Kora Tasseled Scarf

Kora is the trendy accessory that features a meandering, eyelet stitch pattern that resembles a gently flowing stream. It is offset with vibrant tassels that add a fun pop of color — perfect for spring!

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 57” long x 18” wide

Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking

Materials

Fine weight yarnYarn: Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 335 yards [306 meters]/100 grams): 684 Camaleon (MC, 3 balls), 96 Sunset (CC1, 1 ball), 89 Flama (CC2, 1 ball)

Needles: US Size 5 (3.75 mm) straight

Notions: Tapestry needle, US Size 5 (3.75mm) needles, scissors, 2 cards for making tassels (one piece measuring 1.25” / [3 cm] x 4” [10 cm] and one piece measuring 2” / [5 cm] x 4” / [10 cm])

Pattern Notes

It is advisable to alternate skeins every two rows to ensure a more even color blend.

Pattern

CO 101 sts, using long tail method.

Knit 2 rows.

Row 1: K2, *yo, k3, ssk, k3, k2tog, k3, yo, k1; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 2 and all even numbered rows: Purl.

Row 3: K2, *k1, yo, k3, ssk, k1, k2tog, k3, yo, k2; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 5: K2, *k2, yo, k3, k3tog, k3, yo, k3; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 7: K2, *k5, k2tog, k3, yo, k4; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 9: K2, *k4, k2tog, k3, yo, k5; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 11: K2, *k3, k2tog, k3, yo, k6; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 13: K2, *yo, k3, ssk, k3, k2tog, k3, yo, k1; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 15: K2, *k1, yo, k3, ssk, k1, k2tog, k3, yo, k2; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 17: K2, *k2, yo, k3, k3tog, k3, yo, k3; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 19: K2, *k3, yo, k3, ssk, k6; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 21: K2, *k4, yo, k3, ssk, k5; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 23: K2, *k5, yo, k3, ssk, k4; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 24: Purl.

Rep Rows 1-24, 17 more times, then Rows 1-6 once more.

Knit 2 rows

Finishing

Gently soak and block to measurements.

Tassels

Use CC2 to make 4 large tassels measuring approx. 2” / [5 cm]. Attach to each of the 4 corners of the scarf.

Use CC1 to make 10 smaller tassels measuring approx. 1” / [3 cm]. Attach each along each end approx. 2.75” / [7 cm] apart, between the 2 larger tassels (5 for each end) of the scarf.

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