June 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
515 yards (471 m)
one size
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A crescent-shaped scarf worked in garter stitch with a zigzag edge.

Skill Level

Finished Measurements
Approx 72” long and 10½“ wide in center of scarf (at widest point of edging)

Chesapeake by Classic Elite Yarns, Verde Collection
(50% merino, 50% organic cotton; 50 g = 103 yards)
5 balls 5956 Lavender

Knitting needles in size US 7 (4.5 mm) or size to obtain gauge.

Other Materials
Removable stitch marker or scrap yarn
Stitch marker

18 sts and 36 rows = 4” in Gtr st. Take time to save time, check your gauge.

Because garter stitch looks the same on both sides of the fabric, mark the RS of the piece with a removable marker or scrap yarn. With the RS facing, the zig zag edging will be at the start of RS rows.

Once established, the main zig zag pattern consists of a 24-row repeat, increasing at the beginning of the first 3 RS rows, decreasing at the beginning of the following 6 RS rows, and then increasing again at the start of the next 3 RS rows. The edging stitch count
varies from 2 to 8 stitches.

The increases and decreases that shape the scarf’s crescent body occur on RS rows, after the marker at the end of the zig zag section.