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Purse-Stitch Scarf

Photography: Christopher Baker

Source: Martha Stewart


  • Size 9 needles

  • 5 skeins wool


  1. Cast on 50 stitches (or 16 inches).

  2. Row 1: Slip 1 stitch purlwise with yarn in front, * yarn over, purl 2 together, and repeat * until the end of the row and knit last stitch.

  3. Repeat step 2 until scarf reaches 72 inches.

  4. Bind off loosely, using a larger needle if necessary to retain stretch in the fabric. (Steam lightly, if needed.)

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