Learn how to knit a scarf for beginners in this step-by-step video tutorial! This course is designed for complete newbies and beginners, so if you've never held yarn or needles before, then this is course for you!
We'll go over each step of the knitting process (don't worry, there are only 3 steps!) so that you can knit a comfy scarf with any yarn and needles.
/// WHAT YOU'LL LEARN ///
1. Cast On - involves getting the yarn onto your needles
2. Knit Stitch - the bread and butter of knitting. Get this stitch down and you can officially call yourself a knitter!
3. Cast Off - how do you get your scarf off your needles when it's long enough? With the cast off!
* How to choose yarn and needles
* How to get a neat edge using a slipped selvedge
* How to hold your needles (once you're comfortable knitting)
* How to weave in your tail ends so that your scarf is neat and secure
/// MATERIALS ///
⟡ around 350 grams of super bulky yarn. These are similar yarns:
⟡ Lana Grossa Ragazza Lei: https://www.loveknitting.com/lana-grossa-ragazza-lei?utm_medium=affiliate&a_aid=22ca8fee
⟡ Wool and the Gang Crazy Sexy Wool: https://www.loveknitting.com/wool-and-the-gang-crazy-sexy-wool?utm_medium=affiliate&a_aid=22ca8fee
⟡ Malabrigo Rasta: https://www.loveknitting.com/malabrigo-rasta?utm_medium=affiliate&a_aid=22ca8fee
⟡10mm (US 15) knitting needles (plastic): https://www.loveknitting.com/pony-single-point-plastic-needles-30cm-1-pair?utm_medium=affiliate&a_aid=22ca8fee
⟡ 10mm (US 15) knitting needles (rosewood): https://www.loveknitting.com/pony-single-point-rosewood-needles-35cm?utm_medium=affiliate&a_aid=22ca8fee
/// HOW I KNIT MY SCARF ///
The scarf in the video is knit with around 350 grams of bulky weight yarn.
I casted on 22 stitches and used a US 15/10mm bamboo needle to knit the scarf. The scarf ended up being 9.25" wide and 65" long.
/// VIDEO CHAPTERS ///
0:32 Choosing Yarn and Needles
2:16 Cast On
7:33 Knit Stitch
13:46 Next Row and Pep Talk
16:01 How to Hold Your Needles
18:31 Slipped Selvedge
19:34 Cast Off
24:29 Weaving in Ends
/// HELPFUL VIDEOS FOR BEGINNERS ///
➜ How to Join a New Ball of Yarn: https://youtu.be/I_cHO6R_MBc
➜ How to Fix Dropped Stitches: https://youtu.be/FcKrw4LcWgw
➜ How to Fix Extra Stitches: https://youtu.be/1oP6EyCT93g
SAY HELLO ON THE INTERWEBS!
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Music used in the video:
"Swimming" by Poddington Bear
"Summertime" by YoWiLLLL
* I want to be transparent that the links in the materials list are Amazon affiliate links. This means that, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you decide to make a purchase through the links. I’ve had success using them, which is why I recommend them. However, only buy what you need! Many knitters have used other materials, and their results are just as lovely. The materials list is just a suggestion based on what I have used.
You can carefully unravel your yarn for at least two rows. Here's a video on unravelling yarn: https://youtu.be/lG4XdtdWUpw I go over 3 methods. I think the first method may work for you since you’re only unravelling a few rows. Good luck!
I made one for my boyfriend, and he loves it. I'm going to try again, because I Iearned a lot, and totally missed the tips she had about dropped, and extra stitches. Got my tension figured out, so hopefully my scarf will be long enough this time!
Nice!! So kind of you to make one for your boyfriend! The second scarf is almost always a bit nicer than the first scarf because you'll have most of the kinks figured out. Good luck, and happy knitting!
Wish I could post a photo of the scarf I just finished after watching your video tutorial. As someone who taught herself to crochet many years ago, I have been trying to teach myself to knit and even finished a few small projects le headbands. After watching your video I was able to complete my own scarf with a soft velvety type yarn. Thank you. PS.... I'm left handed!!!!
I'm so mad.....at myself. I watch this video before buying any supply. So like the smart ass I thought I was I began knitting without rewatching. So 36 inches later.... Around 9 months later. I realise that we are suppose to pull off the first stitch.
Aside that can anyone recommend me a good length for a scarf?
I spend the whole day to finish another bowl of yarn as I wanted to bring it with me on a trip. To find out it might be shorter than.....i like.... Just enough to choke myself with it.
Hey! You don't have to slip the first stitch. It just looks a little neater at the edges, but not slipping the stitches looks okay too, I think! The scarf in the video is 65 inches long. It's long enough to wrap around your neck and tie loosely. That may be overkill for some. The length is really dependent on you, your height, how you like to wear a scarf (ie. wrapped once or twice, tied or untied etc.) and how long you'd like it to be! Hope that helps! Happy knitting!
I'm sorry about that. Knitting doesn't come easily to everyone. I totally get that it can be super frustrating to the point of tears (I've been there!). The only advice I can give is to keep trying and practicing. If you know someone who knits, it can be really helpful to have them beside you, showing you what you might be doing wrong. Good luck!
+Solita03 Awesome! This is my beginner hat tutorial: https://youtu.be/23gmF0WFXdI and this is another slouchy hat tutorial that is slightly more difficult than the first one: https://youtu.be/xFpVn_X47sQ Good luck, and happy knitting!
+Sheep & Stitch Thank you! I'm on my second scarf! Never knew I would like knitting. Any chance there will be knitting hats for beginners tutorial? Anyways I love your videos! I'm a total beginner and I totally understood every single step so easily. Love it!
Hi! This video may help you with the holes: https://youtu.be/1oP6EyCT93g As for the knitting being too loose, your yarn may be too thin for the needles you're knitting with. You can consider getting smaller needles that match your yarn or getting thicker yarn to match your needles.
This video is so helpful! I'm starting to make a scarf as a Christmas gift and got two rolls of the yarn. If I need to use the second one how do I connect it to my already partly made scarf? Like if I start to run out of yarn I'm not sure how to attach my new roll, if that makes sense.
So beautiful and easy to follow!! I started creating a scarf using this tutorial, but am wondering if there's a way for me to turn this into an infinity scarf? If not, I understand, I should've planned it out from the beginning, but just thought I'd inquire!
Thank you! I'm so glad you enjoy the tutorial! You can definitely turn the scarf into an infinity scarf by seaming the two ends together. I like using backstitch (a hand sewing method) to seam. This is a pretty good tutorial on backstitch: https://youtu.be/JEohtXIoOww Just fold the scarf together with right sides (the good side if you have a preference) together and then seam the two ends together. Hope that helps!
LOL, I think someone else commented recently about successfully knitting a scarf with chopsticks! I think it can be done! Just make sure to get yarn that corresponds to your chopstick's thickness. I'm going to guess a chopstick corresponds roughly to a 5.5-6mm needle. So, I would suggest using a heavy worsted or chunky weight yarn. Good luck!
I’m struggling really hard with this :( whenever I start, when I put the right needle into the stitch and wrap the yarn around it it feels like it’s getting tighter and tighter and it won’t let me do anymore and it looks horrible,, does anyone have any tips?
Trying to make this scarf, I keep having issues with the stitches. I find it difficult to keep stitching after my first row, because my needles are having a tough time going under the stitches to transfer them. It's like my material is too tight to the needle, any advice?
Knitting tightly is pretty common for beginners. One problem could be the size of the needles. Make sure they’re a good size fit for your yarn. (Your yarn label will often give a recommended needle size). Next, when you’re working your knit stitch, try not to tug on the yarn after you’ve worked the stitch. Try to relax your hand and think “loose” as weird as that sounds. Lastly, the more you practice knitting, the more your hands will naturally relax. Here’s an article that i find helpful for tight knitters: http://knitty.com/ISSUEspring05/FEATloosenup.html Hope that helps!
everyone was going so great until the second needle was introduced. tried it like a million times and still cant get it, i dont think it helps that im using chunky card thats plaited so theres a lot more threads in the picture
Thanks so much for this helpful video! I’m a 10 year old girl and I learned how to knit a scarf now! I gave it to my mom for Mother’s Day and she loved it! This video was so helpful for me, thank you so much!
My brother was diagnosed with Early Onset Dementia and I'm trying to get out of my comfort zone, accepting challenges and keeping my brain as fit as possible. I'm teaching myself piano and knitting. Your video is a godsend and here I am, with my first stitches. I'm grateful you're my teacher. I hope I'll be a knitter one day! <3 Love and gratitude from Italy
Excellent video! I like the trick you mentioned about taking your first stitch and simply transferring over to your right hand needle without actually knitting it to make a nice even and tidy edge. Does this also work for when you choose to do several rows of purl knitting ?
I'm completely new to knitting! I've always had an interest but never been able to, until today ♡ yours is the first tutorial I've seen and it's so so easy to follow, thank you so much ! I cant wait to finish
I'm in middle school and in the knitting club. I'm planning on making a scarf. (which is on its way to being complete) after that I want to crochet a bookbag and then after that I'll knit a hat. Thank you so much
Following this tutorial right now thank you so much!! I use to knit when I was younger, and I've been working in WHSmiths for 2 months now and done nothing but fall in love with the knitting magazines hehe x
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Não se engane: a versão 2018 de Secret of Mana está mais para uma recriação do que uma mera remasterização com pequeno ajustes gráficos. O que temos aqui é um jogo completamente atualizado, com personagens redesenhados que ganharam nova vida graças à estética cartunesca.
Se, por um lado, as mudanças visuais foram projetadas para atrair novatos, por outro, algumas pessoas podem torcer o nariz pela simplicidade da nova abordagem - especialmente no que diz respeito aos cenários e criaturas do mundo.
Os cenários coloridos, por exemplo, ainda que estejam bem representados, trazem pouca variedade e deixam game com cara de “jogo de celular”. Isso fica mais evidente pela estrutura do game, já que muitas áreas estão completamente vazias e monótonas. Nesse quesito, Secret of Mana não tem vantagem em ter o fator nostalgia a seu favor.
O remake utiliza a clássica perspectiva de visão aérea, com a câmera posicionada acima dos personagens. É possível arrastar as bordas da tela manualmente para ter uma visão mais ampla do ambiente, o que é bastante útil para momentos de exploração.
O brilho da era noventista, mas com ressalvas.
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A jogabilidade à la Zelda foi aprimorada e permite desferir ataques de qualquer ângulo. Os inimigos também demonstram mais inteligência, uma vez que agora eles têm a opção de atacar a partir de qualquer ponto do cenário.
Ainda que a movimentação esteja mais fluida, parece haver algum problema técnico relacionado ao impacto dos golpes. Isso porque há momentos em que o personagem simplesmente não acerta o ataque, mesmo posicionado a uma distância razoável do oponente.
Além disso, a interface dos menus ficou bem aquém do esperado, com abas confusas e muito mal posicionadas. Há, no entanto, uma opção de mapear os itens essenciais nos botões do joystick ou teclado, o que facilita muito a organização na hora de combates mais exigentes.
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