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Old 11-19-2005, 01:31 PM   #1
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Toasty Twisty (free pattern!)
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 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.

TOASTY TWISTY

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.
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Old 11-19-2005, 01:37 PM   #2
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Its AWESOME!! Can we post it to the Patterns Forum, too??
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Old 11-19-2005, 01:46 PM   #3
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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


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Old 11-19-2005, 01:57 PM   #4
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Here's a closeup of the stitch detail, which you can't see well in the photo above. Both sides look identical.
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Old 11-19-2005, 02:11 PM   #5
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Did you make up that twist yourself or didya get it from a stich book? That is TOO cool! You rawk!
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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.
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Old 11-19-2005, 04:21 PM   #7
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this scarf going into my project notebook now.. Thank you for posting it
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Old 11-19-2005, 05:27 PM   #8
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Yay!
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Old 11-19-2005, 07:22 PM   #9
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Oooohh! That is so pretty! How do you do the twist?
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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.
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