Stargazer by Andi Smith

Stargazer

Knitting
October 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stitch pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
310 - 320 yards (283 - 293 m)
One
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Ok, I admit it—this scarf was inspired by the demigorgon monster in Stranger Things. I started out with a diamond shape and went from there.

Required skills
Advanced knitting skills
Cables
Intermediate increases / decreases

Measurements
Before blocking: 23 inches / 58.5 cm neck edge x 7.5 inches / 19 cm high
After blocking: 23 inches / 58.5 cm neck edge x 7.5 inches / 19 cm high

Materials
Deep Dyed Yarns Align (80% Merino, 20% Nylon; 320 yds / 293 m per 100g skein); color: Coraline; 1 skein, or approx. 320 yds / 293 m of any fingering weight yarn
US#4 / 3.5 mm needle
Cable needle
8 stitch markers
Large-eyed, blunt sewing needle

Gauge
Before blocking: 32 sts x 32 rows = 4 inches / 10 cm in stitch pattern

Special stitches
M1 - pick up the bar between the next 2 sts and purl it
P2togtbl - p2sts together through the back loop
2/1 LpC - slip 2 sts to cn, hold in front, p1, k2 from cn
2/1 RpC - slip 1 st to cn, hold in back, k2, p1 from cn
2/2 LC - slip 2 sts to cn, hold in front, k2, k2 from cn
2/2 RC - slip 2 sts to cn, hold in back, k2, k2 from cn
2/2 RpCdec - slip 2 sts to cn, hold in back, k2, p2tog from cn
2/2 LpCdec - slip 2 sts to cn, hold in front, p2tog, k2 from cn