Raelyn Beginner Broken Rib Scarf

Skill Level: Beginner

Size: 8” / [20 cm] wide x 62.75” / [159 cm] long, not including optional fringe.

Gauge: 14 sts and 22 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Broken Rib patt. after wet blocking.


Yarn: Cascade Yarns Baby Alpaca Chunky (100% Baby Alpaca; 108 yards [99 meters]/100 grams): #602 Linen, 3 skeins.

Needle: US size 10 (6.0 mm) 16” circular
Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch marker, crochet hook for optional fringe.

Special Stitches

Broken Rib Pattern (worked flat over multiple of 4 sts)

Row 1 (RS): Knit.

Row 2 (WS): *P1, k3; rep from * to the end of row.

Row 3: Knit

Row 4: *P1, k3; rep from * to the end of row.

Row 5: Knit.

Row 6: *K2, p1, k1; rep from * to the end of row.

Row 7: Knit

Row 8: *K2, p1, k1; rep from * to the end of row.

Rep Rows 1-8 for patt.

Pattern Notes

The scarf is knit flat. Work in Broken Rib Pattern. Optional is to add fringe.



Loosely CO 28 sts.

Rows 1-344: Work in Broken Rib Pattern

BO all sts.

Fringe (optional)

Cut 40 pieces of yarn 10” long.

*Fold two pieces of yarn held together in half and with a crochet hook pull the yarn through the edge. Make a knot through the loop to secure the fringe. Rep from * 9 more times, spacing the fringe evenly to reach the other end of the CO or BO edge.


Weave in ends.

Wash and block to measurements.

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