Time Required :
About an hour
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.
Step 1
Step 1 Unwrap each of the four skeins and hold all four yarn ends in your hand. You will work with all four strands together, as if they were one very thick strand of yarn.   
 
Step 2 Measure out a 16’-18’ length of yarn and cut from skein.
 
TIP: Instead of using a ruler, measure quickly by wrapping the yarn six times around your hand and upper arm. Wrap the yarns loosely arm your arm and hand to prevent shorting its overall length.
 
Step 3 Fold the strands in half and cut again at the midpoint to make two 8’-9’ pieces of yarn. Combine these two groups of yarn strands into one grouping and set them aside.   
 
Step 4 Repeat six more times to make a total of seven groupings of yarn. 
 
TIP: If desired, you may measure and cut additional pieces of the Unforgettable yarn to add an extra pop of color to each length.    
Step 2
Step 5 Tie an overhand knot 10"-12” from the end of each grouping of yarn.   
 
Step 6 Thread each grouping of yarn onto a dowel so that the dowel sits just underneath the knots.   
 
Step 7 Use masking tape to secure the dowel to your working surface and then gently tug each length so that the knot is snug against the top of the dowel.   
 
Step 8 Neatly roll up the ends of each yarn groupings into a loose ball. This will make it easier to weave the groupings without tangling.   
 
Step 9 To weave the scarf, pick up the grouping on the far left. Pass it over the first grouping to its right, then underneath the next two groupings. This leftmost grouping will now be the fourth from the left.   
 
Step 10 Next, repeat this pattern on the right side. Pick up the grouping on the far right. Pass it over the first grouping to its left, then underneath the next two groupings. This rightmost length will now be the fourth from the right.    
Step 3
Step 11 Gently pull on the crossed groupings to tighten the weave. Repeat this pattern (leftmost grouping goes over one, then under two toward the center; rightmost grouping goes over one then under two toward the center) until you reach the final 10"-12” grouping. Unroll the yarn groupings as needed.   

Step 12 Once the woven scarf approaches the edge of the working surface, pull the dowel free and fold the tape at the ends so that the scarf end cannot slip off. Fold or push back the scarf and continue to work.   
 
Step 13 At the final 10-12” of the yarn groupings, make an overhand knot in each grouping, just below where the weaving has finished.
 
TIP: Try to place the knots next to each other, so that they make a straight line across the bottom of the woven section.
 
Step 14 To secure the ends of the scarf, take a piece of yarn from the first grouping, then find a matching piece from the second grouping. Knot them together just under the large overhand knots. Next, knot the second and third groupings together, then the third and fourth, and so on, until each grouping has been knotted to the groupings on either side of it.   
 
Step 15 Repeat this step for the opposite end of the scarf, where you began. Remove the tape and slide the scarf off of the dowel. Match up the fringe on either end of the scarf and trim, if desired.  
Step 4
Project Note: The colors used to create other three Friendship Scarves featured are:

Blues Friendship Scarf
 
1-Patons® Cobbles™ Yarn – Tetra Teal (sku 10243019)
 
1-Red Heart® Boutique Unforgettable™ Yarn – Tidal (sku 10243072)
 
1-Loops & Threads® Cozy Wool™ Yarn – Thunder (sku 10160530)
 
1-Loops & Threads® Cozy Wool™ Yarn – Spearmint (sku 10228333)  
Step 5
Black and Gray Friendship Scarf

1-Patons® Cobbles™ Yarn – Chargrey (sku 10243015)
 
1-Red Heart® Boutique Unforgettable™ Yarn – Bistro (sku 10347895)
 
1-Loops & Threads® Cozy Wool™ Yarn – Pewter (sku 10160543)
 
1-Loops & Threads® Cozy Wool™ Yarn – Granite (sku 10160532)  
Step 6
Pink Friendship Scarf
 
1-Patons® Cobbles™ Yarn – Dreamy Pink (sku 10347028)
 
1-Red Heart® Boutique Unforgettable™ Yarn – Polo (sku 10347898)
 
1-Loops & Threads® Cozy Wool™ Yarn – Harvest (sku 10160547)
 
1-Loops & Threads® Cozy Wool™ Yarn – Moss (sku 10160533)
 
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  • Measuring Tape
  • Masking Tape, ½""
  • Scissors
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