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Soft Lace Scarf
Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend
Pattern Number: L10411B
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 4 1/2 x 57 in. (11 x 145 cm)
5400-506 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend Yarn: Igloo
Soft ice blue
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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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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18 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in pattern. 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.
sk2p (slip-k2tog-pass slipped st over) A double decrease worked as follows:
Slip next st from the left needle to the right needle, as if to knit.
Knit the next 2 sts on left needle together.
With tip of left needle, lift the slipped st (this is the 2nd st on right needle) up and over the k2tog (first st on right needle) and off the needle - you have decreased 2 sts.
yo (yarn over)
An increase that also creates a small decorative hole (eyelet) in the fabric, worked as follows:
Bring yarn to front, between the needles.
Take yarn to back, over the right needle.
This creates the new st.
You are now ready to proceed with the next st as instructed.
The st pattern for this Scarf includes increases (yarn over (yo)) to compensate for each decrease (sk2p), so the st count should always remain the same.
Be sure to count your sts at the end of each row!
Cast on 23 sts.
Row 1 (Wrong Side): K2 (for border), p to last 2 sts, k2 (for border).
Row 2: K3, *yo, k1, sk2p, k1, yo, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 3: K2, p to last 2 sts, k2.
Rep Rows 2 and 3 until almost all yarn has been used.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
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