How long does it take to knit a scarf in hours?
If you choose to spend 5 hours a day to knit, it will take you a week to finish a basic scarf. But again, it depends on your skill level. Some seasoned knitters can finish a scarf in only a few days. Every knitter has her own pace, so work on your speed.
How much should I cast on for a scarf?
If you are a beginner knitter, you should make a relatively small scarf, enough to keep you warm, but avoid making it so wide that it takes too long to knit. If you are knitting with worsted weight yarn and size 8 to 10 needles, you’ll need to cast on 30 to 40 stitches for a nice-sized scarf.
What is the best size knitting needles for a scarf?
If you are a tight knitter, use bigger needles (size 17) or if you are a loose knitter, use smaller needles (size 15). Use whatever size needle it takes so that you make a scarf that is 4 inches to 4.5 inches wide (not wider). You can also adjust the number of stitches to keep your scarf within this size range.
How many balls of yarn do you need to knit a scarf?
You may need approx. 5 or 6 50g balls of wool to make your scarf. You can choose any colour wool, even a multicolour wool.