Aim High Scarf

This textured scarf that combines slipped stitches with garter stitches to create arrows is a must knit! The length of this scarf allows it to be worn many different ways for optimal warmth.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 6½” / [16.5 cm] wide x 87” / [221 cm] long

Gauge: One Arrow patt rep = 6½” / [16.5 cm] across and approximately ¾” / [2 cm] high

Materials

Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky (100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 137 yards [125 meters]/100 grams): 25107 Silver, 3 hanks.

Needle: US size 11 (8 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Abbreviations

k1 below – slip right needle under strand, k1, pass strand over stitch

wyif – with yarn in front

Special Stitches

Garter Pattern

Knit every row

Arrow Pattern (23 sts over 4 rows)

Row 1 (RS): Sl1 wyif, k3, (sl1 wyif) 3 times, k2, (sl1 wyif) 5 times, k2, (sl1 wyif) 3 times, k4.

Row 2 (WS): Sl1 wyif, k3, p3, k2, p5, k2, p3, k4.

Row 3: Sl1 wyif, k4, (k1 below, k5) 3 times.

Row 4: Rep Row 2.

Rep Rows 1-4 for patt.

Pattern Notes

Scarf is worked back and forth from the bottom up.

Slip sts purlwise.

The pattern can be worked from the text or chart.

Pattern

CO 23 sts.

Edging

Rows 1-6: Sl1 st wyif, work in Garter Pattern.

Body

Work Rows 1-4 of Arrow Pattern 114 times.

Edging

Rows 1-6: Sl1 st wyif, work in Garter Pattern.

BO off loosely in knit.

Finishing

Lightly block to measurements. Weave in ends.

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