Dad's Sharfik by Grumperina
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Dad's Sharfik

November 2005
Aran / Worsted ?
US 7 - 4.5 mm
This pattern is available for free.

sharfik n. 1 a soft, luxurious scarf I knit for my father, exactly following his 381 specifications 2 a scarf pattern which combines broken rib and loosely-crossed cables 3 the diminutive of "scarf" in Russian, such as "little scarf" or "scarfy-poo" [Russ шарф scarf] 4 a free knitting pattern for a manly cabled scarf :).

Difficulty level: intermediate


  • Karabella Aurora 8, 100% merino wool, 98 yds / 90 m per skein, color #1362 (Kangaroo): 4 skeins for scarf alone, or 5 for scarf with fringe
        or substitute approximately 400 yards (more for fringe and/or longer length) of another worsted weight yarn
  • US 7 / 4.5 mm needles or size appropriate for your yarn
  • cable or double-pointed needle (or click here to learn how to cable without the aid of an additional needle)
  • crochet hook for optional fringe

Finished size: 53" long and 6.5" wide after blocking