It is incredibly comfortable on the neck and can also be placed on the head, so it serves as a hood. And girls who have long hair in a braid – just push your hair out. And when you’re warm, you can unwind the scarf and leave it long on your neck. My scarf is two-colored because I didn’t have enough yarn for the whole thing
Yarn: (A) Scheepjes stone washed 400g for the outer part, (B) Alize Softy (250 g for inner part
Needles: 3,5 mm for the outer part, 5 mm for inner part
Skill level: intermediate
Length 140-145 cm – after sewing the short ends – cca 70 cm, width 21 cm
|1st + 8 st seed pattern||9 sts||25 stithes||9 sts||1st + 8 st seed pattern|
1st stitch: you can find the proposal how to knit here
Divider: reverse stockinette stitch (RS: purl, WS: knit)
Edge: seed stitch (k,p,k,p, next row: k,p,k,p)
Pattern: Irish knot pattern is available free here. Between pattern I knitted 20 rows as row 1-2. Note, that you will need to sew the end with the beginning, so pay attention that the pattern connects correctly.
There are 2 long parts knitted separately. One from yarn A (outer part) and one from yarn B (inner part). For outer part cast on 61 stitches on 3,5 mm needles. Less experienced knitters may mark the pattern parts with markers. I did as well after I made 2x mistake by starting the pattern. Outer part is knitted according to patterns layout – until it measures 140-145 cm. Between pattern, I knitted 20 rows as row 1-2. Note, that you will need to sew the end with the beginning, so pay attention that the pattern continues correctly.
For the inner part cast on 32 stitches on 5 mm needles. Knit stockinette stitch until it measures 140-145 cm. Sew outer part together on short edges. Sew inner part as well. Lay inner and outer part with WS facing, pin the longitudinal edges together. Sew them together with yarn A using mattress stitch.