For the Ultimate Sweater Machine®

Jabot Neckwrap

designed by Kathy Perry

FINISHED SIZE
Approx 4" wide (Center section)/10 cm x 46" long/117 cm

YARN
Caron International's Simply Soft (100% acrylic, 6oz/170g, 315yds/288m):Shown in: #9758 Forest Floor (MC) 6 oz, #9761 Plum Perfect (A) 2 oz and #9759 Ocean (B) 2 oz

KEY PLATE
USM/ISM KP 2.5 or appropriate tension to obtain gauge
Suitable for USM/ISM/Bond Classic or 6.5 to 9 mm knitting machine

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS
Single prong transfer tool
Latch tool
Claw weights
Yarn needle
WY

GAUGE
In Stockinette stitch with KP 2.5, 17 sts and 21 rows = 4”/10 cm

STITCHES USED
Stockinette stitch (St st)
Reverse stockinette stitch (Rev st st)

NEEDLES REQUIRED 40


NECKWRAP

ENDS (Make 2) NOTE: Each end has three wedges with the center one in Rev st st.  

  • Using WY, CO 34 sts. K 6 R. Break off. Change to MC. See technique instructions.
  • Center wedge: COR. RC=000. K 1 R. COL. Put all ndls into HP. Return first 7 ndls (carriage side) into FWP with latches open and K 1 R. Then put 1 ndl back into HP (wrap) and K 1 R. Work these two rows 3 additional times. RC=009. Put all ndls into FWP with latches open. K 6 R. COL. Put 7 far RHS ndls into HP and K 1 R. Then put 1 additional ndl into HP (wrap) and K 1 R. Work these two rows 3 additional times. Put all ndls into FWP with latches open and K 1 R. RC=024.
  • K 6 R WY and take off machine.
  • Side wedge #1: Rehang one side of Center wedge on machine with wide end on LHS and knit side facing front. Using A, repeat directions for Center wedge, EXCEPT do not take off on WY. Cut two long strands of yarn and BO (back stitch) from left to right.
  • Side wedge #2: Rehang rem side of Center wedge on machine with narrow end on LHS and knit side facing front. COL. RC=000. Using B, K 1 R. COR. Put all ndls into HP. Return first 7 ndls (carriage side) into FWP with latches open and K 1 R. Then put 1 ndl back into HP (wrap) and K 1 R. Work these two rows 3 additional times. RC=009. Put all ndls into FWP with latches open. K 6 R. COR. Put 7 far LHS ndls into HP and K 1 R. Then put 1 additional ndl into HP (wrap) and K 1 R. Work these two rows 3 additional times. Put all ndls into FWP with latches open and K 1 R. RC=024. BO (back stitch) using 2 strands of yarn.

CENTER PIECE

  • Using MC and closed CO Method, CO 40 sts. COR. RC=000.
  • K to RC=147.
  • BO.

FINISHING

NOTE: Center piece uses purl side as RS (Rev st st) and is folded with a center back seam.

  • Seam ends: Center and pin top RS of ends to purl side of Center piece. Seam in place.
  • Weave in ends.
  • Fold sides of Center piece to back and make back seam and seam along top back of ends. Hide ends.
  • Block ends lightly.

This shows how the scarf will look on the reverse side: