Like a Fox! Scarf

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Like a Fox! Scarf

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This fun and trendy fox scarf makes a great gift for your favorite little fashionista.

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The materials for this project cost $21.16

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Main Color (MC)

Softee Chunky | Pumpkin, 28630Edit Color
$3.29

Contrast A

Softee Chunky | Dark Taupe, 28013Edit Color
$3.29

Contrast B

Pipsqueak | Vanilla, 59008Edit Color
$3.99

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 11/8mm
$5.10

Locking Stitch Markers

20/Pkg
$5.49

Materials not included in this kit:

Spare needle.

The materials for this project cost $21.16

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Inc1 = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

P2tog = purl two stitches together

rep = repeat

RS = right side

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 6½" x 40" [16.5 x 101.5 cm].

MATERIALS

Softee Chunky (100 g/3.5 oz;99 m/108 yds)
Main Color (MC) Pumpkin (28630) 1
Contrast A Dark Taupe (28013) 1
Size U.S. 11 (8 mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 2 st markers. Spare needle.
Pipsqueak (100 g/3.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Contrast B Vanilla (59008) 1

GAUGE

11 sts and 14 rows = 4" [10 cm] with Bernat® Softee® Chunky™ in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: Scarf is worked from Ears to Tail.
Head is folded over body of Scarf to create keyhole.
 
Ears (make 2).
With A, cast on 1 st.
1st row: (RS). Inc1. 2 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K1. M1. K1. 3 sts.
5th row: (K1. M1) twice. K1. 5 sts.
7th row: K1. M1. K3. M1. K1. 7 sts.
9th row: K1. M1. K5. M1. K1. 9 sts.
10th row: Purl. Break A.
11th row: With MC, knit.
12th row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows (stocking st) once more.
Do not cast off. Leave all sts on a spare needle.
 
Head
Join Ears: (RS). With MC, K9 from First Ear. K9 from Second Ear. 18 sts.
Beg with a purl row, work 7 rows in stocking st. Place marker at each end of last row.
 
Shape snout: 1st row: (RS). K1. (ssk) twice. K8. (K2tog) twice. K1. 14 sts.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: K1. (ssk) twice. K4. (K2tog) twice. K1. 10 sts.
4th row: Purl.
5th row: K1. ssk. K4. K2tog. K1. 8 sts.
Beg with a purl row, work 5 rows even in stocking st.
Place marker at each end of last row.
Break MC.
 
Nose: With A, work 10 rows in stocking st. Break A.
With MC, work 6 rows in stocking st.
1st row: (RS). K1. M1. K6. M1. K1. 10 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: (K1. M1) twice. K6. (M1. K1) twice. 14 sts.
5th row: (K1. M1) twice. K10. (M1. K1) twice. 18 sts.
Beg with a purl row, work 7 rows even in stocking st.
 
Body: Next row: (RS). Cast off 2 sts.
Knit to end of row.
Next row: Cast off 2 sts. Purl to end of row. 14 sts.
Note: RS and WS are reversed from this point forward.
Work even in garter st (knit every row) until work from last cast off row measures 24" [61 cm], ending on a WS row.
 
Shape Tail: 1st row: (RS). K1. ssk. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more. 6 sts.
Next row: K1. M1. Knit to last 2 sts. M1. K1.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more. 14 sts.
Work 4 rows even in stocking st. Break MC.
 
With 2 strands of B tog, proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). K1. (ssk) twice. K4. (K2tog) twice. K1. 10 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K1. ssk. K4. K2tog. K1. 8 sts.
5th row: K1. ssk. K2. K2tog. K1. 6 sts.
7th row: K1. ssk. K2tog. K1. 4 sts.
9th row: ssk. K2tog. 2 sts.
10th row: P2tog. 1 st.
Fasten off.
 
FINISHING
Fold Head over Body at center of Nose.
Sew Nose tog along color change row (being careful not to allow sts to show at RS of Head). Sew Head to Body along row at base of Ears.
 
Right Cheek: With RS facing and 2 strands of B tog, pick up and knit 10 sts along Right side of Head between marked rows.
1st row: Cast off 4 sts. Knit to end of row.
2nd row: Cast off 2 sts. Knit to end of row.
Cast off.
 
Left Cheek: With RS facing and 2 strands of B tog, beg at top marker, pick up and knit 10 sts along Left side of Head between markers.
1st row: Cast off 2 sts. Knit to end of row.
2nd row: Cast off 4 sts. Knit to end of row.
Cast off.
 
Eyes: With A, using Stem st, embroider
Eyes as shown in photo.