Great Green Scarf
The Great Green Scarf is a great addition to any man's cold weather wardrobe. This free and easy knit scarf pattern is a great way to exercise your knitting skills. The bold color will certainly stand out on cold and dreary winter days. Knitted in garter stitch, this knitting pattern is ideal for someone who wants to get back to basics and produce a lovely scarf in not a lot of time. This knit gift will make any man in your life giddy with excitement, so give it a try today.
Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)
- 6 balls Barisienne Yarn in Vert fluo (29648)
- 7.0 mm straight knitting needles
- 1 tapestry needle
Stitch used: Garter stitch, knit all the stitches.
The Barisienne yarn is knitted using 2 strands together with 7.0 mm needles.
Tension/Gauge: To achieve a good result it is essential to make a tension square: Cast on 20 sts and knit 30 rows in garter stitch.
Measure: the tension square should be of 10 cm (4 in) = 13 stitches x 24 rows.
How to Knit the Scarf
The finished scarf measures approximately 20 cm x 2 m ( approximately 8 x 78 in).
Cast on 27 stitches.
Work 480 rows (2 m/78 in) in garter stitch.
Cast off all the stitches and cut the yarn, leaving a 10 cm (4 in) length of yarn.
Using a tapestry needle, insert the loose ends along the edges, 2 stitches in from edge across several rows and trim excess yarn.
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