BUT­TER­FLY NEST SCARF

Rep­e­ti­tion of sim­ple stitches in­ter­spersed with spec­tac­u­lar Solomon’s knots make this scarf a “must-make.”

Crochet! - - Contents - De­sign by Ta­nis Ga­lik

This project is an easy in­tro­duc­tion to the Solomon’s knot in a beau­ti­ful and del­i­cate scarf.

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

7 inches wide x 51 inches long

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Manos del Uruguay Ser­ena sport weight al­paca/ cot­ton yarn ( 13/4 oz/ 170 yds/ 50g per skein): 2 skeins # 2133 seashell • Size H/ 8/ 5mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

19 sc = 4 inches; rows 1– 6 = 2 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

For a longer or shorter Scarf, in­crease or de­crease foun­da­tion chain in mul­ti­ples of 4. Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Chain-5 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble tre­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. When in­structed to work into a Solomon’s knot, work into the clos­ing sin­gle cro­chet of the stitch. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCH

Solomon’s knot (SK): Draw up lp on hook to 3/ 8 inch, ch 1, sc in sp be­tween sin­gle and dou­ble strands (to close st).

SCARF

Row 1 (RS): Ch 238, work­ing in back bar (see illustration), sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (237 sc) Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *2 SK (see Spe­cial Stitch), sk next 3 sc, sc in next sc, rep from * across, turn. (59 sc, 116 SK)

Row 3: Ch 5 (see Pat­tern Notes), SK, sk first SK, sl st in next SK (see Pat­tern Notes), *2 SK, sk next sc, sl st in next SK, rep from * across, SK, dtr (see Stitch Guide) in last sc, turn. (2 dtr, 116 SK)

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first dtr, ch 3, sk first SK, sc in next SK, *ch 3, sk next SK, sc in next SK, rep from * across, end­ing last rep with sc in top of beg ch-5, turn. (60 sc, 177 chs)

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each sc and ch across, turn. (237 sts)

Row 6: Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), work­ing in back lps (see Stitch Guide), dc in each sc across, turn.

Row 7: Ch 1, work­ing in front lps (see Stitch Guide), sc in each dc across, turn. Rep Rows 2–7 un­til Scarf mea­sures

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