Helix Tube Scarf by Purl Soho

Helix Tube Scarf

November 2019
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
10.5 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 13 - 9.0 mm
688 yards (629 m)
One Size
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This pattern is available for free.

To knit your own Helix Tube Scarf, you will need…

8 skeins of Purl Soho’s Super Soft Merino, 100% merino wool. Each skein is 87 yards.

  • Color A: 2 skeins, approximately 107 yards required (We used Heirloom White for both the warm and cool color options.)
  • Colors B-G: 1 skein each, approximately 79 yards of each required (We used the colors listed below!)

You’ll also need…

We made our Helix Tube Scarf in two palettes (NOTE: some colors may no longer be available)…


  • Color A: Heirloom White
  • Color B: Peachy Pink
  • Color C: Lotus Flower
  • Color D: Oatmeal Gray
  • Color E: Super Orange
  • Color F: Bougainvillea Pink
  • Color G: Crocus Bud


  • Color A: Heirloom White
  • Color B: Stillwater Blue
  • Color C: True Turquoise
  • Color D: Gray Denim
  • Color E: Artemisia Green
  • Color F: High Tide
  • Color G: Timeless Navy

10½ stitches and 14 rounds = 4 inches in stockinette stitch


  • Finished Dimensions: approximately 8 inches wide x 74 inches long (from rolled edge)
  • Finished Circumference: 16 inches

This scarf is knit in the round inside out with the knit side facing you. After knitting the scarf, you will turn it right side out so that the purl side is facing you.

For a demonstration on how to work this technique, please visit our Helix Knitting Tutorial to watch our Helix Knitting video.

Designed by Purl Soho designer, Jake Canton.