Stripy Tube Scarf by Susan B. Anderson

Stripy Tube Scarf

December 2015
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
3.5 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
300 - 700 yards (274 - 640 m)
6-inches wide, 52-inches long
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Excerpted from Susan B. Anderson’s Kids’ Knitting Workshop by Susan B. Anderson (Artisan Books). Copyright 2015. Photographs by Lauren Volo. Illustrations by Alison Kolesar.

Stripy Tube Scarf
When you knit a scarf in the round with thick yarn and bigger needles, it will go fast even though it is long. This is why when you’re a new knitter, the only type of scarf I would recommend knitting is a tube scarf with color changes to make stripes. You could make the stripes match the Stripy Hat to make a set, or you could make a separate scarf with different colors. Be creative!

6 inches wide, 52 inches long.
Note: The scarf can be made longer or shorter in length; just bind off whenever you are ready.

7 skeins Bulky weight in 7 colors (about 750 yards total).
Note: This is a great project to use up leftover yarns! Just make sure they are all Bulky weight.

US size 10½ / 6.5 mm, 16-inch circular needles

3½ stitches per inch in stockinette stitch

Other things you’ll need
Stitch marker
Ruler or tape measure
Yarn needle