Knit in a deep charcoal gray, this simple scarf makes a strong statement. The easy
basketweave pattern is so addictive, you won‘t want to make just one.
DESIGNED BY LINDA MEDINA
22 sts and 27 rows to 4"/10cm over basketweave pat using size 7 (4.5mm) needles.
Take time to check gauge.
Approx 6½" x 60"/16.5cm x 152.5cm
! 2 3½oz/100g hanks (each approx
220yd/201m) of Cascade Yarns
220 Wool Heathers (Peruvian highland
wool) in #8400 charcoal grey
! One pair size 7 (4.5mm) needles
or size to obtain gauge
Work each basketweave pat section very
loosely. If it is pulling in too much, use a
larger needle for that section only.
Cast on 36 sts. Cont in pat sts as foll:
Rows 1 and 3 (RS) *K2, p1; rep from *
Rows 2 and 4 *K1, p2; rep from *
Rows 5–12 Knit.
Row 13 K4, *bring RH needle behind
first st on LH needle and k 2nd st tbl
(leave st on needle), then k first st,
sl both sts from needle; rep from * to
last 4 sts, end k4.
Row 14 K4, p1, *p 2nd st on LH needle
(leave st on needle), then p first st, sl
both sts from needle; rep from * to last
5 sts, end p1, k4.
Rows 15–20 Rep rows 13 and 14.
Rep rows 5–20 24 times more, end with
a WS row. Rep rows 1–4 once more.
Bind off in rib pat.
Block piece to measurements. !
Excerpted from 60 Quick Knits: 20 Hats, 20 Scarves, and
20 Mittens in Cascade 220 (Sixth&Spring Books, April 2010)