Braided Cable Scarf

Materials

Yarn – Berroco Vintage Chunky Yarn in Tang, 4 skeins

Needles – size 10 straight

 

Gauge

8 stitches and 11 rows = 2” in Stockinette stitch

 

Abbreviations

CO – cast on

sl – slip

CN – cable needle

H2B – hold to back

 

H2F – hold to front

BO – Bind off

 

Patterns

C1: Sl4 onto CN, H2F, k4, k4 off CN, k4

C2: K4, sl4 onto CN, H2B, k4, k4 off CN

 

CO 34

Rows 1-7: Knit

Rows 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, and 24: K4, P12, K2, P12, K4

Rows 9, 11, 15, 17, 21, and 23: Knit

Row 13: K4, C1, k2, C1, k4

 

 

Row 19: K4, C2, k2, C2, k4

 

Repeat rows 13-24 until scarf measures 60\” (or desired length)

Rows 1-7: Knit

BO

Fringe

Cut 48 9\” pieces of yarn. Take 2 strands and thread all 4 ends through the needle. Pierce the bottom edge of the scarf from back to front and pull yarn partially through, forming a loop. Pull ends through the loop and pull together. Repeat across the bottom and top ends of the scarf 12 times each. 

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