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Karen L Bennett on craftsy.com
Fort Collins, Colorado

A creative Brit living in Colorado, I've been knitting since 7 years old. My big hobbies are landscape and skyscape photography, acrylic and oil painting. My latest knitting designs are "Western ...

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Classic Men's Long Wool Scarf

from Hand Knit Artisans
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Classic Men's Long Wool Scarf
Classic Men's Long Wool Scarf
Classic Men's Long Wool Scarf
Classic Men's Long Wool Scarf
Classic Men's Long Wool Scarf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • cast on and off
  • knit 2 stitches together

Pattern Description:

This is truly a beginner level design - if you can do basic knitting, you can make this.

I don't know about you, but I love a sharp dressed man! I designed this while on a trip to England and France this summer. The yarn is natural, non dyed Bluefaced Leicester DK by West Yorkshire Spinners, Yorkshire, England.The yarn is so soft and provides wonderful stitch definition. I was wanting to design a scarf in neutral colors, that look classy and smart for a more formal dressy occasion, perhaps paired with a long wool coat over a business suit for the coldest of big city days. Although I had men in mind while creating this, the end result would look just as wonderful for ladies - perhaps a little shorter and in pastel or bright color.
Instead of a fringe finish to the ends, I decided on a textured statement finish - a simple yet effetive broken rib.
Now all I need is a volunteer sharp dressed man to model it!


4" / 10cm = 22 Sts. and 24 rows in stocking stitch on US6 / 4mm knitting needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 72" long x 8" wide


  • US size 6 knitting needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Blunt end darning needle

Suggested yarn:

500 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

West Yorkshire Spinners Bluefaced Leicester 100% woolDK


Brown 003