Bottom: Garter Stitch version; Centre: Stockinette Stitch version; Top: Reverse Stockinette Stitch Version

Not that I’m trying to limit the uses for this scarf ;))

 

The Corn Rows Scarf is a wonderfully textured scarf in 3 versions; notice how the Garter Stitch and Reverse Stockinette Stitch versions “pop” the Twisted Rib stitches, while the Stockinette version is more subtle and subdued.

Instructions are given for 3 lengths: 48”, 60” and 72” [122, 152, 183cm].

Yarn: Worsted Weight; approx. 280(350,420) yds [260(320,390) m]
Needles: 5mm [US 8]
Finished Width: 7 inches [ 18cm]

Stitch Pattern- a variation of: Garter Stitch Twisted Rib, The Harmony Guides450 Knitting Stitches Volume 2 (2004)

Definitions:

k: knit

p: purl

st(s): stitch(es)

yf: bring yarn to front of work

yb: bring yarn to back of work

C2B: knit into the back of the 2nd stitch on left-hand needle, then knit into the 1st stitch on the left-hand needle; slip both of the stitches that have been knit from the Left needle.

C2P: purl into the front of the 2nd stitch on the left-hand needle, purl into the 1st stitch on the left-hand needle; slip both of the stitches that have been purled from the Left needle.

 

Directions:

Cast on 36 stitches. Now choose which version you wish to knit.
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Garter Stitch Version

Garter Stitch Version

Row 1 {RS}: K1, p1, k1, *C2B, k2; repeat from * to last 5 sts; C2B, k1, p1, k1.
Row 2: K1, p1, k1, *C2P, k2; repeat from * to last 5 sts; C2P, k1, p1, k1.

For:
48” [122cm] scarf: repeat Row 1 & 2 131 times
60” [152cm] scarf: repeat Row 1 & 2 164 times
72” [183cm] scarf: repeat Row 1 & 2 197 times

Bind off in pattern {see note at end} and weave in ends.

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Stockinette Stitch Version

Stockinette Stitch version
Stockinette Stitch version

Row 1 {RS}: K1, p1, k1, *C2B, k2; repeat from * to last 5 sts; C2B, k1, p1, k1.
Row 2: K1, p1, k1, *C2P, yb, p2; repeat from * to last 5 sts; C2P, yb, k1, p1, k1.

For:
48” [122cm] scarf: repeat Row 1 & 2 131 times
60” [152cm] scarf: repeat Row 1 & 2 164 times
72” [183cm] scarf: repeat Row 1 & 2 197 times

Bind off in pattern {see note at end} and weave in ends.

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Reverse Stockinette Stitch Version

Reverse Stockinette Stitch version
Reverse Stockinette Stitch version

Row 1 {RS}: K1, p1, k1, *C2B, p2; repeat from * to last 5 sts; C2B, k1, p1, k1.
Row 2: K1, p1, k1, *C2P, k2; repeat from * to last 5 sts; C2P, k1, p1, k1.

For:
48” [122cm] scarf: repeat Row 1 & 2 131 times
60” [152cm] scarf: repeat Row 1 & 2 164 times
72” [183cm] scarf: repeat Row 1 & 2 197 times

Bind off in pattern {see note at end} and weave in ends.

 

Binding off in Pattern:

When casting off the C2B stitches:

  • knit into the back of the 2nd stitch on the left-hand needle
  • bind off this stitch but leave the original stitch on the left-hand needle for now
  • knit the first stitch on the left-hand needle
  • bind off that stitch and slide the remaining loop of the previously bound-off stitch off the left-hand needle too.

Enjoy!

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Updated Sep 7, 2015: removed 'yf' and 'yb' from directions since they were superfluous. ~ thank you ceako
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