Round Loom Knit Scarf Tutorial – Knit, Purl & Slip Stitch

In this week’s tutorial, we’re knitting a scarf on a round loom!

 

 

My Easy Loom Knit Hat Tutorial has been popular and several people have requested another loom knitting project, so today is the day!

If you’ve made my loom knit hat, then this scarf will likely be a breeze for you. The only new additions here are learning to go back the other direction and the slip stitches at each end of the row, which are easy once you get the hang of them.

 

Cast on 17 stitches.

The last stitch on each end will be a slip stitch, and won’t count toward the width of the scarf.

 

It helped me to write down the stitches and create a “key” like this:

X=slip stitch, K=e-wrap/knit, P=purl :

X K P K K P K K P K K P K K P K X   each letter representing a stitch, for a total of 17 stitches.

It may feel confusing to follow this pattern at first, but after a few rows, it’ll become easy.

 

Because the scarf does not stretch around something like a hat does, you will not be able to easily see the pattern you’ve stitched into it. Using this combination of stitches will, however, keep the scarf from curling up and creates a dense, warm scarf.

Materials:

  • Yarn, I used this one
  • Round loom and hook tool, I used the green loom in this set
  • Scissors

 

Let me know if you have any questions! 🙂

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Easy Loom Knit Hat Tutorial – Knit & Purl Stitches

Loom knit hat

In this video tutorial, learn how to knit a hat with a loom! If you’ve never knitted before, or never used a loom before – no worries, you can make this! It isn’t difficult at all, and I’ve tried to simplify the steps as much as possible.

I first learned how to make these in elementary school. My classmates and I used to make so many of them! These hats are simple and quick enough that they are a great project for kids and adults alike!

 

Time needed: ~a few hours

Difficulty: Easy

Materials:

A summary of the steps in this video:

•Alternate between knitting and purling each row until it reaches about 5 inches long. Bring first row up and put them back onto the pegs. Knit these together.

•Tie a knot to create a loop in a new color of yarn. Put this on first peg and wrap and knit this row.

•For the rest of the rows, follow the pattern of knitting 4 stitches, and purling 2, knit 4, purl 2. Continue until the hat is about 9 inches long.

•Cut the working yarn, leaving about a two foot tail. Run this yarn through each loop on each peg, and remove them from the pegs. Pull tight to gather the top together and tie some knots through the first loop to secure. Put leftover tail inside hat or weave through.

 

Please comment below if you have a question!

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