Chunky Scarf with Tassels

Added Oct 25, 2010

By burdastyle

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Description

Do you knit? Like sewing, knitting can seem intimidating in the beginning— but once you’ve gotten the hang of it, knitting makes for a relaxing past time, and, you can make really fabulous accessories. This chunky scarf is super cozy and the tassels add an element of quirk while creating some weight for a nice hang. An added plus is that you can make this project for a man, woman or child— for a man you could leave out the tassels, for a child, you could add more!

Material Notes

Two size 6 or 8 needles (depends on yarn thickness), 1 ream of pink yarn.

Difficulty

Novice

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Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Unisex
Garment Type
Accessories
Style
Bohemian, Classic, Preppy, Romantic
Material
Wool

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    Oct 28, 2010, 12.42 PMby corkyin1981

    I love this scarf and want to knit it for my niece!! How many reams/skeins of yarn were used and how many yards total? Thanks!

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      Oct 28, 2010, 09.24 PMby alisondahl

      hello there— Only 1 skein of yarn was used for this project (the scarf is about 6’ long). I know that skeins of yarn vary in length, so we had 2 to work with but only needed the one. Maybe a hat next!

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    Oct 27, 2010, 02.09 PMby joanne13

    this scarf is very lovely! I will ask my grandma to make it for me. It`s very fantastic i think! happy knitting everyone! =D

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    Oct 27, 2010, 06.18 AMby sewmom2

    This is a lovely scarf and the pictures are great, but there seem to be some key pieces if information missing from the instructions. I am guessing the stitch pattern must be a 1×1 rib (knit 1; purl1) as the back and front look the same(see photo 18 the front and back are visible at the same time). Also, the number of stitches used in the finished sample must be around 48-50 (not 20 as stated in step 3). Count the ribs in step 16 and double for the ribs on the reverse side. I also suspect the 1st stitch of each row is slipped, because the edge is nice and flat.

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      Oct 27, 2010, 04.29 PMby alisondahl

      Hi sewmom2, thanks for the tip— the instructions have been updated to clarify that scarf is indeed a 1×1 rib knit. Thanks!

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    Oct 26, 2010, 04.13 AMby Kelsey Edwards

    i love it! such a shame its summer in new zealand… i might just have to make it anyway (:

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    Oct 25, 2010, 08.06 PMby ashchaser

    Hooray there is finally an article about knitting! I am very happy, thank you Burdastyle!

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    Oct 25, 2010, 06.37 PMby carottesauvage

    Good to have a knitted project !Time to get cosy and add tassles to curtains :)

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    Oct 25, 2010, 04.29 PMby popbabe7

    I really like knitting! This scarf looks fantastic!

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    Oct 25, 2010, 03.49 PMby ijada13

    This is lovely, I recently posted some of my own knitting projects! I was just wondering how long the actual scarf was and also, the weight of the yarn you used, if you know! Thanks, :)

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    • Dahlnyc_1352392376_600_large

      Oct 25, 2010, 04.12 PMby alisondahl

      Hi there! Good questions: The actual scarf is 8 feet long (2.43 metres). We used #4 (medium weight) yarn and size 8 needles. There’s more info in the instructions. part of this project. Happy knitting.

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