Shire Scarf by Robin Allen
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Shire Scarf

February 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern, blocked.
US 8 - 5.0 mm
494 yards (452 m)
One size. Approximately 6" (15cm) x 68" (173cm).
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Shire is a heavily cabled scarf that uses 4-stitch cable crossings on both right and wrong sides to produce alternating bands of cables and lattice. And it’s reversible! Both sides look the same, but are not identical.


  • Written and charted instructions
  • Sizing options
  • Reversible
  • Looks great on both sides

Knitting, purling, cabling. (Cabling without a cable needle would be very helpful.)

One. Approximately 6” (15cm) x 68” (173cm).

Valley Yarns Northampton 100% wool; 247yd/226m per 100g skein Natural; 2 skeins.

1 pair size US 8 (5mm) needles.

Cable needle, yarn needle, removable stitch marker.

34 sts/26 rows = 4” (10cm) in cable pattern, blocked.
20 sts/28 rows = 4” (10cm) in stockinette stitch, blocked.

Consider joining the A Texas Girl Knits group.