Claret Cable Scarf

Claret Cable Scarf

A beautiful and surprisingly easy-to-create cable scarf in rich claret. Perfect for yourself or someone special in time for the holidays.  

(Click on the scarf image to download a pdf of the pattern, if you’d prefer.)

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Loom:  10” Knitting board loom or any double-knit loom with at least 22 pegs.

Yarn:  Approximately 400 yards of worsted-weight yarn.  Sample uses Loops & Threads Impeccable yarn, 2 skeins of Claret

Stitches:  Modified Rib Stitch, Left Twist Cable

Notions:  Knitting Hook

Gauge:  Not important

Length:  About 70 inches long

 

 

 

 

Special Stitch Instructions

Modified Rib Stitch: Start on 1b(ack) to 3f(ront) to 2b to 5f then continue like normal rib stitch.

Left Cable Twist: Move stitches on pins 4f and f5 to back pins (temporarily), move stitch on pin 6f to pin 4f, move stitch on pin 7f to pin 5f. Move stitch from 5b to 7f. Move stitch from 4b to 6f.
Do the same with stitches on pins 8f and 9f and 12f and 13f. Click here for detailed instructions and video for the Left Cable Twist.

Cable Set of 4:

Rows 1-3: Work in Modified Rib Stitch.
Set up for Left Cable Twist.
Row 4: Wrap and work in Modified Rib Stitch.

Cable Set of 8:

Rows 1-7: Work in Modified Rib Stitch.
Set up for Left Cable Twist.
Row 8: Wrap and work in Modified Rib Stitch.

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Instructions

Cast on 17 stitches using the stockinette stitch. Lay anchor yarn. The rest of the scarf is knit in a modified rib stitch.

Rows 1-40: Work in Cable Set of 4 (total of 10)

Rows 41-100: Work Cable Set of 8 then Cable Set of 4 (total of 5)

Rows 101-112: Work in Cable Set of 4 (total of 3)

Rows 113-172: Work Cable Set of 8 then Cable Set of 4 (total of 5)

Rows 173-175: Work in Modified Rib Stitch

Set up for Left Cable Twist.

Row 176: Wrap and work in Modified Rib Stitch.

Rows 177-212: Work in Cable Set of 4 (total of 10)

Bind off and remove anchor yarn.

 


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