There's no time like the present to learn how to knit a scarf. Make a knitted accessory as sweet as you with this gorgeous Honeycomb Wrap. With a lot of garter stitch knitting, this simple knit scarf pattern can easily be picked up by a beginner knitter up for a little challenge. This is one knit scarf pattern that doesn't have to be saved just for the colder months. Add this Honeycomb Wrap to your already fabulous wardrobe all year long. This knit scarf is also very versatile. Wear it in the traditional fashion around your neck or over your head to shield yourself from the chill. However you choose to wear it, you're sure to be the talk of the town.
Knitting Needle Size10.5 or 6.5 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge1 stitches, 2 rows, 3 inches. stockinette stitch
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- Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 6.5mm [US 10½]
- Yarn needle
GAUGE: 18 sts = 4” [10 cm]; 21 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Honeycomb Stitch Pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.
Wrap Measures: 17” x 72” (43 cm x 183 cm)
BO = bind off
K = knit
mm = millimeters
P = purl
RS = right side
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated
WS = wrong side
C2F (Cross 2 Front) = knit into front of 2nd st on needle, then knit into first st, slip both sts off needle at the same time.
C2B (Cross 2 Back) = knit into back of 2nd st on needle, knit first st, slip both sts off needle at the same time.
Knit every row.
Honeycomb Stitch Pattern
Row 1 (Right Side): *C2F, C2B; repeat from * to end.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: *C2B, C2F; repeat from * to end.
Row 4: Purl.
Repeat Rows 1-4 for Honeycomb Stitch Pattern.
Cast on 78 sts.
Row 1 (Right Side): Work in Garter st for 1” (2.5 cm) ending with a WS row.
Next row (RS): Work first 5 sts in Garter st, work center 68 sts in Honeycomb Stitch Pattern, work last 5 sts in Garter st.
Continue working in established pattern until 71” (180 cm) from beginning.
Work in Garter st for 1” (2.5 cm).
Bind off all sts knitwise.
Weave in ends
TIPS & HINTS
Join a new ball of yarn when there are approximately 6” [15 cm] of yarn left from the old ball, also leaving a 6” [15 cm] tail of yarn with the joined yarn. Weave these ends in neatly on the wrong side of the fabric in a zig-zag pattern for a few inches, and then trim off excess.
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