Cables in cashmere, what could be better! Envelop yourself in luxury by knitting this scarf or wrap in DK weight cashmere. The woven cable motif grows naturally out of 2×2 ribbing; simple, yet elegant.
Gauge: 32 stitches and 24 rows per 4.75 inches wide and 4 inches tall (12×10 cm) in cable pattern after blocking
Finished Measurements: Scarf: 5 inches (13 cm) wide, 66 inches (168 cm) long. Wrap: 14 inches (36 cm) wide, 68 inches (173 cm) long.
Yarn Requirements: Scarf: 400 yds Wrap: 1200 yds of DK weight yarn. Shown in Black Pearl Yarns Cashmere DK, in colors ‘Singapore Smoke’ and ‘Polynesian Plum’
Needle Size: 3.5mm (US 4) circular or straight needles for flat knitting or size needed to obtain gauge.
Pattern Includes: charts and text translations of charts
Stitches Used: knit, purl, slip with yarn in front, slip with yarn in back, c2 over 1 left purl background, c2 over 1 right purl background, c2 over 2 right, c2 over 2 left.
Other Details: The scarf is knit from one short end to the other, with a diamond motif on each end with 2×2 ribbing in between. The wrap is knit from one short end to the other but has 3 repeats of the motif across the width. On the wrap, the triple cable diamond motif is repeated three times along the length of the wrap, so that one motif sits right between your shoulder blades when you wear it.