This infinity scarf pattern is a quick and easy scarf to make for a new knitter, with an interesting stitch pattern known as seed stitch.
The scarf is thick and bulky and will give your warmth during the colder months.
You can wear it for chilly morning school runs, for walking the dog in the park, or for any other occasion when you need to go out in the cold weather!
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What is Seed Stitch?
When you knit seed stitch, in the round or flat, you alternate knit and purl stitches on top of each other to create a texture that looks like seeds.
If you see that your work is looking more like ribbing – then you are not alternating your stitches.
Both sides of the knitted fabric will look the same, and the right side and wrong sides of the work are the same.
This is a great stitch for beginners to learn and is made even easier because the scarf is knit with super bulky yarn.
You can view the seed stitch video tutorial to learn how to do this.
More knitting stitches
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Infinity Scarf Pattern
The scarf accessory knits up quickly and the simple design makes for a relaxing and enjoyable knit.
Make it as a Christmas gift or for yourself!
How many stitches wide should an infinity scarf be?
This scarf is knit on 24″ circular needles in the round width-wise, so this means you are knitting the whole length of the scarf until it reaches the width that you want.
I cast on 101 sts and knit 10 inches in the round and that was high enough for me, but if you want to make it longer or shorter, it is up to you!
You can knit fewer rounds to make it have a shorter width or more rounds for a longer width.
What is a good length for an infinity scarf?
This scarf has a length of 76 inches / 193 cm.
This can also be adjusted when you knit, you can make it shorter or longer by casting on fewer or more stitches depending on your own preferences.
At this length, you can wrap the scarf twice around your neck (as you can see in the photos).
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Skill Level – Basic (beginner-friendly)
Approx – Length of scarf/circumference – 76 inches / 193 cm.
You can easily adjust the size by casting on fewer or more stitches.
Gauge = 9 sts and 18 rounds = 4in/10cm measured in seed stitch.
Abbreviations / Knitting Abbreviations List
- CO – Cast on
- K – Knit
- P – Purl
- PM – Place marker
- Rep – Repeat
- St(s) – Stitch(es)
CO 101 sts – PM and join in the round.
Round 1: K1, P1 to end of the round.
Round 2: P1, K1 to the end of the round.
Rep rounds 1 and 2 until the piece measures 10 inches from the cast-on edge.
Cast off in the pattern.
Weave in all loose ends.
To wear the scarf, place it over your head and twist it, doubling it over your head so that it is looped around your neck and shoulders.
More Scarf Patterns
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