Knitting Pattern: Cowl Scarf
Loop Yarn or similar fancy yarn thread, 150g
Lace Yarn thread for sewing (optional, use only if the fancy yarn is difficult to sew)
Knitting Needle – 8mm
Approximate dimension: 21″ (W) x 16″ (L)
9.5 sts and 18 rows to 4″ x 4″ [10cm x 10cm] on 8mm needles in Fisherman Ribs Stitch.
Always perform a test gauge to check you tension for best result.
k – knit
p – purl
k1b – knit 1 below
st(s) – stitch(es)
Fisherman Ribs Stitch
Cast On multiple of 2 sts
Row 1 – knit all stitches
Row 2 – p1, *k1b, p1* rep from * to last st, k1b.
Repeat Row 2 until you reach the desired length.
Scarf Pattern: Please refer the step photos below for the details.
You may watch this video made by New Stitch A Day for tutorial on how to knit Fisherman Ribs Stitch. Note: Instead of k1 on the last stitch of Row 2 as shown in the video, knit k1b.
Scarf: Cast on 38 sts on knitting needle and knit fisherman ribs stitch until you reach 190 row. Lengthen or shorten the row to suit the wearer shoulder width. Bind off and fasten. Leave about 2′ yarn end for sewing up.
Band: Cast on 12 sts on knitting needle and knit fisherman ribs stitch until you reach 44 row. Bind off and fasten. Leave about 1 1/2′ yarn end for sewing up.
If yarn is difficult to sew, replace the sewing yarn with lace yarn thread.
Sew to join the first row and the last row of the scarf. Pull to create a gather. If you are unable to pull to create gather, sew a separate running stitch near the seam to pull.
Fasten and hide yarn end.
Fold the band piece across the gathers and sew to join the band into a ring. Secure the band by stitching some stitches to the scarf. Fasten and hide yarn end.
The scarf is ready to be worn, create your own style!