Woven Roots Scarf by Jared Flood

Woven Roots Scarf

November 2023
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
535 - 795 yards (489 - 727 m)
Regular (Wide): 6¾ (9½)" [17 (24) cm] width; 72 (76)" [183 (193) cm] length
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Bring classic cables to your modern wardrobe with this easy and fun scarf. Practice your technique on two different cables that cross on the same rows for quick memorization. An easy-to-work corded selvedge treatment provides a professional finish (no curling edges!) Choose from two width options and enjoy seeing crisp, buttery cables form in round, bouncy 3-ply Tones or plush, springy 5-ply Imbue.

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This pattern is part of our BT by Brooklyn Tweed pattern line; a collection of skill-accessible knitting patterns written in a concise, visually appealing way. Each pattern offers a beginner-friendly entry point into the larger world of Brooklyn Tweed yarns and patterns. Projects you make from BT by Brooklyn Tweed will be straightforward to knit and fun to wear!


  • Scarf is worked flat from end to end.

Finished Dimensions

Regular (Wide)

  • 6¾ (9½)“ 17 (24) cm width; 72 (76)” 183 (193) cm length
  • Measurements taken from relaxed fabric after blocking.


Brooklyn Tweed Imbue – 100% American Merino wool (104 yards/95 meters per 50g skein)

  • 6 (8) skeins
  • Regular version photographed in color Cloak
  • Wide version photographed in color Crepe


Brooklyn Tweed Tones – 100% American Columbia wool (140 yards/128 meters per 50g skein)

  • 4(6) skeins
  • Regular version photographed in color Baseline Undertone
  • Wide version photographed in color Vacay Undertone

Potential yarn substitutes include Shelter. Note that put-ups (yardage per skein) may be different for alternate yarn lines, so check your total yardage for your size.


  • Approximately 535 (795) yards 489 (727) meters of worsted weight wool yarn


  • 6.5 stitches per inch measured over cabled fabric, after blocking
  • 26 stitches and 32 rows = 4”/10 cm
  • Matching row gauge is not critical


Main needles

  • Suggested size US 8 (5 mm)

Ribbing needles

  • Suggested size US 5 (3.75 mm)
  • 2-3 sizes smaller than main needles

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:

Skill Level
2 out of 5: Adventurous Beginner