Ribbed Scarf with a Crocheted Edging
This springy scarf is modeled after one featured in Volume 6 of Weldon’s Practical Needlework
(Facsimile re-production, Loveland, Colorado: Interweave Press, 2002). The original was worked in fingering-weight wool in two sections, each worked downward from the center back neck. I knitted this version in a DK-weight alpaca from one end to the other, eliminating the bulky join at the center neck. A few rows of eyelets followed by a fancy crochet edging widen the ends of the scarf and add a lacy touch to the sturdy rib
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19 sts and 12 rows over 2” (5cm) in textured rib pattern, relaxed
10 sts and 14 rows over 2” (5cm) in stockinette stitch on size 8 (5mm) needles