Friday, May 4, 2007
My Chevron Scarf
Okay. Here is my own version of the Chevron scarf. I did not have the pattern that everyone is making, so I grabbed a Barbara G Walker stitch pattern book (A Treasury of Knitting Patterns) and made one up, based on the pattern "Feather and Fan Stitch or Old Shale" on page 205. This is a lacy eyelet chevron, and I omitted the eyelets, and decided each wave should be 6 stitches long, and that the pattern should evolve over the 4 rows that the original pattern does. So here it is:
2 contrasting balls of variegated yarn (mine in Socks That Rock heavyweight, which is a worsted weight yarn, or DK)....Colors A and B
size 10.5 needles (definitely could go smaller on this.)
Cast on 54 sts with Color A.
Knit 3 rows for garter stitch edge
Row 1: With A....(right side) Knit
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: With B....*(K2 tog)3 times, (yo, K1)6 times, (K2 tog)3 times;rep from *.
Row 4: Purl
Repeat 1-4, changing color every 2 rows until length you want!!! Fun. There are many beautiful examples here, which I just love to look at. And frankly, I copied someone's yarn choice and used STR Watermelon Tourmaline and Farmhouse. Next one I'll choose my own!