To learn how to knit a scarf is easy. It is one of the simplest projects in knitting. But at the same time a scarf is one of the most important and multi functional pieces of a modern women wardrobe.
A scarf indicates the way you treat yourself. If a scarf is just a strip of dull and inexpressive knitted fabric, every one will be aware that its owner doesn't love herself. A little bit of fantasy and this stylish addition will completely change your look.
There are a lot of different scarf designs. From the very simple to extremely intricate. But the majority of them is based on the simple rectangular. Hence, to knit a scarf simply means "to knit a rectangular". Will you say that it is "dull and inexpressive"? You are absolutely right. But don't be in a hurry. A little bit of fantasy and you will have a stylish addition to your wardrobe.
We will begin to learn how to knit a scarf from its simplest possible variant. For example, let our scarf is a rectangular 8 inches (20 cm) wide and 50 inches (150 cm) long. Here are the steps you have to follow while knitting a scarf.
Important note: Knit your own gauge swatch! Don't use mine, please. They will be different!
That's it! Now you know how to knit a scarf. It is time to invite your fantasy and to create something more stylish than just a rectangular. But even a simple rectangular with proper yarn, stitch pattern, and color can be a stylish one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Here is a link where you will find a few ideas for your inspiration.
Here is my warm and functional winter "rectangular". A simple rectangular and nothing else. :-)
Patterns for this knitted scarf are available at the Knitted Scarf Pattern page.
Good luck with your knitting!
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