Based on a scarf worn by Aunt Olivia in the Road to Avonlea series.

Needles: US 6
Cable needle
Worsted weight yarn

Cast on 56 stitches.
First and last stitch on each row are selvage stitches and should always be knitted.

Row 1: knit 1, * purl 4, knit 1. Repeat from * to end of row.
Row 2: knit 1, * knit 4, purl 1. Repeat from * to last 5 stitches. Knit 5.

Rows 1 and 2 set ribbing pattern.

Cabling pattern: C4B (put 2 stitches on cable needle and hold at the back of the work. Knit next 2 stitches. Knit 2 stitches from cable needle)

Cables should be made every sixth row in the following sequence

1st cable row: Cable on all odd numbered ribbing sections.
2nd cable row: Cable on all even numbered ribbing sections.
3rd cable row: Cable on 3rd, 5th, 7th and 9th ribbing sections.
4th cable row: Cable on 4th and 8th ribbing sections.
5th cable row: as 3rd cable row.
6th cable row: as 2nd cable row.
Repeat cabling sequence.

Continue until scarf reaches desired length.