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AH1OZ
08-26-2009, 10:17 AM
I have decided that it is about time I tried cables

And my father was talking about wanting a new scarf, so I figured... PERFECT CHRISTMAS PRESENT!!!

I have a really nice worsted weight yarn I would like to use, now I just need to find the right pattern.

I have been searching RAV but I can't find the perfect pattern

I want one thats manly, and not TOO wide

any help?

Jan in CA
08-26-2009, 10:52 AM
Anything that's manly colors and not lace is good for men usually. Since you've looked on Ravelry I'm not sure what else is out there. I like these.


http://www.cometosilver.com/patterns/palindrome.htm
http://teleknitter.blogspot.com/2006/01/manly-cable.html

A lot of people learn on this one -
http://www.yarnagogo.com/good_ole_cabled_scarf/

Mirl56
08-26-2009, 02:25 PM
http://www.helloyarn.com/irishhikingscarfpf.htm
the Irish Hiking Scarf is a popular one, too.

debminerva
08-31-2009, 09:42 PM
I have to agree with Jan. The first thing that popped into my head was Silver's Palindrome Scarf (http://www.cometosilver.com/patterns/palindrome.htm). I knitted this last year and was so pleased with the results. Although I ended up being the one who wears it, I modeled it on my boyfriend and he looked very sharp in it.

sandy57th
09-03-2009, 10:56 PM
My vote is for the Irish Hiking Scarf. Great pattern, more impressive that difficult, and quite "male".

Debkcs
09-06-2009, 04:08 AM
I've made several Palindrome scarves since first signing up here, and they are great. Friends and family love them. Haven't made the Irish Hiking Scarf yet, but will soon.