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Triangle Scarf

Triangle Scarf

Some of you asked months ago to post a triangle scarf/shawl using super chunky yarn and I finally got around to making it. It took about 4-5 hours total to work up I think a more skilled knitter can make it in less than 5 hours.

This is a simple triangle scarf using garter stitch while giving it a little interest with an eyelet row every few rows.

The finished measurements for my scarf:
70″/178cm across & 28″/71cm from top to point.
Gauge: isn’t too important but I had a gauge of @4sts = 4″/10cm

Triangle Scarf
Triangle Scarf Courtesy of Knit 1 LA

Trying to use up scrap yarn from my stash (hence the name) I used about 180yd/165m of Magnum by Cascade, a 60″/152cm long #19/15mm needle and 2 markers to mark either side of the center stitch.


Triangle Scarf Glossary:

  • K: knit
  • K2tog: knit 2 stitches together
  • pm: place marker
  • sl m: slip marker from one needle to the next
  • * : repeat

    Triangle Scarf Instructions

    Cast on 5sts.
    Row 1: [K1, yo] 2x’s, pm, K1, pm, [yo, K1] 2x’s 9sts
    Row 2 & all even rows: K
    Row 3: K1, yo, K to marker, yo, sl m, K1, sl m, yo, K to 1 stitch before the end of row, yo, K1. 13sts
    Row5: K1, yo, K1 * yo, K2tog * to marker, yo, sl m, K1, sl m, yo, *K2tog, yo * to last 2sts, K1, yo, K1.
    Row 6: Knit

    Repeat below sequence to desired length:
    Work Rows 3&4 [2x’s]
    Work Rows 5&6 once

    Triangle Scarf Tips

    4 increases are made on each odd numbered row. If changing colors do so on a Row 5.
    Instead of keeping track of your rows you can kept track of your number of stitches for when you should work a Row 5, so when you have 13sts you worked a Row 5; 21sts work a Row 5, 29sts and so on… when the stitch count has increased by 8sts work the eyelet row.



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7 years ago

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