If you have ever knit the Potato Chip Scarf then you will notice straight away that the Diana Ruffle Neck Warmer uses the same principle. Knit in Dk but for a chunkier look you could try aran or chunky using a bigger needle.
Diana Ruffle Neck Warmer
Ceecee’s Crafts Yarn Artists
2x 100 grms Dk yarn ( 590 metres)
3 stitch markers
Pm – place marker
Kfb – knit into the front and back of the stitch to increase
With 5.5 mm needles cast on 20 stitches and knit one row into the back of each stitch
*Row 1 & 2 – k8 turn – k8
Row 3& 4 – k6,turn k6
Row 5 & 6 – k4,turn k4
Row 7 – knit across all 20 stitches*
Repeat rows 1 – 7 until you have 50 ladders (garter stitch ridges up the centre stitches) you will notice that your work curls. Don’t worry this is correct)
Lay your work flat and starting from left to right slide your needle through 100 stitches along the lower edge of the centre garter stitch pattern. You will notice that this is not evenly place – this is correct.
Join on yarn and knit across 100 stitches
Knit 3 rows
*K25 pm* ( 3 times in all)
Purl 1 row
*Row 1 – Kfb first stitch ** knit to the stitch before the stitch marker kfb of stitch slip stitch marker and kfb the next stitch** repeat from **-** until last stitch Kfb this stitch ( you have increased 8 stitches)
Row 2 – purl all stitches sliding stitch marker as you go*
Continue rows 1 – 2 *-* 7 times in all (156 stitches) or until length required. If you decide to lengthen your garment continue to increase on row 1.
**Row 1 – – Kfb first stitch * knit to the stitch before the stitch marker kfb of stitch slip stitch marker and kfb the next stitch* repeat from *-* until last stitch Kfb this stitch
Row 2 – knit all stitches**
Repeat ** - ** one more time
Repeat row 1 – once more
Cast off knitwise
Sew up back seam and ruffle with a flat stitch
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