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Exchanging knit to crochet

Exchange knitting to crochet or crochet to knitting.


Neck Scarf 

 Exchange to crochet

Thank you Arla 

Materials: You will need 2 - 25 gram balls Molaine and 2 - 5 ½ mm (# 5 knitting needles 


3 - 10 gr balls Patons Fuzzy-Wuzzy and 2 4 mm (# 8) knitting needles or whichever needles you require to produce the tension given below.   

Tension: 4 sts and 5 rows = 1 inch (2.5 cms) with Molaine and 5 ½ mm (# 5) needles in stocking st. 6 ½ sts and 8 rows = 1 inch (2.5 cm) with Fuzzy-Wuzzy and 4 mm (no 8) needles in stockinette st.

 The instructions are written for Molaine scarf. Any changes necessary for Fuzzy-Wuzzy scarf are written in ( ) throughout.

 With Molaine and 5 ½ mm (no 5) needles or Fuzzy-Wuzzy and 4 mm (no 8) needles. Cast on 3 sts.

 1st Row:  Inc 1 st in 1 st, knit to end of Row. Repeat 1st Row to 24 sts on needle (Fuzzy-Wuzzy - 32 sts.)

Work 19 rows garter st (plain knitting every Row.)

To make slot: *K1, slip next st onto spare needle keeping this st at back of work. Repeat from * to end of Row. Stitches are on divided on two needles.

Working on one set of sts, work 12, (Fuzzy-Wuzzy 16) rows in k1, p1 ribbing. Break yarn. Leave these sts on holder.

Working on remaining sts, work 12 (fuzzy 16) rows in k1, p1 ribbing. Do not break yarn.  

To close slot: Next Row, * knit tog one st from each needle, knit 1 from front needle, knit 1 from the back needle tog. Repeat from * across until 2 stitches remain on each needle. 17 stitches on needle.  (Fuzzy-Wuzzy 23).

Continue works in garter stitch until work when slightly stretched measures 12 inches (31 cm) from slot closing.

Next Row: * K1, Knit 2 tog, repeat from * to last 2 sts, K2.  = 12 stitches on needle (Fuzzy-Wuzzy 16).

Work 12 rows (Fuzzy-Wuzzy 16) in K1, P1 ribbing.

Next Row: Inc 1 in each st, 24 (Fuzzy-Wuzzy 32) stitches on needle.

Work 19 rows garter stitch 

Next Row: K1, k2tog, knit to end of Row.

Repeat last Row until 3 sts remain of needle. Cast off.