Knitting & Crochet

A lightweight scarf knitting pattern

A lightweight scarf knitting pattern

Knitting & Crochet

A lightweight scarf knitting pattern

This lightweight scarf is an essential summer accessory.

The Karner Scarf is a lightweight knitting project to take with you on your travels, and the finished scarf is the perfect summer accessory. Wear it with dresses, jackets, indoors and outdoors. This versatile scarf is a fun, take-anywhere project that you’ll truly enjoy wearing. 

The Karner Scarf is best knit on circular needles due to its generous width. Because lace weight yarn is fine, sometimes it may slip off your needles if you have a loose gauge. To avoid this, use bamboo needles, which keep the yarn in place better. You can also prevent dropped stitches by using a rubber band to hold your needle tips together when storing your project.

Skill Level
Beginner / Easy

Techniques Used
Knit and purl

Not essential


  • 1 Skein of Americo Abrazos (44.7% Pima Cotton, 55.3% Bamboo) 100 g / 1028 yards (940 m)
  • 3 mm (US 2) size needles
  • Yarn needle or crochet hook

Abbreviations and Terminology
K, k knit
P, p purl
Stocking Stitch knit 1 row, purl 1 row
RS right side of work – knit side
WS wrong side of work – purl side

Using 3 mm (US 2) size needles cast on 135 stitches
Row 1(RS): (K1, p1) to last stitch, k1
Row 2: P1, (k1, p1) to end
Row 3: (K1, p1) twice, knit to last 4 stitches, (p1, k1) twice
Row 4: (P1, k1) twice, purl to last 4 stitches, (k1, p1) twice
Repeat rows 3 & 4 until you have approximately 2 1/2 meters of fabric, or desired length.
End with a WS row ready to be worked next.
Work row 2, followed by row 1.
Cast off in pattern on a row 2.

Sew in all loose ends.



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Knitting & Crochet

A lightweight scarf knitting pattern