Geometric Scarf Using Blue Sky Fibers Extra
In our Geometric Scarf, alternating knit and purl stitches creates recurrent, graphic triangles. The ceaseless geometry seems to give this generously scaled scarf an extra dimension! Inspired by a traditional Scottish stitch, it still exhibits a modern style.
Knit in hearty, lush, and lofty Blue Sky Fibers Extra, the Geometric Scarf has a casually elegant drape without weighing you down. A soft, woolly alpaca-merino blend, Extra goes the extra mile in everything from its bountiful yardage and additional grams—unusual in an Aran-weight skein—to its versatility.
Approx. 7½"/19cm wide X 70"/178cm long, after blocking.
2 skeins Blue Sky Fibers Extra (218 yds/199m each); shown in Color 3521 Lake Ice.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 7 (4.5mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge.
Blocking wires (optional).
T-pins to finish.
Approx. 19 sts = 4" in pattern, after blocking.
The Free Pattern
See "The Details" tab for size, yarn, needle, and gauge information.
GLOSSARY: K = knit; P = purl; RS = right side; St(s) = stitch(es); WS = wrong side.
Cast on: Using cable cast-on method, cast on 36 sts. Note: To make wider or narrower scarf, add or subtract sts in multiples of 6.
Stitch pattern: Note: Follow chart rows 1–14 or work from text below.
Row 1 (RS): Purl to end.
Row 2 (WS): *P1, K5*; repeat between * * to end.
Row 3 (RS): *P4, K2*; repeat between * * to end.
Row 4 (WS): *P3, K3*; repeat between * * to end.
Row 5 (RS): *P2, K4*; repeat between * * to end.
Row 6 (WS): *P5, K1*; repeat between * * to end.
Row 7 (RS): Knit to end.
Row 8 (WS): Knit to end.
Row 9 (RS): *P5, K1*; repeat between * * to end.
Row 10 (WS): *P2, K4*; repeat between * * to end.
Row 11 (RS): *P3, K3*; repeat between * * to end.
Row 12 (WS): *P4, K2*; repeat between * * to end.
Row 13 *P1, K5*; repeat between * * to end.
Row 14 (WS): Purl to end.
Repeat Rows 1–14 until desired length or you have just enough yarn left to complete a Row 7 or Row 14; bind off knitwise on a Row 7 or purlwise on a Row 14.
Finishing: Weave in ends as invisibly as possible. To wet block, soak in tepid water with a little no-rinse wool soap for 20 minutes. Squeeze out as much water as possible; do not wring or twist. Place in a lingerie bag or zippered pillow case and run through spin-only cycle in washing machine; or roll in dry bath towels and squeeze to remove more moisture. Pull to desired dimensions on flat, moisture-safe surface, using blocking wires and/or pins as necessary. Allow to dry thoroughly. Steam press gently; dry again.
COLOR: 3519 Fedora. Classic grey felt.
COLOR: 3521 Lake Ice. Silvery grey.
COLOR: 3510 Butter Cream. Rich cream.
COLOR: 3524 Canyon. Glowing copper.
COLOR: 3516 Still Water. Calm blue-green.
COLOR: 3526 Ocean Deep. Dark teal.
COLOR: 3523 Black Swan. Rich deep black.
COLOR: 3518 Java. Dark muted olive.
Free digital Geometric Scarf pattern. (Download)