Who can resist a scarf knit up in something called Gentle Giant? And who doesn’t need a blast of bright color to chase away the winter doldrums? Wrap yourself in this high-spirited Color Tipped Scarf and everyday is a sunny one!

Color Tipped Scarf in Gentle Giant | Purl Soho

Gentle Giant, our loosely spun single-ply pure merino, knits up fast at just 1½ stitches to the inch. Cast on a few stitches and before you know it, you’re binding off!

Color Tipped Scarf in Gentle Giant | Purl Soho

We picked from our new palette of Gentle Giant for these scarves, using colors like Parakeet Yellow, Super Pink, and Rose Violet. We love the party these colors are bringing, but be sure to check out all twelve of our Color Tipped Scarf in Gentle Giant Bundles, plenty for every mood!

Color Tipped Scarf in Gentle Giant | Purl Soho

Twelve palettes, plus kid and adult sizes, also means you can make a different scarf for every person in your family, neighborhood, or book club. What to make for presents this year? Check!

Color Tipped Scarf in Gentle Giant | Purl Soho

Materials

Our Color Tipped Scarf in Gentle Giant Bundle includes enough materials to make one adult scarf or two kid scarves…

  • Contrast Color 1 (CC1): 1 skein of Purl Soho’s Gentle Giant, 100% merino wool
  • Main Color (MC): 2 skeins of Gentle Giant
  • Contrast Color 2 (CC2): 1 skein of Gentle Giant

You’ll also need…

These Bundles come in 12 color combinations. They are…

Top Row

Pink Lotus: Rose Violet, Heirloom White, and Super Pink

Pop Pop: Super Yellow, Heirloom White, and Super Pink

Bright Bee: Parakeet Yellow, Heirloom White, and Super Yellow

Second Row

Wild Berry: Rose Violet, Heirloom White, and Purple Lupine

Squash Blossom: Honey Amber, Heirloom White, and Cowrie Pink

Chamomile: Parakeet Yellow, Heirloom White, and Winter Bark

Third Row

Geranium: Super Pink, Heirloom White, and Orange Koi

Pink Ice: Super Pink, Heirloom White, Mint Ice

Lemon Ice: Super Yellow, Heirloom White, and Mint Ice

Bottom Row

Beach Plum: Super Pink, Heirloom White, and Sugar Maple

Glacier: Iceberg Blue, Heirloom White, and Elephant Gray

Firefly: Super Yellow, Heirloom White, and Wolf Brown

SAMPLES: We used the Pink Lotus, Bright Bee, and Pop Pop palettes.

Gauge

7 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch

Sizes

Kid (Adult)

  • Finished Dimensions: 5 3/4 (8) inches wide x 42 (65) inches long

Note that garter stitch has a tendency to “grow,” so your scarf will lengthen a bit with wear.

Note

Once you’ve worked a few rows, you may find it helpful to mark the right side of the work with a removable stitch marker or piece of scrap yarn.

Pattern

Increase

With Contrast Color 1 (CC1), cast on 3 stitches.

Increase Row (right side): K1, knit into front and back (kfb), knit to end of row. [1 stitch increased]

Knit 3 rows.

Repeat last four rows 5 (10) more times. [9 (14) stitches]

Repeat Increase Row. [10 (15) stitches]

Knit 1 row.

Cut CC1.

Work Evenly

With the right side facing, join Main Color (MC). Work evenly in garter stitch, knitting each row, using the entirety of 1 (2) skein(s), or to desired length. End with a wrong-side row.

Cut MC.

Decrease

With right side facing, join Contrast Color 2.

Decrease Row (right side): Knit to last three stitches, k2tog, k1. [1 stitch decreased]

Knit 3 rows.

Repeat last four rows 5 (10) more times. [4 stitches]

Repeat Decrease Row. [3 stitches]

Bind off.

Weave in ends and you’re done!

Color Tipped Scarf in Gentle Giant | Purl Soho