Warp and Weft Scarf by Regina Fulton

Warp and Weft Scarf

Knitting
May 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 54 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
550 - 874 yards (503 - 799 m)
fits 5' to 8' (1.5 to 2.5 meter) adults
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A fancy garter basketweave scarf with handsome finished edges. Includes stitch chart and line-by-line instructions. Two options for upper and lower border, based on your skill level.

Skills
2 Level Options:

Beginner Level--
--Long-tail cast on
--Basic knit and purl
--Slip-stitches
--Ssk (slip-slip-knit) decrease
--Basic knit bind off

Intermediate to Experienced Level--
--Judy’s Magic Cast On
(visit knitty.com for a detailed tutorial on this method, or
click here for a video demonstration)
--Knitting in the round using either
the Magic Loop or 2 Circular Needle method
--Knitting 2 stitches together from 2 needles held parallel
--Lifted increases
--Basic Double Knitting
--Kitchener bind-off on one needle
(a.k.a. sewn tubular bind-off for 1x1 Rib)

Dimensions:
7 inches (18 cm) wide x 60-96 inches (165-243 cm) long
(The general rule of thumb is to knit your scarf as long as the recipient is tall for a proportionate fit; when in doubt, knit it a little longer.)

Yarn:
Cascade Heritage Prints
(self-striping fingering weight superwash merino and nylon blend)
(sample knit in colorway #39 Hawks)
up to 2 skeins – 550 to 874 yards (500 to 800 meters), depending on scarf length

This pattern was specifically designed to work well with self-striping sock yarns, but it would look equally wonderful in a solid color.

Needles:
Size 2 US (2.75mm)
(any type for beginner level; 32 inch or longer circular PLUS one additional needle of any type for Magic Loop method, or 2 circs of any length for 2 Circ method)

Notions:
--2 Stitch markers
--Row counter
--Blunt-tipped yarn-darning needle