The Basic Drop Stitch Scarf is a great way to learn the drop stitch. It’s actually very easy, and not too scary once you get used to it! With just a three row repeat, this pattern is easy to memorize and travels easily. You can make it any length you want, and you can even change the width by casting on more or less stitches. Enjoy!
Basic Drop Stitch Scarf
Easy Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot
55″ by 5.5″
Berroco Vintage Chunky (50% acrylic, 40% wool, 10% nylon), color 61190
US-10, 6.0mm straight needles or 16″ circulars – Clover Takumi used
14 sts x 21 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stockinette
yarn needle – Clover used
Stitches and Abbreviations:
k – knit
st(s) – stitch(es)
yo – yarn over
Dropping stitches can be scary. Just go with it, you’ll get the hang of it!
You can add or subtract stitches from the cast on amount to change the width of the scarf.
You can make the scarf any length you want!
Row 1: K all.
Row 2: K all.
Row 3: K1, (yo twice, k1) to end.
Row 4: K1, (drop both yo, k1) to end.
Row 5: K all.
Repeat rows 3-5 to desired length.
Bind off knit wise.
Weave in all ends.
Wear or give and enjoy!
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