Tuesday Scarf

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It is starting to get slightly chilly here in Arizona, which means winter (or what passes for it here) is finally upon us.  In my house that means it is time for me to make scarves for the kids.  This is what I came up with for my oldest daughter.

 

As always, this pattern has not been tested so if you notice any problems with it please let me know either in the comments section or at CrochetBot3000@gmail.com. You can also find me on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Crochetbot3000.

Materials Needed:

1 skein of dark purple worsted weight yarn (color A)
1 skein of gray worsted weight yarn (color B)
I hook
Yarn needle

Abbreviations Used:

ch                    chain
st                     stitch
sc                     single crochet
sc dec              single crochet decrease
sc3tog              single crochet 3 together
dc                    double crochet
dc2tog             double crochet 2 together
dc3tog             double crochet 3 together
blo                   back loops only

Gauge:

4 in. = 14 dc
4 in. = 8 rows of dc

Special stitches:

Sc3tog:  (insert hook in next st, yo and draw up a loop) 3 times (4 loops on hook), yo and draw through all 4 loops on hook.
Dc2tog:  yo and draw up a loop in the next st (3 loops on hook), yo and draw through the first 2 loops on hook (2 loops on hook), yo and draw up a loop in the next st (4 loops on hook), yo and draw through the first 2 loops on hook (3 loops on hook), yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
Dc3tog:  yo and draw up a loop in the next st (3 loops on hook), yo and draw through the first 2 loops on hook (2 loops on hook), yo and draw up a loop in the next st (4 loops on hook), yo and draw through the first 2 loops on hook (3 loops on hook), yo and draw up a loop in the next st (5 loops on hook), yo and draw through the first 2 loops on hook (4 loops on hook), yo over and draw through all 4 loops on hook.
*Ch 1 at the end of a row does not count as a stitch.

Instructions:

Ch 297 (you can make this scarf as long as you want, you just need to make sure the base chain is in multiples of 8, plus 9)
*Ch 3 at the beginning of row 1 counts as 1 dc.
Row 1:  using color A, 1 dc in the 4th ch from hook and in the next ch, 3 dc in the next ch, *1 dc in each of the next 2 chs, dc3tog, 1 dc in each of the next 2 chs, 3 dc in the next ch, repeat from * to the last 3 chs, 1 dc in each of the last 3 chs, change to color B, ch 1, turn.
Row 2:  working blo and using color B, sc dec over the first 2 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, 3 sc in the next st, *1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, sc3tog, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, 3 sc in the next st, repeat from * to the last 4 sts, 1 sc in the next 2 sts, sc dec over the last 2 sts, change to color A, ch 1, turn.
Row 3:  working blo and using color A, dc2tog over 1st2 sts, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, 3 dc in the next st, *1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, dc3tog, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, 3 dc in the next st, repeat from * to the last 4 stss, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, dc2tog over the last 2 sts, change to color B, ch 1, turn.
Row 4:  repeat row 2
Row 5:  repeat row 3
Row 6:  repeat row 2
Row 7:  repeat row 3.  At the end of row 7, finish off, weave in ends.

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