Cable Scarf

Yarn Estimate: 619 yards total
   Strips 1-2: 53 yards each
   Strips 3-11: 57 yards each

Requires 1 claw weight.
Use keyplate 3 with worsted weight yarn.
Yields a gauge of approximately:
16 stitches by 24 rows = 4 inches square

Crochet cast on 6 stitches from right to left.
E-wrap loose end around first 3 needles on right.
Carriage on left. Knit 354 rows.
Carriage on left. Bind off all 6 stitches. Weave in loose end.
Repeat making a second separate strip. (Do not join strips.)

Crochet cast on 6 stitches from right to left.
E-wrap loose end around first 3 needles on right.
Carriage on left. Knit 12 rows joining to strip 1 on the right and strip 2 on the left as you knit. (Do not remove work.)

Place markers as follows:
  • In the 6th loop along the left edge of strip 2 (11th row).
  • In the 6th loop along the right edge of strip 1 (12th row).
  • Counting from the last row where the strips are joined, in the 6th loop along the right edge of strip 2 (24th row).
  • Counting from the last row where the strips are joined, in the 6th loop along the left edge of strip 1 (23rd row).

Carriage on left.
Wrapping strip 2 on the knit side of strip 3, hang the marked stitch on the left side strip 2 on the right most needle (remove marker).
Knit 1 row.

Carriage on right.
Wrapping strip 1 on the purl side of strip 3, hang the marked stitch on the right side of strip 1 on the left most needle (remove marker).
Knit 11 rows joining to strip 1 on the left and strip 2 on the right as you knit.

Place markers as follows:
Counting from the last row where the strips are joined, in the 6th loop along the right edge of strip 1.
Counting from the last row where the strips are joined, in the 6th loop along the left edge of strip 2.

Continue wrapping and joining (strip on left always wraps across knit side of strip 3; strip on right always wraps across purl side of strip 3) until you reach the end of strips 1 and 2 (384 rows total).
Bind off all 6 stitches. Weave in loose end.

Crochet cast on 6 stitches from right to left.
E-wrap loose end around first 3 needles on right.
Carriage on left. With knit side of the cable facing, knit 384 rows joining to cable as shown.
Bind off all 6 stitches. Weave in loose end.

Crochet cast on 6 stitches from right to left.
E-wrap loose end around first 3 needles on right.
Carriage on left. With knit side of the cable facing, knit 384 rows joining to cable as shown.
Bind off all 6 stitches. Weave in loose end.

Crochet cast on 6 stitches from right to left.
E-wrap loose end around first 3 needles on right.
Carriage on left. With knit side of the strip 4 facing, knit 384 rows joining to strip 4 as shown.
Bind off all 6 stitches. Weave in loose end.

Continue adding strips, alternating sides forming a 6 x 6 rib. Stop after strip 11.
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