Alpine Nights Scarf
Have you caught onto the Super Scarf craze yet? I love the way those big chunky oversized scarves look, but sometimes I feel they can be a bit overwhelming on some people. This pretty scarf is designed in two sizes, a 9″ x 85″ for those that want to dip their toe into the Super Scarf category without a full commitment and a more traditional 6″ x 60″.
Have fun with this one, it’s easy and works up quickly. The waffle stitch makes it thick and luxurious around the neck and it’s super “yarn versatile” too! I’ve made it in the Caron Cakes yarn that everyone is talking about as well as Rowan Hemp Tweed and Red Heart Soft, all with equally good results, so it just depends on the look you are going for. These make great holiday gifts too!
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I love the easy striping created by the self striping yarn, it really broke at just the right places!
And for the gents, the quiet elegance of a solid color.
Skill Level: Easy
Size: Regular: 6” x 60”; Long: 9” x 85”
Pattern written for Regular with changes for Long in ( )
- Caron Yarn Cake (383 yards) – 1 ball, Lilac Frost or other worsted weight yarn in colors of choice
- Hook US I/5.50 mm
- Tapestry Needle
Gauge: 14 dc x 10 rows in waffle pattern = approximately 4”
BLO: back loops only
dc: double crochet
FP: front post
sc: single crochet
sl st: slip stitch
- The beginning ch 2 counts as a double crochet.
- Repeat instructions in [ ] as indicated.
- The stitch count is in ( ) at end of each Row.
- Scarf is worked in rows the long way.
- I achieved the look of the striped scarf sample by using self-striping yarn.
To make gauge swatch:
Row 1: Ch22, hdc in 3rd ch from hook and each remaining ch to end. (21)
Row 2: Ch2, turn, [dc next st, FPdc next 2 sts] repeat until there are 2 sts left, dc last 2 st. (21)
Row 3: Ch2, turn, [FPdc next st, dc next 2 sts] repeat until there are 2 sts left, FPdc next st, dc last st. (21)
Repeat Rows 2 & 3 until piece measures more than 5”. Measure for gauge and adjust hook as necessary.
Row 1 (Right Side Row): Ch214 (301), hdc in 3rd ch from hook (skipped chs count as st) and each remaining ch to end. (213, 300)
Row 2: Ch2, turn, [dc next st, FPdc next 2 sts] repeat until there are 2 sts left, dc last 2 st. (213, 300)
Row 3: Ch2, turn, [FPdc next st, dc next 2 sts] repeat until there are 2 sts left, FPdc next st, dc last st. (213, 300)
Repeat Rows 2 and 3:
- For Regular – 6 times each
- For Long – 9 times each
Last Row: Ch2, turn, [hdc next st, FPhdc next 2 sts] repeat until there are 2 sts left, hdc last 2 st. Fasten off. (213, 300)
Check out the matching beanie in child and adult sizes!
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