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Beach Knit Scarf

The Knit Beach Scarf is a lightweight and gorgeous accessory for the warmer months. Take it to the beach, or wrap up your hair when you roll down those windows. And if you need a knit project on the go, the lightweight yarn is easy to throw in a small bag. Might I say perfect for some beach knitting?

If you like this knit scarf, also check out the Rust Scarf Knit Pattern.

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US 6 (4.0 mm) Needles
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Suggested yarn:  Schachenmayr Select Tahiti in color way Suedsee

Schachenmayr Tahiti yarn

Yarn weight: Light Fingering / 3 ply

Gauge:  28 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette

Needle size: US 6 – 4.0 mm

Yardage: US 6 – 4.0 mm

Sizes available: One Size

Skill Level: Easy

Measurements: 12 inches wide by 64 inches long

Abbreviations / Stitches
k- knit
p- purl
yo- yarn over
psso- pass slip stitch over

Scarf Pattern

Row 1: Cast on 70. k2 *yo, slip 1, k1, psso, k4; repeat * until last 2, yo, slip 1, k1, psso (stitch count for all rows is 70)

Row 2: ALL even numbered rows: Purl

Row 3: k2, *yo, k1, slip 1, k1, psso, k3; repeat * until last 2, yo, slip 1, k1, psso

Row 5: k2, *yo, k2, slip 1, k1, psso, k2; repeat * until last 2, yo, slip 1, k1, psso

Row 7: k2, *yo, k3, slip 1, k1, psso, k1; repeat * until last 2, yo, slip 1, k1, psso

Row 9: k2, *yo, k4, slip 1, k1, psso; repeat * until last 2, yo, slip 1, k1, psso

Rows 11-50: Repeat rows 1-10 four more times

Rows 51- 375: Knit odd rows, purl even rows (this stockinette section is approximately 51 inches, add or removes rows for a longer or shorter scarf.)

Rows 376-425: Repeat rows 1-10 five more times

Fasten off and weave in ends.

This scarf will curl, blocking it is necessary when finished.

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This pattern was originally published in August 2016, and updated to the blog May 2022.

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