Shaded Knit Scarf, Hat, and Wristers
Stay warm this winter with our knitted fashion trio.
Designed by Linda Cyr
Scarf measures 6x 58 inches. Hat and Wristers fit most adults.
Red Heart Eco-Ways Bamboo Wool: 2 balls each 3650 Dill (A), 3365 Cocoa (B), 3920 Cayenne (C).
Circular Knitting Needles: 5.5 mm [US 9] and 6.5 mm [US 10.5] - 16 inches. Double Pointed Needles: 5.5 mm [US 9] and 6.5 mm [US 10.5].
Stitch marker Yarn needle
Gauge: 12 sts = 4 inches; 16 rows = 4 inches in St st on larger needles with 2 strands held together. Check your gauge. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge. Hatband Circumference: 21-1/2 inches. Wristers: 8 inches long, 7-1/2-inch circumference.
Note: All pieces are worked with 2 strands of yarn held together. One color is dropped and one color is picked up every 6 rows or rnds.
Color sequence: * 6 Rows or rnds A/B, 6 rows or rnds B/C, 6 rows or rnds C/A; repeat from *. Color not being used is carried along and twisted in every 2 or 3 rows or rnds.
With smaller circular needle and A/B, cast on 64 sts. Join to work in rnds, making sure sts are not twisted. Place marker between last and first sts. Following color sequence as above, work as follows: Band-Rnds 1-6: * K1, P1; repeat from * around. Rnd 7: Change to larger circular needle. K 1 rnd. Rnd 8: [K7; K into front and back of next st - inc made] 8 times - 72 sts. Rnds 9, 11, and 13: K. Rnd 10: K7, inc, [K8, inc] 7 times, K1 - 80 sts. Rnd 12: K7, inc, [K9, inc] 7 times, K2 - 88 sts. Rnd 14: K7, inc, [K10, inc] 7 times, K3 - 96 sts. Rnds 15-17: K. Rnd 18: K6; K2tog - dec made; [K10, dec] 7 times, K4 ¿ 88 sts. Rnd 19 and all odd rnds: K. Note: Change to dpns when work is too small for circular needle. Rnd 20: K5, dec, [K9, dec] 7 times, K4 - 80 sts. Rnd 22: K4, dec, [K8, dec] 7 times, K4 - 72 sts. Rnd 24: K3, dec, [K7, dec] 7 times, K4 - 64 sts. Rnd 26: K2, dec, [K6, dec] 7 times, K4 - 56 sts. Rnd 28: K1, dec, [K5, dec] 7 times, K4 - 48 sts. Rnd 30: [Dec, K4] 8 times - 40 sts. Rnd 32: Remove st marker, K1, replace st marker (count this as beginning of rnd), [K3, dec] 8 times - 32 sts. Rnd 34: [K2, dec] 8 times - 24 sts. Rnd 36: [K1, dec] 8 times - 16 sts. Rnd 38: [Dec] 8 times - 8 sts. Cut yarn, weave through remaining sts; draw up firmly; fasten securely.
With smaller dpns and B/C, cast on 22 sts, divided on 3 needles. Following color sequence as above, work as follows: Rnds 1-12: * K1, P1; repeat from * around. Rnds 13-18: Change to larger dpns. K. Thumb Opening-Rnd 19: K10; insert tip of left needle from back to front under strand before next st and K the front of this st - M1R made; K2; insert tip of left needle from front to back under strand before next st and K the back of this st - M1L made; K10 - 24 sts. Rnds 20, 22: K. Rnd 21: K10, M1R, K4, M1L, K10 - 26 sts. Rnd 23: K10, M1R, K4, M1L, K10 - 28 sts. Rnd 24: K11, bind off 6 sts, K to end of rnd - 22 sts. Rnds 25-27: Knit. Rnd 28: Purl. Rnd 29: Knit. Rnd 30: Purl. Bind off.
With smaller needles and A/B, cast on 18 sts. Following color sequence as above, work as follows: Rows 1-6: With yarn at front of work, slip 1 purlwise, yarn back, K17. Row 7: Change to larger needles. With yarn at front of work, slip 1 purlwise, yarn back, K17. Row 8: With yarn at front of work, slip 1 purlwise, yarn back, K2, P12, K3. Repeat Rows 7 and 8 until 57 inches from beginning. Change to smaller needles and repeat Rows 1-6. Bind off.
Abbreviations: dec = decrease; dpn(s) = double pointed needle(s); inc = increase; K = knit; mm = millimeters; P = purl; rnd = round; St st = Stockinette stitch (Knit on right side rows; Purl on wrong side rows; OR Knit every round); st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.