Karma Scarf

by Laura on April 11, 2013

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Karma is our most recent spring arrival from Berroco Yarns! This 100% cotton is dyed in softly shaded hues. It has a unique mesh construction that keeps the cotton light & airy and lends a lot of gorgeous drape, as you can see in our new free Karma scarf pattern!

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Since Karma knits up at a chunky 3 sts/inch, we thought a quick knit spring scarf was in order. After a little swatching, we settled on our trusty favorite- stockinette stitch. Then, we a decided to add a simple drop stitch to open things up and create more drape.

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Our result was a nice, long scarf suitable for wrapping around at least twice, if not more, for a cowlish look. Pastels are big this season, and Karma’s colors add a pretty, pale pop to a neutral look!

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Here’s the free pattern! Happy spring knitting!

MATERIALS
Berroco Karma (100% cotton; 50g /66 yds): 3 skeins.

NEEDLES + NOTIONS
Size 11 (8mm) 24-inch circular needle.
Stitch marker and darning needle.

ABBREVIATIONS
BO: bind off
CO: cast on
K: knit
P: purl

CO 16 sts.

Set-up row: *K4, yo; rep from * to last 4 sts, k4.

Row 1: *P4, k1; rep from * to last 4 sts, p4.
Row 2: *K4, p1; rep from * to last 4 sts, k4.

Rep Rows 1 & 2, until 2 yards of yarn remain, ending with Row 1.

Finishing
Loosely BO to first purl st, drop purl stitch from left needle and drop down. Pick up top running bar of unraveled
stitch and twist into 2 new stitches on left needle and include them in BO. Rep to end.

Block and weave in ends.

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