Knitted Seaweed Scarf

Imagine a cozy scarf made from intricately woven seaweed fibers, creating a unique and sustainable accessory that is both stylish and environmentally friendly. The process of knitting seaweed into a scarf involves carefully selecting the finest strands of seaweed, which are then expertly woven together to create a soft and luxurious fabric. The natural properties of seaweed make it an ideal material for a scarf, as it is lightweight, breathable, and has a subtle sheen that adds a touch of elegance to any outfit. 

Level: Intermediate


  • Yarn: Alize Burcum Nokta: (100% acrylic, 100 g/ 3.53 Oz, 210 m/ 230 yds), color no. 5887: 1 skein.
  • Knitting needles 6 mm/ US 10.
  • Tapestry needle.

Size and Measurements: One size; Width= 137 cm/ 54", Height = 25 cm/ 10" approx. 

Gauge: 16 sts x 24 rows in garter stitch.
Yardage: 200 - 210 m/ 220- 230 yds.
knitting Terms:

  • k = knit.
  • p = purl.
  • m 1= increase 1 stitch.
  • ktbl= knit through back loops.
  • p2tog = slip, purl, pass the slipped st over the purled one.
  • p3tog = slip, slip, purl, pass the slipped sts over the purled one.


Cast on 7 sts, knit 6 rows, (k row and p row) twice.

Increasing Rows, and the Lateral Braid:

Row 1: m 1, *ktbl of second st on left-hand needle, do not slide sts off needle, knit first st. Now slide both stitches off needle.Then, slip the last worked stitch from the right needle back to the left needle. Repeat from * to last st. (8 sts)

Row 2: p to end.

Row 3: k to end.

Row 4: p to end.

Repeat (1 - 4) rows eighteen times. (25 sts)

Then work as follows:

Row 5: repeat row 1.

Row 6: p to end.

Repeat (5 - 6) rows seventeen times. (42 sts)

Decreasing Rows:

Row 7: repeat row 1.

Row 8: p3tog, p to end.

Repeat (7-8) rows seventeen times. (25 sts)

Then work as follows:

Row 9: repeat row 1.

Row 10: p2tog, p to end.

Row 11: k to end.

Row 12: p2tog, p to end.

Repeat (9-12) rows eighteen times. (7 sts)

knit 6 rows, bind off all stitches, weave in loose ends

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