FREEBIE Norse Scarf/Wrap


Norse Scarf

This oversized, cosy and cocooning accessory features beautiful texture and cable detail. It’s knit in chunky weight yarn, try Malabrigo MechaBerroco Vintage Chunky, or Cascade Eco.


Completed scarf measures 51.5cm/20.5″ wide and 220cm/86.5″ long

Optional Modifications

Note the size of this ‘scarf’ is LARGE – it’s 20.5″/51.5cm wide (a standard scarf is usually about 6″/15cm wide and 72″/180cm long). If you want to make yours smaller or larger (to make it as a wrap) you can alter the width in increments of the pattern repeat: 14 stitches at the cast-on (before the transitional increase on R8) or 19 stitches in cable pattern (after the increase on R8). 19 stitches in the cable patterns should equal approximately 4″/10cm”:

  • Cast on 105 sts = approx 28.5″/57cm wide (6 pattern repeats)
  • Cast on 91 sts =approx 24.5″/61cm wide (5 pattern repeats)
  • Cast on 77 sts = approx 20.5″/51.5cm wide (4 pattern repeats)
  • Cast on 63 sts =approx 16.5″/41cm wide (3 pattern repeats)
  • Cast on 49 sts = approx 12.5″/31cm wide (2 pattern repeats)
  • Cast on 35 sts = approx 8.5″/21cm wide (1 pattern repeat)

Each pattern repeat represents about 19% of the total amount of yarn required (about 228m/250yds).

Yarn Options

Amounts are based on the optional modifications above. The largest quantity is for the original size written in the pattern.

1(2, 3, 4) pattern repeats:

Malabrigo Mecha: 5(7, 9, 10) skeins

Berroco Vintage Chunky: 4(6, 8, 10) skeins

Cascade Eco: 2(2, 3, 3) skeins


  • FREE Pattern
  • 6mm/US10 needles (straight or circular)
  • cable needle