Autumn’s True Stripes Scarf

Super snuggly scarves are fun, quick and easy to make with super bulky yarn. Use the seed stitch to create a bumpy fabric that will lay flat and won’t add extra bulk. Wrap a couple times around the neck for a big bold accessory or drape a single loop in front for a traditional scarf drape.

Time: Weekend Project

Skill Level: Beginner

Size: 7.5” wide x 96” long, including tassels

Gauge: 10 sts and 15 rows = 4” [10 cm] in seed st


Yarn: Lion Brand Hometown USA (100% Acrylic; 81 yards [74 meters]/140 grams]): #135148 Portland Wine (C1, 1 skein), #135114 Tampa Spice (C2, 1 skein), #135159 Madison Mustard (C3, 1 skein), #135109 Fort Worth Blue (C4, 1 skein), #135112 Miami Seafoam (C5, 1 skein)

Needles: US size 13 (9 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Special Stitches

Seed St (worked over an odd number of sts)
Row 1: (K1, p1) across to last st, k last st.
Rep Row 1 for patt.

Pattern Notes

Every row is worked seed st EXCEPT the first row of a new color. That first row of a new color will be knit across (this will keep the dashed lines on the back).

Always change color with RS facing.

The large stripes are 56 rows and the skinny stripes are 6 rows.


With C1, CO 19 sts.

Work 56 rows in seed st.

*With C2 (or next color), k 1 row, then work in seed st for 5 rows.

With C1 (or previous color), k 1 row, then work in seed st for 5 rows.

With C2 (or next color), k 1 row, then work in seed st for 55 rows.

Rep from * for C3, C4, C5.

BO all sts.


Weave in ends.

Cut 19 strands at 11” each in C1 and C5, attach to ends of Scarf with larks head knot.

Trim even.

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