Holiday Sparkle Scarf
Add a little sparkle to your holiday outfit! This scarf works up quickly using a large hook and pretty lacy stitches.
Without fringe: 61/2 inches x 67 inches With fringe: 61/2 inches x 87 inches
• Caron Simply Soft Party medium (worsted) weight acrylic/polyester yarn (3 oz/ 164 yds/85g per ball): 2 balls #0002 fuchsia sparkle
• Size K/101/2/6.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
• Tapestry needle
6 rows = 71/2 inches
All X-stitches are worked in 2 chains or 2 chain-1 spaces. Instructions in rows 1 and 3 indicate the first chain or space in which to begin the stitch. Next X-stitch begins in same chain or chain space as last X-stitch made. Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Chain-5 at end of row counts as first double treble crochet of next row unless otherwise stated.
Foundation X-stitch (foundation X-st): Yo twice, insert hook in indicated ch, pull up a lp, yo, draw through 2 lps (first leg made), yo, sk next 2 chs, insert hook in next ch, [yo, draw through 2 lps] 4 times (2nd leg made), ch 2, dc around post of first leg. X-stitch (X-st): Yo twice, insert hook in indicated ch-1 sp, pull up a lp, yo,
draw through 2 lps (first leg made), yo, insert hook in next ch-1 sp, [yo, draw through 2 lps] 4 times (2nd leg made), ch 2, dc around post of first leg.
Row 1: Ch 27. Foundation X-st (see Special Stitches and Pattern Notes) in 7th ch from hook (beg sk chs count as first dtr and sk ch). [Foundation X-st in last ch worked] 6 times. Sk next ch. Dtr (see Stitch Guide) in last ch. Ch 5 (see Pattern Notes), turn. (6 foundation X-sts, 2 dtr)
Row 2: Dtr in dc of first X-st. [Ch 1, 2 dtr in ch-2 sp of X-st] 6 times. Ch 1, dtr in last leg of last X-st and in 5th ch of turning ch. Ch 5, turn. (16 dtr, 7 ch-1 sps)
Row 3: X-st (see Special Stitches) in first ch-1 sp. [X-st in last ch-1 sp worked] 6 times, dtr in top of beg ch-5. Ch 5, turn. (6 X-sts, 2 dtr)
[Rep rows 2 and 3] 25 times or until desired length, ending on row 3. Fasten off.
Cut 6 pieces of yarn 24 inches long. Hold strands tog, fold in half and pull up lp of fringe in corner sp before first X-st. Pull ends of yarn through lp and pull tightly.
Rep fringe in sp between each X-st and in corner sp on each short edge.
Block scarf and trim fringe as desired.
HOLIDAY SPARKLE SCARF