Fallen Leaves Scarf

Inject some elegance into your fall knitting with this textured motif scarf that features a falling leaf design. The bold contrast of colors will look great paired with your favorite jean jacket.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: One size, 8” x 65”

Gauge: 22 stitches and 42 rows = 4” [10 cm] in garter stitch unblocked



Light weight yarn Patons Classic Wool DK Superwash (100% pure new wool; 125 yards [114 meters]/50 grams): #12609 Gold (MC, 3 balls), #12436 Autumn Spice (CC, 2 balls)
Needles: US size 6 (4.0 mm) needles, straight or 24” circular
Notions: Tapestry needle, scissors, blocking pins

Special Stitches

Leaf Motif Block

With MC,
Knit 4 rows. Work chart twice, making sure to account for edge stitches and to work stitches as they appear on wrong side rows.
Knit 4 rows.

Garter Stitch Block

With CC,
Knit 40 rows, knitting every stitch (garter stitch).


CO 42.
Begin with Leaf motif block. Then work garter stitch block. Repeat this pattern until there are five leaf motif blocks with one garter stitch block in the middle of each (four garter stitch blocks total). Bind off.


Sew in ends and block edges so that all edges are even.

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  • Beverly D.

    Hi, are the even rows in this pattern just purl except for the edge stitches?
    Bev Deugo

    • Nicola P.

      Hello Bev! I’ve reached out to the designer for advice and she or I will reply as soon as possible. Thanks! – Nicola, Editor

    • Nicola P.

      From the designer: I took a look at the pattern and in the even rows the stitches should be worked as they appear (knit the knits and purl the purls) other than the garter edge. Hope that helps!


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