Tasseled Boho Scarf

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As the weather turns warmer as we head into spring, this tasseled scarf is the perfect way to stay warm on those chillier afternoons. Plus, it’s perfect for adding a touch of bohemian charm to whatever outfit it’s paired with.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Child (Teen, Adult) finished measurement 27 (29, 30)” / [69 (74, 76) cm] width x 14 (15, 16)” / [36 (38, 41) cm] length

Shown in size Adult

Gauge: 20 sts and 8 rows = 4” [10 cm] in dc

Materials:

Yarn:

Medium Weight Yarn Rooster Almerino Aran (50% Baby Alpaca, 50% Merino Wool; 103 yards [94 meters]/50 grams): 319 Lilac Sky, 5 (6, 6) balls

Hook: US size I/9 (5.5 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Abbreviations

st(s) – stitch(es)

ch – chain stitch

sl st – slip stitch

beg cl st – beginning cluster stitch

cl st – cluster stitch

Special Stitches

Beginning Cluster stitch (Beg Cl st)

Ch 2, yo, insert hook into the same st, yo, pull back through that st (3 lps on hook). Yo, pull through 2 lps, yo, insert hook into the same st, yo, pull back through that st (4 lps on hook). Yo, pull through 2 lps, yo, pull through all 3 lps on your hook.

Cluster stitch (Cl st)

Yo, insert hook into the next st, yo, pull back through that st (3 lps on hook). Yo, pull through 2 lps, yo, insert hook into the same st, yo, pull back through that st (4 lps on hook). Yo, pull through 2 lps, yo, insert hook into the same st, yo, pull back through that st (5 lps on hook). Yo, pull through 2 lps, yo, pull through all 4 lps on hook.

Pattern Notes

The scarf is worked in the round from bottom to top.

Pattern

Ch 104 (110, 114).

Rnd 1: Sl st in first ch, to form a circle, ch 2, Cl st in same st, sk 1 st, *Cl st in next st, sk 1 st; rep from * 50 (53, 55) more times, sl st in first st of this rnd 52 (55, 57) Cl sts.

Rnd 2: Sl st between first and 2nd Cl st of Rnd 1, Beg Cl st, *Cl st between the next 2 Cl sts from Rnd 1; rep from * 50 (53, 55) more times, sl st in first st of this rnd 52 (55, 57) Cl sts.

Rnds 3-30 (32, 34): Sl st between Beg Cl st and first Cl st from previous rnd, Beg Cl st, *Cl st between the next 2 Cl sts from previous rnd; rep from * 50 (53, 55) more times, sl st in first st of this rnd 52 (55, 57) Cl sts.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

 Tassels

*Cut 5 strands of yarn 12” / [30 cm] in length. Fold the strands in half, then knot the folded strands into one of the sts along Rnd 1.

Rep from * 13 (15, 17) more times. Trim each tassel to measure 5½” / [14 cm].

Finishing

Wet block scarf to size and shape. Weave in all ends. yarn ball

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