Pennant Pleating Scarf is an easy knit and purl design that is great for beginners. This scarf design is an easy eight-row repeat knitted flat on straight needles that creates a reversible texture. This wide, soft scarf design can also be worn as an elegant wrap. The pleated columns with embedded triangles create unique visual interest in this beginner-friendly project.
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Scarf Size: 10 x 72 inches (25 x 183 cm). With fringe tassels, the total length is 80".
Texture Design: This Pennant Pleating knit stitch pattern is is an easy design of overlapping vertical columns of interlocking triangles in Garter and Stockinette textures.
Beginner Level: The scarf wrap is easily created with a simple combination of knits and purls.
Reversible: This is a reversible pattern, so the pennant pleating texture is visible and looks great on both the right and wrong sides of your work.
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Bulky Weight #5 Yarn
Suggested: Cascade 128 Superwash Merino Wool
450 – 500 yards (411 – 457 m)
My scarf sample was knit in Cascade 128 Superwash Merino Wool in the aqua blue color Pacific 1960, which required 4 skeins total.
- Knitting Needles Size 10 US (6 mm) – Straight needles 7" or longer in length
- Tapestry Needle
- Crochet Hook 7.0 m (optional)
- Knitting Blocks and T-Pins (optional)
Skill Level: Experienced Beginners
- CO = Cast On Long Tail
- K = Knit Stitch
- P = Purl Stitch
- Sl1 = Slip 1 Stitch Purlwise with Yarn in Back
- Cast Off
- Weave in Yarn Tails
- * * = Repeat Pattern Between Asterisks
Enjoy! I hope you are inspired to knit my Pennant Pleating Scarf for yourself, family, and friends.