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This is another one of my takes on retro scarfs. I do not recommend it for a beginner, but only for intermediate crocheters. It is not that difficult to make, but it is somewhat involved, and a beginner might get a bit confused. This is a colorful and fun scarf for everyday living.


Materials:
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Hot Red (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Spring Green (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Pumpkin (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Amethyst (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Blue (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Kelly Green (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Carrot (scraps)
Scissors
Blunt needle
Crochet hook size H
crochet hook size F

Triangle #1 (make 2)- With Spring Green and H hook, ch 4.
Row 1- 2 dc in 4th ch from hk, ch 4, turn.
Row 2- 2 dc in 4th ch from hk, ch 1, 3 dc in top of turning ch at end of row. Ch 4, turn.
Row 3- 2 dc in 4th ch from hk, ch 1, 3 dc ch-1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in top of turning ch at end of row. Ch 4, turn.
Row 4- 2 dc in 4th ch from hk, [ch 1, 3 dc in ch-1 sp, ch 1] rep twice, 3 dc in top of turning ch. Fasten off, weave in tails.
Triangle #2 (make 2)- With Pumpkin, rep all rows as for Triangle #1. Fasten off, weave in tails.
With F hook, join Amethyst to 1 corner of triangle, sc all around. Fasten off, weave in tails. Rep with all triangles. Sew 1 Spring Green to 1 Pumpkin triangle by placing the two tips together (facing upward) and the wider side facing downward as seen in photos. Fasten off, weave in tails.
Repeat with the other 2 triangles.
Scarflet-
First Side-
Row 1-
Join Amethyst to 1st sc of top and with H hook, make 1 sc, work 1 sc in each sc across. (31 sc) Ch 3, turn.
Row 2- 1 dc in each of next 2 sc, ch 1, skip 1 sc, [1 dc in each of next 3 sts, ch 1, skip 1 sc] rep across. Ch 3, turn.
Rows 3 to 4- Rep row 2. Ch 1, turn.
Row 5- 1 sc in each dc and in each ch across. Fasten off Amethyst, weave in tail.
Row 6- Join Hot Red. Ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 1 [1 dc in each of next 3 sts, ch 1, skip 1 sc] rep till end of row. Ch 3, turn.
Row 7- 1 dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 1, [1 dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc] rep till end of row. Ch 3, turn.
Rows 8 to 11- Rep row 7.
Row 12- 1 sc in each dc and in each ch across. Fasten off, weave in tail.
Row 13- Join Blue. With new yarn, rep row 6. Ch 3, turn.
Rows 14 to 15- Rep row 7. Ch 1, turn.
Row 16- 1 sc in each dc and in each ch across. Fasten off Blue, weave in tails.
Row 17- Join Kelly Green. Row 6. Ch 3, turn.
Rows 18 to 22- Rep row 7. Ch 1, turn.
Set aside 1 of the two sides.
Work on one of the two sides as follows:
Row 23- 1 sc in each of first 4 sts, sc2tog sts, *1 sc in each of next 3 sts, sc2tog over next 2 sts. Rep from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 24- 1 sc in each of 1st 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,rep across. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 25- 1 sc in each of first 4 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each sc to end of row.
Note: Your scarf will become wavy, don't panic, this is the idea. Ch 1, turn.
Row 26- 1 sc in eachof 1st 4 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each oflast 2 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 27- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 28- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 29 to 59- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc) Fastenoff, leaving long tail to sew with. Thread blunt needle with tail and folding the strip just formed backwards over itself, sew across it onthe back side, forming a "pocket". Fasten off, weave in tail. Set aside and work on other side of scarf.
Second Side- Rep rows 1 to 16 of First Side. Fasten off Blue.
Row 17- Join Kelly Green. Ch 3,1 dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 1, [1 dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc] rep till end of row. Ch 3, turn.
Rows 18 to 21- 1 dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 1, [1 dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc] rep till end of row. Ch 1, turn.
Row 22- 1 sc in each stitch across row. Fasten off, weave in tails.
Row 23- Join Carrot. 1 sc in each sc across. (31 sc)
Row 24- 1 sc in each of 1st 5 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, [1 sc in each of next 5 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc]rep 3 times, 1 sc in each of last 3 sc. Ch 3, turn. (27 sc)
Row 25- 1 dc in each sc across (27 dc.)Ch 4, turn.
Row 26- 1 tr in each dc across (27 tr.)Ch 1, turn.
Row 27- 1 sc in each tr across. Ch 3, turn.
Row 28- 1 dc in each sc across. (27 dc) Ch 4, turn.
Row 29- 1 tr in each dc across. (27 tr) Ch 1, turn.
Row 30- 1 sc in each of first 10 tr, sc2 tog over next 2 tr, 1 sc in each of next 10 tr, sc2tog over the next 2 tr, 1 sc in each of next 10 tr, sc2tog over the next 2 tr, 1 sc in each of last 3 tr. (25 sc) Ch 3, turn.
Row 31- 1 dc in each sc across. (25 dc) Ch 4, turn.
Row 32- 1 tr in each dc across. (25 tr) Ch 1, turn.
Row 33- 1 sc in each tr across. Ch 3, turn. (25 sc)
Row 34- 1 dc in each sc across. Ch 4, turn. (25 dc)
Row 35- 1 tr in each sc across. (25 tr) Ch 1, turn.
Row 36- 1 sc in each tr across. (25 sc) Ch 3, turn.
Row 37- 1 dc in each sc across. (25 dc) Ch 4, turn.
Row 38- 1 tr in each dc across. (25 tr).
Continue to repeat 1 sc row, followed by a dc row, followed by a tr row, until, measuring from the start of the Carrot rows, you have completed 18", ending with a tr row. Ch 1, turn.
Further decrease row 1- 1 sc in each of 1st 5 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 5 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 5 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each sc till end of row. (22 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Further decrease row 2- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 7 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc,1 sc in each sc till end of row. (20 sc)Ch 1, turn.
Next row- 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
Further decrease row 3- 1 sc ine ach of first 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in eachof next 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in eachof next 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn. (16 sc)
Next row- 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Further decrease row 4- 1 sc in each of first 5 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 5 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each sc to end of row. (14 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Next row- 1 sc in each sc across. (14 sc)Ch 1, turn.
Further decrease row 5- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each sc to end of row. (12 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Next row- 1 sc in each sc across.
Further decrease row 6- 1 sc in each of first 3 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc2tog over next 2 sc, 1 sc in each sc to end of row. (10 sc) Ch 1, turn. (10 sc)
Next row- 1 sc in each sc across. (10 sc)
Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Match end of Carrot strip of Side #2 to end of Kelly Green "pocket" made previously on Side #1, and sew Carrot edge to top of "pocket without closing it. Fasten off, weave in tail.
Tassels- With Amethyst, cut several strands of yarn 5" long and fold them in half. Make 2 short tassels. Sew them to the pointed end of scarf.

Done!




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Symphony in Grey Scarf

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This is a buttoned-up lacy-edged scarf that is just simple and gorgeous! The pale, silvery grey is a neutral color that goes well with any clothing, coat or jacket you might want to wear this with. It is pretty easy to make, and an advanced crocheter will make it in two sittings. It takes only 1 skein of Super Saver.

Materials:
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Light Grey
Scissors
Blunt needle
Light grey sewing thread
Sewing needle
Silver button of your choice
Crochet hook size H

Ch 23.
Row 1- 1 sc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 2, turn. (22 sc)
Row 2- 1 hdc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.(22 hdc)
Row 3- 1 sc in each hdc across. Ch 2, turn. (22 sc)
Rows 4 to 78- Continue alternating 1 sc and 1 hdc row, ending with 1 sc row. Ch 1, turn.
Row 79 (Buttonhole row)- 1 sc in each of 1st 10 sc, ch 2, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in each of last 10 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 80- 1 sc in each sc and in each ch across. (Buttonhole completed.)
Upper Side Edge- Turn corner, and working on the long side of the scarf, sc across (about 95 sc. Try to make it an odd number of sc.)
Fasten off, weave in tail.
Lower Side Edge- Join yarn to opposite long side of scarf. Row 1- Sc across as before. Ch 4, turn.
Row 2- Skip 1 sc, * 1 dc in next sc, ch 1, skip 1 sc, rep from * across. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Lace Edges:
Lace #1- Join yarn to last st of Lower Side Edge on narrow edge of scarf. Row 1- Ch 3, 1 dc in next st, *1 dc in each sc across, to last sc of Upper Side Edge. Ch 4, turn. (27 dc)
Row 2- skip 1 sc, *1 dc in next sc, ch 1, rep from * across. Ch 3, turn. (14 dc across)
Row 3- 1 dc in next ch sp, *1 dc in next dc, 1 dc in next ch sp, 1 dc in each dc and ch space till end of row. Ch 4, turn. (27 dc)
Row 4- Skip next dc, 1 dc in next dc, *ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc, rep from * across. (14 dc across)
Rows 5 to 11- Repeat these two rows alternately, ending with a row of 1 dc in each stitch across. Ch 3, turn.
Lace #2- Row 1- 1 dc in next dc, ch 4, skip 4 dc, 1 dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 4, skip 4 dc, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 4, skip 4 dc, 1 dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 4, skip 4 dc, 1 dc in each of last 2 dc. Ch 3, turn.
Row 2- 2 dc in each ch of large loop, ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 sc in next dc, 2 dc in each ch of next loop, ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 sc in next dc, ch 1, [2 dc in each ch of next large loop, ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 sc in next dc], rep twice mroe, 1 dc in top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn.
Row 3- 1 dc in each of first 2 dc, of shell, ch 6, skip rest of dc in shell, *1 dc in each of first 3 sts of next shell, ch 6, skip rest of sts in shell, rep from * across. 1 dc in top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn.
Row 4- 6 dc in first loop and in each loop across. 1 dc in top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn.
Row 5- Rep row 3.
Row 6- Rep row 4. Ch 3, turn.
Row 7- 1 dc in each of first 2 dc of shell, ch 5, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in each of next 2 dc, *2 dc in next dc, ch 5, skip 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, rep across, 1 dc in top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn.
Row 8- 3 dc, ch 3, e dc in first loop and in each loop across. Ch 4, turn.
Row 9- 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc, ch 1, in center chain of shell, 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc, *1 dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc, 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc, ch 1 in center of shell, 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, rep from * across. Fasten off, weave in tail.
If you want to, sl st scross side edges to meet sc of Upper Side Edge on one side and Lower Side Edge on the opposite side. This is an optional step, just to tidy things up.
Fasten off, weave int ails.
Done!



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Royal Elegance

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The cold weather gives us an opportunity to make pretty things that are easy and lovely for ourselves and for others. This is a pretty scarf I made as a gift. I hope you like it.

Sill Level: Intermediate to Advanced Crocheters

Materials:

Red Heart wosted weight yarn Royal
Scissors
Blunt needle
Light grey sewing thread
Sewing needle
Silver button of your choice
Crochet hook size H

Ch 23.
Row 1- 1 sc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. (22 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 2, turn. (22 sc)
Rows 3 to 4- 1 hdc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. (22 hdc)
Rows 5 to 6- 1 sc in each hdc across. Ch 2, turn. (22 sc)
Rows 7 to 77- Continue alternating 2 sc rows and 2 hdc rows.
Row 78 (Wrong Side. Buttonhole Row)- 1 sc in each of first 10 sts, ch 1, skip 2 sts, 1 sc in each of last 10 sts. Ch 1, turn.
Row 79 (Right Side)- 1 sc in each sc and in each ch across. (Buttonhole completed.)Ch 1.

Upper Side Edge- Turn corner, and working on long side of scarf, sc across (about 95 sc, making sure you end up with an odd number.) Ch 1, turn corner.
Row 80- 1 sc across each st on narrow side of scraf to reach opposite long site.

Lower Side Edge- Base row 1- Sc across long side of scarf as before. Ch 4, turn.

Row 1- Skip 1 stitch, 1 dc in next stitch, *ch 1, skip 1 stitch, 1 dc in next stitch, rep from * across.

Ch 4, turn corner towards narrow side of scarf.

Lace and Ruffles-

Row 1- Skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc, *ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc, rep across. Ch 4, turn.

Row 2- Rep row 1.

Row 3- *1 dc in next ch-1 sp, 1 dc in next dc, rep from * until you have completed 6 dc, ch 2, skip ch-1 sp and next dc, **1 dc in next ch 1 sp, 1 dc in next dc, rep from ** until you have completed 5 dc. Ch 2, skip next ch-1 sp and next dc, 1 dc in each ch-1 space and in each dc till end of row. Ch 3, turn.
Row 4- 1 dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 3, 1 sc in each of next 5 dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Ch 3, turn.
Row 5- Rep row 4. Ch 3, turn.
Row 6- Rep row 4. Ch 3, turn.
Row 7- Rep row 4. Ch 3, turn.
Row 8- 1 dc in each of next 5 dc, ch 3, 1 tr in each of 5 center sc, ch 3, 1 dc in each dc to end of row.
Row 9- 1 dc in each of next 5 dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 5 dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of last 6 dc. Ch 4, turn.
Row 10- Skip 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc in next dc, *ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc, rep from * across. End row as follows: Ch 1, 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, 1 dc in last dc. Ch 4, turn.
Row 11- 1 dc in next dc, *ch 1, 1 dc in next dc, rep from * across. Ch 3, turn.
Row 12- 1 dc in each dc and in each chain across. Ch 5, turn.
Row 13- Skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc, [ch 5, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc] rep twice, ch 6, skip 3 dc, 1 sc in next dc, [ch 5, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc] rep 3 times. Ch 3, turn.
Row 14- 2 dc in 1st loop, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, 1 sc in 3rd ch of next loop, ch 1, [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in next loop, ch 1, 1 sc in center ch of next loop]rep till end of row. Ch 3, turn.
Row 15- 1 dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in center loop of shell, ch 1, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc, [ch 2, 1 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in center loop of shell, ch 1, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc]
rep across. Ch 4, turn.
Row 16- 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, *1 dc in next dc, ch 1, rep from * until you reach ch-2 sp, ch 1, 1 sc in ch-2 sp, ch 1, 1 dc in next dc, ch 1**, continue repeating from * to ** across.
I like to tidy things up, to do that, ch 1, turn the corner sc across the edge of Lace and Ruffles until you meet the Lower Edge Side, sl st. Fasten off.
Join yarn to opposite side and repeat. Fasten off. Weave in tails.
Sew button to correspond to buttonhole.

You're done!









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