Saturday, December 22, 2007

Seed Stitch Scarf

This is a very nubby, textured stitch and is great for a guy's scarf. It's a simple 4 row pattern:

Cast on an even number of stitches.

Rows 1 & 2: K2, P2. Repeat to end of the row.
Rows 3& 4: P2, K2. Repeat to end of the row.

I slip the first stitch of every row to create an even edge, but not slipping them makes a textured edge which also works.

This scarf is a gift for our choir director. What you don't see are the four gift cards attached to corners.

For this project, I used size 10 bamboo needles and Caron By The Pound yarn. It's a yarn that's very inexpensive, but knits up very nicely. I use it a majority of the time with great results. It is my worsted weight yarn of choice.

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