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I'm a writer, reader, knitter, yoga instructor, and raw vegan living in the Texas Hill Country. I love designing items that are easier than they look, but I also enjoy the challenge and beauty of ...

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Arcadia Scarf

from A Texas Girl Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Arcadia Scarf
Arcadia Scarf
Arcadia Scarf
Arcadia Scarf
Arcadia Scarf
Arcadia Scarf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting
  • Purling
  • Cabling
  • Researching techniques you're unfamiliar with

Pattern Description:

This scarf began as a swatch for an interesting cable pattern I found in one of my stitch dictionaries. I think the idea was to either use one repeat of the cable in a panel of stitches or to space them on a background of reverse stockinette stitch. Not knowing any better, I worked one repeat after another, which turned out to make a pretty nice reversible swatch, which turned into a pretty nice reversible scarf.


*Extra long
*Written and charted instructions


4 sts and 6 rnds = 1" (2.5cm) over cable pattern, unblocked. 4.25 sts and 4 rnds = 1" (2.5cm) over cable pattern, blocked.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximately 6.5" (16.5cm) x 80" (203cm)


  • 1 pair size 10 (6.0 mm) needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Cable needle
  • Stitch markers
  • Yarn needle
  • Crochet hook for applying fringe

Suggested yarn:

840 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Patons North America Classic Wool



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