Faux Mitered Mosaic Scarf by Sarah Burton

Faux Mitered Mosaic Scarf

February 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in garter (charted mosaic pattern)
US 8 - 5.0 mm
340 - 400 yards (311 - 366 m)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

I love the look of mitered squares, but find knitting each square a bit tedious; the stopping and starting makes it hard for me to get into a groove. This mosaic design creates a mitered square appearance without all the work. This scarf is knit using slipped stitches – an easy technique that creates textured, two-color results while knitting with only one color at a time. If you can knit a garter stitch scarf, you can knit this scarf. A chart is necessary for the colorwork pattern, but don’t let this stop you from knittnig this scarf. It really is an easy technique.

Skills: Cast on, knit, slip stitches purlwise, bind off.

Size: 7” wide X 72” long.

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Note Pattern updated 3-9-2011 to clarify chart for alternating MC and CC.