Adult Pocket Scarf

We know you loved the original Children’s Pocket Scarves, so we made one just for adults, too! This updated adult-size version is perfect for warming your hands or for making mommy and me (or daddy and me) coordinated sets.

Time: Weekend Project

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 5.25” width x 59” long after seaming.

Gauge: 12 sts = 4” [10 cm] in pattern before blocking

Materials

Super bulky weight yarnYarn: Lion Brand Heartland Thick & Quick (100% acrylic; 125 yards [114 meters]/142 grams): 098 Acadia (3 balls)

Hook: US size M/N/13 (9.0 mm) crochet hook

Notions: Tapestry needle, two 2” buttons, locking stitch markers (optional)

Pattern Notes

Ch 2 at start of rows does not count as a stitch.

Pattern

Starting with 18” long yarn tail for seaming, ch 16.
Row 1: Turn, skip 2 ch, hdc in next 15 ch. (15 hdc at end of this row)
Row 2: Turn, ch 2, hdc in first st and in each st across.

Form First Buttonhole

Row 3: Turn, ch 2, hdc in first 6 sts, ch 3, sk 3 sts, hdc in next 6 sts. (12 hdc + ch-3 sp at end of this row)
Row 4: Turn, ch 2, hdc in first 6 sts, hdc in next 3 ch, hdc in next 6 sts. (15 hdc at end of this row)

Work Even

Rep Row 2 until scarf measures approximately 71.5” long.

Form Second Buttonhole

Rep Rows 3-4.

Rep Row 2.

Fasten off with 18” long yarn tail for seaming.

Finishing

Fold edge of scarf over approximately 7” to form first pocket. (Optional: Use 3 locking stitch markers to pin each side of scarf in place before joining as pocket.) Place first button inside of pocket, and line up with button hole. With tapestry needle and a strand of yarn measuring approximately 12”, sew button into place. Weave in yarn ends with tapestry needles. Thread tapestry needle with yarn tail and seam first side of pocket with the mattress stitch. Fasten off. Repeat to join along opposite edge of pocket.

Form pocket on opposite edge of scarf, being certain that folded edges are on same side of scarf before joining. Repeat steps for adding button and seaming.

With tapestry needle, weave in ends.

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