Sashay Metallic™ Swirls Scarf (Knit)
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Sashay Metallic™ Swirls Scarf (Knit)

The shiny edge of this yarn gives the ruffles added glam!

Designed by the Red Heart® Design Team.

Skill Level:  Easy

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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 Red Heart® Sashay Metallic™ Yarn, small

Red Heart® Sashay Metallic™ Yarn

 

Material List

  • Red Heart® Boutique Sashay Metallic™ Yarn – Amethyst (1 Ball)
  • Susan Bates® Knitting Needles, 5.5mm [US9]
  • Sewing Needle
  • Sewing Thread – Matching Color of Choice
 

Project Instructions

GAUGE: Gauge is not important for this project.

Scarf measures 4” x 62” (6” X 38”) [10 x 158 (15 x 97) cm]

Stretch one end of the Sashay Metallic™ open for several inches and lay it flat, placing the edge with the metallic thread along the bottom. Notice that the Sashay Metallic™ yarn is a mesh of holes. You will be working with the top of the mesh and leaving the metallic edge loose to form the ruffle. You are using the top channel of holes as if it is yarn.

 

SCARF

Beginning at the top right edge, insert tip of a knitting needle from back to front starting 4" (10cm) from end. Continue inserting needle 5 (9) more times. You now have 6 (10) cast on stitches. Place this needle in left hand.

Pick up right hand needle and knit between the top two threads of the mesh rather than the entire strand.

Continue knitting these 6 (10) stitches on each row, always turning your work in the same direction at end of rows.

Put your work down and open up the mesh as you go. Stop knitting when you have 1 yard left for binding off.

 

FINISHING

Bind off loosely, drawing the end of the Sashay Metallic™ through the last bound off stitch. Trim leaving a 4" (10cm) end. To finish the ends, fold under the corner and tack to inside with sewing needle and thread.

 

 

Craft Notes

For longer scarf cast on 6 stitches; for a shorter scarf cast on 10 stitches.

Directions are for 62" scarf; changes for 38" long scarf are in parentheses.