Sherbet Triangle Scarf | a simple knitting pattern from

Sherbet Triangle Scarf

I’m not a big fan of knitting scarves. They take too long and I usually lose interest. But there’s one style I don’t mind knitting. It’s a giant triangle and the pattern is crazy easy.

Sherbet Triangle Scarf | a simple knitting pattern from

Two days ago my little sister texted and said she lost her favorite scarf and asked if I’d make her a new one. Here’s her cute little self:

Sherbet Triangle Scarf | A super simple pattern from

Two binge-watching nights later and the scarf was finished. This is a perfect mindless project since it’s knit in garter stitch and you only have to remember to increase one stitch at the beginning of each row. The mohair adds a beautiful fluff to the scarf so it feels like a cloud when you’ve finished. By combining fuschia and peach yarns the outcome sort of reminds me of sherbet ice cream.

Sherbet Triangle Scarf | a simple knitting pattern from

Here’s how to make it:

Super Simple Triangle Scarf Pattern



  • 224 yards aran weight yarn in peach (I used 2 skeins of Sirdar Snuggly SK shade 0451)
  • 224 yards (2 skeins) Rowan Mohair Haze in Caress (00525)
  • Size US 15 circular needles (straight would work too)
  • Darning needle

Sherbet Triangle Scarf | a simple knitting pattern from


KFB = Knit in the front and then in the back of one stitch, thus increasing work by 1

M1 = make 1 stitch from front to back in the horizontal strand between stitches

Gauge: doesn’t matter


You’ll be knitting both aran and mohair yarns at the same time as though they are one strand.

  1. Cast on 4 stitches.
  2. Row 1: K1, KFB, knit to end of row
  3. Repeat row 1 until you have 108 stitches or until triangle is about 20 inches from tip to needles. Bring in new skeins of yarn when necessary.
  4. Next row: K1, KFB, *K3, M1. Repeat * till there are two stitches remaining. K2.
  5. Next row: Cast off using the stretchy method.
  6. Cut yarn, leaving an 8-inch tail. With a darning needle, weave in all ends.

Sherbet Triangle Scarf | a simple knitting pattern from

Here are a couple of examples of my past triangle scarves in different colors:

Snow Angel Scarf

Orange Sherbet Scarf



5 thoughts on “Sherbet Triangle Scarf”

  1. Hi, I have been looking for a “print” app, but see none. I will be happy to pay for a mailed copy of instructions for this triangle scarf if you could mail it to me, or, instruct me as to how I can print from this site.
    Thanks in advance, Nanci Tousignant, Sunnyvale, Ca.

    1. Hi Nanci, at the bottom of each of my posts is a button that says “print.” If you click that a printable version should be generated for you in a new window.
      Kindest regards,

  2. Hi Natasha. I was wondering, what is the purpose of the stretchy bind off? Would a standard bind off work as well or do I really need the stretch? Thanks!

    1. Hi Margot,
      Great question. I like the stretchy bind off because it’s a little easier to wrap around my neck and tie but you could definitely bind off any old way you’re used to and it should work fine.

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