<b>Finished Measurements:</b> <i>Narrow</i> Width: 9-3/4" (25cm) Length: 76" (193cm) <i>Wide</i> Width: 11" (28cm) Length: 62-1/4" (158cm) Instructions are for the narrower size, with changes for the wider size noted in parentheses as necessary; if only one number is used, it applies to both sizes. Narrow scarf pictured in 3112 Moss; wide wrap pictured in 3104 Prairie
<b>Materials:</b> - Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (30% silk, 70% merino wool, each approximately 13⁄4 oz [50g] and 150 yd [135m]), 6 (5) skeins in color 3122 Moss (A) or 3104 Prairie (B), light - Size U.S. 8 (5mm) 40" (100cm) circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge - Blunt-tip yarn needle <b>Gauge:</b> - 29 stitches and 52 rows = 4" (10cm) in linen stitch To save time, take time to check gauge.
<b> Stitch Pattern:</b> Linen Stitch (odd number of stitches) Row 1 (RS): K1, *slip st purlwise with yarn in front, k1; repeat from * to end. Row 2: K1, p1, *slip st purlwise with yarn in back, p1; repeat from * to last st, k1. Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for the pattern. <i>Note:</i> The narrower scarf is worked from end to end, while the wider wrap is knit from side to side.
<b>Scarf:</b> With A (B), cast on 71 (451) stitches. Work even in Linen Stitch until the piece measures 76 (11)" (193 cm) from the cast-on edge, ending with a wrong-side row. Bind off in pattern. <b>Finishing:</b> Weave in all ends. Block piece to the finished measurements.
<b>Optional (Make It More Neutral):</b> Men are often willing to wear a scarf with more color than they might wear otherwise. Try 3303 Spumoni (top), 3105 Lava (middle) or 3119 Adobe (bottom). Continue to work the short way for a man’s scarf and the long way for a more feminine look.
Excerpted with permission from <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0307587126/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=craftfocom-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0307587126">"Boyfriend Sweaters: 19 Designs for Him That You'll Want to Wear"</a> by Bruce Weinstein and published by Potter Craft.