A lightweight scarf is a great accessory for any season.

Free Loosely Lovely Scarf Knitting Pattern

Big needles and a lacy pattern make this lightweight scarf a breeze to knit. In subtle hues of orange, it's a lovely fall accent, but feel free to search for the shade that suits your style.

Size

Width: 51/2" (14cm)

Length: 47" (119.5cm)

What You'll Need

Yarn: Bulky-weight wool blend, about 98 yards (90m)

We used: ggh yarns Travertino (87% wool, 13% polyamide; 98 yards [90m] per 50g ball): color 4 (orange mix), 1 ball

Needles: US size 13 (9mm)

Notion: Tapestry needle to weave in ends

Gauge

8 stitches and 8 rows=4" (10cm) in pattern

Making the Scarf

Cast on 12 stitches.

Rows 1-5: Knit first stitch through back loop, knit 10, bring yarn to front of work and slip last stitch purlwise.

Next row: Knit first stitch through back loop, bring yarn to front, (yarn over, purl 2 stitches together) 5 times, slip last stitch purlwise with yarn in front. Repeat this row for pattern until scarf measures approximately 46" (117cm).

Last 5 rows: Knit first stitch through back loop, knit 10, bring yarn to front of work and slip last stitch purlwise.

Bind off. Weave in loose ends.

Want something fabulous? Go to the next page for a pattern for our fabulous fringe scarf.