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Zodiac Scarf - Capricorn
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: L30291C Unstated, neutral colors of black, greys, and browns makes this scarf perfect for someone who likes traditionally, classic fashion styles. The colors used are inspired by the attributes associated with the astrological sign: charcoal grey for practicality, grey marble for ambition, barley for resourcefulness, and oatmeal for discipline. *Note: Picture is of the crochet version.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 9 x 57 in. (23 x 145 cm).



860-151 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Charcoal Grey

Dark gray

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Note: (A)

860-403 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Barley

Chocolate brown with flecks of cream and black

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Note: (B)

860-400 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Oatmeal

Cream tweed with flecks of black and light brown

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Note: (C)

860-401 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Grey Marble

Light grey tweed with flecks of white, brown, and black

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Note: (D)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]
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15 sts = about 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.

Yo (yarn over) A yarnover (yo) is worked as follows: 1.

Bring yarn to front, between the needles.


Take yarn to back, over the right needle.

This creates the yo.


Scarf is worked in wedge-shaped sections changing color following the Color Sequence.

The wedges are shaped by working yarnovers (yo's), all of the other stitches are knit.


The yarnover's are worked on Row 3, then dropped on Row 4.

To drop a yarnover, knit until the yarnover is the next loop on your left hand needle, drop the yarnover loop by simply sliding it off your left hand needle.

This will create long strands of yarn across your work.


The Scarf is easy to make, but you will need to keep track of which row you are on!


COLOR SEQUENCE Work *4 rows with A, 4 rows with B, 4 rows with C, 4 rows with D; rep from * for Color Sequence.

SCARF With A, cast on 33 sts.

Rows 1 and 2: Knit.

Row 3: K11, (yo, k1) 11 times, (yo twice, k1) 11 times.

Row 4: Knit across row, dropping all of the yos.

Change to next color in Color Sequence.

Rows 5-48: Rep Rows 1-4 eleven more times, continuing to change color following Color Sequence.

Rows 49 and 50: Knit.

Row 51: (K1, yo twice) 11 times, (k1, yo) 11 times, k11.

Row 52: Knit across row dropping all of the yos.

Rows 53-96: Rep Rows 49-52 eleven more times, continuing to change color following Color Sequence.

Continuing to change color following Color Sequence, rep Rows 1-96 twice more, then rep Rows 1-48 once more.

Last 2 Rows: With D, knit.

Bind off.

FINISHING Weave in ends.

beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)

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