Basic Scarf Pattern For A Child

Basic Scarf Pattern For A Child

Welcome to our basic scarf pattern for a child! This versatile pattern is perfect for keeping little ones warm and cozy during the colder months. The pattern can be made in two different lengths, short or long, to suit your child's needs and preferences.

The design is simple yet stylish, making it a great option for boys and girls of all ages.

What you need

Needles size 7 1/2
2.5 oz – 4.5 oz (75-125g) of 5-8 ply wool


This pattern is easy to follow, even for those new to knitting, and requires only basic knitting skills. The recommended needle size is 7.5 and the pattern can be made using 2.5 oz to 4.5 oz of 5-8 ply wool. This means it’s a great option for using up scraps of yarn in your stash, or for using a single skein of yarn to create a unique, one-of-a-kind scarf.

In this pattern, you will learn how to knit a basic garter stitch scarf, which is a great way to practice your knitting skills, and also make a thoughtful gift for a child. Not only this scarf is easy to knit but it’s also made with wool yarn which makes it warm, soft, and easy to care for. So grab your needles, yarn and let’s get started on creating this cozy and stylish scarf for a child.

The picture above shows a scarf made with Cha Cha or Feather Knitting Yarn.

For a short scarf knit with 2.5 oz (75 g) for a long scarf use 4.5 oz (125 g).

Cast on 10 stitches and knit till the desired length is reached.

Using 20 20 cm lengths of wool tie them into the end row of each end of the scarf. This will create tassels on the ends. (not shown in the picture).

If you are using a Cha Cha Knitting Yarn keep in mind it will stretch both in length and in width.


  1. Lisa Ogilvie says

    I’ve checked every knitting needle conversion chart available to me and can’t find 71/2 on any of them, so I will have to guess and hope it works out.

  2. Seems like a quick project. Just confused by needle size 7 1/2. Never heard of that size.

  3. LOVED IT! I am eleven too and could understand it. I didn’t know how many stiches you needed to have for a scarf. So yeah.. I always have some random shape.

    Thank you very much it is very detailed.

  4. Zebras7890 says

    easy and good

  5. im 11 and could understand it perfectly

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