Tuesday, September 01, 2009

FOs #2 and #3

These are a couple of my knitting projects: a red scarf made from Berroco's Zodiac for my friend and a black scarf from the same yarn for myself. What I'm not showing you is the vest I made (and sent) to my son for his birthday and a baby throw for my soon-to-be niece or nephew. Both turned out beautifully, and I forgot to photograph either of them.


Blogger Nancy Herkness said...

Being an ardent scarf knitter myself, I am lost in admiration of your beautiful FOs. What pattern did you use for the scarves?

Great to see more FOs springing up from the summer!

12:44 PM  
Blogger Fran Baker said...

It's very simple pattern, Nancy. I may have made it up or it may already have existed and was just in my memory bank. Anyway, I was noodling around and came up with it. It should work with any sport weight yarn:

Cast on 26. Knit 2 rows.

Row 1: K1, K2 tog twice, (K1, YO) four times, (K2 tog) four times, (K1, YO) four times, K2 tog twice, K1

Row 2: K

Row 3: K

Row 4: P

Make it as long as you like. End after Row 3.

Knit two rows. Bind off and weave in end.

12:51 PM  
Blogger Janel said...

Thanks for the stitch info! I was just admiring those gorgeous scarves and thinking how much I love the drop stitch one. Thanks!

2:49 PM  
Blogger Sara said...

Love both scarves...they are so pretty...oh, and thanks for the pattern!

6:31 PM  
Blogger Fran Baker said...

Janel, the horizontal drop stitch pattern can be found under the name Easy Drop Stitch Scarf Pattern at:


It's a fun pattern for silky or slippery yarn.

7:11 PM  
Blogger Nancy Herkness said...

Thanks for the pattern, Fran! I'm adding it to my scarf repertoire.

8:58 PM  

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