Materials: 3 skeins Frogtree Alpaca fingering weight yarn; size 6 needles
Finished size: 72 inches long x 7.5 inches wide
Cast on 66 sts. Work in Ribbed Leaves pattern as follows.
Rows 1, 3,5, & 7(RS): *K1, P1, yo twice, [K1, P1] twice, K1, R2dec, [P1, K1] 5 times, P1; repeat from * to end.
Row 2 & all WS rows: work in K1, P1 rib, working double yo’s as 2 stitches.
Rows 9, 11, 13, & 15: *[K1, P1] 6 times, L2dec, [K1, P1] twice, K1, yo twice, P1; repeat from * to end.
Row 16: work as Row 2.
Repeat these 16 rows for Ribbed Leaves pattern.
Work in pattern until scarf measures 72 inches long or desired length. Bind off loosely.
K = knit
P = purl
yo = yarn over (wrap the yarn around the needle once, treat this wrapped yarn as a stitch in the next row)
R2dec = slip purl stitch to right hand needle, slip knit stitch to cable needle and hold in front, slip next purl stitch to right hand needle, slip knit stitch from cable needle back to left hand needle, slip 2 purl stitches back to left hand needle, purl 2 together, knit 2 together.
L2dec = with yarn in back, slip knit stitch to right hand needle knitwise, slip purl stitch to cable needle and hold in back, slip next knit stitch to right hand needle knitwise, slip purl stitch from cable needle back to left hand needle, leaving 2 knit stitches on right hand needle, knit these two together through the back loops, purl next 2 stitches on left hand needle together.
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