Corey Colorwork Scarf + Swatch

Corey will challenge your color knowledge. Practice combining unusual color combinations or go with a tried and true selection. With a short pattern repeat, this colorwork pattern could be used on a hat or a pair of mitts to go with the scarf.

Time: 40 hours

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 8″ wide x 70″ long; 16″ circumference

Gauge: 21 sts and 20 rows = 4” [10 cm] in colorwork pattern after wet blocking; 21 sts and 25 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in st st after wet blocking

Materials

Medium weight yarnYarn: Cascade 220 (100% wool; 220 yards [201 meters]/100 grams): 9448 Olive Heather  (MC, 5 balls), 9634 Aqua Haze (CC1, 1 ball), 9684 Green Tea (CC2, 1 ball), 2425 Provence (CC3, 1 ball)

Hook/Needles: US size 7 (4.5 mm) 16” circular needles

Notions: Marker

Pattern Notes

This pattern is worked in the round from end to end.

Keep floats loose and carry unused yarn up the inside of the scarf until needed again.

Charts will repeat around the scarf 11 times.

Swatch Pattern

Note: Rows 3 to 20 of Chart A are worked twice for the swatch and Chart A is repeated 3 times across each row (24 sts).

CO 34 sts with MC
Row 1-5: K34
Row 6: Using MC, k5, work row 3 of Chart A, using MC, k5
Row 7: Using MC, k5, work row 4 of Chart A, using MC, k5
Row 8-41: Using MC, k5, work next row of Chart A, using MC, k5
Row 42: Using MC, k5, work row 21 of Chart A, using MC, k5
Row 43: Using MC, k5, work row 22 of Chart A, using MC, k5
Row 44-49: K34
BO all sts
Weave in ends and block swatch.

Pattern

With MC, CO 88 sts. Join to work in the rnd and PM to indicate beg of rnd.

Work in K2, P2 ribbing for 2″.

Knit 1 rnd.

Join C1 and work rnds 1 and 2 of chart A once.

Join C2 and C3 and work rnds 3 – 20 of chart A twice.

Work rnds 21 – 36 of Chart A once.

Break CC1, CC2, and CC3.

Continue in st st using MC until work measures 58″.

Join CC1 and work rnds 1 – 14 of chart B once.

Join CC2 and CC3 and work rnds 15 – 32 of chart B twice.

Work rnds 33 – 36 of chart B once.

Break CC1, CC2, and CC3.

Knit 1 rnd.

Work in K2, P2 ribbing for 2″.

BO sts.

Finishing

Break all yarns.

Weave in ends and block.

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