A versatile scarf with sleeves.
Shown in size X-Small/Small
Directions are for women’s size X-Small/Small. Changes for sizes Medium/Large and 1X/2X are in parentheses.
Length – 66(70-74)”
Width – 17(19-21)”
Note: The length is from one end of wrap to the other. The width is actually the length from lower edge to the top of collar (see schematic)
9(10-11) Hanks Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light (50 grs), #4281 Redwood Mix
Straight knitting needles, size 7 (4.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
16’ Length circular knitting needle, size 5 (3.75 mm)
20 sts = 4”; 28 rows = 4” in Pat St on larger needles after steaming and with sts dropped to form ladders
24 sts = 4”; 30 rows = 4” in k2, p2 ribbing on smaller needle
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
Pattern Stitch (Multiple of 5 sts + 4)
Rows 1 and 3 (RS): Knit.
Rows 2 and 4: Purl.
Rows 5 and 7: K5, * k2 tog, yo twice, SSK, k1, rep from * to last 4 sts, end k4.
Rows 6 and 8: Purl, working through front loop of first yo and through back loop of second yo.
Rep these 8 rows for Pat St.
When binding off sts, each time you come to a marked st, drop that st off needle, allowing it to unravel back down to beg. Cast on 3 sts and bind these sts off. BODY
With straight needles, loosely cast on 68(76-84) sts.
Set-Up Row (WS): P4, * yo, p4, rep from * across – 84(94-104) sts. Note: Mark each st formed by a yo. These sts will be unraveled during bind-off forming ladders shown in photo. Work even in Pat St until piece measures approximately 26(27-28)” from beg, end on WS with either Row 2 or Row 8 of Pat.
Left Armhole: Next Row (RS): K26(32-36), mark for lower edge of armhole, bind off 38(42-48), allowing marked sts to unravel as in note, k to end.
Following Row: Purl, cast on 38(42-48) sts over sts bound off on previous row. Mark sts that will be unraveled. Work even in Pat St until piece measures approximately 14(16-18)” above cast-on sts of left armhole, end on either Row 2 or Row 8 of Pat.
Right Armhole: Work same as left armhole. Work even until piece measures approximately 26(27-28) sts above cast-on sts of right armhole, end on WS. Bind off as in note.
With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at marker for lower edge of armhole, pick up and k92(100-112) sts. Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up. Work even in k2, p2 ribbing for 18”. Bind off in ribbing.