SQUARES SCARF

Simply Crochet - - TRAVEL IDEAS -

Stitch up some sim­ple squares to make this funky scarf. By Sara Hunt­ing­ton.

■ DMC Natura Medium (100% cot­ton, 50g/75m), 5 balls of Vanilla (03), 1 ball of each: Emer­ald (138), Amethyst (06), Su­per Red (55), But­ter­cup (99), Or­ange Tree (109)

■ A 4mm (US G/6) hook

TEN­SION

Each square mea­sures 6x6cm (2 x2 in)

MEA­SURE­MENTS

The Scarf mea­sures 200x20cm (78 x8in) not in­clud­ing the bob­ble trim

AB­BRE­VI­A­TIONS

MB (Make bob­ble) (Yrh, insert hook into ch-sp, yrh, pull up the loop, yrh, pull through two loops on the hook) 4 times, yrh, pull through all loops on the hook, ch3, (yrh, insert hook into last st made, yrh, pull up the loop, yrh, pull through two loops on the hook) 3 times, yrh, pull through all the loops on the hook, fold the top st over the bot­tom st and ss into the ch-sp

NOTES

All squares are made in two rounds with the coloured squares chang­ing colours mid round as in­di­cated.

There is a Chart on page 93 to help with con­struc­tion.

PLAIN SQUARE MAKE 30

With Vanilla, ch4 and ss into first ch to join into a ring.

Round 1 (RS) Ch3 (counts as tr through­out), 2tr into ring, ch2, (3tr into ring, ch2) 3 times, ss in beg ch-3 to join. [12 tr, 4 ch-2 sps]

Round 2 Ss in next 2 sts, ss in the first ch-2 sp, ch3, (2tr, ch2, 3tr) in same ch-sp, *ch1, (3tr, ch2, 3tr) in next ch-sp; re­peat from * two times more, ch1, ss into beg ch-3 to join, ss into next 2 sts, ss into ch-sp.

[24 tr, 4 ch-2 sps, 4 ch-1 sps]

Fas­ten off and weave in ends.

COLOUR SQUARE MAKE 60

Each Square is made up of Vanilla and one other colour; in the pat­tern you will be di­rected to change colour.

Make 12 Squares in each of the 5 colours. With Vanilla yarn, ch4 and ss into first ch to join into a ring.

Round 1 (RS) Ch3, 2tr into ring, ch2, 3tr into ring, ch2, change colour, (3tr into ring, ch2) 2 times, change to Vanilla, ss in beg ch-3 to join. [12 tr, 4 ch-2 sps]

Round 2 Ss in next 2 sts, ss into ch-2 sp, ch3, (2tr, ch2, 3tr) into same sp, ch1, (3tr, ch2) into next ch-sp, change colour, 3tr into same ch-sp, ch1, (3tr, ch2, 3tr, ch1) in next ch-sp, (3tr, ch2) in next ch-sp, change to Vanilla, 3tr in same ch-sp, ch1, ss to beg ch3 to join, ss in next 2 sts and into next ch-sp.

Fas­ten off and weave in ends.

JOIN THE SQUARES

Whip­stitch the Squares to­gether, fol­low­ing the Chart on page 93. The Chart needs to be re­peated 3 times so the Scarf is 30 Squares long.

EDG­ING

Join Vanilla into any cor­ner of the Scarf. Round 1 (RS) Ch1, *3dc into cor­ner, dc in each st and ch-sp to next cor­ner; re­peat from * 3 more times, ss to first dc to join. Fas­ten off.

Round 2 Join Or­ange Tree into any st, ss into each dc around.

Fas­ten off.

BOB­BLE TRIM

Join Or­ange Tree into the right-hand cor­ner of one of the short edges.

Row 1 (RS) *Ch4, MB in fourth ch from hook, ch3, skip 3 sts, ss in next st; re­peat from * 6 times more, ch3, ss in last st.

Fas­ten off.

Re­peat Row 1 on the op­po­site end of the Scarf.

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