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Rectangular Knit Scarf Pattern

rectangular knit scarf pattern for beginners

rectangular knit scarf pattern for beginners

Knitting materials and tools:

<> Circular or double pointed knitting needles, 9 mm (US 13/UK 00)

<> Lion Brand Wool, Ease Thick & Quick (6) – 20% wool, 80% acrylic. Color of your choice. In total: about 170 grams.

Rectangular knit scarf size:

Gauge: 9-10 stitches = 4 inches in half double crochet ribbing

Width: 25 cm (10”)

Length: 45 cm (17.7”)

rectangular knit scarf on the female model

Common abbreviations of knitting stitches:

k – knit

sel s – selvage stitch: always slip the first stitch knitwise, work to the last stitch, knit the last stitch.

rectangular knit scarf and matching knit hat on the mannequin head

Rectangular knit scarf pattern and assembly:

Cast on 25 stitches.

Row 1: sel s, knit all other stitches, sel s.

Repeat Row 1 until piece measures 45 cm (17.7”)

Bind off all stitches. If you want you can use traditional bind off method, but I do recommend you consider a Scandinavian Bind off as it looks extremely nice for the garments knitted in garter stitch.

Scandinavian Bind off: *insert the tip of the right-hand needles purlwise, holding it in front of the work, then insert the tip of the same needle knitwise into the second stitch, wrap the yarn and pull it through. Slip both stitches off the left-hand needle. Return the stitch from the right-hand needle to the left-hand needle. And repeat from * until you bind off all stitches.

Scandinavian bind off method

Cut the yarn and leave at least 20 -25 cm tail.

For an assembling part I do recommend to watch a video tutorial below starting from the 10th minute.

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2 comments
Sarah Gamble 6th December 2021 at 22:06

i must be thick as a plank… but i’ve knitted it, stitched it according to the instructions, but i’m blowed f i can fold it so it looks like yours… can you help please?

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Knitting Guru 8th December 2021 at 12:18

Hi, Did you watch the video? Send me your pictures please in Fb or Instagram that I can see what was wrong

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