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This reversible ribbed scarf was a special project I created as a gift for my DH on our 10th anniversary.
In the center is a wide cable, representing how our lives are so intertwined. At each edge is a smaller cable that represents how each of our lives keeps evolving (twisting and turning!).
The cables twist every 10 rows and the background is a basic 1x1 ribbing that echoes the ribbing of both cables, so that it all flows and fits together, like me and my DH have for the last decade!
I knit it in his favorite color and made it a nice length so he can wrap it around his neck once or twice, or do the loop and pull-through thing.
The yarn is Debbie Bliss' Cashmerino Aran - a lovely yarn that is so soft to knit and wear.
This is a great unisex scarf that looks wonderful on both sides. Easy cable twists that happen every 10 rows makes for a project that is not too challenging, but interesting enough to make while enjoying some great evening or weekend TV.
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Finished Knit Measurements: Approximately 53" [134.5 cm] long by 8 ½" [21.5 cm].
Yarn Used: Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran (55% Merino Wool/33% Microfiber/12% Cashmere); 1.75 oz./50 g [100 yds/90 m] per ball): 5 balls in Royal Purple #300208.
Pattern Gauge: Approx 18 sts = 4" [10 cm] and 22 rows = 4" [10 cm] in 1x1 Ribbing on larger-size needles;
Wider cable (18-st center cable in chart, the grey sts) = approx. 2 ¼" [5.5 cm] wide at widest points on larger-size needles.
Yarn Label Gauge and Information: A worsted weight yarn with a gauge of 4.5 sts per inch on size 8 US / 5 mm needles. .
Total Yardage Required: 450 yds [411 m].
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Knitting Needles Used: Size 10 [6 mm] needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE; Size 9 [5.5 mm] needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE.
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