Go Team: Knit This Superbowl Scarf for the Big Game!

Here's your chance to show off your team's colors AND your stitching skill! This scarf knits up really quick, so even if the game is right around the corner, you can still flaunt your colors up like the super fan you are.

Striped Superbowl Scarf

Pattern by Sunne Meyer
Level: Beginner Friendly

What You Need

Pro Tip

This scarf can be knit in ANY team's colors, but we're showing it in Navy and White (go, Rams!) and Navy and Burgundy (yay, Patriots!).


13 st x 20 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

Finished Size

8.5 inches wide x 55 inches long

Pattern Notes

When changing colors, either break the yarn and weave in tails at the end or carry the color not used up the back of work by twisting it around the second knit in the border, holding the yarn to be carried in the front of the work (so the carried yarn shows only on the back side).


  • BO – Bind off
  • CC – Contrast color
  • CO – Cast on
  • K – Knit
  • MC – Main color
  • P – Purl
  • PM – Place marker
  • RS – Right side
  • St – Stitch(es)
  • WS – Wrong side
Stitch Refresher
This lesson introduces students to the long tail cast on method, knitting's most common method of casting on.
Learn the two main stitches used in knitting: the knit and purl.
Whether you’re knitting English- or Continental-style, you'll need a way to get your stitches off the needles and keep them secure. In this lesson, Susan explains what binding off is as you practice on your hand warmers.


CO 28 st, using MC.

Rows 1-6: Knit.
Row 7 (WS): K3, pm, p22, k3.
Row 8 (RS): Knit.
Rows 9-15: Repeat rows 7 & 8 three times, then row 7 once more.

Change to CC.
Rows 16-25: Repeat rows 8 & 7 five times.

Change to MC.
Rows 26-39: Repeat rows 8 & 7 seven times.

Repeat rows 16-39 ten more times.

Change to CC
Rows 256-265: Repeat rows 8 & 7 five times.

Change to MC
Rows 266-271: Repeat rows 8 & 7 three times.
Rows 272-277: Knit.
Bind off.

Weave in ends with tapestry needle.

Hat's Off!

Why stop at a scarf??? If you're feeling ambitious (or are just a rabid fan), knit yourself a matching hat! Our colorblock hat pattern is another quick knit, and you can easily swap out the colors to rep your favorite team.

January 22, 2019
This scarf may look complicated, but if you can knit, purl, cast on, and bind off, you've got it. Promise! The woven fringe is worked in after you're done knitting: no special tools required.
Hats are fun to knit. Fact. You only have to make one (I'm looking at you, socks), they can be as simple or as complicated as you want, and they work on pretty much anyone. We've rounded up 7 beginner-friendly patterns, so no matter where you are in your knitting journey, you can knock out alllll the hats.
Everything you need to start knitting with confidence.
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Go Team: Knit This Superbowl Scarf for the Big Game!