Knitted Broken Rib Scarf

Imagine a cozy scarf that has been carefully crafted with a unique knitting technique known as Broken Rib. This particular style creates a textured pattern that adds depth and interest to the scarf, making it a standout accessory for any outfit. The combination of knit and purl stitches in the Broken Rib design gives the scarf a dynamic look that is both modern and classic at the same time. The softness of the yarn used in the knitting process ensures that the scarf is not only stylish but also incredibly comfortable to wear.


6.5″ by 60″ or any size you want


250 yards each of 2 different DK yarns and 1 metallic thread
Used in sample:
King Cole Embrace DK; Blush 2238: 1 skein
Plymouth Baby Alpaca DK; color 100: 2 skeins
Kreinik Ombre; Solid Copper 2100: 1 cone

US-10, 6.0mm

16 sts x 22 rows = 4” [10 cm] in broken rib

Other supplies:yarn needle

Stitches and Abbreviations: click on highlighted sts for tutorials
bo – bind off
co – cast on
k – knit
p – purl
rs – right side
st(s) – stitch(es)
ws – wrong side
( ) – work step in parentheses in indicated stitch

Getting Started
  • Read through all instructions before beginning.

Make this scarf starting with any odd number of sts to change the size – keep in mind this will affect how much yarn you use


CO 25
Row 1 (RS): K1, (p1, k1) to end
Row 2 (WS): K to end
Repeat Rows 1 & 2 to desired length, ending with row 1.
Bind off knit wise.

Wear or give and enjoy!

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