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First Scarf Favorites; 8 Easy Patterns in Knit & Crochet

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First Scarf Favorites; 8 Easy Patterns in Knit & Crochet

If you’ve recently learned to knit or crochet or are looking for gift inspirations, I’ve got a selection of a few of our favorite knit and crochet scarf patterns that are great for beginner and experienced yarncrafters alike. The scarf selections below utilize basic stitch patterns, which are perfect for getting more practice and improving your skills; if you’re a more advanced knitter or crocheter, these patterns will be helpful suggestions for knocking out quick gifts for women, children and men.


Basic Scarf
Basic Scarf is perfect for practicing the stockinette and garter stitch simultaneously.  This pattern also makes for a great unisex scarf.
Rustic Ribbed Scarf
Rustic Ribbed (Hat) and Scarf is another great unisex pattern that allows you to practice knit and purl combinations, which gives the scarf a ribbed look.
Fall River Scarf
Fall River Scarf is a classic scarf that’s perfect for practicing your stockinette stitch.  Knit in Wool-Ease Thick & Quick, this scarf will work up quickly.
Garter Scarf
The Garter Scarf is great for working on your gauge and tension.  A self-striping yarn is perfect for garter stitch because you’ll have fun waiting to see what color appears next.


Cosmic Color Scarf
Practice double crochet stitches with the Cosmic Color scarf in Amazing.  The double crochet stitches add a great texture to the scarf.
Slate Grey Scarf
Crocheting through the back loop gives the Slate Grey Scarf a defined ribbed look.
Glitzy Accent Scarf
Glitzy Accent Scarf allows you to try a new yarn weight by crocheting with a sportweight yarn. Crochet in Vanna’s Glamour to make a lightweight scarf that sparkles.
Flights of Fancy Scarf
The Flights of Fancy Scarf is great for trying a lace-like pattern.  Crocheted in the worsted weight Nature’s Choice Organic, you’ll love the drape and feel of this super soft scarf.

What type of stitch do you find yourself using for fast and simple projects? Share with us in the comments.

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  • for quick projects, my go-to stitch is Double Crochet using oh so many combinations with Chain between. Also, while I’m here, I want shout Yippeee! that I found JAMIE yarn, color Mardi Gras at the Meijer store in Normal, Illinois. First row of the baby hat is already looking mighty fine 🙂

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