The perfect introductory pattern for beginner knitters or an enjoyable palate cleanser for those more experienced.
As the Garter Stitch Scarf is a free pattern you can add it to your Ravelry library directly from the Garter Stitch Scarf Ravelry pattern page
Gain confidence with your first knitting project and create this beautiful scarf by mastering 3 basic skills: casting on, the knit stitch and binding off. Even better, this pattern can be made in a variety of yarns, will guide you through choosing your materials, and includes directions for chunky, super chunky and jumbo weight yarns. In the end, you'll have a cute, cosy project, the satisfaction of wearing something you made with your own two hands, and an enriching new skill.
Build your skills by following the links to our clear step-by-step tutorials.
Approximate finished size: 7" / 18cm wide by 70" / 180cm. The exact size will depend on your yarn, needles and individual tension.
305 yds / 280m of Bulky (aka Chunky), 230 yds / 210m of Super Bulky (aka Super Chunky) or 155 yds / 140m of Jumbo Weight yarn.
We used: 2 balls of Stylecraft ReCreate Chunky (40% Wool, 30% Acrylic, 30% Polyester (all recycled) 153yds / 140m, 100g)
Pair of straight needles OR 24" / 60cm or 32" / 80cm circular needle in the size recommended for your yarn.
If a range of needle sizes is recommended choose a needle at the larger end of this range.
If your yarn doesn't recommend a needle size we suggest using US 11 / 7–8mm needles for chunky, US 15–17 / 10–12mm needles for super chunky, and US 19 / 15mm needles for jumbo weight yarns.
Tapestry needle, scissors.
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