Sunday, May 13, 2012

Coral Snake Scarf Pattern

Coral Snake Scarf

Garter Stitch Coral Snake

Do without the color change to make a garter stitch garter snake.  :-)

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Garter stitch is easy and fun.  This is a great project for someone just learning to knit.  Simple increases, simple decreases and it uses only the knit stitch.

ww yarn
needles - 9

k = knit
k1fb = knit 1 front and back (of same stitch to increase)
k2tog = knit 2 together (knit next two stitches together to decrease)

color A - Black
Color B - Yellow
Color C - Red

with A cast on 7 Stitches
R1 - k
R2 k1, k1f&B, k across

repeat R2 until there are 19 stitches on the needle
knit for 7 rows
k, k2tog, knit across
repeat until there are 13 stitches on the needle
knit 2 rows

change to Color B
knit 4 rows

change to color c
knit 18 rows

change to color b
knit 4 rows

Change to color A
knit 18 rows

Repeat these 4 rows until Scarf is desired length  end with Color C

Change to color B
knit, k2tog, knit across
repeat this 3 more times  (total of 4 rows of color b)

Change to Color A for making the tail

knit, k2tog, knit across
repeat this until you have 1 stitch on needle
bind off

Weave in the ends.

This pattern is (c) 2012 by Stacey Lynn. All rights reserved.  If you redistribute please give me credit and link to my website.   Any items made from this pattern are yours to keep, give or sell.  After all, you did the work.  

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the pattern! Now that I'm a knitter :) I'm going to make this!