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Melbourne, Australia

I am an independent designer living and working in beautiful Melbourne, Australia. Although I do a lot of jewellery design, and work with fabric, there is a very special place in my heart for ...

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Swan Dive Scarf

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Swan Dive Scarf
Swan Dive Scarf
Swan Dive Scarf
Swan Dive Scarf
Swan Dive Scarf
Swan Dive Scarf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Increasing
  • Short Rows
  • Cast On
  • Cast Off
  • Bind Off

Pattern Description:

The Swan Dive Scarf is stylish and easy to wear And fast and easy to make :-)
Short rows and simple increases combine to make a deep v-shaped scarf.
When worn "Highwayman" style (with the point at the front) it keeps your neck and chest lovely and warm from chilly winter winds.
The Swan Dive Scarf is suitable for both men and women, making it the perfect go-to pattern when you need a last minute gift :-)
This pattern includes instructions for TWO sizes.

Sizes: Small - 140cm long, Large - 200cm long

5mm 100-120cm circular knitting needles.
Small: 200m 8 ply or DK yarn in Main Colour
Large: 240-250m 8 ply or DK yarn in Main Colour
50-60m contrast yarn for Pom Poms (optional)
Tools to make Pom Pom (optional)
Tapestry needle to weave in yarn ends
1 stitch marker

Tension/Gauge: 15 sts & 28 rows = 10cm (4") Although tension is not essential to the outcome of this scarf it is important to use a slightly larger needle than you would normally need for your yarn to create a slightly loose fabric so that your scarf has a nice drape :-)

**NOTE** Even though a circular needle is used in this pattern the scarf is not knit in the round. The circular needle is used as it can fit all the stitches on it :-)


15sts & 28 rows = 10cm

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Free Size


  • 5mm Circular needles (100-120cm)
  • 240-250m DK weight yarn for LARGE size
  • 200m DK weight yarn for SMALL size

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry Needle for weaving in yarn ends

Suggested yarn:

240 meters of DK weight

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