MARDI GRAS SCARF

Crochet! - - Luscious Lace - D E S I G N BY E L I S A B E T H DAV I S D E H E R R A I Z

EASY

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

51/2 inches wide x 64 inches long

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Co­linette Yarns Jit­ter­bug 400 su­per fine ( fin­ger­ing) weight merino wool yarn ( 51/4 oz/ 400 yds/ 150g per skein):

1 skein # 018 blue Saturn • Size H/ 8/ 5mm cro­chet hook or size

needed to ob­tain gauge • Tapestry nee­dle

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Chain- 6 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble tre­ble cro­chet and chain- 1 un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain- 7 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet and chain- 4 un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Tri­an­gle stitch ( tri­an­gle st): Ch 6 ( does not count as dtr and ch- 1), sc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch. Shell: ( 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in in­di­cated st. Pi­cot: Ch 4, sl st in 4th ch from hook.

SCARF

Row 1 (RS): Ch 22, sc in 2nd ch from hook, * tri­an­gle st ( see Spe­cial Stitches), sk next 3 ch, sc in next ch, rep from * across, turn. (5 tri­an­gle sts, 6 sc) Row 2: Ch 6 ( see Pat­tern Notes), sc in ch- 1 sp at top of first tri­an­gle st, [ch 3, sc in ch- 1 sp at top of next tri­an­gle st] 4 times, ch 1, dtr ( see Stitch Guide) in last sc, turn. ( 2 dtr, 5 sc) Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first dtr, shell ( see Spe­cial Stitches) in first sc, [ sc in next sc, shell in next sc] twice, sc in last dtr, turn. ( 4 sc, 3 shells) Row 4: Ch 7 ( see Pat­tern Notes), sc in ch- 1 sp of first shell, [ch 4, dc in next sc, ch 4, sc in ch- 1 sp of next shell] twice, ch 4, dc in last sc, turn. ( 4 dc, 3 sc, 6 ch- 4 sps) Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first dc, shell in next sc, [ sc in next sc, shell in next sc] twice, sc in last dc, turn. ( 4 sc, 3 shells) Rows 6–11: [ Rep rows 4 and 5 al­ter­nately] 3 times. Row 12: Ch 1, sc in first sc, * ch 6 ( does not count as dtr and ch- 1), sc in next sc, rep from * across, turn. ( 4 sc, 3 ch- 6 sps) Row 13: Ch 1, sc in first sc, tri­an­gle st, sk first 3 chs, sc in next ch, tri­an­gle st, sk next 2 chs, sk next sc, sc in next ch, tri­an­gle st, sk next 4 chs, sc in next ch, tri­an­gle st, sk next sc, sk next 2 chs, sc in next ch, tri­an­gle st, sk last 3 chs, sc in last sc, turn. ( 5 tri­an­gle sts, 6 sc) Rows 14 & 15: Rep rows 2 and 3. Rows 16–23: [ Rep rows 4 and 5 al­ter­nately] 4 times. Rows 24 & 25: Rep rows 12 and 13. Rows 26–109: [ Rep rows 14– 25] 7 times. Row 110: Rep row 2. Edg­ing rnd: Now work­ing in rnds, ch 1, sc in first dtr, sc in first ch- 1 sp, [ pi­cot ( see Spe­cial Stitches), sc in ch- 1 sp at top of next tri­an­gle st*, 3 sc in next ch- 3 sp] 5 times end­ing last rep at *, sc in last ch- 1 sp, sc in last dtr, work­ing in ends of rows of first side, sc evenly sp across to first row, work­ing in op­po­site side of foun­da­tion chs, 2 sc in first ch- 3 sp, [ pi­cot, 3 sc in next ch- 3 sp] 4 times, pi­cot, sc in last ch, work­ing in ends of rows of other side, sc evenly sp across to last row, join ( see Pat­tern Notes) in beg sc. Fas­ten off.

Fin­ish­ing

Block to fin­ished mea­sure­ments.

A sim­ple re­peat pat­tern is used to cre­ate this bright and colorful scarf cro­cheted us­ing just one skein of fin­ger­ing-weight yarn.

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