Red Heart® Compassion Scarf

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by Ann Regis, Red Heart®

Red Heart® Compassion Scarf

Here is an amazing reversible cable pattern that looks wonderful from either side knitted it in pink to show support for breast cancer awareness.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2+ hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 14 sts = 4”; 18 rows = 4” in St st. ro create a scarf that measures 6½” x 63” excluding fringe.
  • 2
    Cast on 31 sts.
  • 3
    Foundation Row: K1, * p1, k1; repeat from * across.
  • 4
    Row 1 (Right Side): K1, [p1, k1] twice, k9, k1, p1, k1, k9, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Row 2: K1, [p1, k1] twice, p9, k1, p1, k1, p9, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Row 3: K1, [p1, k1] twice, k3, C6B, k1, p1, k1, C6F, k3, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Rows 4 and 6: K1, [p1, k1] twice, p9, k1, p1, k1, p9, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Row 5: K1, [p1, k1] twice, C6B, k3, k1, p1, k1, k3, C6F, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Row 7: K1, [p1, k1] twice, k9, k1, p1, k1, k9, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Row 8: Repeat Row 4. Rows 9-16: Repeat Rows 7 and 8. Row 17: K1, [p1, k1] twice, C6F, k3, k1, p1, k1, k3, C6B, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Rows 18 and 20: Repeat Row 4. Row 19: K1, [p1, k1] twice, k3, C6F, k1, p1, k1, C6B, k3, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Rows 21-30: Repeat Rows 7 and 8. Rows 31-34: Repeat Rows 3-6. Row 35: K1, p1, C6B, k6, k1, p1, k1, k6, C6F, p1, k1. Rows 36 and 38: K1, p1, p12, k1, p1, k1, p12, p1, k1. Row 37: K1, p1, k12, k1, p1, k1, k12, p1, k1. Rows 39-46: Repeat Rows 37 and 38. Row 47: K1, p1, slip next 3 sts to cable needle and hold at front of work, k1, p1, k1, then k3 from cable needle, k6, k1, p1, k1, k6, slip next 3 sts to cable needle and hold at back of work, k3, then k1, p1, k1 from cable needle, p1, k1. Rows 48, 50, and 52: K1, [p1, k1] twice, p9, k1, p1, k1, p9, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Row 49: K1, [p1, k1] twice, k3, C6F, k1, p1, k1, C6B, k3, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Row 51: K1, [p1, k1] twice, C6F, k3, k1, p1, k1, k3, C6B, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Row 53: K1, [p1, k1] twice, k9, k1, p1, k1, k9, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Row 54: Repeat Row 48. Rows 55-62: Repeat Rows 53 and 54.
  • 5
    Repeat Rows 3-62 twice more and then repeat Rows 3-30 once more increasing 1 st in each “k9” section on nextto- last row – 33 sts. Scarf should measure about 30” from beginning. Now work second cable pattern.
  • 6
    Row 1: K1, [p1, k1] twice, C10F, k1, p1, k1, C10B, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Row 2: K1, [p1, k1] twice, p10, k1, p1, k1, p10, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Row 3: K1, [p1, k1] twice, k10, k1, p1, k1, k10, k1, [p1, k1] twice. Row 4: Repeat Row 2. Rows 5-14: Repeat Rows 3 and 4. Repeat Rows 1-14 thirteen more times, then repeat Row 1 again. Next Row: K1, * p1, k1; repeat from * across. Bind off in Seed st pattern decreasing 2 sts across each cable by working “k2tog, then p2tog”.
  • 7
    Fringe Cut 10” strands of yarn. Holding 5 strands together, knot 3 fringes at each corner as shown. Trim yarn ends.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2+ hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn Perfect Pink 104666060
  • Clover Takumi Bamboo Premium Knitting Needles 36 inch Size 10 104236644 
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