How to Knit a Scarf for Complete Beginners

How to Knit a Scarf for Complete Beginners | Free Pattern & Video Tutorial

Super Easy Knit Scarf

Knitting Pattern by B. Hooked Crochet, Copyright 2019.

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This pattern is written in US crochet terms

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Gather Your Supplies

This pattern was written and tested for Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick yarn which makes it work up really fast!

If you decide to substitute yarn for this project, I recommend you stay within the chunky weight category.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Color A | 1 skein Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick (Storm Front shown)
  • Color B | 1 skein Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick (Blossom shown)
  • 6.5 mm Knitting Needles
  • Darning Needle
  • Scissors


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Gauge

12 sts x 24 rows = 4″ worked in garter stitch

Finished Size

Your finished scarf will measure approximately 5″ wide by 60″ long when slightly stretched.

Abbreviations

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

For a list of all knittin abbreviations, check out my quick guide here:

Knitting Abbreviations Quick Guide

How to Knit a Scarf for Complete Beginners | Free Pattern & Video Tutorial

Pattern Notes

This pattern requires approximately 200 yards of Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick yarn for the size. You may choose to use two colors as I did here, use a single color or as many as you would like!

How to Knit a Scarf for the Complete Beginner

How to Knit a Scarf for Complete Beginners | Free Pattern & Video Tutorial

This tutorial is available in a right-hand version only? Need a left-handed tutorial? Please let me know in the comment section below!

Super Easy Knit Scarf Instructions

Row 1: With A, CO 16 sts. (Minute Mark 0:50)

Row 2: K all sts.

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

Next Row: K all sts with color B

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

Next Row: K all sts with color A

Rep last row until your scarf measures approximately 60″ from cast on edge when slightly stretched and work a simple knitting bind off. (Minute Mark 7:10)

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