Misty Horizons Scarf

Add to your Misty Horizons Cardigan from the October 2017 issue with this matching scarf! The engaging cable panel keeps the knitting interesting as you buzz along.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Finished Size 60¾” / [154.5 cm] long x 8¾” / [22 cm] wide

Gauge: 18 sts and 25 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in St st with larger needles.

23 sts = 4¼” [11 cm] in Cable Panel with larger needles.


Yarn: Swans Island Natural Colors Merino Worsted (100% Organic merino wool; 250 yards [229 meters]/100 grams): Oyster, 2 hanks

Needles: US sizes 5 (3.75 mm): straight; US size 7 (4.5 mm): straight

Notions: Tapestry needle; stitch markers; cable needle


cn: cable needle

CO: cast on

cont: continue

est: establish(ed)

k: knit

LC (left cable): sl 1 st to cn and hold in front, k1, k1 from cn

LPC (left purl cable): sl 1 st to cn and hold in front, p1, k1 from cn

p: purl

patt: pattern

RC (right cable): sl 1 st to cn and hold in back, k1, k1 from cn

RPC (right purl cable): sl 1 st to cn and hold in back, k1, p1 from cn

rep: repeat

RS: right side

sl: slip

st(s): stitch(es)

WS: wrong side

Special Stitches

1/1/1RC: bring yarn to front, sl 2 sts to cn and hold in back, bring yarn behind left needle (in front of cn) and k1, bring yarn behind cn and return left st from cn to left needle, hold cn in front, bring yarn in front of left needle and p1, bring yarn to back and return last st from cn to left needle and k1.

See photo tutorial here:

Garter Stitch: Knit all sts, every row.

Stockinette Stitch: Knit all sts on RS, purl all sts on WS.

Cable Panel (panel of 23 sts)

Rnd 1: (P1, k1) twice, p1, RPC, p4, RPC, LPC, p4, (k1, p1) twice.

Rnd 2: (P1, k1) 3 times, p5, k1, p2, p4, (k1, p1) twice.

Rnd 3: (P1, k1) twice, p6, RPC, p2, LPC, p3, (k1, p1) twice.

Rnd 4: (P1, k1) twice, p6, k1, p4, k1, p3, (k1, p1) twice.

Rnd 5: P1, 1/1/1RC, p5, RC, p4, LPC, p2, 1/1/1RC, p1.

Rnd 6: (P1, k1) twice, p5, k2, p5, k1, p2, (k1, p1) twice.

Rnd 7: (P1, k1) twice, p5, RPC, LPC, p4, LPC, p1, (k1, p1) twice.

Rnd 8: (P1, k1) twice, p4, k1, p2, k1, p5, (k1, p1) 3 times.

Rnd 9: (P1, k1) twice, p3, RPC, p2, LPC, p6, (k1, p1) twice.

Rnd 10: (P1, k1) twice, p3, k1, p4, k1, p6, (k1, p1) twice.

Rnd 11: P1, 1/1/1RC, p2, RPC, p4, LC, p5, 1/1/1RC, p1.

Rnd 12: (P1, k1) twice, p2, k1, p5, k2, p5, (k1, p1) twice.

Rep Rnds 1-12 for patt.



With smaller needles, CO 43 sts.

Knit 11 rows.

Change to larger needles.

Set-up Row 1 (WS): K4, p6, pm, (k1, p1) twice, k5, p2, k5, p1, k2, (p1, k1) twice, pm, p6, k4.

Set-up Row 2 (RS): Work next 4 sts in Garter St, 6 sts in St st, 23 sts in Cable Panel, 6 sts in St st then 4 sts in Garter St.

Cont working even as est until Rows 1-12 of Cable Panel have been worked 30 times.

Work Rows 1-2 once more.

Change to smaller needles.

Knit 11 rows, ending after a RS row.

Next Row (WS): BO all sts knitwise.


Weave in ends.

Block piece to measurements.

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