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Knit this cute, reversible scarf for the cat lover in your life! Just cats being cats!

Any cat owner knows that cats have minds of their own. The Herding Cats Scarf shows what happens if you try to herd cats… they just do their own thing. All the way up and down the scarf are a “herd” of cats. Double knit, the scarf is fully reversible, showing opposite colors on each side.

Instructions are included for the double knitting technique. The finished size of the scarf is approximately 70 inches (178 cm) in length and 5 inches (12.7 cm) in width. The color work design is chart only, not written instructions.


  • Size 2 US (2.75 mm) needles.
  • Size 1 US (2.25 mm) needles (optional for a neater cast on edge).
  • Approximately 425-450 yards (389-311 m) each of two contrasting colors of fingering weight yarn.
  • Needle to weave in ends.

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