toddleBEAUTY

This is a handsome little scarf for the wee sophisticate in your life :-)

Designer: Molly Bell

Source: www.knitty.com

SIZE
Toddler ages 1-3NOTE: To knit the scarf for a larger child or an adult, simply expand your finished measurements and make sure that you always begin by casting on a multiple of 8 + 2.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Width: 3.25 inches
Length: 27 inches
MATERIALS

 Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran [55% Merino Wool, 33% Microfiber, 12% Cashmere, 90m per 50 g ball]; color 611 Dark Red; 1 ball

 1 pair Size U.S. #8/5mm needles
 Cable Needle
 Tapestry Needle

GAUGE
18 sts/24 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch
ABBREVIATIONS

C4F = Cable 4 front by slipping next 4 sts. onto cable needle, leave at front of work, K4, then K4 from cable needle.

C4B = Cable 4 back, as above, but leaving cable needle at back of work.

DIRECTIONS
The Lattice Pattern is knit in any multiple of 8 stitches + 2.CO 34.Row 1: K1, * C4F, rep. from *, K1
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: Knit.
Row 4: Purl.
Row 5: K5, *C4B, rep from *, K5
Rows 6, 7 & 8: Repeat Rows 2, 3 & 4.Rep these 8 rows until your piece measures approx 20 inches from beg, ending with Row 4 above.Slit

Next row: K5, C4B, BO next 8 sts, C4B, k5.
Next row: P13, use backward loop method to CO 8 sts over gap made by previous row, p13.

Cont in patt until piece measures approx 27 inches from beg, ending with Row 8. BO all sts.

FINISHING
Use tapestry needle and a short length of extra yarn to whip stitch around the edges of your slit and clean up any messy-looking loops.