Oblique Scarf by Miriam L. Felton

Oblique Scarf

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DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch after blocking
300 yards (274 m)
82 inches (208cm) across top, and 8 inches (20cm) wide at center point.
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Slightly angled, and fully reversible, this hybrid scarf/shoulder shawl is delightful to knit in garter stitch with a cable and lace border and short rows to shape the point.

This scarf begins with one stitch and is increased for the first half of the scarf, then a short row section is worked to angle the lace/cable edge. Then the other side is decreased back down to one stitch. The cable is worked in a ribbing pattern, and the lace border is garter stitch based, making the scarf completely reversible.

Yarn: 300 yds of sport or DK weight yarn. Sample shown in Anzula Oasis (70% Camel/30% Silk, approx. 375 yards per 114 gm skein) in Shamrock; 15 wpi
Gauge: 22 stitches and 25 rows per 4 inches (10cm) square in garter stitch after blocking.
Finished Size: 82 inches (208cm) across top, and 8 inches (20cm) wide at center point.
Notions: 1 stitch marker, tapestry needle to weave in ends
Techniques Used: knit, purl, p2tog, ssk, slipped stitches, yarnovers, markers, knit front and back, sl1 k2tog psso, wrap & turn short rows with instructions included, cabling 4 over 4 in rib.