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Free Scarf Knitting Patterns

Free Simple Sparkle Scarf Knitting Pattern

Add a little sparkle to your wardrobe with this easy scarf.
Add a little sparkle to your wardrobe with this easy scarf.

Knit in simple garter stitch, this easy-to-make scarf can be completed in just a couple of evenings. The sparkling yarn is irresistible in all colors. You'll be amazed at how many different looks you can achieve just by changing the yarn. Don't be afraid to experiment!


Binding off -- BO


Casting on -- CO

Garter stitch

Knit stitch -- k

Weaving in yarn tails


7x52" (18x132cm)


12 stitches=4" (10cm) in garter stitch. Exact gauge is not important; scarf can be slightly wider or narrower

What You'll Need

Yarn: 180 yards (165m) medium weight mohair blend yarn with glitz or use 2 yarns held together as 1, 180 yards (165m) mohair blend and 180 yards (165m) glitzy thread or thin yarn.

We used: Trendsetter Yarns Dune: red #91, 2 balls (red scarf); blue #39, 2 balls (blue scarf); green #93, 2 balls (green scarf)

Needles: US size 11 (8mm)

Notion: Tapestry needle

Making the Scarf

Cast on 20 stitches, leaving 4" (10cm) tail. Work in garter stitch (knit every row) until scarf measures about 52" (132cm), or keep knitting until just enough yarn remains to bind off all stitches and secure yarn tail (about 4 times the scarf width plus 6 inches [15cm]).

Bind off all stitches loosely; try to match the same elasticity as the cast-on edge. Cut yarn, leaving 4" (10cm) tail. Thread tapestry needle and weave through bound-off stitches to secure. Weave in yarn tail at cast-on edge in same manner.

The next pattern is the confetti scarf -- another easy knitting project.