Simplicity is the secret behind this great-looking scarf.

Free Seven-Eleven Scarf Knitting Pattern

Different-size needles and more than one yarn transform a simple garter stitch into an interesting texture and design. Create the self-fringe by leaving a tail at the beginning and end of every row and tying on a new piece of yarn.

Size

Width: 31/4" (8.5cm)

Length: 55" (140cm), not including fringe

What You'll Need

Yarn: Soft worsted-weight yarn, about 90 yards (82.5m) each in 3 colors

We used: Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran (55% merino wool, 33% microfiber, 12% cashmere; 98.5 yards [90m] per 50g ball): #300505 (yarn A), 1 skein; #300202 (yarn B), 1 skein; Koigu KPPM (100% merino wool; 175 yards [160m] per 50g skein): #P436 (yarn C), 1 skein

Needles: US size 11 (8mm); US size 7 (4.5mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle to weave in ends

Gauge

14 stitches and 29 rows=4" (10cm) in garter stitch

Making the Scarf

Using a size 11 (8mm) needle and leaving a 7" (18cm) tail, cast on 200 stitches with yarn

A. Cut the yarn, leaving a 7" (18cm) tail.

Begin with a size 7 needle, then switch needle sizes at the beginning of every row, alternating between size 7 and size 11.

Row 1: Tie a new piece of yarn A to the tail, leaving a 7" (18cm) tail. Knit across. Cut the yarn, leaving a 7" (18cm) tail at the end. Continue in this manner, following the scarf pattern, each time leaving a 7" (18cm) tail at the beginning and end of the row.

Scarf Pattern

Knit 2 rows with B.

Knit 4 rows with C.

Knit 1 row with A.

Knit 1 row with B.

Knit 1 row with A.

Knit 3 rows with C.

Knit 1 row with B.

Knit 3 rows with A.

Knit 4 rows with C.

Knit 2 rows with B.

Knit 2 rows with A, ending last row on size 11 needles.

Continuing with size 11 needles, bind off all stitches. Trim fringe to 5 inches (12.5cm).

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