Put Your Ribber To Work

Identical on both sides, use the basic Full Needle Rib (all needles in work) to create a 100% reversible scarf.

Add some interest with stripes


Tutorials: What you need to know

Watch as we knit a Full Needle Rib (FNR) scarf start-to-finish
  1. Tips for changing colors for minimal finishing

  2. Striping sequence inspiration

  3. Beautiful Edge Finish

  4. Perfect ribber bind off

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DIY - Tools

Rectangle / Square

Rectangle / Square

Enter your stitch/row gauge and your dimensions to create simple scarves, shawls and blankets.

Yarn Estimator

Yarn Estimator

Determine if you have enough yarn to finish your project. A swatch, a scale and a few measurements and you'll never worry about running out of yarn!
Why do math? Use the Knit it Now Tools

  1. Choose your yarn

  2. Knit A swatch

  3. Determine the size of your scarf

  4. Use the Yarn Estimator to see if you have enough yarn

  5. Use the Rectangle Square tool for stitches and rows

  6. Get Knitting


The pattern - Design your own Perfect Fitâ„¢ Scarf!

Basic DIY Scarf
  • No math! Use any Yarn, Machine or stitch pattern
  • Yarn calculator included
  • Perfect Fitâ„¢ - make it YOUR size

Basic DIY Scarf

This pattern is FREE
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You will be able to generate this pattern times in your own specified yarn gauges.

Yeoman Fifty-Fifty

  • Viola
  • Amazon
  • Atlantic
  • Aviator
  • Charcoal
  • Chestnut
  • Ebony
  • Electric
  • Flame
  • gold
  • Gooseberry
  • Grey Mix
  • Horizon
  • Melon
  • Myrtle
  • Oak
  • Oatcakes
  • Palm
  • Petal
  • Prune
  • Rust
  • Slate
  • Snow
  • Snapdragon
  • Spruce
  • Vanilla
We used Yeoman Fifty Fifty (50/50) on cones for our scarf.
This is a versatile, lightweight, washable wool blend. It can be used on the fine gauge, standard gauge single bed, double bed and Passap.

Knit double, this 3-ply knits like a 4-ply


Complete Course: Master your Ribber in 30 days

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Price: $49.95
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If you've never used your ribber, or you've never used it for more than 1x1 ribbing, this course is for you!

Open yourself to a whole new world of machine knitting! Create gorgeous fabrics, learn to knit in the round and challenge yourself with techniques that will make you look like a pro!

Think of using your knitting ribber as using 2 knitting machines. Can you tuck and slip and work short rows on your machine? Then you can do these things on the ribber.

The clear, detailed, step-by-step tutorials walk you through mastering your ribber and will re-ignite your passion for your knitting machine!


Take a deep-dive into ribbing with practice

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Dust off that ribber! Have you ever struggled with casting on for 2x2 ribbing? The traditional instructions in our manuals have lots of steps. Skip one and .... disaster!
  1. Learn a quick and easy way to cast on in any needle setup.
  2. Practice techniques for perfect ribbing. From Seaming to bind off methods
  3. Practice the beautiful tubular cast on (AKA Kitchener Cast on) with a printable cheat sheet to help you keep on track
  4. Learn and practice 2 practical bind off methods
  5. Put your new skills to work in knitting a "Messy Bun" hat
  6. Up for a challenge? Learn an exciting 2 color Corrugated Rib technique
  7. 24 Lessons - 19 videos - 11 exercises

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