Knit in a soft, bulky yarn, this scarf uses elongated garter stitch to make a cloud around your neck! The free Jiffy Keyhole Scarf knitting pattern is so easy, you’ll knit it in a jiffy!
The keyhole, make by doing extra yarn-overs, allows the scarf to stay secure, no matter your activities.
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You’ll knit this scarf in no time with bulky-weight yarn. I used Cascade Yarns Baby Alpaca Chunky in color 554 Koala Bear.
You’ll need about 100 yards [92 m] to make the scarf if you match the listed gauge.
Jiffy Keyhole Scarf Free Knitting Pattern
The pattern is designed to fit adults, and to be 6″ [15 cm] wide x 33″ [84 cm] long.Purchase on Ravelry Purchase on Payhip
I used size 10 [6 mm] knitting needles. Use whatever size you need to get gauge.
k2tog: knit 2 stitches together
yo: yarn over
Elongated Garter Stitch
(worked over any number of sts, reversible)
Row 1: Knit, wrapping yarn twice around the needle on each stitch.
Row 2: Knit, dropping extra wraps. Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for pattern.
Cast on 15 sts. Knit 1 row.
Work even in Elongated Garter Stitch until scarf measures approximately 26″ / 66 cm, ending with Row 2 of pattern.
Keyhole Row: Wrapping yarn twice around the needle on each st, k6, k2tog, yo 5 times; knit to end.
Next row: Knit, dropping all extra wraps. [15 sts]
Work even in Elongated Garter Stitch until scarf measures approximately 33″ / 84 cm, ending with Row 2 of pattern. Bind off. Weave in ends. Block.
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