We've put together a simple pattern so you can create the best sock monkey scarf ever. Using alpaca or merino adds a little luxury to this standard. It's quick enough to make it in time for Christmas.
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SOCK MONKEY SCARF
Drops Alpaca by Garnstudio 50g 167m A 3 balls cream or off-white (col 100 or 101)
B 2 balls medium or dark grey (col 517 or 506)
C 1 ball red (col 3620)
NOTE: Zarina by Filatura di Crosa is a great 100% Merino superwash substitute.
5.5mm needles circular or straight
The entire scarf is knit in a knit 2, purl 2 rib as follows:
Row 1: k2, p2 to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 2: p2, k2 to last 2 sts, p2.
NOTE: 2 strands of yarn are held together for the entire scarf.
Cast on 50 sts with 2 strands of colour A held together.
Work 12 rows in rib pattern.
Switch to 2 strands of colour C and work 6 rows of rib pattern.
Change back to 2 strands of colour A and work another 12 rows of rib pattern.
Using 1 strand each of colours A and B held together from new balls work rib pattern until scarf measures approximately 160cm (5 ft).
Switch back to colour A. Work 12 rows.
Change to colour C. Work 6 rows.
Change to colour A. Work 12 rows.
Bind off in rib pattern.
Work in all ends using darning needle.
This scarf will keep you warm and stylish the rest of the winter.