Pattern for Scrap Bandana
The pattern for Scrap Bandana is made in such a way that it is perfect for using the scraps you already have at home. The bandana is worked from the tip and towards the wide edge. In that way, you can use up all of your scraps, without the concern of not having enough yarn to get all the way to the tip. It is also really easy to find the perfect size of your bandana, as you just stop knitting when you think the size is perfect or you run out of scraps.
Small bandana: Approx. 50 cm / 20 inches wide
Normal bandana: Approx. 70 cm / 28 inches wide
Large bandana: Approx. 100 cm / 40 inches wide
Shawl: Approx. 150 cm / 60 inches wide
Yarn length pr 50 g
Recommended needle size
100 - 150 m
109 - 164 yards
EU 5.0 mm
150 - 200 m
164 - 219 yards
EU 4.5 mm
200 m - 250 m
219 - 273 yards
EU 4.0 mm
250 - 300 m
273 - 328 yards
EU 3.5 mm
st/sts = stitch/stitches
k = knit
p = purl
ndl = needle
M1R = Make one right leaning increase
M1L = Make one left leaning increase
CO = cast on
RS = right side
WS = wrong side
Sl = slip st
wyif = with yarn in front
Techniques in this pattern
M1R: Using left ndl tip, pick up the bar between 2 sts from back to front and knit this st.
M1L: Using left ndl tip, pick up the bar between 2 sts from front to back and knit this stitch through back loop.
CO 3 sts on the selected needle size.
p the first row
Now work the two following rows:
1. row (RS): Sl1 wyif, M1L, k until there is 1 st left on needle, M1R, k1.
2. row (WS): Sl1 wyif, p until there is 1 st left on needle, k1.
Repeat the two rows until the desired size is reached or until your scraps are used up.