Make the most of your colourful yarns with this beginner friendly free scarf pattern. Click on the link below to download this pattern or enter your e-mail address to get the pattern sent to your inbox.
The Little Skein Scarf is a simple scarf pattern designed to showcase 5 x 20g skeins of 4 ply hand dyed yarns.
Using just knit and purl stitches, explore the colours of your yarns through a mix of alternating garter and stockinette stitch sections.
And it also works for using up any odds and ends of 4 ply yarns! Use as many colours as you like, simply move onto the instructions for the next section every time you add a new colour.
As a guideline, each row will use approximately 34” / 85cm of yarn.
Skills / Techniques Used – Knit, purl, slipped stitches
Measurements – The finished blocked item as shown measures 78” (198cm) length and 8” (20cm) width
5 x 20g / 0.7oz, 88yds / 80m 4 ply mini-skeins, or 100g / 3.5oz, 440yds / 400m of odds and ends of 4 ply yarns
A set of US size 5 (3.75mm) knitting needles
1 stitch marker
1 tapestry needle for weaving in the ends
Gauge: 25 stitches and 26 rows to 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking
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