A bow-tie scarf is the bomb! You can make one for yourself with our tested patterns, knitters and crocheters can both rejoice cuz’ we have written up patterns for both!
Knit ascot scarf pattern:
Knit with Hachi Landscapes in Grey Pink shades: http://www.hachiyarns.com/
Using 4.5 mm straight needles, cast on 3 sts.
Row 1: Increase 1 st in the first st. K to end of row.
Repeat 1st row to 24 sts on needle.
K 19 rows in garter st.
To make slot: *K1, slip next st onto a stitch holder, keeping this stitch at the back of the work. Repeat from * to end of row. Stitches are divided, half on needle and half on stitch holder.
Working on stitches on needle, work 16 rows in k1, p1 ribbing. Break yarn, and leave these sts on a spare needle.
Slip stitches from holder and work 16 rows in k1, p1 ribbing. Do not break
Next row: (To close slot and increase stitches). *K tog 1 stitch from needle and 1 stitch from spare needle. Knit next stitch from front needle, then next stitch from back needle. (This increases 1 stitch.)
Repeat from * until there are 2 stitches left on each needle. (K tog one stitch from each needle) twice. 17 stitches on needle.
K even in garter stitch until work measures about 12 inches from slot closing. (I tend not to measure this, but to wrap it around my neck to make sure that it is long enough when stretched slightly.)
Next row: *K1, K2tog Repeat from * to last two sts. K2. (12 sts)
Work 16 rows in K1, P1 ribbing.
Next row: Increase 1 st in each st across row.
K 19 rows garter stitch.
Next row: K1, K2tog, K to end of row.
Repeat this row to 3 stitches on needle. Cast off.
Sew in ends.
Crochet ascot scarf pattern:
The ends and center sections of the scarf are worked in the double-ended hook technique. The pick-up action and work-off action are listed as two separate rows.
The Keyhole sections are worked in Tunisian Crochet where the pick-up and work-off actions comprise one row.
A row is complete when you have one stitch remaining on the hook. When working in horizontal stitches, insert hook under top
Horiz = horizontal
Vert = vertical
TKS = Tunisian Knit Stitch – Insert hook from front to back
between vertical strands of same st, yo and draw through
keeping loop on hook.
With A, ch 3.
Row 1: Working in bump on wrong side of ch, pick up loop in 2nd ch from hook and remaining ch; slide loops to opposite end of hook and turn – 3 loops on hook.
Row 2: Place slip knot of B on left end of hook; draw slip knot through first loop, [yo, draw through 2 loops] twice; 1 loop of B remains. DO NOT TURN.
Row 3: Pick up loop in first horiz st, pick up loop under next vert bar, pick up loop in next horiz st, pick up loop under final vert bar; slide loops to opposite end of hook and turn – 5 loops.
Row 4: Pick up A, yo, draw through 1 loop; * yo, draw through 2 loops; repeat from * across until 1 loop of A remains. DO NOT TURN.
Row 5: Pick up loop in first horiz st, pick up loop under next vert bar, pick up loop in each horiz st until 2 vert bars remain, pick up loop under next vert bar, pick up loop under final horiz st, skip final vert bar; slide loops to opposite end of hook and turn – 7 loops.
Rows 6-19: Repeat Rows 4-5, alternating two rows of A and two rows of B – 21 sts at end of Row 19.
Row 20: Repeat Row 4.
Row 21: Pick up a loop in each horiz st; slide loops to opposite end of hook and turn – 21 loops.
Row 22: Repeat 4 with B.
Row 23-30: Repeat Rows 21-22, alternating two rows of A and two rows of B.
DIVIDE FOR KEYHOLE-Row 31: * Pick up loop in next horiz st, transfer loop to stitch holder, pick up loop in next horiz st holding it on hook; repeat from * keeping st holder to the back of work. DO NOT TURN – 11 B sts on hook, 10 B sts on holder
Row 32: Working only sts on hook, yo, draw through one loop, * yo, draw through 2 loops; repeat from * across; drop B, ch 1 with A.
Row 33: TKS in each st across – 11 sts.
Row 33 Return: Yo, draw through 1 loop; *yo, draw through 2 loops; repeat from * across until 1 loop remains; DO NOT TURN.
Rows 34-40 Return: Repeat Row 33 and Row 33 Return.
Row 41: TKS in each st across, transfer loops to 2nd stitch holder. Work 2nd half of 1st keyhole: Turn work, place loops from 1st st holder on hook making sure B yarn is to the left.
Repeat Rows 32 – 41 on 10 sts with B. Rejoin sts: Holding work so st holder with 11 sts is closest to you, replace loops on hook beginning with 1st st at right edge of front holder and alternating 1 st from each holder. 21 sts on hook, one strand of yarn at each edge of work.
Row 42: Repeat Row 4 with A, drop A, ch 1 with B.
Rows 43-146: Repeat Rows 21-22, alternating two rows of A and two rows of B. DIVIDE FOR KEYHOLE-Row 147: Repeat Row 31.
Rows 148-157: Repeat Rows 32-41.
Work 2nd half of 2nd keyhole as for first through Rejoining Sts.
Row 158: Repeat Row 42.
Rows 159-168: Repeat Rows 21-22 alternating two rows of A and two rows of B.
Row 169: Skip 1st horiz st, pick up loop in each horiz st until 2 remain; skip next horiz st, pick up loop in final horiz st; slide loops to opposite end of hook and turn – 19 loops.
Row 170: Repeat Row 4.
Rows 171-184: Repeat rows 169-170; noting two fewer loops on hook each pick-up row – 5 loops at end of Row 183.
Row 185: Skip first horiz st, slip st in next horiz st, skip next horiz st, slip st in final horiz st; transfer final loop of A to standard hook for edging. Fasten off B.
Edging: Ch 1, turn so predominantly A side is facing; working in ends of rows, sc evenly around working through top thickness only of keyhole section, join with slip st in beginning sc. Fasten off. Weave in yarn ends.
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