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Beginner
Beginner
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simple hooded scarf

This simple hooded scarf is perfect for beginning knitters.
Step 1
ABBREVIATIONS
beg = begin(ning)(s)
dec(s) = decrease(s)
inc(s) = increase(s)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 stitches together
k3tog = knit 3 stitches together
p = purl
rem = remain(ing)(s)
rep = repeat(ing)(s)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette st
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through back loop
WS = wrong side
 
SIZES
Child S (Child M/L, Adult)
Scarf: About 4-1/2 (5-1/2, 6-1/2) in. (11.5 (14, 16.5) cm) x 22 (30, 38 1/2) in. (56 (76, 98) cm) at longest point after folding and seaming
Depth of Hood: About 6-1/2 (8-1/2, 10) in. (16.5 (21.5, 25.5) cm), at widest point
 
MATERIALS
LION BRAND® WOOL-EASE® THICK & QUICK® (Art. #640)
#146 Fig 1 (2, 3) ball(s)
or color of your choice
knitting needles sizes 13 (9 mm)
stitch markers
large-eyed blunt needle
 
GAUGE
9 sts + 12 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS)
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
 
STITCH EXPLANATION
kfb (knit in front and back)
Knit next st without removing it from left needle, then k through back of same st – 1 st increased.
Yo (yarn over)
An increase that also creates a small decorative hole (eyelet) in the fabric, worked as follows:
1. Bring yarn to front, between the needles.
2. Take yarn to back, over the right needle. This creates the new st. You are now ready to proceed with the next st as instructed.
 
NOTES
  1. Hooded Scarf is worked in one piece beginning at one end of Scarf, then increasing sts to shape the Hood, then decreasing to shape the opposite end of Scarf.
  2. Scarf is worked in Garter st (k every row), Hood is worked in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with a Garter st edge.
  3. Ends of Scarf are tapered.
  4. Piece is folded and seamed together to create the Hood. 
Step 2
HOODED SCARF
Shape End of Scarf
 
Cast on 2 sts.
 
Row 1 (RS): K1, yo, k1 – 3 sts at the end of this row.
 
Place marker on RS of work.

Row 2: K1, yo, k to end of row – 4 sts.

Row 3: K to last st, yo, k1 – 5 sts.
 
Rep Rows 2 and 3 until you have 10 (12, 14) sts.
 
First Half of Scarf
 
Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures about 12 (17, 22) in. (30.5, (43, 56) cm) from beg, ending with a WS row as the last row you work.
 
Shape Hood
Next (Inc) Row (RS): K to last 3 (3, 4) sts, kfb, k to end – 11 (13, 15) sts at the end of this row.
 
Next Row: Knit.
 
Rep last 2 rows 1 (3, 5) more time(s) – 12 (16, 20) sts when all incs have been completed.
 
Next Row: Rep Inc Row – 13 (17, 21) sts.
 
Next Row: P to last 3 (4, 5) sts, k 3 (4, 5).
 
Rep last 2 rows 3 more times – 16 (20, 24) sts when all incs have been completed.
 
Place marker on last Inc Row.
 
Next Row: Knit.

Next Row: P to last 3 (4, 5) sts, place marker, k 3 (4, 5).
 
Continue in St st (k on RS, p on WS), keeping 3 (4, 5) sts outside marker in Garter st, and sl marker on every row until piece measures about 11 (17, 21) in. (28 (43, 53.5) cm) from last Inc Row marker, ending with a WS row as the last row you work.
 
Next (Dec) Row: K to last 3 (4, 5) sts, k2tog tbl, k to end – 15 (19, 23) sts.
 
Next Row: P to marker, sl marker, k to end of row.
 
Rep last 2 rows 2 more times – 13 (17, 21) sts when all decs have been completed.
 
Second Half of Scarf
 
Next Row: Rep Dec Row – 12 (16, 20) sts, removing marker when you come to it.

Next Row (WS): Knit.
 
Rep last 2 rows 2 (4, 6) more times – 10 (12, 14) sts when all decs have been completed.
 
Place marker on last Dec Row.
 
Work in Garter st until piece measures 10 1/2 (15, 20) in. (26.5 (38, 51) cm) from last marker, ending with a WS row as the last row you work.
 
Shape End of Scarf
 
Next Row (RS): K2tog, yo, k2tog, k to end – 9 (11, 13) sts.

Next Row (WS): K to last 4 sts, k2tog, yo, k2tog – 8 (10, 12) sts.
 
Rep last 2 rows until 4 sts rem.

Next Row: K2tog, yo, k2tog.

Next Row: K3tog.
 
Bind off.  
Step 3
FINISHING
 
Fold piece in half along top of Hood. Sew back of Hood closed.
 
Weave in ends.
 
 
Every effort has been made to produce accurate and complete instructions. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters or crocheters, human error, or typographical mistakes.
©2013 Lion Brand Yarn Company, all rights reserved. 
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