Self-Striping Mistake Rib Scarf

Ask Me Monday: Self-Striping Mistake Rib Scarf

Self-Striping Mistake Rib Scarf

Love the look of self-striping sock yarn, but don’t love knitting socks? This project is for you! Let the yarn do the work for you, with this simple, but eye-catching, Self-Striping Mistake Rib Scarf!

This week on Ask Me Monday, I show you the surprisingly simple Mistake Rib Pattern, plus offer the free pattern for this scarf. Enjoy!


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Self-Striping Mistake Rib Scarf


Selfie Striper: Self-Striping Mistake Rib Scarf Pattern


Urth Yarns Uneek Sock (75% Extrafine Merino 25% Nylon; 440 yds/100 gr), or equivalent self-striping sock yarn


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Size US 4/3.5 mm needles

Tapestry needle


Prefer this pattern in a PDF? Go here to download it!



6″/15 cm wide x 84″/213 cm long, blocked



36 sts x 48 rows = 4″/10 cm in Mistake Rib blocked



If you’re using a yarn other than Uneek Sock that already comes this way, split and wind the hank of self-striping yarn into two even balls.



CO 55 sts.

Row 1: *K2, p2; rep from * to last 3 sts, k2, p1.

Repeat Row 1 until the piece measures 42″/107 cm from CO edge, or until you run out of yarn from the first ball.

Join a new ball, taking care to pull from whichever end of the ball produces the SAME color that you just finished with (you’ll want to end with the same colors you started with at the beginning of the piece so that both ends of the scarf match.)

Repeat Row 1 until the piece measures 84″/213 cm, or until you’re almost out of yarn.




Weave in ends. Block.


Selfie-Striper Scarf by The YarnYAY! Design Team


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