Wavy Drop Stitch Scarf
The Wavy Drop Stitch Scarf is truly in a league of its own. Using this interesting drop stitch pattern gives you a wonderful look and feel with a jersey-knit tubular yarn. The end result is an impressive knit scarf that's really easy and quick to knit. The bright coral color will make you smile on even the most dreary of days. Plus, the fringe effect on the end of the scarf really gives this free knitting pattern something special. You won't be able to resist this easy pattern. The stitch is so unique and you end up with a scarf you can't find in department stores or boutiques.
NotesAs you work, pull down on scarf to open up yarn over stitches.
Knitting Needle Size10 or 6 mm
Yarn Weight(5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)
Gauge16 sts = 4” [10 cm]; 16 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stitch pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.
Finished SizeScarf measures: 9” wide x 70” long [23 cm x 178 cm] without fringe.
- RED HEART® Strata™: 5 balls 2570 Coral
- Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 6mm [US10]
- Yarn needle, crochet hook
Cast on 36 sts.
Rows 1-2: Knit.
Row 3: K6, *yo 2 times, k1, yo 3 times, k1, yo 4 times, k1, yo 3 times, k1, yo 2 times, k6; repeat from * across.
Row 4: Knit across Row, dropping off needle all yarn overs (yo)
Rows 5-6: Knit.
Row 7: K1, *yo 2 times, k1, yo 3 times, k1, yo 4 times, k1, yo 3 times, k1, yo 2 times, k6; repeat from * to last 5 sts, yo 2 times, k1, yo 3 times, k1, yo 4 times, k1, yo 3 times, k1, yo 2 times, k1.
Row 8: Knit across Row, dropping off needle all yarn overs (yo).
Rows 9-10: Knit.
Repeat Rows 3-10 until piece measures 68” [173 cm] from cast on edge. Work Rows 1-2 once, bind off all sts on last Row.
With yarn needle, weave in all ends.
Cut 76 - 8” [20 cm] long pieces of yarn. Fold yarn in half, with crochet hook attach fringe to cast on edge of scarf - 1 fringe per stitch, 38 fringe on each end of scarf.
Attach fringe in same manner on opposite end, bound off edge of scarf. Trim fringe evenly.
- yarn over needle
- repeat whatever follows the * as indicated
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