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Justice League Scarf
Cowl On Fire
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I just had a Nerdgasam. I must have this scarf! ^_^
I love your scarf and thank you for the free pattern I just recently picked up knitting and I will try and make this for a boyfriend of mine as a Christmas gift.
Here’s a picture of the scarf I gave to my bf thank you again for the pattern!
Awesome! It looks great! I’m glad it worked out!
This is amazing! will definately make at least one!
This is AWESOME! Great job!!
Ok, so this is might be the stupidest question ever, but I have never done double knitting before and am teaching myself for the purposes of following your super awesome pattern here.
when I get to the end of my first row, and turn the knitting around to start on the next one, shouldn’t I start to knit the Contrast Colour and purl the Main Colour instead since I am now facing the other way?
Wouldn’t this mean I should swap the colour scheme every second line once I start knitting the picture?
Otherwise I imagine myself winding up with opposite coloured lines all the way through. Am I not thinking this through properly? Or do you knit in someway where you don’t turn your work around every time you switch rows?
You are absolutely right. If you were working on batman for example when you turned the first row where black was the Main color and Yellow was the other color, once you start the next row Yellow would be the main color (knit) and black would be the contrast color (purl) the written instructions take this into account, so MC is always the color you are knitting with in that row.
Hope this helps! Enjoy kitting the scarf.
OOOOOOh ok!!! I understand now hahahaha I even read the written instructions, I just mistook it slightly. Thanks for clearing it up!!
Ok and forgive me if I missed something obvious again, but the two sides of my knitting aren’t attached. Is it supposed to be that way or did I skip a step?
No, I had to pull out a lot of scarf before I figured this out. At the end of the row twist the two stitches together. So if you were using black and yellow and the first stitch was black you would wrap the yellow around the black before knitting the first stitch and then continuing normally. This links the two sides together and is mostly invisible.
Ok, so here I am again, with more questions of course, so I hope you’re not sick of me yet! At least I’m hoping to clear this up for other amateurs who will attempt this pattern in the future.
I’m at the point where I’m starting Supes, so the first 3 colour section. I’m really stuck on how I’m supposed to work in the 3rd colour. Do I weave it up the edge of the work until I need it, or…? I’m pretty lost on this point, can you clarify what you did with the yellow strand?
As long as you need it bring on the questions. The way that I did the Yellow for Supes is that I brought in the yellow, as a third strand a couple of stitches before I needed it and carried the three strands of yarn, the normal way until it was time to use yellow. I would use it for the stitches I needed, and then I would carry it to a couple stitches before it would be picked up in the next row, so it would be waiting for me. You can carry it along the entire row, if that is easier for you.
I’ll try to describe exactly what I did with the yellow when I did superman, but the easiest description, is that I added Yellow and continued to double knit in the normal way, but I happened to be holding 3 strands of yarn instead of two, and anywhere that I knit with yellow I used it in both the knit and the purl, so there would be yellow on both sides. It will be a little thicker in these spots but once done you can’t really tell the difference.
What I mean by ready in the next row is if I had 8 stitches and yellow was stitch number 4 I would add the yellow to my yarn at stitch two. Use it at stitch four and carry it to stitch 7. The reason I carried it to stitch 7 would be because in the next row when you are coming back you need the yellow at stitch 3. And working with my eight stitch example, that would mean the Yellow was waiting for you to go back at stitch “2″
I hope some of this helped!
Alright! This is super helpful!
Ok, so this is what I’ve been doing. I went into Superman from Wonder Woman,so I already had my red and yellow handy. I added the blue in and switched the red sides so that the colours were where they should be, then I dragged the yellow up on the edge of the work, winding it in with my first stitch of each row on that side, but now one line before I need it, the yellow is on the wrong end of the work.
So with a little experimenting, I figured out how to take the yellow across with me, double knitting with all 3 strands like you are describing. But I run into a problem when I have to switch to the contrast colour. Maybe I’ve been doing this part wrong all along, so I’ll tell you what I’m doing. When I switch to contrasting colour, the yarn is already where it should be since I am switching from say, knit a blue/purl a red to purl a blue/knit a red. Because I am going straight from a purl to a purl, I don’t need to bring my yarn to the back of the work, until my next stitch when I have to knit. So what happens is, when I do this with 3 colours in my hand, I wind up with the yellow showing on one side, just at the spot where I switched over.
Also I’m super glad you mentioned that you use the yellow on both sides when you get there because I was wondering about that!
Thanks for all your help!
I’m not sure what you mean about the contrast color. You should be carrying both colors the entire time. Knit with both colors in the back and purl with both colors in the front otherwise there would be stripes. If you haven’t been getting that awesome and can you teach me!
But that would explain the problem now apparently the yellow is making it happen for some reason. If all the colors are carried together it should stop happening.
Here are pics of what I mean:
Ok so that didn’t really work like I planned, but if you copy and paste the URL that is in between [IMG] and [/IMG] you’ll be able to see them. It’s not letting me edit my post either so I can’t fix it myself hahah.
Ok!! So I’ve figured out what I was doing wrong… I don’t know how I got this screwed up, but I’d been double knitting wrong since the start. Every time I had to change to the contrast colour, I would change the stitch type instead of changing the order of the colours. So I say my MC was green and my CC was white, I for 1MC-1CC-1MC I would knit green/purl white – purl green/knit white – knit green/purl white, instead of knit green/purl white – knit white/purl green – knit green/purl white.
Anyways, I unraveled the thing and started over. It sucked to do, but it looks WAY better now, and the process is easier and faster!
Now I’m at the flash and I think I found a mistake in the pattern? on line 21, there are only 25 stitches there instead of 26! What’s missing?
Hey, I’m glad you figured it out even if it did mean ripping it out. As for the flash checking the written and the chart of the pattern you are not missing anything, there is a mistake. Where it says 12MC it should be 13. I’ll update the PDF. Thanks for the catch!
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