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Knitting gauge: 10 sts x 17 rows moss stitch with 2 threads Eskimo = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’]
Moss stitch: 1st row: * K1, P1 * repeat from *-* and finish with 1 K. 2nd row: K over P and P over K. Repeat 2nd row.
Cast on 13 sts on needle size 8 mm [US 11] with 2 threads Eskimo. Knit moss stitch - see explanation above – until piece measures approx 46 cm [18’’]. Bind off K over K and P over P. Sew head band tog in outermost edge mid back.
Knitting gauge: 16 sts x 20 rows stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’]
Pattern: See diagram M.1 to M.3. Diagrams are seen from RS.
Cast on 46 sts on needle size 5.5 mm [US 9] with Alaska. Knit 4 rows garter sts. At the same time on 4th row inc 8 sts evenly = 54 sts. Continue knitting as follows (from RS): 5 sts garter sts, M.1 (= 10 sts), M.2 (= 24 sts), M.3 (= 10 sts) and 5 sts garter sts. When piece measures approx 150 cm [59’’] (adjust after 25th row of M.2 so scarf start and finish alike). Knit 4 rows garter sts. At the same time dec 8 sts evenly on 1st row = 46 sts. Bind off.
K from RS, P from WS
K from WS, P from RS
Slip 2 sts onto cable needle to front of piece, K 2, K 2 from cable needle
Slip 2 sts onto cable needle to back of piece, K 2, K 2 from cable needle
Slip 2 sts onto cable needle to front of piece, P 2, K 2 from cable needle
Slip 2 sts onto cable needle to back of piece, K 2, P 2 from cable needle
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