The Recipe

Last time, we talked about making a magic ball of yarn. This week, we give you a simple "recipe" for a scarf made from the magic ball. (Read our Web-Letter too, for a Feather & Fan Scarf!)
The ends were left exposed on this scarf. 
The scarf was knit with all ends showing on one side.
Magic Ball Easy Diagonal Garter Scarf "Recipe"

GAUGE is not crucial – choose a needle size appropriate for your ball of yarn.

AMOUNT of yarn: The 72" long scarves shown used a magic ball that weighed approx. 10 to 12 ounces (approximately 280 to 340 g) and were primarily worsted weight yarns.

CO: cast on
dec('d): decrease(d)
inc('d): increase(d)
k: knit
Kfb:  Knit into the front then the back of next st – 1 st increased.
k2tog: knit two sts together - 1 st decreased
ssk (slip, slip, knit): Slip 2 sts, 1 at a time, knitwise to the RH needle; insert tip of LH needle into the fronts of the two slipped sts and use RH needle to knit them together -1 st decreased.
st(s): stitch(es)


CO 2 sts.

Increase section:
Inc row: Kfb, k to end of row – 1 st inc’d.
Rep Inc row until you have 40 sts (or any number of sts you choose).

*Row 1 (RS): Kfb, k to end – 1 st inc’d.
Row 2 (WS): K1, ssk, k to end – 1 st dec’d.
Rep from * until longer side measures desired length.

Decrease section:
Every row: K1, ssk, k to end of row - 1 st decreased.
Work Dec section until 2 sts remain.
K2tog and fasten off.

Diagonal Scarf with ends woven in, for a more "finished" look.