Tuesday, March 1, 2011

not-so-fairweather friend: a knitted neckwrap.

This hybrid scarf is designed to button around the neck on blustery days. There are no tails to tuck in your coat or leave flying around in the wind. It's a quick and easy pattern, so make one in every color for a little winter accessorizing! :)

Pattern: Not-So-Fairweather Friend
By: Betsy Cradic
Supplies needed: Size 15 knitting needles, one skein of Lion's Thick and Chunky yarn (shown in Grey Marble), and three 1 1/8" buttons

Cast on 25 stitches.
Row 1: Purl.
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: Purl.
Row 4: P2, K3, P3, K3, P3, K3, P3, K3, P2.
Row 5: K2, P3, K3, P3, K3, P3, K3, P3, K2.
Repeat Rows 4 & 5 until neckwrap reaches desired length (approximately 2 feet), ending with a Row 4.
Next row: Purl.
Next row (buttonhole row): K2, K2T (knit 2 together), YO (yarn-over), K7, K2T, YO, K7, K2T, YO, K3.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: Knit.
Bind off.
Attach buttons and weave in loose ends.

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Niecey said...

Gorgeous! Looks so cozy, and stylish too.

Wisconsin Farmgirls said...

LOve, love,love it!! Now, if only I could knit!?!?

Jen said...

So cute, and it look super warm too!