Category Archives: Scarves

Chunky Arm Knit Scarf

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I get tons of compliments and people cannot believe I made it myself in just a few hours!







I first tried my hand at knitting this past January and quickly became frustrated with the slow as molasses pace and my inability to understand the fundamentals THEN I stumbled upon this little gem on PinterestArm Knitting Tutorial – How-To | and I was hooked. Not only is this a fun, easy, and quick way to knit it’s also an awesome way for a newbie knitter to learn the fundamentals!

Thanks to Maggie I have a gorgeous collection of homemade chunky knit scarves in colors I love AND I figured out the ins and outs of knitting! Win-Win 🙂 Now if only my budget allowed for more yarn…lol


I used Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn in Constellation for my scarf pictured above.


IMG_4269  You can see how wide the loops are due to using your arms as the knitting needles


Here is Maggie’s how-to video to get you hooked on knitting:


Super Simple Scarf

I love yarn, especially thick, soft, colorful yarn. I buy it without having the slightest idea of what I’m going to do with it. I figure I’ll find a pattern…the interweb is a big place with lots of ideas after all lol.


After practicing my knits and purls and trying to get all the knitting lingo down I decided for my first real project to just wing it and knit a scarf sans any real pattern (because at this point I couldn’t really read any pattern).


So using one ball of Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn Mystical


I cast on 12 stitches then knit 2 rows, purl 2 rows til end of yarn. Bind off in knit then weave in ends.

Voilà! Beautiful handmade scarf that you can knit in a day 🙂



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