Mitered Rectangle Scarf by Margaret Radcliffe

Mitered Rectangle Scarf

March 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
190 yards (174 m)
Finished Size: 44" x 4" (112 x 10 cm)
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This scarf is worked in garter stitch from the center out, alternating rounds of two colors in helix knitting. The rectangular shape expands on the idea of a mitered square. The long center section of the scarf is worked straight while two corners of a square are created at each end. Using two colors of yarn makes it easy to keep track of which pattern round you’re on. The first color is used to cast on and to work the knitted increase rounds. The second color is used on the purl rounds. An advantage of using two colors is that helix knitting hides the beginning and end of rounds so there is no jog to be disguised, except where both yarns end at the bind off.

Yarn Requirements: Lorna’s Laces Fisherman (100% wool) -
95 yards in each of two colors, Aqua and Black.