Special Olympics Easy Knit Scarf

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Skill Level: EASY

Designed by Samantha Leaver.

Scarf measures: 7" x 60".

RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 1 skein each 512 Turqua A and 886 Blue B. (Please note: this scarf pattern was designed the first year of the Special Olympics Scarf Project and utilizes the colors for the 2009 Scarf Project. If you'd like to make scarves for the current year, please check at the Special Olympics Scarf Project website for current year colors.)

Knitting Needles: 5.5mm [US 9].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 16 sts = 4"; 28 rows = 4" in St st. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.

SCARF
With A, cast on 27 sts. Knit 1 row even.

Begin Pattern
Rows 1 and 3 (right side): Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 4: * K3, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo; repeat from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Repeat Rows 1 - 4 until piece measures 30" from beginning. Cut A, join B and repeat Rows 1 - 4 until scarf measures 60" from beginning, end by working Row 3 of pattern. Knit 1 row even. Bind off.

FINISHING
Weave in yarn ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B = color A, B; k = knit; mm = millimeters; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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