch on the left needle, purl second stitch, leaving the stitch on the needle, then purl the first stitch, dropping both stitches off the needle at the same time.

Pattern:

Cast on 34 stitches for a scarf wide of about 6”

Cast on 25 stitches for a scarf  width of about 4 “

Knit 6 rows.

Row 1: K3, place marker (PM), purl to last 3 stitches, PM, K3.

Row 2 (Right Side): K3, slip marker (SM), (P1, work Back Cross on the next 2 stitches) 13 times, P1, SM, K3.

 

Row 3: K3, SM, (K1, work Purling Front Cross on the next 2 stitches), K1, SM, K3.

 

Row 4: Knit across, slipping markers as you come to them.

 

For Scarf: Repeat Rows 1-4 until desired length.  Knit 5 rows.  Bind off in knitting.

Block, if desired

This stitch and pattern was designed by Bonnie Brandenburg of the Shaggy Sheep.

 

Twisted Texture Scarf