Abigail Striped Bias Scarf

As spring approaches and breathes new life into our gardens, what better way to celebrate than creating a light and airy scarf? Have fun choosing three of your favorite colors to crochet this scarf which is worked on the bias.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 6″ wide x 94″ long

Gauge: 17 sts and 10 rows = 4” [10 cm] in dc

Materials

Fine weight yarnYarn: Louet Gems Fingering Weight (100% Merino; 185 yards [169 meters]/50 grams): 1702 White (MC, 2 skeins), 1392 Fern Green (CC1, 1 skein), 1072 Blush (CC2, 1 skein)

Hook: US size 7 (4.5 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Special Stitches

Shell: 3 dc in indicated ch-sp.

Triangle: Ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in last ch.

Pattern Notes

The scarf is worked from end to end on the bias. A triangle edging is worked on the sides and ends of the piece.

To change yarn color, work to end of Row 3 leaving 3 loops on hook. Yarn over hook with the new color and pull through all 3 loops on hook. Turn and work Row 2 with the new color. Break the previous color, leaving a tail to weave in later.

Stripe Section

The Stripe Section is worked 4 times throughout the length of the scarf. Work each Stripe Section as follows:

Using CC1, work Rows 4-5, 3 times.

Using MC, work Rows 4-5 once.

Using CC2, work Rows 4-5 once.

Using MC, work Rows 4-5 once.

Using CC1, work Rows 4-5, 3 times.

Pattern

With MC, ch 50.
Row 1: Hdc in 6th ch from hook, ch 1, sk next ch, hdc in next ch, (ch 3, sk next 3 ch, hdc in next ch, ch 1, sk next ch, hdc in next ch) 7 times, turn. (7 ch-3 sp)

Row 2: Ch 4, (shell in next ch-3 sp, ch 2, sc in ch-1 sp, ch 2) 7 times, shell in tch, turn. (8 shells)

Row 3: Ch 5, sk first 2 dc, hdc in next dc, (ch 3, hdc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, hdc in next dc) 7 times, turn.

Row 4: Ch 4, (shell in ch-3 sp, ch 2, sc in ch-1 sp, ch 2) 6 times, shell in next ch-3 sp, ch 2, sc in last hdc, ch 2, shell in tch, turn. (8 shells)

Row 5: Ch 5, sk first 2 dc, hdc in next dc, (ch 3, hdc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, hdc in next dc) 7 times, turn.

Rep Rows 4-5, 6 more times.

Work Stripe Section.

Join MC, work Rows 4-5, 10 times

Work Stripe Section.

Join MC, work Rows 4-5, 10 times

Work Stripe Section.

Join MC, work Rows 4-5, 10 times

Work Stripe Section.
Join MC, work Rows 4-5, 8 times

Do not fasten off.

Border

Working along the end of scarf, (triangle, sc in next ch-3 sp) 7 times, (triangle, sc in tch) twice. (9 triangles)

Cont working along the long edge of scarf, (triangle, sc in next ch-sp) to beg ch. (82 triangles)

Working along end of scarf, triangle, sc in tch of beg ch, (triangle, sc in next 3 ch-sp) 7 times, triangle, sc in last ch of beg ch. (9 triangles)

Working along long edge of scarf (triangle, sc in next ch-sp) to last ch-sp, triangle, sl st to base of first triangle. (82 triangles)

Fasten off.

Finishing

Break yarn.

Weave in ends.

Block scarf.

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