Material 5mm needles Next, follow pattern chart of choice, introducing white wool where appropriate
200g aran-weight wool (acrylic/wool blend) in main colour and carrying colours across wrong-side over no more than 3 sts. Repeat
50g aran-weight wool in white pattern chart rows 1 to 24 three times, maintaining the 2 st border (sl1, P1 at
start of each row and P1, K1 at the end of each row). Break off white wool.
Tension 18 stitches x 24 rows = 10cm
Using main colour only:
Skill level Beginner to Intermediate Row 79 - sl1, P1, K to last 2 sts, P1, K1
Row 80 - sl1, P1, P to last 2 sts, P1, K1
Stitches used Stocking stitch Repeat rows 79 and 80 until work measures 115cm or desired length ending
Moss stitch with a purl row.
Cast on/cast off Next, follow pattern chart of choice, introducing white wool where appropriate.
Repeat pattern chart rows 1 to 24 three times, maintaining the 2 st border
Finished size 24cm x 153cm (approx), or length as desired. (sl1, P1 at start of each row and P1, K1 at the end of each row). Break off
Abbreviations K = knit, P = purl; K1 = knit 1 stitch; P1 = purl 1 stitch; sl1 =
slip stitch knitwise; sts = stitches; st-st = stocking stitch; P2tog = purl 2 Using main colour only repeat rows 79 and 80 once more.
stitches together Next row - (K1, P1) to end
Next row - sl1, (P1, K1) to end
Using main colour cast on 43 sts loosely using the thumb and single needle Next row – cast off purlwise (remembering to slip first stitch) until two sts
method. remain on left needle and one on right needle. P2tog, pass right stitch over
Beginning with right side facing: left, break yarn and thread through remaining stitch. Fasten off.
Row 1 – (K1, P1) to end
Row 2 - sl1, (P1, K1) to end Sew all ends in, ensuring they are not visible from the right side.
Row 3 - sl1, P1, K to last 2 sts, P1, K1
Row 4 - sl1, P1, P to last 2 sts, P1, K1 Pin scarf right side down to required width on an ironing board or towel on the
Rows 5 and 6 – repeat rows 3 and 4 floor. Place a clean tea towel over the scarf and press lightly with a steam
iron on a wool setting. Wait for steam to evaporate and scarf to cool before
removing pins. Your Curious Scarf is now ready to wear!
Hand-Knitting Pattern by Angelina Mosley www.curiousscarves.co.uk