Her­ring­bone Scrap Scarf

De­sign by Mari Koeck

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FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS 61/2 inches x 72 inches from tip to tip MA­TE­RI­ALS • Medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn: 60 yds each of 6 dif­fer­ent col­ors (A–F) • Size I/9/5.5mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle GAUGE 7 dc = 2 inches; 4 rows = 2 inches PAT­TERN NOTES Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Scarf is worked in 2 strips which will be joined at the end. For strip 1, ro­tate through col­ors in se­quence (A, B, C, D, E, F) un­til the end. For strip 2, ro­tate through col­ors in se­quence (E, F, A, B, C, D) un­til the end. STITCH PAT­TERN Her­ring­bone Stitch Row 1: Ch 3, dc in next 11 sts, 3 dc in next st, turn. Row 2: Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), 2 dc in first st, dc in each st across, fas­ten off leav­ing a long tail for seam­ing and turn. STRIP Make 2. Row 1: With first color (see

Pat­tern Notes), ch 15, dc in 4th ch from hook (sk 3 chs count An­nie’s as first dc) and in each of next 10 chs, 3 dc in last ch, turn. (15 dc) Row 2: Work row 2 of Her­ring­bone Stitch pat­tern (see Stitch Pat­tern). (17 dc) Row 3: Join (see Pat­tern Notes) next color in 5th st from the end of pre­vi­ous row, work row 1 of Her­ring­bone Stitch pat­tern. (15 dc) Row 4: Work row 2 of Her­ring­bone Stitch pat­tern. (17 dc) Rows 5–82: [Rep rows 3 and 4] 39 times. ASSEMBLY Re­fer­ring to the photo for po­si­tion­ing, use the yarn tails to whip­stitch the strips tog. The point of the pro­trud­ing cor­ner will join the re­ced­ing cor­ner. Hold the cor­ners and align the length and width of the ad­join­ing sides when you join. Weave in any rem loose ends. Block if needed.

Use up your scraps with this trendy her­ring­bonein­spired scarf de­sign. Clever in­creases mean you just need to know how to dou­ble cro­chet and then away you go!

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