Checkerboard Cable Scarf by Marie Segares

Checkerboard Cable Scarf

August 2015
yarn held together
+ Aran
= Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in pattern
US 13 - 9.0 mm
520 - 840 yards (475 - 768 m)
Child (Adult)
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Knit with two strands of yarn held together, this unisex, chunky cable scarf is sized for both children and adults. Make one for everyone in your family or on your gift list!

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Skills Used
Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl, bind off
Knitting in rows
Cable (C4F with written instructions in the pattern)

Skill Level

Finished sizes
Child (Adult): 4.5” (7”)/11.5 cm (17.75 cm) wide x 47” (60”)/119 cm (152.5 cm) long.

King Cole Merino Blend Aran (100% superwash wool, 1.75 oz/50 g, 88 yd/80 m) – 3 (4) skeins each in 776 Aran and 778 Denim, or approximately 264 yd/240 m (352 yd/320 m) in each of two colors in any medium weight yarn.

US Size 13/9 mm straight needles, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Yarn needle.

Cable needle.

14 sts x 20 row in pattern = 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.

Pattern Notes
Scarf is knit holding two strands of yarn together throughout. Use two strands of the same color to let the stitch pattern shine. For a tweedy look, use contrasting colors.

This pattern was originally published in Love of Knitting’s Holiday 2013 issue.