Beginner Knit Scarf

Your perfect first knit scarf project!

Skill Level | Beginner
Finished Size | 5″ wide; 60″ long

Working up in a weekend, the Beginner Knit Scarf here at B.Hooked is perfect for your first knitting project. The tutorial will walk you through the entire process step-by-step, no prior skills necessary.

Introduction

About this Pattern


If you haven’t knit anything before and you don’t know where to begin, you’re in the right place. This is the pattern I recommend all new knitters begin with.

Through this project you’ll learn the fundamentals of every knitting project: casting on, knit stitches and binding off. Sure you can learn all these skills individually but we believe new skills are learned when you incorporate them into a project you can enjoy.

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We’ve prepared a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations you will need to get started as well as a video tutorial and written instructions to complete this easy knit hat from start to finish.

You will find the full pattern for free here on this page.

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getting started

Recommended Supplies


  • 1 skein; Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick (Colorway pictured: Storm Front) Color A
  • 1 skein; Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick (Colorway pictured: Blossom) Color B
  • US 10.5 Knitting Needles
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

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pattern details

Abbreviations


  • CO Cast On
  • K Knit
  • Rem Remaining
  • St(s) Stitch(es)

These abbreviations are industry standards and are used to simplify the pattern and making it easier to read. Whenever you see a “K” simply tell yourself to knit.


Finished Size

5″ wide;
60″ long

Gauge

13 sts x 24 rows = 4″
(garter stitch)

As a beginner you don’t need to worry much about gauge right now. Just know it is a really important metric in the overall size of a project, including this beginner knit scarf. If your scarf turns out much wider, longer or you run out of yarn, you may want to measure a section of the scarf and compare that to the gauge. If your measurement is different, that’s why the sizing or yardage was off.

the pattern

Written Instructions


Row 1: With A, CO 16 sts.

Row 2: K all sts.

Repeat: Rep row 2 until scarf measures approximately 11″ long from cast on edge.

Next Row: K all sts with color B

Repeat: Rep last row until scarf measures approximately 48″ long from cast on edge.

Next Row: K all sts with color A

Repeat: Rep last row until your scarf measures approximately 60″ from cast on edge when slightly stretched.

Finishing

Work a simple knitting bind off. Weave in your ends with a yarn needle and enjoy!


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see how it’s done

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