Knitting Pattern: Seeds and Cables Scarf | Finishing Touches Knit Along #2

Free knitting pattern: Seeds and Cables Scarf in Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick Bonus Bundle yarn by Underground Crafter |Today’s knitting pattern is the Seeds and Cables Scarf. It’s the second pattern in the Finishing Touches Knit Along with KAL Corner. If you love the bold look of cables, this may become your new favorite scarf. And, the seed stitch background sets off the cables while keeping your project from curling.

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I love the look of cables, but I’m a relatively slow knitter. When Lion Brand released the Wool-Ease Thick and Quick Bonus Bundle yarn, I was pretty excited. It’s a larger skein of Wool-Ease Thick and Quick with enough yarn for a scarf in one skein.

Free knitting pattern: Seeds and Cables Scarf in Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick Bonus Bundle yarn by Underground Crafter | Scarf with shawl pin on smiling womanI love that the cables really pop, but with a super bulky yarn, I can knit up the scarf much faster. And, of course, there are fewer yarn tails to weave in with one skein than with two!

Free knitting pattern: Seeds and Cables Scarf in Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick Bonus Bundle yarn by Underground Crafter | Scarf as infinity scarf with ends tucked inIf you prefer an infinity scarf, I’ve included instructions for seaming the scarf together. You may want to leave off the garter stitch borders, but I actually think they would add a nice touch on an infinity scarf.

Free knitting pattern: Seeds and Cables Scarf in Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick Bonus Bundle yarn by Underground Crafter | Scarf as infinity scarf on smiling woman(I just tucked the ends of the scarf underneath for the photo. My version is still a regular straight scarf.)

Free knitting pattern: Seeds and Cables Scarf in Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick Bonus Bundle yarn by Underground Crafter | Flat lay of scarfI chose a marled color and I love how it turned out! This would also look great in a solid color yarn.

The Seeds and Cable Scarf is the second pattern in the Finishing Touches Knit Along with KAL Corner. Join us for more knitting fun!

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Seeds and Cables Scarf

Knitting Pattern by Underground Crafter

Free knitting pattern: Seeds and Cables Scarf in Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick Bonus Bundle yarn by Underground CrafterMake a bold statement with classic cables. The seed stitch background sets off the cables while keeping your project from curling.

Finished Size

  • Adult: 6.5” (16.5 cm) width x 48” (122 cm) length.

Materials

Gauge

  • 19 sts = 6.5” (16.5 cm) across in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • BO – bind off
  • C4F – 4-stitch cable – Sl 2 sts to cn, hold cn at front, k2, k2 from cable needle. New Stitch a Day has a helpful video tutorial for the C4F cable here.
  • cn – cable needle
  • CO – cast on
  • k – knit
  • p – purl
  • rep – repeat
  • sl – slip stitch knitwise
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • *Repeat instructions after asterisk as indicated.

Pattern Note

  • This scarf can be easily made into an infinity scarf. At the end, fasten off with a long yarn tail (approximately 24”/61 cm) for seaming. Thread yarn needle with long yarn tail and seam short edges together using the mattress stitch. A photo tutorial for seaming with the mattress stitch is available here.

Pattern Instructions

Scarf

  • CO 19 or any multiple of 7 sts, + 5 sts.
  • Row 1: K to last st, p1.
  • Row 2: Sl 1, k to last st, p1.
  • Rows 3-4: Rep Row 2 twice.
  • Row 5: (Right Side) Sl 1, *p1, k1, p1,** k4; rep from * across to last 4 sts, rep from * to **, p1.
  • Row 6: Sl 1, *p1, k1, p1,** p4; rep from * across to last 4 sts, rep from * to **, p1
  • Row 7: Sl 1, *p1, k1, p1,** C4F; rep from * across to last 4 sts, rep from * to **, p1.
  • Row 8: Rep Row 6.
  • Rows 9-12: Rep Rows 5-6 twice.
  • Rep Rows 5-12 until scarf measures approximately 2” (5 cm) (or length of your Rows 1-4) shorter than desired length, ending after Row 6.
  • Rows 13-16: Rep Row 2, 4 times.
  • BO in pattern for Row 2.

Finishing

  • With yarn needle, weave in ends.
© 2019 by Marie Segares (Underground Crafter). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Marie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: https://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2019/01/17/knitting-pattern-seeds-and-cables-scarf. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

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