For those who asked about the pattern on my yellow scarf, here it is.
Cast on 16 stitches using 3 ends of 8 ply yarns on 12mm needles.
1st and 2nd rows: *K2, P2, rep from * to end.
3rd row: K1, *P2, K2, rep from * to last 3 sts, P2, K1.
4th row: P1, *K2, P2, rep from * to last 3 sts, K2, P1.
5th and 6th rows: *P2, K2, rep from * to end.
7th row: as Row 4
8th row: as Row 3