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!

JULIA SCARF

SIZE
One size fits all

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

DIRECTIONS
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.

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