All About Hearts Scarf


Happy New Year everyone!

Gladly posting my first project of 2020. It is inspired by my previous scarf that employed the Brioche stitch, which turned out to be one of my favorite patterns of last year. 
I'm in the process of making a matching hat, which will be posted soon, so stay tuned.

Level: Intermediate

GET printable PDF for this pattern here.


Materials:

  • Yarn: Nako Vison (100% premium acrylic, 100 g/ 3.53 Oz, 195 m/ 213 yds). Color: Light Cream 62: 3 skeins
  • Size U.S. 7/ 4.5 mm knitting needles.
  • Tapestry needle.
  • Ring stitch marker 



Abbreviations:

  • k: knit.
  • p: purl.
  • yo: yarn over.
  • ss: slip stitch.
  • wyfw: with yarn forward.



Gauge: 24 sts x 24 rows in Brioche Stitch

Yardage: 570 - 580 m / 620 - 630 yds

Measurements: 178 cm x 25 cm / 70" x 10" approx.





Instructions:

Notes:
  • When changing the pattern from brioche to simple ribs, knit the knit stitch together with the yo, and purl the purl stitch together with the yo.
  • The use of stitch marker is necessary to align the heart to the center of the scarf. 

Cast on 60 sts using stretchy cast on method:

Row 1: p 1, k 1 to end.

Brioche stitch stripe:

Row 2: *ss wyfw, k 1, bring yarn forward, repeat from * to end.

Row 3: *ss wyfw, k st and yo together, bring yarn forward, repeat from * to end.

Repeat row 3 seventeen more times, in last row, put the ring stitch marker in the middle of the row.






Heart pattern:

Rows 1 and 2: 28 sts in brioche pattern, 4 sts in simple ribs pattern, 28 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 3 and 4: 26 sts in brioche pattern, 8 sts in simple ribs pattern, 26 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 5 and 6: 24 sts in brioche pattern, 12 sts in simple ribs pattern, 24 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 7 and 8: 22 sts in brioche pattern, 16 sts in simple ribs pattern, 22 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 9 and 10: 20 sts in brioche pattern, 20 sts in simple ribs pattern, 20 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 11 and 12: 18 sts in brioche pattern, 24 sts in simple ribs pattern, 18 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 13 and 14: 16 sts in brioche pattern, 28 sts in simple ribs pattern, 16 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 15-20: 14 sts in brioche pattern, 32 sts in simple ribs pattern, 14 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 21 and 22: repeat row 13.

Rows 23 and 24: 18 sts in brioche pattern, 10 sts in simple ribs pattern, 4 sts brioche pattern, 10 sts in simple pattern,18 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 25 and 26: 20 sts in brioche pattern, 6 sts in simple ribs pattern, 8 sts brioche pattern, 6 sts in simple pattern, 20 sts in brioche pattern.

Work 46 rows in brioche pattern.

Repeat the heart pattern and the brioche rows 5 times, then work the heart pattern one more time. 



Work the inverted heart pattern as follows:

Rows 1 and 2: 20 sts in brioche pattern, 6 sts in simple ribs pattern, 8 sts brioche pattern, 6 sts in simple pattern, 20 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 3 and 4: 18 sts in brioche pattern, 10 sts in simple ribs pattern, 4 sts brioche pattern, 10 sts in simple pattern,18 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 5 and 6: 16 sts in brioche pattern, 28 sts in simple ribs pattern, 16 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 7-12: 14 sts in brioche pattern, 32 sts in simple ribs pattern, 14 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 13 and 14: repeat row 5.

Rows 15 and 16: 18 sts in brioche pattern, 24 sts in simple ribs pattern, 18 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 17 and 18: 20 sts in brioche pattern, 20 sts in simple ribs pattern, 20 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 19 and 20: 22 sts in brioche pattern, 16 sts in simple ribs pattern, 22 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 21 and 22: 24 sts in brioche pattern, 12 sts in simple ribs pattern, 24 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 23 and 24: 26 sts in brioche pattern, 8 sts in simple ribs pattern, 26 sts in brioche pattern.

Rows 25 and 26: 28 sts in brioche pattern, 4 sts in simple ribs pattern, 28 sts in brioche pattern.

Work 46 rows in brioche pattern.

Repeat the inverted heart pattern and the brioche rows 5 times, then work the heart pattern one more time. Work 18 rows in brioche pattern. work one row in simple ribs pattern. Cast off all sts, weave in loose ends.





Lastly, feel free to leave a comment if you have any questions or find something confusing in the pattern.

Happy crocheting/knitting! follow me on Instagram @wiams_crafts and Twitter @wiamscrafts to see my upcoming projects. 

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