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Thousand Mile Journey Scarf

By: Tamara Goff from KnitOasis
Thousand Mile Journey Scarf

The Thousand Mile Journey Scarf is the easy knit scarf pattern you don't have to be a veteran knitter to cast on. Perfect for beginner knitters learning how to knit a scarf, this knitted scarf features a six row repeated pattern it won't take you long to pick up. It's also blocked on both ends with garter stitch borders to prevent curling. Once you've got it down, it's all smooth sailing from there. Before you know it, you'll be binding off on your very own Thousand Mile Journey Scarf. The completed knit is a simple yet sophisticated scarf you can take with you wherever you go. Designed with charity in mind, this practical knit is just the knitting pattern you need for all of your charitable needs. While the Thousand Mile Journey Scarf won't take you long to knit, the finished product can be used to touch the lives of people thousands of miles away.


Knitting Needle Size9 or 5.5 mm

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Gauge18 stitches, N/A rows, 4 inches. modified purl twist pattern

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Very pretty scarf. I've never knitted modified purl and would like to make this scarf to try it out.

The pattern on this scarf is very intriguing. I have not come across the modified purl twist stitch before and am very eager to try it as soon as I get some yarn for this scarf. I am going for the same yarn and cheery red color shown in the picture.

I thought the photo of the Thousand Mile Scarf looked beautiful, so I've been knitting it. However, the edges curl in spite of what the directions state.

Although it's too late for your scarf, I would suggest that the knitted border be done in a size larger needle, or even add a short row now and then to make it fit the rest of the scarf. For me, it's probably a matter of tension because I sometimes have trouble with the edges rolling on a cardigan or vest and have found that helps.


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