This fall-hued scarf is worked up using the front post cable stitch to create the look of little vertical ridges throughout the length of the scarf. Made of chunky yarn, this scarf is the perfect fall-friendly accessory.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: 6” x 60”
Gauge: 13 Stitches and 8 rows in post st as follows:
Row 1: Ch 20, hdc in 3rd ch from hook and each remaining ch across.
Even Rows: Ch 2, fpdc across.
Remaining Odd Rows: Ch 2, bpdc across.
Work for a total of 10 rows. Measure inside the swatch to check gauge.
Universal Yarns Wisdom Yarns Poems Chunky (100% wool; 110 yards [100 meters]/100 grams): #903 Autumn Haze (4 skeins)
Hook: US size K/10.5 (6.5 mm) hook
Front Post Cable (fpc): (Worked over 2 sts) skip next st, fpdc in next st, fpdc in previous st (in st count this st is counted as 2 dc).
Starting with row 2, all rows start with a ch 2 which counts as the first hdc, and end with a hdc.
When adding on a new skein of yarn, it may be necessary to start a bit in (cutting off several yards of yarn) to find a place to match the color variegations of the yarn. Remember to check both ends of the yarn, as they tend to end at different points in the color variegations.
Row 1: Fdc 24.
Row 2: Turn, ch 2 (counts as first hdc here and throughout, (bpdc, 2 fpdc, bpdc, fpc) 3 times, bpdc, 2 fpdc, bpdc, hdc in last st.
Row 3: Turn, ch 2, (fpdc, 2 bpdc) 7 times, fpdc, hdc in last st.
Repeat rows 2 & 3 until scarf is 60” long or desired length, ending with row 3.
Fasten off, weave in all ends.