Mount Olympus in Utah is covered in green forests at its base, giving it a striking appearance. Inspired by this very landscape, the equally-green scarf boasts intertwining cables that provide an intriguing texture.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Sizes: 71.75” / [182 cm] length x 9.5” / [24 cm] width
Gauge: 11 sts = 4″ / [10 cm] and 4 rows = 2.25″ / [5.5 cm] in hdc-blo.
Yarn Quince & Co. Osprey (100% American Wool; 170 yards [155 meters]/100 grams: #141 Wasabi, 3 skeins
Hook: US size M/13 (9 mm)
Notions Tapestry needle
Blo – Back loop only
FPtr – Front post treble crochet
FPdc – Front post double crochet
Sk – Skip(ped)
Set-up Row 1 (RS): Sk 1 ch, sc in next 2 ch, dc in next 2 ch, sc in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, sc in next 2 sc, turn. (9 sts)
Set-up Row 2 (WS): Ch 1, sc in next 9 sts.
Set-up Row 3: Ch 1, sc in next 2 sc, sk 2 dc and 1 sc 2 rows below, FPtr around next 2 dc, sc in next sc in previous row (see Notes), FPtr around the first skipped dc then FPdc around the second skipped dc 2 rows below, sc in next 2 sc in previous row, turn.
Set-up Row 4: Rep Set-up Row 2.
Rows 1 and 3 (RS): Ch 1, sc in next 2 sc, FPdc in next 2 FPtr or FPdc 2 rows below, sc in next sc (see Notes), FPdc in next 2 FPtr or FPdc 2 rows below, sc in last 2 sc, turn.
Rows 2 and 4 (WS): Ch 1, sc in next 9 sts, turn.
Row 5: Ch 1, sc in next 2 sc, sk 2 FPdc and 1 sc 2 rows below, FPtr around next 2 FPdc, sc in next sc in previous row (see Notes), FPtr around the first skipped FPdc then FPdc around the second skipped FPdc, sc in next 2 sc, turn.
Row 6: Rep Row 2.
Rep Rows 1–6 for patt.
When working the Cable Panel, the FPdc and FPtr sts are worked around the sts from the previous RS row (2 rows below). All sc sts are worked into the sc from the previous WS row. So, when working the sc that is between the 2 sets of FPdc or FPtr sts, look at the back of the work, sk 2 of the sc from the previous WS row, then work the center sc into the next sc. The final 2 sc sts of each RS row may be located using the same method.
Ch 10, turn.
Work Set-up Rows 1–4 of Cable Panel, then rep Rows 1–6 of Cable Panel 32 times. Work Row 1 once more. Fasten off.
First Side Ribbing
With WS facing, join yarn with sl st to work along one selvedge edge of the cable panel.
Set-up Row (WS): Ch 2, hdc in end of each row of Cable Panel, turn. (197 hdc)
Row 1: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), hdc in blo of each hdc to end, turn.
Rep the last row 4 more times, ending after a WS row.
Second Side Ribbing
Work same as First Side Ribbing. Do not fasten off.
Turn so RS is facing, work 3 sc in blo of first hdc, sc in blo of each hdc to last hdc, work 3 sc in blo of last hdc, rotate work 90º and work sc along each row of the Side Ribbing, sc in each Cable Panel sts, then sc along each row of the Side Ribbing, rotate work 90º, work 3 sc in blo of first hdc, then sc in blo of each hdc to last hdc, work 3 sc in blo of last hdc, rotate work 90º, work sc along each row of the Side Ribbing, sc in each Cable Panel sts, then sc along each row of the Side Ribbing to end, sl st into first sc to join. Fasten off.
Weave in ends. Block to measurements
Lol where do you start how many stitches do you start with. Read all this 3 times just not clicking.
Hi Roberta, you will start at the part that says PATTERN:
Ch 10, turn.
Hope this helps! – Nicola, Editor
beautiful scarf. hopefully I’ll get to make it.
It looks a little complicated but I might it try.
12_9_17 want to makeep this