Free knitting pattern: Make a colourful seesaw knit scarf


Brighten up a dreary day with a scarf bursting with colourful triangles. 

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Makes a scarf that is approx 23cm wide x 152.5cm long

MATERIALS

• ‘Caron x Pantone’ 100g braids: Version 1 or Version 2 – Spicy Blooms (01014) x 2, Blueberry (01009) x 2
• 6mm needles or size needed for correct tension

VERSION A COLOUR SEQUENCE

1 – 18-2436, 2 – 19-4324, 3 – 17-1723,
4 – 16-5806, 5 – 18-1561, 6- 19-4340,
7- 17-1452, 8- 13-4103, 9 – 17-1462,
10 – 19-4026, 11 – 18-2436, 12 – 19-4324,
13-17-1723, 14 – 16-5806, 15- 18-1561,
16 – 19-4340, 17 – 17-1452, 18 – 13-4103,
19 – 17-1462, 20 – 19-4026

VERSION B COLOUR SEQUENCE

1 – 18-2436, 2 – 17-1723, 3 – 18-1561,
4 – 17-1462, 5 – 17-1452, 6 – 16-5806,
7- 13-4103, 8 – 19-4340, 9 – 19-4324,
10 – 19-4026, 11 – 19-4026, 12 – 19-4324,
13- 19-4340, 14 – 13-4103, 15- 16-5806,
16 – 17-1452, 17- 17-1462, 18 – 18 -1561,
19 – 17-1723, 20-18-2436

ABBREVIATIONS

Alt = Alternate , Approx = Approximate(ly), Cont = Continue(ity), K = Knit , RS = Right side, St(s) = Stitch(es), W&T = Bring yarn to front of work. Slip next stitch purlwise. Bring yarn to back of work. Slip stitch back onto left-hand needle. Turn.

TENSION

15 sts and 26 rows to 10 cm over garter stitch using 6mm needles.

INSTRUCTIONS

Before working with Caron x Pantone multishade yarn braid, separate each color link and wind into 5 separate balls. Each color link will be referenced by its Pantone™ color # (see label).

Due to finite amount of yarn in each shade, pattern tension must be matched to ensure successful results.

1. First triangle

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With Color 1 (as indicated in chart), cast on 34 sts.

**1st row – (RS). Knit.
2nd row – Knit.
3rd row – K32. W&T.
4th and alt rows – Knit.
5th row – K30. W&T.
7th row – K28. W&T.
9th row – K26. W&T.
11th row – K24. W&T.
13th row – K22. W&T.
15th row – K20. W&T.
17th row – K18. W&T.
19th row – K16. W&T.
21st row – K14. W&T.
23rd row – K12. W&T.
25th row – K10. W&T.
27th row – K8. W&T.
29th row – K6. W&T.
31st row – K4. W&T.
33rd row – K2. W&T.
35th row – Knit (you do not have to pick up and knit the wraps, just knit as you normally would). 36th row – Knit.** Break Color 1. Join Color 2 (as indicated in chart).

2. Second triangle
***1st row – (RS). With Color 2, knit.
2nd row – K32. W&T.
3rd and alt rows – Knit.
4th row – K30. W&T.
6th row – K28. W&T.
8th row – K26. W&T.
10th row – K24. W&T.
12th row – K22. W&T.
14th row – K20. W&T.
16th row – K18. W&T.
18th row – K16. W&T.
20th row – K14. W&T.
22nd row – K12. W&T.
24th row – K10. W&T.
26th row – K8. W&T.
28th row – K6. W&T.
30th row – K4. W&T.
32nd row – K2. W&T.
33rd row – Knit.
34th row – Knit (you do not have to pick up and knit the wraps, just knit as you normally would).*** Break Color 2. Join Color 3 (as indicated in chart).

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3. Third triangle

With Color 3, work from ** to ** as given for First Triangle. Break Color 3.

Join Color 4 (as indicated in chart).

4. Fourth triangle

With Color 4, work from *** to *** as given for Second Triangle. Break Color 4. Join Color 5 (as indicated in chart). Cont as established, following Chart for color changes until 20 Triangles have been worked.

With Color 20, cast off.

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