Executive Scarf by Nataliya Galifianakis

Executive Scarf

July 2009
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in Charted pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
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Simple combination of knit and purl stitches creates a jacquard pattern that looks equally good on both sides. Knitted in blend of alpaca and wool the fabric of the scarf has softness and fluidity that doesn’t create a bulk so it can be worn under the “executive” coat hence its name. Tubular cast-on and invisible cast-off as well as a slipped first stitch on every row creates neat edges. Added garter stitch on each side prevents the edges from curling.

Excellent tutorials for:
Tubular cast on: http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall05/FEATfall05TT.html

Invisible cast-off http://techknitting.blogspot.com/2008/01/tubular-cast-off...

The instructions for the pattern are both in charted and written form.