YEAR-ROUND NECK SCARF
(knit or crochet - spring/summer &
A very easy scarf with a twist! Scarf is
worked straight then joined in a circle. The twist remains
permanently, allowing scarf to drape around the neck without fuss.
Size: Approx. 4" wide, 33" circumference
Yarns & Gauge: Many soft, fuzzy, sport, DK
or worsted-weight novelty yarns, or combinations of soft, smooth
yarn held together with novelty ribbon are suitable for this scarf
(sample shown in Crystal Palace Merino Frappe held together with
Gauge not critical - approx. 4 sts = 1" on
size 11 (8 mm) needles
Materials: Approx. 75-100 yds. soft,
textured novelty yarn, or 75-100 yds. each of two yarns held
together as one
Spring/summer version: use textured
Fall/winter version: use soft, fuzzy yarn
together with soft novelty ribbon
Size 11 (8 mm) needles for knit version
Size J/10 (6 mm) hook for crochet version
Stitches/Terms: beginning (beg), bind off
(BO), cast on (CO), chain (ch), double crochet (dc), repeat (rep),
single crochet (sc), stitch (st)
NOTE: Consult a knitting technique book for
provisional or crochet cast-on instructions, and for three-needle
Knit Version: Using provisional or crochet
cast-on (so stitches on first row can be released later and
bound-off together with final row), cast on 15 sts. Work in garter
stitch (knit every row) until scarf measures approx. 33". Leave
last row of stitches on needle. Place beginning row of stitches on
second needle by removing provisional or crochet cast-on. Before
seaming, give one end of scarf a half-twist, then join cast-on row
to final row by using the 3-needle bindoff method. Fasten off and
weave in ends.
Chain 15, sc in 2nd ch and ea ch across (14
sc). Ch 3, turn.
Row 1: Dc in ea sc across (14 dc). Ch 1,
Row 2: Sc in ea dc across (14 sc). Ch 3,
Rep last 2 rows until scarf measures approx.
33". Before seaming, give one end of scarf a half-twist, then hold
beginning chain together with last row worked, slip st across
through both thicknesses to form scarf into a circle. Fasten off and
weave in ends.
Copyright 2008, 2010 – Designs by KN –
For personal or charity use only. Do not
duplicate pattern for commercial purposes.