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Escalator Scarf

Designed by Erika Knight


Specs & Details

Suggested Yarn
Atlas by Modern Daily Knitting
Yarn Weight
Light Worsted
100% Ramboulliet wool
17 sts and 24 rows = 4" (10 cm) over cable pattern
Needle Size
US 8 (5 mm)
Yarn Amount
8 skeins
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Everything about this generous, enveloping scarf is exciting, from the rushing lines of the cables to the asymmetric ribbing at the ends, to the 3-needle bind-off that leaves an exposed bit of joinery at the center. Bonus: the fun of dropped stitches, for a subtly punk esthetic.

Atlas by Modern Daily Knitting [2 oz (57 g) skeins, each approx 145 yds (132.5 m), 100% Rambouillet wool]: 8 skeins Barn Red
Size US 8 (5 mm) needles
Two spare size US 8 (5 mm) or smaller needles in any style, for 3-needle BO
Cable needle
Crochet hook size US 7 (4.5 mm) or H-8 (5 mm), for fringe (optional)

Knitted Measurements
Approx 12.5″ wide x 106″ long (32 x 269 cm), excluding fringe

17 sts and 24 rows = 4″ (10 cm) over cable pattern, after blocking, before dropping stitches.

The scarf is worked in two pieces, then joined at the center using a 3-needle bind-off.
You may work Cable Pattern from text or chart. Stitches are dropped at the end of each side and unraveled down to the cast-on edge.

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