Golden Check Infinity Scarf – knitting pattern
1 skein Mountain Meadow Wool Alpine in Sorrel (260 yards / 3.5 oz. / 100g / 3 ply DK / 100% Mountain Merino Targhee)
US 9 (5.5 mm) knitting needles, straight or circular, at least 8 inches
tapestry needle (for joining & weaving in ends)
Abbreviations & Terms
CO – cast on
sts – stitches
sl – slip as if to purl
wyif – with yarn in front
k – knit
p – purl
rep – repeat
provisional cast on – Here’s a tutorial.
kitchener stitch (grafting) – Here’s a tutorial.
wet blocking – Here’s a tutorial.
Gauge & Dimensions: 16 sts & 18 rows over 4 inches worked in stockinette stitch and wet blocked. Finished piece measures 5.25 inches wide by 59 inches in circumference.
If you’re a beginner only comfortable with knit, purl and simple cast ons and bind offs, you can skip the provisional cast on and kitchener stitch join to make a plain, non-infinity scarf.
If you want to make a narrower or wider scarf, your cast on must be a multiple of 6 sts + 5.
CO 23 sts using a provisional cast on.
Row 1. Sl 1 wyif, (k3, p3), rep from ( to ) to last 4 sts, k4.
Row 2. Sl 1 wyif, (p3, k3),rep from ( to ) to last 4 sts, p3, k1.
Rows 3-4. Rep row 1.
Row 5. Rep row 2.
Row 6. Rep row 1.
Rows 7-30. Rep rows 1-6. (Four repeats of rows 1-6.)
Rows 31-34. Sl 1 wyif, k across.
Rep rows 1-34 to desired length or until you’re nearly out of yarn. Using the kitchener stitch, sew your ends together. Weave in all ends and wet block to finish.