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Lion Brand® Velvetspun
Pattern Number: BK4K-0509004
This is a pretty, luxurious scarf in the softest of pinks. Thick and warm, its a perfect gift for a breast-cancer survivor or a friend in chemo.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
8 inches x 80 inches [9 cm x 203 cm]
PUBLISHED IN: By Kids, For Kids
580-101 Velvetspun Yarn: Carnation Gentle soft pink
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.00
Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10 [6 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 4.95
1 yd 3/8 inch [9mm] Satin Ribbon in color of your choice
Sewing needle and thread
8 stitches + 18 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in ribbing stitch (knit 1, purl 1). 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 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.
SPECIAL CARE INSTRUCTIONS FOR VELVETSPUN YARN
To maintain full plushness, a knot should be tied at the beginning of each skein and at both ends when joining yarn.
Handle the yarn gently and do not unravel or re-use.
A minimal amount of shedding is normal with this yarn.
Cast on 16 stitches.
Row 1 - 7 *Knit 1, purl 1; repeat from *
Row 8 (Eyelet row) Knit 1, *k2tog, yo; repeat from * until 1 stitch remains, knit 1;
Row 9-352 *Knit 1, purl 1; repeat from * (scarf length will be 78 inches [approx 198 cm] at this point)
Row 353 (Eyelet row) Knit 1, *k2tog, yo; repeat from * until 1 stitch remains, knit 1;
Row 354-360 *Knit 1, purl 1; repeat from *.
Bind off all stitches, weave in ends.
Thread ribbon through eyelet row as shown, leaving a tail at either end.
At the second eyelet from the end, tie ribbon end into a bow.
Sew a few stitches through the center of the bow to make sure the bow will not come untied.
Cut ribbon, leaving about 1 1/4 inches [4 cm] extra, fold back and stitch in place.
Turn scarf over, in the second eyelet from the other end, tie a bow and secure in the same way.
Repeat at other end of scarf.
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