Scandi-Style Scarf in 2 colours

200m worsted weight yarn in each of colours A and B. (total 400m).
5.0mm needles.

Size: 14” x 70” approx.

k2tog – Knit 2 together
Tbl – through back loop.

While this scarf is a very easy knit it is important to keep track of which pattern row you are working. It may be helpful to use a locking marker to mark the right side of the work.

With colour A cast on 4 stitches.
Increase section:
Row 1 (RS) – Knit 1, yo, knit to end of row. 5 sts.
Row 2 (WS) - Knit to last 2 stitches, k1tbl, k1.
Row 3 – Knit.
Row 4 – Knit.
Repeat rows 1-4 with colour A to a total of 60 sts ending after row 4.

Join colour B but do not cut colour A.
Work rows 1 & 2 of increase section with colour B. 61 sts.
Work rows 3 & 4 of increase section with colour A.
Continue working rows 1-4 of increase pattern alternating colours as before to a total of 63 stitches ending after row 4.

Decrease Section:
Row 1 (RS) – Using colour B - Knit 1, k2tog tbl, knit to end. 62 sts.
Row 2 (WS) – Using colour B -Knit.
Row 3 – Using colour A -Knit.
Row 4 – Using Colour A – Knit.

Repeat rows 1-4 of the decrease section to 60 sts. After row 4 break colour A and continue with colour B throughout.

Repeat rows 1 – 4 of the decrease section until 4 stitches remain, ending after row 4.
Cast off the 4 sts.

Block gently and make one small pom-pom of each colour and attach to the points of the scarf.

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