Magic HRC scarves by Assia Brill

Magic HRC scarves

Knitting
October 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
516 yards (472 m)
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

The Magic HRC scarf is a reversible scarf with a matching cable pattern on both sides. It features a special cables: HRC - High-Relief cables. The pattern has a simple repeat, with 2x2 ribbing, even on cables rows, so it can easily be a TV project. A slip-stitch selvedge prevents the borders from rolling.
The cable pattern is available as both a chart and written instructions.

Size
The Scarf can be knit any length. The width can be adjusted by changing the cast-on stitch count by multiples of 20.
Version 1: 15.5 x 185.5 cm (6” x 73”)
Version 2: 19 x 115 cm (7.5” x 45.25”)

Yarn
Any yarn can be used.
Version 1: 4 balls of Rowan Tweed in colour SH580 Arncliffe
Version 2: 2 balls of Rowan Creative Focus Worsted in colour 3813 Fleece

Yardage
Version 1: 516 yards of dk weight wool yarn
Version 2: 402 yards of worsted weight wool yarn

Needles
3.0 mm (US 3), or size to obtain the gauge, for working flat
4.0 mm (US 6), or size to obtain the gauge, for working flat
3.75 mm (US 5), or size to obtain the gauge, for working flat
4.5 mm (US 7), or size to obtain the gauge, for working flat

Notions Cable needle

Gauge
36 sts x 28 rows = 10 cm (4”) square in 2x2 rib using 3.0 mm (US 3) needles
36 sts x 28 rows = 10 cm (4”) square in cable pattern using 4.0 mm (US 6) needles
34 sts x 26 rows = 10 cm (4”) square in 2x2 rib using 3.75 mm (US 5) needles
34 sts x 26 rows = 10 cm (4”) square in cable pattern using 4.5 mm (US 7) needles

Difficulty Level
Advanced beginner (knit, purl, cables)

Technical editor James Bartley.

For more information about High-Relief cables, visit www.assiabrill.com