June 2012 - Ring collar
Materials: Mulberry and Merino 2- 50 g. skeins, one of each colour (gold and silver ring), uses approx. 70 g. to make unblocked length of 40" on 121 sts. Or 1-100 g. skein of Silk Maiden (coral ring), uses approximately 63 g. to make unblocked length of 42" on 145 sts.
Needles: 5 mm. circulars, 24" cord *Note: This scarf is knit on bigger needles than normally recommended on the yarn label in order to give a looser, lacy texture.
Gauge: approx. 12 sts. to 4" or 3 sts. per inch. Adjust needle size as needed to accommodate personal tension and to produce preferred gauge.
Gold and Silver Ring
***If doing the 2 colour scarf, follow the directions for gold and silver (or desired colours) which appear in brackets before the beginning of a colour change. Just ignore these colour signals if doing the scarf in a single colour.
(Gold) Cast on (121) 145 stitches and join in a round with your circulars. Place marker and move it along each round.
Work 6 rounds in moss st.
Next round: (Silver) K1, yarn over, K 2 together around. If there is an extra stitch at the end of the round, knit it.
(Gold) Purl one round, knit one round, purl one round.
(Silver) Knit 2 rounds.
(Gold) Bobble round: *knit 4, MB*around. Add bobble or knit extra stitches if any, whichever is prettier.
(Silver) Knit next 2 rounds.
(Gold) Purl 1 round. Knit 1 round. Purl 1 round.
(Silver) Knit next 3 rounds.
(Gold) Work the next 6 rounds in moss stitch.
Bind off all stitches in pattern. --Shirlene Greer
Another scarf to show off your best shawl pin!