Red Heart had a new FREE scarf pattern that was designed with their NEW yarn, Collage. Collage is a bulky yarn making this a super quick pattern. Not only is this a quick pattern, it is also easy since it is all done in garter stitch. Join me as I show you how to make the Up the Volume Scarf.
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The jumbo weight of yarn not only allows you to make trendy accessory but also work this project up quickly. This perfect for beginners or those of us that are trying to get a gift together quickly. All you need to know is how to knit every row. If you don’t know how to do that, don’t worry I show you exactly how to do it in this video of the FREE pattern Up the Volume Scarf.
What you Will Learn:
- knitted cast on
- how to knit
- how to add a new ball of yarn
- 2 different ways to bind off
- how to weave in tails and
- how to add tassels
Up the Volume Scarf Materials:
- RED HEART® Collage™: 4 balls 9982 Circus
- Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 19 mm [US 35]
- Yarn needle
- Up the Volume Scarf FREE Pattern from Red Heart
In this pattern gauge is not crucial. Although you should always make a swatch and check your gauge it is most important with projects that require sizing. This would include hats, mittens and sweaters.
By making a gauge swatch you can learn a lot. First you will see how the fabric will drape. This is most important when you are substituting the yarn called for in the pattern. A swatch will also show you how many stitches per inch you are getting. Matching that number to the pattern will tell you if your finished item will be the same size as the designer made in their sample.
When you knit your swatch if you have more stitches per inch compared to the pattern you will find that your finished item is smaller than what the pattern states. If you have fewer stitches per inch than what is listed in the pattern your finished item will be larger than what the designer has. You can change the gauge by going up or down in needle size and also by changing the yarn, if you are not using what was called for in the pattern.
Beginner Up the Volume Scarf:
Are you a beginner:
If you are new to knitting I have a absolute beginner version of the video tutorial. You can see this version of the tutorial in the How to Knit Easy and Quick Absolute Beginner Chunky Scarf post.