Fire Engine Scarf


Fire Engine Scarf

A vibrant color and an interesting texture collide to form the Fire Engine Scarf. This knit scarf pattern proves that men can wear red - and they can wear it well. This handsome scarf features a simple lace design, making it an engaging piece for beginning or novice knitters. Knit the Fire Engine Scarf for the man in your life. It makes a great gift any time of the year.


Knitting Needle Size11 or 8 mm

Yarn Weight(5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)


  • Bernat® Softee® Chunky™ (Solids: 100 g/3.5 oz; 99 m/108 yds)
  • Beetroot (28440) 3 balls
  • Size 8 mm (U.S. 11) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge


11 sts and 14 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.


Approx 6½" x 63" [16.5 cm x 160 cm], excluding fringe


Cast on 15 sts.
Knit 3 rows, noting first row is WS and inc 2 sts evenly across last row. 17 sts.
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). K4. (P3. K3) twice. K1.
2nd row: K1. (P3. K3) twice. P3. K1.
3rd and 4th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.
5th row: K1. (yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yo. K3) twice. yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yo. K1.
6th row: K1. (K3. P3) twice. K4.
7th row: K1. (P3. K3) twice. P3. K1.
8th and 9th rows: As 6th and 7th rows.
10th row: As 6th row.
11th row: K4. (yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yo. K3) twice. K1.
12th row: As 2nd row.
Rep last 12 rows for pat until Scarf from beg measures approx 62" [157.5 cm], ending with a 6th or 12th row of pat.
Next row: (RS). Knit, dec 2 sts evenly across. 15 sts.
Knit 2 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Fringe: Cut 16" [40.5 cm] lengths of yarn. Taking 3 strands tog, knot into fringe evenly across each end of Scarf. Trim fringe evenly.



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