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« on: November 08, 2007 03:35:12 PM »

so i just finished Le Slouch in stockinette and it is FREEZING here in boston so i thought i would make a nice scarf to match. problem being i dont have any good scarf patterns that are made up of a decent amount of stockinette stitch. i'd like the scarf to at least match a little bit- so if any of you have a good scarf pattern with a decent amount of stockinette let me know Smiley i just dont want it to be too plain. thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2007 03:57:38 PM »

Stockinette st rolls, which is why knitters don't like it for scarves knit flat.  If you wants to knit one in the round or double knit, then it'd be a different story. (See http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/advanced-techniques).

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« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2007 04:03:31 PM »

yeah, i know stockinette rolls which is why i wanted to find a pattern that had a decent amount so it would at least match the hat, but most of the scarf patterns i have saved are mostly cables or intricate patterns. but thanks for the suggestion!
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2007 04:28:52 PM »

I dont know if this one will help you out;


but its Crazy Aunt Purl's Magic scarf - basically blocks of stockinette stitch, and reverse stockinette stitch - making it look a bit like a checker board Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2007 03:47:36 AM »

Check out lace scarves like this  http://www.mtholyoke.edu/~bsennott/Falling%20Water%20Pattern.pdf

or knittingpatterncentral.com's lace patterns, or plug in any stocking stitch-based pattern into a scarf size. I think you should either add a crochet edge, a garter/moss stitch edge, or knit it in the round.

How about stocking with just a few diagonal eyelets? Say4-7 rows apart like the Mata Hari socks? Or something from Knitty?

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