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The Easiest Elegant Infinity Scarf

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Updated March 27, 2017
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The Easiest Elegant Infinity Scarf
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The modern woman has a lot to do and not a lot of time to do it. If that describes you, don't worry. There are still plenty of free knitting patterns you can manage on your schedule, like The Easiest Elegant Infinity Scarf. The pattern for this simple circle scarf is so straightforward, you can catch up on your favorite shows or keep an eye on the kids while you finish it up. The end result is a lovely, sophisticated infinity scarf that you can wear in any season.

Beginner

Knitting Needle Size: 9 or 5.5 mm, Circular Knitting Needles

Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials:

  • RED HEART® Boutique Treasure™ 1930 Horizon - 2 balls
  • Susan Bates® Circular knitting needles: 5.5mm [US 9], 32” (81.28 cm) long
  • Stitch marker
  • Yarn needle

 

Measurements:  Scarf measures 48” (121.92 cm) in circumference and is 8” (20.32 cm) high.

 

Abbreviations:

K = knit

mm = millimeters

P = Purl

st(s) = stitch(es)

* or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

 

Gauge: 16 sts = 4” [10 cm]; 21 rows = 4” [10 cm] in pattern in the round. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

 

Instructions

 

DOUBLE BROKEN RIB PATTERN

Rounds 1 and 2: Knit.

Rounds 3 and 4: * K2, p2; repeat from * around.

Repeat rounds 1-4 for pattern.

 

SCARF

Cast on 200 sts. Join, being careful that sts are not twisted, and begin working in the round. Place marker for beginning of round. Work in Double Broken Rib Pattern until piece measures 8” (20.32 cm). Bind off on round 2 of pattern.

 

FINISHING

With yarn needle, weave in all ends.

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This scarf is so pretty and so easy. I've never made an infinity scarf but I think this one might just be the one I start with. I love the colors and it's a good size for my frame.

I am making an infinity scarf for an 8 year old, how do I adjust the pattern?

Hello there Cherie The simplest way to adjust a pattern is using the gauge at the beginning. If you just need to make it a little smaller or bigger you can achieve that by using slightly larger or smaller needles. Don't change the needle size too much because that will alter the thickness and drape of the final knit. If you need to make some big changes then you will need to calculate the different number of stitches needed and you can do this using the gauge as a guide. Just remember children's heads are quite large compared to their bodies so you may not need to reduce as much as you would imagine.

This cowl certainly is elegant and easy to knit, with a pattern easily memorized so one can knit and read or knit and watch tv, or knit while travelling, or having coffee with friends -- patterns like that are wonderful. Especially when they turn out to be so attractive.

I used size 8 circular needles for my gauge.

How much wool (in grams) do I need for this pattern?

Hey there! There are 100g in each skein of Red Heart Boutique Treasure yarn, so as the pattern calls for 2 skeins, you should need about 200g. I hope that helps! Happy knitting!

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