(This is an updated version of the pattern that was first published under my old PurpleSage Designs label in 2009. See the Original blog post here.)
Manly Scarf # 8: Knotted Rib Scarf
© 2009, 2014
6.5 x 36(72) in / 17 x 91(182) cm
230 (460) yds / 210 (420) m worsted weight yarn; sample in Kertzer Northern Worsted (100% Acrylic; 230yds / 210m per 100g ball)
4 mm / US6 or size required to obtain gauge
21 sts and 28 rows over 4″ / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch, blocked
Tapestry needle to weave in ends
Scarf is knit flat.
Stitch Pattern used: Knotted Rib from The Harmony Guides: 450 Knitting Stitches Volume 2 (2004)
BO bind off
CO cast on
DPN double pointed needle
EoR end of round / row
in / ” inch(es)
k2tog knit 2 sts together
kfb knit into front and back of same stitch
p2tog purl 2 sts together
pfb knit into front and back of same stitch
RS Right Side (public)
CO 38 sts.
R1 (RS): [K1, p1] 2 times; p2, * kfb, p4; rep from * to last 7 sts; kfb, p2, [k1, p1] 2 times.
R2: [p1, k1] 2 times; k2, * p2tog, k4; rep from * to last 8 sts; p2tog, k2, [p1, k1] 2 times.
Repeat these 2 rows until scarf is desired length.
Bind off in pattern.
Cut yarn leaving a 6” / 15cm tail.
Weave in ends.
Since the scarf is mainly purl on the RS and knit on the WS, it does have a tendency to curl along the length of the scarf, so blocking is in order.
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