Mock Cable Scarf

Skill Level

A mock cable is created without the use of a cable needle. To keep scarf secured around your neck on windy days an opening is built in. Just pull scarf through to keep in place.

Finished measurements
5” x 47” long, (13 cm x 119 cm)

(2) 100gram skeins Chunky 10ply yarn 

Knitting Needles
10.5 US/6.5 mm

4”/10 cm sq. = 12 sts x 16 rows in stockinette stitch

Tapestry Needle

k2 = knit 2 sts
k2tog = knit 2 sts together
p2 = purl 2 sts
st(s) = stitch/stiches
sts = stitches
[] = repeat instructions between brackets
RS = right side

Cast on 30 sts
Work scarf as follows:
Row 1 (RS): p2 [k2, p2]
Row 2: k2 [p2, k2]
Row 3: p2 [k2tog but do not slip sts off left needle, insert right hand needle between these 2 sts and k first stitch again. Slip both sts off needle and p2]
Row 4: work as Row 2

Repeat Rows 1-4 until scarf measures 29”/74 cm long
Work 16 sts in pattern and place marker on needle.

Start a second ball of yarn and work remaining sts on needle
Continue to work in pattern for 3”/7.5 cm

When stitch marker is reached remove and continue in pattern using current yarn to close up opening

Continue to work in pattern until scarf measures 47”/119 cm

Bind off in pattern

Weave in loose yarn ends with a tapestry needle