Materials: Mulberry and Merino 2- 50 g. skeins, one of each colour (gold and silver ring), uses approx. 70 g. to make unblocked length of 40" on 121 sts. Or 1-100 g. skein of Silk Maiden (coral ring), uses approximately 63 g. to make unblocked length of 42" on 145 sts.
Needles: 5 mm. circulars, 24" cord *Note: This scarf is knit on bigger needles than normally recommended on the yarn label in order to give a looser, lacy texture.
Gauge: approx. 12 sts. to 4" or 3 sts. per inch. Adjust needle size as needed to accommodate personal tension and to produce preferred gauge.
Gold and Silver Ring
***If doing the 2 colour scarf, follow the directions for gold and silver (or desired colours) which appear in brackets before the beginning of a colour change. Just ignore these colour signals if doing the scarf in a single colour.
(Gold) Cast on (121) 145 stitches and join in a round with your circulars. Place marker and move it along each round.
Work 6 rounds in moss st.
Moss Stitch: Round 1: *K1, P1* around, ending K1
Round 2: *P1, K1*around, ending P1
Next round: (Silver) K1, yarn over, K 2 together around. If there is an extra stitch at the end of the round, knit it.
Next 3 rounds: Knit
(Gold) Purl one round, knit one round, purl one round.
(Silver) Knit 2 rounds.
(Gold) Bobble round: *knit 4, MB*around. Add bobble or knit extra stitches if any, whichever is prettier.
MB: (Make bobble) Knit 5 stitches into the next stitch by knitting into the front, then the back, then the front, then the back and then into the front again. Turn your work and purl 5. Turn work again and bind off 4, leaving your original stitch only.
(Silver) Knit next 2 rounds.
(Gold) Purl 1 round. Knit 1 round. Purl 1 round.
(Silver) Knit next 3 rounds.
Next round: K1, yarn over, K 2 together around. If there is an extra stitch at the end of the round, knit it.
(Gold) Work the next 6 rounds in moss stitch.
Bind off all stitches in pattern. --Shirlene Greer
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