Are you looking for a fun, festive keyhole scarf knitting pattern to make for St. Patrick’s Day? Look no further than this delightful little green scarf! This fun-to-make pattern only requires a few simple stitches but they blend in together beautifully, making it great for knitters of all skill levels. Even if you’re just getting started with knitting, this pattern is sure to be a hit. The M1 and Sl1 stitches provide an interesting look and feel that will add a unique element to any project.
This scarf will be sure to bring out your inner leprechaun! The bright green color is perfect for St. Patrick's day, and the soft texture will keep you feeling cozy and warm. Not only this scarf is great for the holiday season, it would also make an excellent addition to any wardrobe. Whether you’re making it for a gift or just something to keep you warm during the winter months, this scarf is sure to be a hit.
Best of all, the pattern for this scarf is free for anyone to use plus you get to watch a video tutorial if you ever run into a problem! So, gather your supplies, download or print out the pattern, and get to knitting! You’ll be sure to have the perfect accessory in time for the holiday season. Have fun!
Size : 7 (widest area) x 29 inches
Gauge : 3.5- 4 sts per inch over garter st
Materials (You can use any yarn that is not thinner than Aran or Heavy Worsted and a needle that works well with your yarn.)
1. 1 ball (100g) of Aran of heavy worsted weight yarn (I use Cascade Cloud Yarn 100g/164 yds in Green See sample here)
2. A pair of Knitting needles US # 10 (6mm)
3. A pair of Scissor
4. Big eye needle
5. Row counter
M1 Lace Pattern (see video guide at 0:58)
Row 1 (right side): K2, * SKP (slip1,k1,passover), M1; repeat from * to last 2 stitches, K2.
Row 2 (wrong side): K2, P to the last 2 sts, K2.
Row 3: K2,* M1, K2tog; repeat from * to the last 2 sts, K2.
Row 4: Same as row 2.
Repeat these 4 rows.
Basket weave Pattern (see video at 10:15)
Row 1: K
Row 2: K2, p to last 2st, K2.
Row 3: k2,*Sl1 Purlwise, k1; repeat to last 2 sts, k2
Row 4: K3, *yf, Sl1, yb, k1 repeat from * to the last st, K1.
Repeat these 4 rows
Cast on 14 sts. Next row: K2, p to last 2 sts, k2. Begin work in M1 Lace Pattern starting with row 1 and work until the piece measures 7” ending with row 4.
Hold work in your left hand and fold the piece in half with the wrong side facing one another. Knit each st from the needle with each correspondent cast on stitch (See video here at 5:15). When completing this row you should have a keyhole piece.
Next row (increasing row): knit into front and back of all stitches. (see video at 8:20) You should have 28 sts total when complete..
Begin Basket Weave Pattern starting with row 1. Work the pattern until it’s about 22” from the increasing row. Ending with row 4.
Switch back to the lace scarf pattern starting with row 1 and work for 3 inches ending with row 1.
Knit garter stitch pattern (knit every row) for 6 rows then bind off loosely. Cut yarn and weave it behind work using the big eye needle. Now you’re all done. Enjoy showing off your St. Patrick’s Day scarf!
Knitting Stitch Abbreviation
K = Knit
P = Purl
Sl1 = Slip 1 st purlwise (see video at 11:44)
SKP = slip1, k1, passover (see video at 1:10)
K2tog= knit 2 sts together at once (see video at 3:54)
Kfb = knit into front and back of the same stitch (see video at 8:20)
Yf = yarn in front of work
Yb = yarn at the back of work
M1 = make one by picking up the horizontal strand between the two needles and knit into it. (see video here at 1:22)
My Video tutorial for this keyhole scarf; https://youtu.be/TrgUN6OJhE4