What supplies do I need to knit a scarf?
These are the items you’ll need to knit this easy garter stitch scarf:
- Size U.S. 8 (6 mm) Bamboo Knitting Needles *
- Cascade 220 Yarn (about 500 yards/457 meters) **
- Knitting Gauge Tool.
- Sharp Scissors.
- Tapestry Needle.
- Tape Measure.
- Crochet Hook (for fringe)
- Stitch Markers – optional ***
How many balls of wool 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. Have fun choosing!
What type of knitting needles are best for beginners?
For beginners, experts recommend bamboo or wooden needles because the stitches don’t slide off of the needles as easily as they do with other materials. In addition, they’re also comfortable in your hands and won’t slip away like other materials such as plastic or aluminum needles.