wheat *free*
beautifully basic learn-to-knit scarf

Cast on and learn to knit with Alexa and Emily! Wheat is a beginner scarf, backed up by tutorials showing how to cast on, knit, purl, bind off, and read a knitting pattern.

Prefer to start with a baby blanket? All the basics are covered in the Malt Blanket too.


download Wheat Scarf pattern Wheat Scarf

Tutorials :::


sizing Finished scarf will be approximately 8" wide x 60" long

materials 400 yds worsted / aran weight yarn
(adult samples shown in Ritual Dyes Elder in ‘bone’ and Sweet Fiber Cashmerino Worsted in ‘spanish coin’)

gauge 14 sts / 4" in garter stitch
(don't worry about gauge if this is your first knitting project)

suggested needles US #8 / 5.0 mm needles


notes The wheat scarf is knit in rows from end to end. For full details see our blog post How to Knit Your First Scarf.

on Ravelry

For Knitting Teachers - Simple Collection patterns are perfect for use in teaching, and they are free to use! Feel free to use the images from our website, blog, or ravelry when advertising your classes (just give us credit for design and photos). And please ask your students to download a copy from Ravelry or the website. We would love to hear your feedback about how the patterns work in your classes! ~ Alexa & Emily

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