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Dec 27, 2011 23:17:40   #
Sewbizgirl
 
I showed this elsewhere on this site, but not in 'Pictures' yet, so here is the reversable cables scarf I made my son for Christmas. Finished it on the 26th!

Instructions are here:
http://jillsknit.blogspot.com/2009/10/reversible-cable-scarf-pattern.html

It takes 2 skeins Woolease worsted. One thing I found, to improve the pattern, is to start with 32 sts for the moss st border, rather than the 36 she tells you to use. Once you knit the 10 row border, inc 2 sts where each cable will be (4 total), bringing your st count back up to 36 again. This will keep the end of the scarf from flaring out like a bell.

When you knit to the other end, decrease those 4 sts (2 at each cable) before beginning the final moss st border.

Oh, and I also changed the left cable to twist opposite the right cable, rather than both twisting the same way. I like the symmetry.

...
No wrong side
No wrong side...

...
 
Dec 27, 2011 23:24:17   #
trasara
 
Your Scarf looks great! Even better on such a good looking guy!
Dec 27, 2011 23:26:52   #
Country Bumpkins (a regular here)
 
Like the cables and the yarn. You did a great job!
Dec 27, 2011 23:29:04   #
joannav
 
trasara wrote:
Your Scarf looks great! Even better on such a good looking guy!


I second this idea:)
Dec 27, 2011 23:37:52   #
Sewbizgirl
 
joannav wrote:
trasara wrote:
Your Scarf looks great! Even better on such a good looking guy!


I second this idea:)


Thanks. That's my son... 4th year music college student.
Dec 27, 2011 23:46:27   #
nittineedles (a regular here)
 
Thanks so much for the link. I collect reversable patterns and turn them into moebius neckwarmers and cowls. I love this one.
 
Dec 28, 2011 00:15:30   #
maur1011
 
Lovely! And thanks for the edits. Will be trying soon.
Dec 28, 2011 00:31:52   #
Dreamweaver
 
Great alterations to keep the scarf so nice and even. Thanks for figuring that out for us. Great looking scarf on a great looking guy. Love that it is reversible!
Dec 28, 2011 05:08:50   #
kiwiannie
 
Your scarf is lovely and looks really great on your son,lovely work
Dec 28, 2011 05:09:10   #
kiwiannie
 
Your scarf is lovely and looks really great on your son,lovely work
Dec 28, 2011 07:51:18   #
CARABELLA (a regular here)
 
Beautiful.
 
Dec 28, 2011 11:03:48   #
Cindylu
 
Great scarf for a guy! Thanks for the pattern & the hints ! Think I'll try it for my Illinois son !!
Dec 28, 2011 12:09:43   #
Bulldog
 
Great scarf. I just love reversible patterns. Some people can't distinguish between the right and wrong side, so find this a winner.
Dec 28, 2011 14:41:46   #
Lalane
 
Very nice than you for the link. Love it.
Dec 28, 2011 21:49:47   #
samazon
 
Your work is very nice and like what you did with the pattern :thumbup:
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