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Pretty Pink Petals Scarf
Berroco Glint adds sparkle and short rows provide the interesting drape to the petals of this scarf. Yes, there are short rows and this pattern is suitable for a newcomer to this knitting technique. Knit on a larger needle in crisp cotton sparkles, the short rows and wrap stitches are executed easily.

The Size:
Total length: 86"
Width of ribbing: 3.25"
Petal vertical length: 16.25" Petal width at widest part: 13.5"

The Materials:
Berroco Glint, 3 skeins, 423 yds total,
US #10 knitting needle
US 11 circular knitting needle

The Model Shown in:
Glint; Pink 2950

The Gauge:
On US 10 about 3.25 sts/in and 5 rows/in over ribbing
On US 11 about 3.5 sts/in and 5 rows/in over st st

The Knitting:
Right Petal:
Using #11 needle, cast on 50 sts. *Knit one row. Begin short rows as follows:

Row 1: P45, slip next stitch to right handle needle, put yarn in back, move slipped stitch back to left needle, turn work. Knit to end of row (row 2).

Row 3: P40, slip next stitch to right handle needle, put yarn in back, move slipped stitch back to left needle, turn work. Knit to end of row (row 4).

Row 5: P35, slip next stitch to right handle needle, put yarn in back, move slipped stitch back to left needle, turn work. Knit to end of row (row 6).

Repeat the short row, wrap & turn move, and knit back in this manner decreasing 5 sts each purl row until last knit row of 5 stitches back. Work "wrap clean up row" as follows: purl across but at each wrapped stitch pull up the wrap and purl together with the stitch. 50 sts.*

Repeat * to * 4 times more. Still 50 sts.

End right petal as follows: K2tog across row AND bind off at the same time as follows: k2tog, k2tog, *pass first stitch over second, k2tog*, repeat * to * to end. Do Not disconnect yarn!

Using attached yarn to start ribbed section of scarf. With right side facing, pick up and knit 24 sts across bound off edge catching back loop only of bound off stitches to create cool horizontal detail. Change to #10 needles. Work in k1, p1 ribbing until about 6-10 inches left on skein. Place on holder and start Left Petal.

Left Petal:
Using #11 needle, cast on 50 sts. *Purl one row. Begin short rows as follows:

Row 1: K45, slip next stitch to right handle needle, put yarn in front, move slipped stitch back to left needle, turn work. Purl to end of row (row 2).

Repeat the short row, wrap & turn move, and purl back in this manner decreasing 5 sts each knit row until last purl row of 5 stitches back. Work "wrap clean up row" as follows: knit across but at each wrapped stitch pull up the wrap and knit together with the stitch. 50 sts.*

Repeat * to * 4 times more. Still 50 sts

End right petal as follows: K2tog across row AND bind off at the same time as follows: k2tog, k2tog, *pass first stitch over second, k2tog*, repeat * to * to end. Do Not disconnect yarn!

Using attached yarn to start ribbed section of scarf. With right side facing, pick up and knit 24 sts across bound off edge catching back loop only of bound off stitches to create cool horizontal detail similar to right petal. Change to #10 needles. Work in k1, p1 ribbing until about 6-10 inches left on skein.

One skein of Glint left. Continue working both sides of petal/ribbing at the same time pulling one strand of yarn from the outside of the ball and one from the inside. Work in ribbing until about 24 inches remains. Bind off each rib section separately with K2tog, k2tog bind off used to end each petal. Mattress stitch the seam connecting both side of scarf making sure that the right side of petal are facing up.



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