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Project Type: 
Women’s Clothing
Norah Gaughan

A versatile scarf with sleeves.

Shown in size X-Small/Small


Directions are for women’s size X-Small/Small.  Changes for sizes Medium/Large and 1X/2X are in parentheses.

Finished Measurements

Length – 66(70-74)”

Width – 17(19-21)”

Note:  The length is from one end of wrap to the other.  The width is actually the length from lower edge to the top of collar (see schematic)


9(10-11) Hanks Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light (50 grs), #4281 Redwood Mix

Straight knitting needles, size 7 (4.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

16’ Length circular knitting needle, size 5 (3.75 mm)

St markers


20 sts = 4”;  28 rows = 4” in Pat St on larger needles after steaming and with sts dropped to form ladders

24 sts = 4”;  30 rows = 4” in k2, p2 ribbing on smaller needle


Pattern Stitch (Multiple of 5 sts + 4)

Rows 1 and 3 (RS):  Knit.

Rows 2 and 4:  Purl.

Rows 5 and 7:  K5, * k2 tog, yo twice, SSK, k1, rep from * to last 4 sts, end k4.

Rows 6 and 8:  Purl, working through front loop of first yo and through back loop of second yo.

Rep these 8 rows for Pat St.


When binding off sts, each time you come to a marked st, drop that st off needle, allowing it to unravel back down to beg.  Cast on 3 sts and bind these sts off.    BODY

With straight needles, loosely cast on 68(76-84) sts.

Set-Up Row (WS):  P4, * yo, p4, rep from * across – 84(94-104) sts.  Note:  Mark each st formed by a yo.  These sts will be unraveled during bind-off forming ladders shown in photo.  Work even in Pat St until piece measures approximately 26(27-28)” from beg, end on WS with either Row 2 or Row 8 of Pat.

Left Armhole:  Next Row (RS):  K26(32-36), mark for lower edge of armhole, bind off 38(42-48), allowing marked sts to unravel as in note, k to end.

Following Row:  Purl, cast on 38(42-48) sts over sts bound off on previous row.  Mark sts that will be unraveled.  Work even in Pat St until piece measures approximately 14(16-18)” above cast-on sts of left armhole, end on either Row 2 or Row 8 of Pat.

Right Armhole:  Work same as left armhole.  Work even until piece measures approximately 26(27-28) sts above cast-on sts of right armhole, end on WS.  Bind off as in note.


With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at marker for lower edge of armhole, pick up and k92(100-112) sts.  Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.  Work even in k2, p2 ribbing for 18”.  Bind off in ribbing.