Diverting Scarf by Cristina Ghirlanda
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Diverting Scarf

April 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 43 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
306 yards (280 m)
One size
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Diverting Scarf is a reversible garter stitch scarf. Shaped as a parallelogram and worked on the bias, this scarf uses an intriguing technique that involves only cast-on, bind-off and knit stitch; no increase, decrease nor short-rows are used. It makes a great on-the-go mindless project. Have fun with your knitting!


The finished scarf measures 168 cm / 66” in length (tip to tip) and 12.5 cm / 5” in width.



Sport weight

Shown here: Malabrigo Arroyo (100% Merino; 306 m/335 yds, 100 g/3.5 oz hank; color #133 Reflecting Pool): 1 skein

Yardage: 280 m / 305 yds, including 10% allowance


3.75 mm (US 5) needles, any type; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.


Yarn needle


20 sts and 43 rows in 10 cm (4”) in garter stitch, blocked.

Gauge is not critical but affects the finished size and yardage requirement.


Long-tail cast-on

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