Easy Mistake Stitch Scarf | Purl Soho

This Easy Mistake Stitch scarf is made with Jade Sapphire’s gorgeous 12-ply Cashmere in color “Green Tea”. If you know how to knit and purl you can make this scarf! Mistake Stitch creates a deep and lofty rib that looks like so much more work than it actually is.

Easy Mistake Stitch Scarf | Purl Soho

If you’re interested in the Lovely Leaf Lace Scarf (the orange one on the right), you can find the full, free pattern right here!


Easy Mistake Stitch Scarf | Purl Soho


4.5 stitches per inch in rib pattern, slightly stretched

Finished Measurements

48-inches long by approximately 8-inches wide

Pattern Note

Mistake rib works over a multiple of 4 + 3 stitches.


Cast on 39 stitches. We used a basic Long Tail Cast On.

K2, p2, repeat to last 3 stitches, k2, p1.

Repeat this row. That’s it!

Bind off in stitch pattern.

Sew in ends, wash gently by hand, block and let air dry.