You Can Make This Scarf

You Can Make This Scarf

Back in November 2023, I got so ill with the stomach flu that I couldn't even knit anything I had on the go. Looking at a pattern, or even doing the purl stitch, was just out of the question. That's when I remembered a little 50g skein of hand-dyed fingering weight yarn I had recently purchased on a trip to Denver, Colorado. I decided to pick up a pair of 3.5mm needles, and my Mrs. Lovett yarn from Elevation Yarns in colour "six," and cast on the simplest garter stitch scarf I could. I want to share the pattern with you, for when you are desperately in need of something simple to make. Whether you're a total beginner, or a seasoned pro, this pattern is so fun and an adorable addition to your autumn/winter wardrobe (at least, I think it is).

You Can Make This Scarf


The Pattern:


Using your 3.5mm needles, cast-on 28 stitches using the cast-on method of your choice. I personally love the German Twisted Cast-On, as I am a tight knitter, and this stretchy cast on helps prevent a tight cast-on.


Knit in garter stitch (knit every row) until your scarf measures 40-42" (102-106cm), or, if you are using a 50g skein of yarn, until your yarn has almost run out.


Cast-off using your preferred method. I personally like the Italian Bind-Off method, as I find it results in a really lovely edge. Alternatively, I sometimes cast-off with a classic cast-off using needles that are 2 sizes bigger than the ones I used to know with (because I am I tight knitter).

Weave in your ends, and voilà, you're done! You have the option to block your scarf if you want, but I find it's not necessary for this project. 

Don't forget to share your finished project and tag us at @goodgriefyarnshop with #youcanmakethisscarf

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