Instructions

HELPFUL ABBREVIATION GUIDE 

k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
WS = wrong side

GAUGE: 6 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch in Stockinette Stitch.

SPECIAL STITCHES

Stockinette Stitch:

Row 1 (RS): k across.
Row 2 (WS): p across.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2.

Moss Stitch:

Row 1 and 3: k1, p1 across.
Row 2 and 4: p1, k1 across.

Directions:

Before beginning our knit scarf, download the chart.

Cast on 42 stitches.

Starting with row 2, slip the first stitch of every row to create an even edge.

Work 4 rows of Moss Stitch.

For the body of the scarf, continue the Moss Stitch pattern for 3 stitches at the beginning and end of each row below to create the side borders.  (The stitch counts listed below do not include the edge stitches.)

Knit Scarf with Tractor Design Rows:

  • Work 12 rows of Stockinette Stitch.
  • Complete the 30 rows for Pattern A (see pattern chart and row instructions below).
  • Work 30 inches of Stockinette Stitch (or desired length).
  • Complete the 30 rows for Pattern B (see pattern chart and row instructions below).
  • Work 12 rows of Stockinette Stitch.
  • Work 4 rows of Moss Stitch for end border.
  • Cast off.

Knit Scarf with Tractor Design - Pattern A:                                                                

Row 1: k7, p5, k15, p2, k7
Row 2: p6, k4, p13, k7, p6
Row 3: k5, p9, k11, p6, k5
Row 4: p4, k8, p9, k11, p4
Row 5: k4, p11, k9, p4, k1, p3, k4
Row 6: p4, k2, p3, k3, p8, k13, p3
Row 7: k3, p6, k1, p6, k8, p4, k1, p3, k4
Row 8: p4, k8, p8, k5, p3, k5, p3
Row 9: k3, p6, k1, p6, k9, p6, k5
Row 10: p6, k4, p1, k8, p1, k13, p3
Row 11: k4, p11, k1, p10, k1, p2, k7
Row 12: p9, k12, p1, k10, p4
Row 13: k5, p8, k1, p16, k6
Row 14: p5, k18, p1, k6, p6
Row 15: k7, p4, k1, p19, k5
Row 16: p5, k18, p13
Row 17: k5, p7, k2, p17, k5
Row 18: p5, k16, p2, k8, p5
Row 19: k5, p9, k1, p16, k5
Row 20: p5, k15, p2, k9, p5
Row 21: k5, p9, k3, p13, k6
Row 22: p9, k2, p11, k9, p5
Row 23: k5, p3, k3, p3, k11, p2, k9
Row 24: p9, k2, p11, k3, p3, k3, p5
Row 25: k5, p3, k3, p3, k11, p2, k9
Row 26: p9, k2, p11, k3, p3, k3, p5
Row 27: k5, p9, k22
Row 28: p23, k7, p6
Row 29: k6, p7, k23
Row 30: p36

Knit Scarf with Tractor Design - Pattern B (top down):
Row 1: k6, p7, k23
Row 2: p23, k7, p6
Row 3: k5, p9, k22
Row 4: p9, k2, p11, k3, p3, k3, p5
Row 5: k5, p3, k3, p3, k11, p2, k9
Row 6: p9, k2, p11, k3, p3, k3, p5
Row 7: k5, p3, k3, p3, k11, p2, k9
Row 8: p9, k2, p11, k9, p5
Row 9: k5, p9, k3, p13, k6
Row 10: p5, k15, p2, k9, p5
Row 11: k5, p9, k1, p16, k5
Row 12: p5, k16, p2, k8, p5
Row 13: k5, p7, k2, p17, k5
Row 14: p5, k18, p13
Row 15: k7, p4, k1, p19, k5
Row 16: p5, k18, p1, k6, p6
Row 17: k5, p8, k1, p16, k6
Row 18: p9, k12, p1, k10, p4
Row 19: k4, p11, k1, p10, k1, p2, k7
Row 20: p6, k4, p1, k8, p1, k13, p3
Row 21: k3, p6, k1, p6, k9, p6, k5
Row 22: p4, k8, p8, k5, p3, k5, p3
Row 23: k3, p6, k1, p6, k8, p4, k1, p3, k4
Row 24: p4, k2, p3, k3, p8, k13, p3
Row 25: k4, p11, k9, p4, k1, p3, k4
Row 26: p4, k8, p9, k11, p4
Row 27: k5, p9, k11, p6, k5
Row 28: p6, k4, p13, k7, p6
Row 29: k7, p5, k15, p2, k7
Row 30: p36

FINISHED SIZE: Knit Scarf with Tractor Design measures about 8 in. wide x 40 in. long.

Knit Scarf with Tractor Design originally sent in by Linda Gavaldon, Long Beach, California.

Knit Scarf with Tractor Design Photo by Country Woman Magazine