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.
If 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.
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Seeds and Cables Scarf
Knitting Pattern by Underground Crafter
- Adult: 6.5” (16.5 cm) width x 48” (122 cm) length.
- Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick Bonus Bundle yarn (80% acrylic/20% wool, 10 oz/283 g, 174 yd/157 m) – 1 skeins in 542 Seaglass, or 2 skeins of Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick yarn, or approximately 174 yd (157 m) in any super bulky weight yarn.
- US 15/10 mm knitting needles, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.
- Yarn needle.
- Cable needle.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- With yarn needle, weave in ends.