Seafarer Scarf

Seafarer Scarf
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Knit a seafarer style scarf with our free pattern! The special gent in your life will enjoy receiving a seaman's style scarf to wear in colder weather, or even out on the open water.

This free knitting pattern is great for advanced beginners or beginners looking for a bit of a challenge. This knit scarf looks especially good in dark colors and earth tones. Men and even teen age boys look sporty and stylish in this unique scarf.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Materials:  
250 yards of chunky weight yarn, The sample was knit using Patons Shetland chunky tweeds in the color way dark Forest Green.
Size 10 Needles
Yarn needle

Gauge: 3 stitches to the inch

*Special Note: Slip the first stitch as if to knit on every row.

Pattern Instructions:

Cast on loosely  25 stitches.

First scarf leg
Row 1: Slip first stitch as if to knit, ( P2, K1 ) repeat to end of row.
Row 2: Slip first stitch as if to knit, ( K2, P1) repeat to end of row.
Row 3: Slip first stitch as if to knit,  K in each stitch to end of row.
Row 4: Slip first stitch as if to knit, P in each stitch to end of row.
Repeat rows 1 – 4 23 more times or  until piece measures  18 inces ending with row 4.

Neck edging
Set up row:  Slip first stitch as if to knit, (P2tog, K 1) in each stitch to end of row. (17)
Row 1: Slip first stitch as if to knit, (K 1, P 1) repeat to end of row.
Row 2 : Slip first stitch as if to knit, (P 1, K2) repeat to end of row.
Repeat rows 1 and 2 until neck measures 20 inches, ending with row 2.

Second scarf leg
Set up row: Slip first stitch as if to knit, (Inc, P 1) repeat to end of row. (25)
Row 1: Slip first stitch as if to knit, P in each stitch to end of row.
Row 2: Slip first stitch as if to knit,  K in each stitch to end of row.
Row 3: Slip first stitch as if to knit, ( P 2, K 1) repeat to end of row.
Row 4: Slip first stitch as if to knit, ( K 2, P 1 ) repeat to end of row.
Repeat rows 1 -4 23 more times, or until second leg measures 20 inches, and the same as the first leg.

Cast off and weave in ends.

 

About The Author

Melanie has more than 25 years experience as a Hands-on fiber artist and fiber arts teacher specializing in crochet, knitting, spinning, weaving and tatting. She has taught classes through various yarn stores, Community Education Programs, fiber fairs; as well as in 4-H programs around Idaho. She has been designing her own unique projects and patterns for numerous year and she has spent several years as a pattern tester for many yarn and design companies. You can usually find her working on something or planning her next project.