Julia Scarf

by Craig on November 15, 2012


Julia Scarf

Julia is a keyhole scarf with an easy-to-knit textured pattern. Made with two hanks of Lana Vida Hannah, it’s luxuriously soft and toasty warm with a tailored style that’s perfect with your favorite coat!


One size fits all

Lana Vida Hannah (45% fine merino, 45% baby alpaca, 10% cashmere; 100 grams/218 yards) 2 skeins; Shown in Lake.
Size #8 needle

Cast on 44 sts.

Row 1: (RS) K4,*K4, P2; repeat from * to last 4 sts, K4
Row 2: P4, *K2, P4; repeat from * to last 4 sts, P4
Row 3: Same as Row 1
Row 4: Same as Row 2
Row 5: K6, * P2, K4; repeat from * to last 8 sts, P2, K6
Row 6: P6, * K2, P4: repeat from * to last 6 sts, P6
Row 7: Same as Row 5
Row 8: Same as Row 6
Row 9: K4, * P2, K4; repeat from * to last 4 sts, K4
Row 10: P4, * P4, K2; repeat from * to last 4 sts, P4
Row 11: Same as Row 9
Row 12: Same as Row 10

Repeat these 12 rows 5 times.

Start keyhole
*K1, slip next st onto a stitch holder (keeping holder in back of the work). Repeat from * to end of row. Half of stitches are on needle and half are on holder.

With sts on needle, work 16 rows in K1, P1 ribbing. Break yarn and leave these sts on a spare needle. Slip sts from holder and work 16 rows in K1, P1 ribbing. Do not break yarn.

Close keyhole
*P2 tog with first st from front needle and first st from back holder.(22 sts)

Next row: Kfb across row. (44 sts)

Starting with Row 2, continue 12 row pattern for 20 inches from close of keyhole.

Next row: *K1, k2 tog; repeat from * to last two sts. K2 (30 sts)

Work 16 rows in K1, P1 ribbing.

Next row: *K1, kfb; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2. (44 sts)

Starting with Row 1 on RS, continue in 12 row pattern for 10.5 inches from end of ribbed section. Bind off loosely. Weave in ends.

{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

GummyBarb November 15, 2012 at 4:01 pm

Ooooh! Very pretty! Thank you for the pattern.

Jodi Palmer November 16, 2012 at 9:10 am

Love it. Thanks Jodi

Lynda Bardfeld November 16, 2012 at 4:05 pm

The scarf looks very pretty. Thanks, Lynda

Jane November 17, 2012 at 6:51 am

Pretty. Is there a hat to match?

Craig November 18, 2012 at 12:07 pm

Thanks, everybody! I’m glad you like it.

Jane, no, we don’t have a matching hat, but that’s a good idea!

Lorrie Kim November 19, 2012 at 4:01 pm

This is so chic. It will definitely be my next cast-on. Do you think it would work with Madelinetosh DK?

Toni November 24, 2012 at 5:33 pm

Love the pattern…I am thinking of using the pattern to make a cowl…thank you so much. If it comes out ok I will try to send you a photo.

liz n December 30, 2015 at 11:14 pm

What is the finished length?

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