View Full Version : Toasty Twisty (free pattern!)

11-19-2005, 01:31 PM
Hey everybody--
I just designed this quick scarf and am posting the pattern here in case you want to make them for Christmas gifts. This is really, really warm. I did not use any yarn I want to name here :oops: to make up the pattern, but suffice it to say that if you use a nice worsted weight, soft yarn it will be nice. Good for kids and adults, male and female. It's cabley but also reversible, with no ugly side! The ends flare nicely as the pattern draws up the fabric somewhat in the body of the scarf.


Materials: 6-8 ounces worsted weight yarn (depending on length you want)
Size 10 knitting needles
Gauge: Not crucial

Note: Slip first stitch of every row as if to purl.

Stitch Explanation: RT (right twist). Knit next 2 stitches together, but do not slip off left needle. Knit into first stitch again, then slip both stitches off the needle.

Cast on 34 stitches.

Rows 1-4: Knit (see note above)

Row 5: Slip 1, K 1. (P2, K2) 8 times.

Row 6: Slip 1, K1. (RT, P2) 7 times. RT, K2.

Row 7: Slip 1, K1. (P2, RT) 7 times. P2, K2.

Row 8: Slip 1, K1. (K2, P2) 7 times. K4.

Repeat rows 5-8 until scarf is desired length.

Knit 4 rows. Bind off.

11-19-2005, 01:37 PM
Its AWESOME!! Can we post it to the Patterns Forum, too??

11-19-2005, 01:46 PM
Kelly, I did post it over there.
Hopefully it will find its way to Knitting pattern central (HINT HINT) too so can be famous like you! :D

(grumbling because the 9 designs I sold to Lion Brand are STILL not published)

11-19-2005, 01:57 PM
Here's a closeup of the stitch detail, which you can't see well in the photo above. Both sides look identical.

11-19-2005, 02:11 PM
Did you make up that twist yourself or didya get it from a stich book? That is TOO cool! You rawk! :thumbsup:

11-19-2005, 02:19 PM
No, the right (and left) twists exist. You could find them in stitch books. Sometimes called mock cable or baby cable.
It's a good "cable" to use if the thought of a cable needle turns you off.
However, I've never seen this stitch used in this way to make the fabric reversible. :figureditout:

11-19-2005, 04:21 PM
:inlove: this scarf going into my project notebook now.. Thank you for posting it

11-19-2005, 05:27 PM

Jan in CA
11-19-2005, 07:22 PM
Oooohh! That is so pretty! How do you do the twist?

11-19-2005, 07:54 PM
Jan, the twist is done as noted in the pattern posted.
K2 tog but don't slip the stitches off the left needle; K into the first st again, then slip both off.

11-19-2005, 08:17 PM
That is gorgeous! I am so going to do this scarf as a gift for SOMEBODY! THANK YOU! Awesome job.

11-19-2005, 10:10 PM
Thank you! I am so making this for myself, I love it.

Jan in CA
11-19-2005, 11:56 PM
Jan, the twist is done as noted in the pattern posted.
K2 tog but don't slip the stitches off the left needle; K into the first st again, then slip both off.

Thank you!

11-20-2005, 01:09 PM
I love how this is reversible! Thanks for the pattern.

11-20-2005, 07:39 PM
Beautiful Yvonne & thanks for the pattern....I so :heart: :inlove: :heart: it!!

11-20-2005, 08:14 PM

That's beautiful! I'm saving it to my Patterns folder right now!! Very pretty!

11-20-2005, 10:32 PM
that is a gorgeous scarf. Thanks for posting the pattern


11-21-2005, 08:00 AM
Thanks so much Yvonne--I now have my next scarf pattern!

I'll just call it "The Yvonne"!

11-21-2005, 10:02 AM
Cool! The scarf is awesome...thanks for the pattern :)

Ellen Edwards
11-21-2005, 04:07 PM
That's yummy!! Was it something that took you a very long time?? It really looks smashing, and it shows up well in that light color!

11-21-2005, 04:11 PM
No, it's a pretty quick knit.
I'm always messing around to see what happens if I do this or that with a particular stitch!

05-12-2007, 05:09 PM
:thumbsup: Extremely cute pattern! I :heart: it and am going to do it as soon as i finish up my mother's M-Day gift tonight... I have to go get yarn for it though... hmmm... what color shall I use? I don't know! Very very cute!!!!!!!!!! :happydance:

05-14-2007, 11:51 AM
i love this! I like how versitile it is and how it is reversible. thanks very much for posting!

05-14-2007, 12:01 PM
What a pretty pattern! I've saved it into my ever growing folder and will give it a try for my daughter, who lives in Chicago. Brrrrr.................