Carolyn's Rosebuds and Hearts Seamen's Scarf

Tail #1
Using a provisional cast-on, cast on 49 stitches

Set-up Row: K2, p1,k1,p1,k1 place a marker on your needle, purl 37 stitches, place a marker on your needle, B6 (k1,p1,k1,p1,k2)
Using Carolyn's Rosebuds and Hearts Chart S, work as many repeats of rows 1-14 as necessary to obtain the length you desire
Finish Tail #1 by working eight rows of seed stitch. Bind off on the 9th row, using the knit-in-pattern bind off.

Neckline Ribbing:

Set-up Row: with the private/wrong side of your scarf facing you, slip the first stitch as if to knit, P5, k4,p4,k4,p4,k5,p4,k4,p4,k4,p5,k1

Row 1: Slip the first stitch as if to purl, K5,p4,k4,p4,k4,p5,k4,p4,k4,p4,k6
Row 2:Slip the first stitch as if to purl, p5,k4,p4,k4,p4,k5,p4,k4,p4,k4,p5,k1

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until the neckline ribbing measures approximately 70% of the neck measurement of the intended wearer, between 10 inches/25 cm and 12 inches/30 cm. End after working row 1

Tail#2:

Set-up Row: B6, place a marker on your needle, purl 37, place marker, b6. Work the same as for Tail #1, using Chart

Chart in words;
Row 1: b6, k1,(k3,k2tog,yo,k1,yo,ssk,k4) three times , B6
Row 2: and all even numbered rows B6, p37,B6
Row 3: B6,K1(K2,K2TOG,YO,K3,YO,SSK,K3) 3 TIMES, B6
Row 5:B6,K1(K1,K2TOG,YO,K2TOG,YO,K1,YO,SSK,YO,SSK,K2 ) 3 TIMES, B6
Row 7:B6,K1,(K2TOG,YO,K2TOG,YO,K3,YO,SSK,YO,SSK,K1) 3 TIMES, B6
Row 9:B6,K2TOG,(YO,K2TOG,YO,K5,YO,SSK,YO,SL1-K2TOG-PSSO) 3 TIMES ENDING LAST REPEAT SSK, B6
Row 11:B6,K1,(K2TOG,YO,K1,YO,SSK,K1,K2TOG,YO,K1,YO,SSK,K1) 3 TIMES B6
Row 13: B6,K2TOG,(YO,K3,YO,SL-K2TOG-PSSO,YO,K3,YO,SL-K2TOG,PSSO) THREE TIMES ENDING THE LAST REPEAT SSK, B6.

 




- - - - B6= seed stitch border - beginning of the row worked as slip first as if to purl, k1,p1,k1,p1,k1
End of row - worked as k1,p1,k1,p1,k2