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Dad's Sharfik

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

From grumperina.com:
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

Materials:


<ul>
  • 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

  • <li>US 7 / 4.5 mm needles or size appropriate for your yarn </li>
    <li>cable or double-pointed needle (or <a href=”http://www.grumperina.com/cables.htm&#8221;&gt;click here</a> to learn how to cable without the aid of an additional needle) </li>
    <li>crochet hook for optional fringe</li>
    </ul>
    <strong>Finished size</strong>: 53" long and 6.5" wide after blocking