Free knitting pattern: Montgomery scarf

By Megan Goodacre

Free knitting pattern: Montgomery scarf

This simple scarf is an ideal project for the beginner knitter. Bands of garter stitch frame a simple row of eyelets on a stocking stitch background. Just enough pattern to make this visually interesting, but not enough to make it difficult.

Finished size approximately 6.5 x 80 inches
(instructions given for modifying dimensions)

Materials 2 x 100g (136 yds each) Knit Picks Comfy Bulky (shown in Vinca)

Supplies 5.0 mm needles

Gauge 16 stitches = 4 inches

Scarf pattern

Cast on 25 sts. If you want to change the width of the scarf, increase or decrease the number of stitches by 2’s.

Rows 1-4: Knit.
Row 5: *K2tog, yo; rep from * until 1 st remains on left needle, k1. Rows 6-9: Knit.
Rows 8, 10, 12, 14:
Purl.
Row 11, 13: Knit.

Repeat these 14 rows, ending with row 9, until scarf is the desired length. (Approximately 60 - 80 inches). Bind off.

Abbreviations

k knit
p purl
k2tog put the tip of right needle through the first two needles on the left needle and knit them together
yo bring yarn from back to front over right needle

Montgomery scarf