Scalloped Ruff

from Pam Powers Knits

Scalloped Ruff Pattern


PDF Digital Download

Have you made this pattern?
Share with the Craftsy community.

Knitting: Scalloped Ruff
rollover image to zoom

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Read blog or news article about this pattern









Skill Level:

advanced skill level requirement Expert

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, decrease, increase, 3 needle join, short rows

Pattern Description:

This scarf found its inspiration in the Elizabethan Ruff. Instructions are given for two versions, a cowl (shown in teal) and a tied scarf (shown in pink).


Tie: 32 sts and 36 rows = 4? / 10 cm in St st
Cowl: 22 sts and 28 rows = 4? / 10 cm in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Tie: 5 1/2? / 14 cm wide x 42? / 106.5 cm long
  • Cowl: 8? / 20.5 cm wide x 21 1/2? / 54.5 cm long


  • Tie: Size 4 / 3.5 mm (3 needles needed for 3-Needle Bind-Off)
  • Cowl: Size 7 / 4.5 mm (3 needles needed for 3-Needle Bind-Off)

You Will Also Need:

  • Medium-size crochet hook for provisional CO, spare circular needles or scrap yarn to use as stitch holders, cable needle, tapestry needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rowan Pure Wool



About Designer

About Designer

Pam Powers Knits on

Pam Powers is a freelance knitwear designer living in sunny Orange County, California with her wonderful husband and two lovely children. Her designs have appeared in Interweave Knits, Twist Collective, Belle Armoire and Apronology. Visit her blog at or on Facebook @PamPowersKnits.

Other popular patterns:

View all Knitting patterns »