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Pleated Pattern Scarf

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This scarf coordinates with the pleated pattern hat.

8″ wide, 36″ long

17 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches in stockinette

5.25 oz (260 yards) of soft worsted weight yarn
Size 8 (5 mm) knitting needles
Yarn needle

k = knit
m1 = make one: With left needle pick up thread between last and next stitch inserting front to back. With right needle knit back loop.
p = purl
p3tog = purl three together

Cast on 45.

Row 1 and all odd rows: (k1, p1, k1, p11) three times, k1, p1, k1
Row 2: k1, (p1, k2, m1, k1, p2, p3tog, p2, k1, m1, k2) three times, p1, k1
Row 4: k1, (p1, k2, m1, k2, p1, p3tog, p1, k2, m1,k2) three times, p1, k1
Row 6: k1, (p1, k2, m1, k3, p3tog, k3, m1,k2) three times, p1, k1

Repeat rows 1 – 6  until scarf is desired length.  Cast off with a Row 1. Finish off and weave in ends.

Restrictions on the use of this pattern are available at http://stitcheryprojects.com/using-my-patterns/.

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44 Comments to “Pleated Pattern Scarf”

  1. Another beautiful pattens. I can’t wait make this scarf.

  2. I hear you Debbie, i am making this scarf also. Thank you!

  3. I’m making this scarf, but i have problem with Row2 (p1,k2,m1,k1,p2,p3tog,p2,k1,m1,k2)three times is 48 i only have 45 if i don’t do k2 i’m fine.. please help!!
    Thank you!

    • The repeated portion is 14 stitches in both the number of stitches it uses and the number it results in.
      Number used – (1, 2, 0, 1, 2, 3, 2, 1, 0, 2) = 14
      Number resulting – (1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2) = 14
      Three repeats of the 14 plus the three extra stitches makes the 45 of the row.

      Are you purling 3 stitches together? I could see having three extra at the end if you were purling 2 together.

    • I agree Row 2 has an issue

  4. I don’t think this is what I am looking for, but I am going to try it The afghan pattern forms actual pleats. Thank you anyway. Joan

  5. I love the pattern for a scarf. Is there anyway a person could make this into an afghan?

    Thank you…..

    Linda haworth

  6. I can’t wait to try this pattern — seems superb — hope I get it like the pattern shows — unfortunately I am left handed – so when I am “making a stitch” it will be the opposite for me — ‘left hand needle’ — but I will get it — I have ‘made a stitch’ in a pattern many times — thanks very much —

  7. I love this pattern and would like to make this for my grandaughter using naturally caron spa bamboo blend, #3 weight. Would that work? I am just getting back into knitting after many years away.

  8. I just finished reading a biography about Marie Antoinnette and I can’t wait to make this besutiful scarf.Thanks

  9. I have added a stitch when knitting, is m1 the same? I don’t ever recall seeing this stitch in a pattern before. Just reading it doesn’t seem to create a picture of how to do in my head. Does anyone know of a place you can go to see how this is done? Thanks.

  10. Thanks ever so much for inspiration!

  11. This is a beautiful pattern. I am making it in a DK weight on #7 needles. It is a shorter scarf that fits nicely inside of a coat collar. I am making it 36″ long with 3 50 gram balls of yarn.

  12. I love this and making a scarf with Murano wool fromhttp://www.bendigowoollenmills.com.au/Product/tabid/55/2328/2328/211164/MURANO/Default.aspx So it will change colour up through the pattern. It is a beautiful pattern, thank you. The manufacturer recommends 4mm needles and you recommended size 5 mm and since I didn’t have those I decided to use size 5.5 and so far it is looking great.

  13. I used to knit a cardigan with beautiful collar by using the same colour, same pattern before following a famous brand pattern sheet. However, I have lost this pattern sheet already. Do you have one or have you knit a cardigan by using this pattern ? If yes, please kindly share with me so that I can pick up my memories.

  14. This probably sounds silly, but where it says “three times” do you repeat what is in parenthesis three times or what follows the statement “three times”
    Thank you!

  15. Why am I having a problem with Row 6? I ended up without enough stitches & when I count the number of stitches in the row I keep coming out with 42 from the written pattern? Any advice? Thanks

  16. Sorry, I must have done something wrong. My math leaves something to be desired!! Think I got it now!

  17. I am making this scrap and like it very much

  18. I made this scarf. It turned out lovely. It is not hard, but has enough style in the stitches to keep it interesting. Thank you!

  19. Mary Ann Thibodeau

    I want to knit this scarf, however, row 3 is missing in your directions. Could you be so kind as to email me row 3. Thanks so much.

    Mary Ann
    It’s so pretty.

    • Row 1 and all odd rows: (k1, p1, k1, p11) three times, k1, p1, k1

      So row 3, 5, 7, etc will all be the same as Row 1.

  20. Hello. I think I’m correct in noting that this was originally published in 2012? So as it is 2018 that I am GOING-TO-GET this (even if it kills me!) I was wondering has there been any corrections or additions to the original pattern? I have been having such a time getting this going, but the problem is not the pattern, it’s my brain, I keep finding steps that I left out and such… Anyway, I just wanted to make sure there’s nothing that I need to add or leave out before I once again, get going good and then need to tink back or restart. 🙂 Thank you!

  21. Bonjour,

    I do not know if you have what I am looking for. I am looking for a christmas knitted star

    Thanking for the attention to my question

  22. Rosalie Martindale

    I just finished casting off with Row 1 as per instructions and it comes out straight instead with a dip as at the beginning. I am using acrylic and have not blocked it yet. Have I did something wrong or does it come out different then beginning. Thank for your reply

  23. Which is the Right Side?

  24. Only 260 yds to make this scarf? Doesn’t seem like enough.

  25. Only 1 skein of yarn (260 yds) to make this scarf? Doesn’t seem like enough.

  26. charlene breitner

    It is wonderful to be able to have an ongoing conversation with the artist. Thank You

  27. Its been a long time since i knitted. I feel kind of like a beginner even those i have completed 4 sweaters and one afagan and several scarfs, But that was 20 years ago and i have never used the m1 stitch. Is this something i could do?

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