I’ve received a couple of questions about the Chevron Scarf I made for my mother, so here are the instructions for it. Please feel free to ask me if you don’t understand the pattern or if you find any mistakes. I’m new with writing patterns…
Gauge is not important with this scarf.
· Garnstudio DROPS Alpaca
125 grams 2.5 skeins = 455.0 yards (416.1m)
· Garnstudio DROPS Alpaca Silk
72 grams 2.9 skeins = 443.7 yards (405.7m)
You could use any two fingering weight yarn to replace the aforementioned or maybe knit with just one strand of aran weight yarn…
· size 8 or 5.0 mm circ needles of preferred length
Using both yarns CO 47 sts with size 8 / 5.0 mm needles. I used long tail method casting on. Start the 1x1 ribbing (see below)
RS: S 1 as if to knit, *p 1, k 1*, repeat *-* until the end of the row
WS: S 1 as if to purl, *k 1, p 1*, repeat *-* until the end of the row
Continue these two rows until the ribbing measures 6 cm ending with a WS row.
RS: Continue the 1x1 ribbing as established with the first 5 sts of the row. Work first round of the chart 3 times (36 sts) and then once more the first st of the chart (37 sts altogether). With the 5 sts remaining *k1, p1* twice, k1.
WS: Continue the 1x1 ribbing as established with the first 5 sts of the row. Work second round of the chart 3 times (36 sts) and then once more the first st of the chart (37 sts altogether). With the 5 sts remaining *p1, k1* twice, p1.
Continue in this way working through the chart as many times as you want. I did 40 repeats, and ended up with a 2 m long scarf, but you can make yours as long as you want.
Finish the scarf with 1x1 ribbing as instructed above. Loosely BO the sts. Wet-blocking is recommended, but if you are lazy you could also iron the scarf between two wet towels.
S 1 = Slip 1
K = knit on RS, purl on WS
P = purl on RS, knit on WS