Oats is a quick moving scarf that can be knit in any type of yarn. Large leaves are created with a series of increases and decreases while a simple cable is used in the center.
Any yarn weight or type may be used for this scarf. If using a different weight, take the suggested needle size and go up approx 2 sizes and test a small sample. This will help determine the appropriate needle for the alternative yarn.
Size 6(4.0 mm) straight knitting needles
2 balls of Lion Brand Cotton Ease 50% cotton 50% acrylic 207
yards. Apprx 300 yards needed.
Ssk—slip one stitch as if to knit, Slip another stitch as if to
knit. Insert left-hand needle into front of these 2 stitches
and knit them together through the back loops
K2tog—Knit two stitches together as one stitch
Dbl dec -Slip first and second stitches together as if to knit.
Knit 1 stitch. Pass two slipped stitches over the knit stitch.
CN Cable Needle/Hook
C3 over 3 left -sl3 to CN, hold in front. k3, k3 from CN
Cast off—Bind off Stitch
M—(m1) cast on stitch The cast on stitch is used to add
the additional leaves on either side of the center leaf.