The Knitted Turban Scarf Project is a two cable knitted strip that can be worn as a necklace, doubled as a scarf of worn around your head as a turban (it also kind of looks like a beanie hat).
The cables give this already chunky yarn a great texture.
The perfect gift idea for the fashion-forward loved one.
Here are the instructions:
Chunky Head Scarf
1 Size 5 yarn, like Yarn Bee Effortless Chunky (Hobby Lobby) or Lion Brand Jiffy or Wool Ease Chunky.
Size 10 1/2 Knitting needles.
One cable needle.
Cast on 22 stitches.
1.- knit 10, purl 2, knit 10.
2.- knit 4, purl 6, knit 2, purl6, knit 4.
3 times (6 rows) Repeat these 2 rows throughout the length of the scarf, except on the cable row (7).
7th row. (Cable row): knit 4 stitches, slide 3 stitches on cable needle and put it in the back of the work, knit the next 3 stitches and then the 3 stitches from the cable needle. Purl 2. Slide the next 3 stitches on cable needle and put it in the front of work, knit next 3 stitches and then the 3 stitches from the cable needle. Knit last 4 stitches.
8th row, same as 2.
Repeat rows 1 to 8, 26 times.
Finish the head scarf by knitting 4 rows.
On the 5th: knit 6 stitches, cast off next 2, knit 6, cast off 2 knit 6
6th row: knit 6, cast on 2, knit 6, cast on 2, knit 6.
Knit 4 more rows and cast off work.