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Shea Scarf

from Tabetha Hedrick, Knitwear Design
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Shea Scarf
Shea Scarf
Shea Scarf
Shea Scarf
Shea Scarf
Shea Scarf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, bind off, cast on, increase, and decrease

Pattern Description:

Delectably simple, textural, and soft, Shea Scarf knits up super quickly. You'll enjoy the unadorned character as much as you'll delight in the easy instructions. Modest, yet beautiful with its clean lines and subtle appeal, this charming piece is the perfect accessory for all styles.

My patterns are filled with beautifully clear photos, easy to read text, eye-catching layout, and everything you need to know in order to complete the project. The Shea scarf pattern has both written and charted pattern instructions for you preference. You are going to love this project. :)

finished gauge
21 sts and 25 rows = 4? / 10 cm in Shea Stitch, stretched width-wise
Please note that while gauge is not critical to the finished piece, it does affect the finished size of the shawl and the amount of yarn used. Adjust this in your planning.

pattern notes
This scarf is worked sideways, from end to end.
The stitch pattern is both written and charted for your own

There's a tutorial on the ol' blog for the Right Wrap stitch, so go check it out.


21 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches in Shea stitch, stretched

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 51.75" / 131.5 cm wide
  • 17.25" / 44cm deep


  • US 7 (4.5mm) needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

350 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Diadem



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About the designer

Tabetha Hedrick, a freelance knitwear designer and writer raising a family in Colorado, lives by the belief that joy comes when fully participating in the present moment. And that joy is ever so easy ...

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