Knit Hooded Scarf

Knit Hooded Scarf
Knit Hooded Scarf - Free Pattern
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A great hooded scarf for all season, wear this hooded scarf on cool days or make it in metallic yarn for evening wear.  This accessory can be knitted up fairly quickly and easily.  It can double as a hand-made gift for someone special, or a simple piece to accent any outfit.  Make one up in several different colors and enjoy!

 

Difficulty: Easy

Materials: 6 ounces of 4-ply knitting worsted weight yarn; number 10 1/2 standard knitting needles, size H crochet hook.

Abbreviations: k (knit) p (purl) tog (together) yo (yarn over) inc (increase) dec (decrease) st (stitch)

Gauge: (Garter st) 3 sts equal one inch; 6 rows equal one inch

Pattern St: (Multiple of 11 sts).

 

Instructions:

Row 1: (K 2 tog) twice, * (yo, k 1) 3 times, yo, (k 2 tog) 4 times, repeat from * to end of row, ending k 2 tog twice.

Row 2: P

Rows 3, 4: K.

SCARF: Cast on 33 sts. K in pattern for 23 inches (or desired length).

K 2 inches in garter st (k each row).

Inc rows

Row 1: K 16, inc 1 st in next st by knitting in back and front of same st, k to end.

Row 2: K this and all even rows.

Row 3: K 18, inc in next st, k to end.

Row 5: K 20, inc in next st, k to end.

Continue in pattern as established until there are 40 sts on needle.

K 4 inches in garter st.

Peak (Right Side): Bind off 4 sts at beginning of next row for back of hood.

K 10 rows.

Cast on 4 sts at same edge as bound off sts. K 4 inches in garter st.

Dec rows: Begin dec row at face edge (opposite edge from bound off sts).

Row 1: K 7, k 2 tog, k to end of row.

Row 2 and all even rows: K.

Row 3: K 8, k 2 tog, k to end of row.

Row 5: K 9, k 2 tog, k to end of row.

Continue dec as established until 33 sts remain.

K 2 inches in garter st.

K 23 inches in pattern st, bind off.

Finishing: Sew back of hood. Join fringe. Make a chain 46 inches long, thread through eyelets just below hood. Fold back face edge to desired depth.

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