Spotted Around Scarf

Time to let your wild side run free with this fun and fresh design featuring a leopard-inspired pattern and a clean ribbed edge. And because this scarf is knit in the round, the wrong side is conveniently hidden inside the project making this accessory ready to wear as soon as you bind off. And once you’re finished, be sure to knit the Spotted Around Hat to match!

Time: Weekend Project

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 6” (15.5 cm) wide x 62.5” (159 cm) long.

Gauge: 20 sts and 23 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Leopard patt. after wet blocking.

Materials

Medium weight yarnYarn: Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 Superwash (100% Superwash Wool; 220 yards [200 meters]/100 grams): #876 Sandalwood (MC, 3 skeins), #872 Bitter Chocolate (CC, 1 skein).

Needle: US size 7 (4.5 mm) set of 5 DPNs or preferred needles for working in the rnd.

Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch marker.

Special Stitches

1×1 Rib (worked in the rnd over multiple of 2 sts)

Rnd 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rep Rnd 1 for patt.

Leopard Pattern

Rnd 1: *K2 in MC, k2 in CC, k3 in MC, k1 in CC, k2 in MC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 2: *K1 in MC, k3 in CC, k2 in MC, k3 in CC, k1 in MC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 3: *K1 in MC, k4 in CC, k1 in MC, k2 in CC, k2 in MC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 4: *K1 in CC, k2 in MC, k2 in CC, k5 in MC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 5: *K2 in CC, k7 in MC, k1 in CC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 6: *K1 in CC, k3 in MC, k2 in CC, k2 in MC, k2 in CC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 7: *K4 in MC, k3 in CC, k2 in MC, k1 in CC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 8: *K2 in CC, k2 in MC, k4 in CC, k2 in MC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 9: *K1 in CC, k2 in MC, k4 in CC, k2 in MC, k1 in CC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 10: *K4 in MC, k2 in CC, k3 in MC, k1 in CC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 11: *K1 in MC, k1 in CC, k3 in MC, k2 in CC, k3 in MC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 12: *K3 in CC, k6 in MC, k1 in CC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 13: *K3 in CC, k5 in MC, k2 in CC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 14: *K2 in CC, (k3 in MC, k1 in CC) twice; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 15: *K1 in MC, k1 in CC, k2 in MC, k3 in CC, k3 in MC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 16: *K5 in MC, k3 in CC, k1 in MC, k1 in CC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 17: *K2 in CC, k2 in MC, k3 in CC, k2 in MC, k1 in CC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 18: *K3 in CC, k2 in MC, k3 in CC, k1 in MC, k1 in CC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 19: *K1 in MC, k2 in CC, k3 in MC, k2 in CC, k2 in MC; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 20: Knit in MC.

Rep Rnds 1-20 for patt.

Pattern Notes

This fun leopard print scarf is knit in the rnd, starting with 1×1 Rib. The St st section is worked in MC, then working Leopard Pattern. Cont with second St st section in MC, finishing off with another 1×1 Rib edge.

The WS is conveniently hidden inside the Scarf.

Weave in the ends as you work on the Scarf.

The Leopard Pattern is repeated 9 times.

The chart is followed from bottom to top, working each rnd from right to left, knitting all sts 6 times around.

Pattern

Ribbing Edge

Using MC, CO 60 sts, PM, being careful not to twist sts, join to begin working in the rnd.

Rnds 1-25: Work in 1×1 Rib in MC.

Body

Rnds 1-65: Knit in MC. Attach CC.

Rnds 66-245: Work in Leopard Pattern, using written instructions or chart 6 times around. After final rnd, cut CC.

Rnds 246-310: Knit in MC.

Ribbing Edge

Rnds 1-25: Work in 1×1 Rib patt in MC.

Rnd 26: BO in 1×1 Rib patt.

Finishing

Weave in ends.

Wash and block to measurements.

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