Daisy Headscarf

Bring some sunshine to your outfit with a bright and cheerful headscarf. This perfect little project, inspired by the summer sunshine, beautiful flowers and lazy days, is great for travel knitting.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Front edge measures 20.5” [52cm]

Gauge: 28 sts and 37 rows = 4” [10cm] in St st after blocking

Materials

Yarn: Knitpicks Palette (100% peruvian highland wool; 231 yards [211 meters]/50 grams): #25531 Canary (MC, 1 ball), #24249 Sweet Potato (CC, 1 ball)
Needles: US size 3 (3.25 mm) straight or circular needles
Notions: Ribbon

Abbreviations

P1fb: Purl 1 front and back (1 st inc).
Cdd: Slip 2 sts together knitwise, k1, pass 2 slipped sts over.
Ssk: Slip 2 stitches separately knitwise, insert left needle into back of sts and k tog.
Sssk: Slip 3 stitches separately knitwise, insert left needle into back of sts and k tog.

Pattern Notes

The headscarf is worked flat starting from the front edge and working to the point at the back. The flower patterns are created using yarn overs for a lace effect and a garter edge prevents curling.

Pattern

Using CC CO 101.
Work from small flower chart or written instructions as follows:
Rows 1-2: K.
Row 3 (WS): Change to MC and P across.
Row 4 (RS): K.
Row 5, 7, 11 and 13: P.
Row 6 (RS): K3, *k1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 8: K3, *k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo 3 times, k1, yo, ssk, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 9: P2 *p4, p1dropping extra yos, p3; rep from * to last 3 sts, p3.
Row 10: K3, *k1, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 12: K.
Row 14: Change to CC and k across.
Row 15: K.
Row 16: BO 9, k82 (83 sts on ndl incl st from bo), bo 9. (83 sts)
Row 17: Change to MC and p across.
Row 18: K.
Row 19: K3, p to last 3 sts, k3.

Begin working from big flower chart or written instructions as follows up to row 59 then written instructions to end.
Row 1: K38, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1, yo, ssk, k38.
Row 2 and all WS rows up to and including Row 28: K3, p to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 3: K36, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, ssk, k36.
Row 5: K34, k2tog, yo, k11, yo, ssk, k34.
Row 7: K3, ssk, k28, k2tog, yo, k13, yo, ssk, k28, k2tog, k3. (81 sts)
Row 9: K3, ssk, k26, k2tog, yo, k15, yo, ssk, k26, k2tog, k3. (79 sts)
Row 11: K3, ssk, k19, (k2tog, yo) four times, k1, yo, ssk, k9, k2tog, yo, k1, (yo, ssk) four times, k19, k2tog, k3. (77 sts)
Row 13: K3, ssk, k16, k2tog, yo, k11, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k11, yo, ssk, k16, k2tog, k3. (75 sts)
Row 15: K3, ssk, k14, k2tog, yo, k14, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k14, yo, ssk, k15, k2tog, k3. (73 sts)
Row 17: K3, ssk, k12, k2tog, yo, k15, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k15, yo, ssk, k12, k2tog, k3. (71 sts)
Row 19: K3, ssk, k11, k2tog, yo, k15, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k15, yo, ssk, k11, k2tog, k3. (69 sts)
Row 21: K3, ssk, k10, k2tog, yo, k14, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1, yo, ssk, k14, yo, ssk, k10, k2tog, k3. (67 sts)
Row 23: K3, ssk, k7, k2tog, yo, ssk, yo, k12, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, ssk, k12, yo, k2tog, yo, ssk, k7, k2tog, k3. (65 sts)
Row 25: K3, ssk, k4, k2tog, yo, k3, ssk, yo, k9, k2tog, yo, k11, yo, ssk, k9, yo, k2tog, k3, yo, ssk, k4, k2tog, k3. (63 sts)
Row 27: K3, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, k6, ssk, yo, k6, k2tog, yo, k13, yo, ssk, k6, yo, k2tog, k6, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, k3. (61 sts)
Row 29: K3, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k8, (ssk, yo) three times, k2tog, yo, k5, k2tog, yo 3 times, k6, yo, ssk, (yo, k2tog) three times, k8, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, k3.
Row 30: K3, p26, drop 2 yos and p the other, p26, k3. (59 sts)
Row 31: K3, (ssk) twice, yo, k8, (k2tog, yo) three times, ssk, yo, k13, yo, k2tog, (yo, ssk) three times, k8, yo, (k2tog) twice, k3. (57 sts)
Row 32 and all WS rows up to and including Row 80: K3, p to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 33: K3, sssk, yo, k6, k2tog, yo, k6, ssk, yo, k13, yo, k2tog, k6, yo, ssk, k6, yo, k3tog, k3. (55 sts)
Row 35: K3, sssk, yo, k3, k2tog, yo, k9, ssk, yo, k11, yo, k2tog, k9, yo, ssk, k3, yo, k3tog, k3. (53 sts)
Row 37: K3, (ssk) twice, yo, k2tog, yo, k12, ssk, yo, k7, yo, k2tog, k12, yo, ssk, yo, (k2tog) twice, k3. (51 sts)
Row 39: K3, ssk, k1, ssk, yo, k14, (ssk, yo) twice, k1, yo, k2tog, k14, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k3. (49 sts)
Row 41: K3, (ssk) twice, yo, k15, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k15, yo, k2tog twice, k3. (47 sts)
Row 43: K3, sssk, yo, k15, yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, yo, k15, yo, k3tog, k3. (45 sts)
Row 45: K3, sssk, yo, k14, yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, yo, k14, yo, k3tog, k3. (43 sts)
Row 47: K3, sssk, yo, k11, yo, k2tog, k5, ssk, yo, k11, yo, k3tog, k3. (41 sts)
Row 49: K3, ssk, (ssk, yo) four times, k1, yo, k2tog, k9, ssk, yo, k1, (yo, k2tog) four times, k2tog, k3. (39 sts)
Row 51: K3, ssk, k5, ssk, yo, k15, yo, k2tog, k5, k2tog, k3. (37 sts)
Row 53: K3, ssk, k5, ssk, yo, k13, yo, k2tog, k5, k2tog, k3. (35 sts)
Row 55: K3, ssk, k5, ssk, yo, k11, yo, k2tog, k5, k2tog, k3. (33 sts)
Row 57: K3, ssk, k6, ssk, yo, k7, yo, k2tog, k6, k2tog, k3. (31 sts)
Row 59: K3, ssk, k7, (ssk, yo) twice, k1, yo, k2tog, k7, k2tog, k3. (29 sts)
Row 61 and all RS rows up to and including row 79: K3, ssk, k to last 5 sts, k2tog, k3.
Row 81: K3, cdd, k3. (7 sts)
Row 82, 84, 86: K.
Row 83: K2, cdd, k2. (5 sts)
Row 85: K1, cdd, k1. (3 sts)
Row 87: Cdd. (1 sts)
Fasten off, weave in ends and block to given measurements. yarn ball

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