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DROPS 98-5 by DROPS Design

DROPS Scarf in Eskimo

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DROPS 98-5

Measurements: approx 19 x 100 cm / 7½" x 39½"

Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
150 g color no. 01, off-white

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 9 mm / US 13 or size needed to obtain the correct gauge.

Knitting gauge: 10 sts x 21 rows on needles size 9 mm / US 13 in garter sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Garter sts (back and forth on row): Knit all rows.

Rib: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.

Cast on 5 sts on needle size 9 mm/US 13 in Eskimo and work in garter sts.
At the same time inc at each side as follows:
Right side: K 2 sts in the first st.
Left side: K 2 sts in the st before the last st.
Inc 1 st like this on every other row each side a total of 7 times = 19 sts.
Work in garter sts until the piece measures 15 cm / 6''.
Dec 8 sts evenly on next row = 11 sts.
Work 8 cm / 3'' in Rib and put the sts on a holder.
Pick up 11 sts from the back side of the last row of garter sts and work 8 cm / 3'' in Rib. Knit the sts on row tog with the sts from the holder as follows:
Knit the first st from the cable needle tog with the 1st st from row.
Then the 2nd st with the 2nd st and so on.
Continue in garter sts.
On the following row inc 8 sts evenly distributed on row = 19 sts.
When the piece measures 75 cm / 29½'' dec 8 sts evenly on row = 11 sts.
Work 8 cm / 3'' in Rib.
Inc 8 sts evenly on row = 19 sts.
Work 8 cm / 3'' in garter sts and then dec on every other row as follows:
Right side: Slip a st as if to knit, K1, psso.
Left side: K 2 sts tog.
When 5 sts left on row bind off.
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