The modern woman has her hands full with her job, daily chores and kids. But women being women have the capability to multitask with ease. There are many free knitting patterns for scarves so it really won’t be that difficult to take out some time to knit a nice scarf for herself or for someone she loves. It definitely is no rocket science to knit a scarf as explicit instructions are given along with the pattern. Some of the patterns are so appealing that they will surely inspire you to start knitting one.
A scarf is a very simple knitting project. They have to be knitted just straight and do not require any seaming. For beginners it is definitely a good project as it will not take long to knit and the end result will be very attractive. Innumerable designs can be found from the simple stitch pattern to the complex cable and lace designs. Scarves include cowls, wraps, infinity scarves and many more. Lace and ruffled scarves can add style to your dress while the thick cabled scarves will keep you warm during the cold winter months. Knitting an infinity scarf in the seed stitch can give the scarf a textured look. It is a very easy stitch and can be one of the best patterns for beginners as only two basic stitches are knitted to make this scarf. Other easy stitches for scarves are the ribbed stitch, fisherman’s rib and the linen stitch among many others.