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Zig Zag Scarf
Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Pattern Number: L0742
This stylish geometric scarf will turn heads! This is a great project to make to practice basic increases and decreases.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 6 x 54 in. (15 x 137 cm)
480-123 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Khaki
Light neutral taupe
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 13.58
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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16 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
kfb (knit into front and then back)
An increase worked as follows:
Knit the next st through the front loop, but do not remove the st from your left hand needle.
Knit the same st once more, this time inserting your needle through the back loop of the st.
You will have created 2 loops (sts) on your right hand needle.
Drop the st from your left hand needle - 1 st increased.
Cast on 2 sts.
Increase Row: K to last st, kfb in last st - 3 sts at the end of this row.
Rep Increase Row until you have a total of 24 sts.
Decrease Row: K to last 2 sts, k2tog - 23 sts at the end of this row.
Rep Decrease Row until 11 sts rem.
Continue to increase to 24 sts and decrease to 11 sts until piece measures about 52 in.
(132 cm) from beginning, end with 11 sts.
Rep Decrease Row until 2 sts rem.
Last Row: K2tog - 1 st at the end of this row.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
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