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Breast Cancer Awareness Scarf

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The pretty Breast Cancer Awareness Scarf from Red Heart Yarn is perfect for showing your support in October or anytime!  The knitted cable scarf is reversible, with a unique cable pattern on both sides.  Create one or a dozen and donate them to your local hospital.

Breast Cancer Awareness Scarf

Materials:

  • RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein 706 Perfect Pink
  • Knitting Needles: 6mm [US 10]
  • Cable needle
  • Yarn needle


GAUGE: 14 sts = 4”; 18 rows = 4” in St st. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.
Scarf measures 6½” x 63” excluding fringe.


Instructions:

Special Abbreviations:
M1 (make one stitch) = Lift running thread before next stitch onto left needle and knit into the back loop.
C6B = slip next 3 sts to cable needle and hold at back of work, k3, then k3 from cable needle.
C6F = slip next 3 sts to cable needle and hold at front of work, k3, then k3 from cable needle.
C10B = slip next 5 sts to cable needle and hold at back of work, k3, then k5 from cable needle.
C10F = slip next 5 sts to cable needle and hold at front of work, k3, then k5 from cable needle.
K = knit; mm = millimeters; P = purl; St st = Stockinette stitch (Knit on right side rows; Purl on wrong side rows.); st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified
 

 

  1. Cast on 31 sts.
     
  2. Foundation Row: K1, * p1, k1; repeat from * across.
     
  3. Row 1 (Right Side): K1, [p1, k1] twice, k9, k1, p1, k1, k9, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  4. Row 2: K1, [p1, k1] twice, p9, k1, p1, k1, p9, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  5. Row 3: K1, [p1, k1] twice, k3, C6B, k1, p1, k1, k3, C6F, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  6. Rows 4 and 6: K1, [p1, k1] twice, p9, k1, p1, k1, p9, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  7. Row 5: K1, [p1, k1] twice, C6B, k3, k1, p1, k1, C6F, k3, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  8. Row 7: K1, [p1, k1] twice, k9, k1, p1, k1, k9, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  9. Row 8: Repeat Row 4.
     
  10. Rows 9-16: Repeat Rows 7 and 8.
     
  11. Row 17: K1, [p1, k1] twice, k3, C6F, k1, p1, k1, k3, C6B, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  12. Rows 18 and 20: Repeat Row 4.
     
  13. Row 19: K1, [p1, k1] twice, C6F, k3, k1, p1, k1, C6B, k3, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  14. Rows 21-30: Repeat Rows 7 and 8.
     
  15. Rows 31-34: Repeat Rows 3-6.
     
  16. Row 35: K1, p1, C6B, k6, k1, p1, k1, k6, C6F, p1, k1.
     
  17. Rows 36 and 38: K1, p1, p12, k1, p1, k1, p12, p1, k1.
     
  18. Row 37: K1, p1, k12, k1, p1, k1, k12, p1, k1.
     
  19. Rows 39-46: Repeat Rows 37 and 38.
     
  20. Row 47: K1, p1, slip next 3 sts to cable needle and hold at front of work, k1, p1, k1, then k3 from cable needle, k6, k1, p1, k1, k6, slip next 3 sts to cable needle and hold at back of work, k3, then k1, p1, k1 from cable needle, p1, k1.
     
  21. Rows 48, 50, and 52: K1, [p1, k1] twice, p9, k1, p1, k1, p9, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  22. Row 49: K1, [p1, k1] twice, k3, C6F, k1, p1, k1, k3, C6B, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  23. Row 51: K1, [p1, k1] twice, C6F, k3, k1, p1, k1, C6B, k3, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  24. Row 53: K1, [p1, k1] twice, k9, k1, p1, k1, k9, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  25. Row 54: Repeat Row 48.
     
  26. Rows 55-62: Repeat Rows 53 and 54.
     
  27. Repeat Rows 3-62 twice more and then repeat Rows 3-30 once more increasing 1 st in each “k9” section on next to-last row – 33 sts. Scarf should measure about 30” from beginning. Now work second cable pattern.
     
  28. Row 1: K1, [p1, k1] twice, C10F, k1, p1, k1, C10B, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  29. Row 2: K1, [p1, k1] twice, p10, k1, p1, k1, p10, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  30. Row 3: K1, [p1, k1] twice, k10, k1, p1, k1, k10, k1, [p1, k1] twice.
     
  31. Row 4: Repeat Row 2.
     
  32. Rows 5-14: Repeat Rows 3 and 4.
     
  33. Repeat Rows 1-14 thirteen more times, then repeat Row 1 again.
     
  34. Next Row: K1, * p1, k1; repeat from * across.
     
  35. Bind off in Seed st pattern decreasing 2 sts across each cable by working “k2tog, then p2tog”.
     
  36. Fringe:  Cut 10” strands of yarn. Holding 5 strands together, knot 3 fringes at each corner as shown. Trim yarn ends.
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