Blueberry Basketweave Scarf

Wrap yourself in this cozy, extra-wide scarf on a chilly fall day to be both fashionable and warm! Crocheted in worsted weight yarn with a simple-to-remember, repeating pattern, the ends are finished off with a fun and fresh fringe. With just two skeins of yarn, you’ll have your own fall staple that’s perfect for keeping or gifting.

Time: Weekend Project

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 12” wide x about 70” long (not including the fringe)

Gauge: 14 sts and 8 rows = 4” [10 cm]

Materials

Medium weight yarnYarn: Red Heart Super Saver (100% Acrylic; 364 yards [333 meters]/198 grams): 0512 Turqua (2 skeins)

Hook: US size J/10 (6.0 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle to weave in ends

Pattern Notes

In basketweave pattern, work BPdc over BPdc of previous row and FPdc over FPdc of previous row.

Stitch pattern is a multiple of 4 sts + 2. To get a slightly narrower scarf, start with ch 34, (32 is 8 times 4, then + 2)

Pattern

Ch 42
Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across. (40 dc)

Row 2: Ch 3, turn, FPdc in next st, *BPdc in next 2 sts, FPdc in next 2 sts; rep from * across, ending with BPdc in next st, dc in top of turning ch.

Row 3: Ch 3, turn, FPdc in next st, *BPdc in next 2 dc, FPdc in next 2 dc; rep from * across, ending with BPdc, dc in top of turning ch.

Rep Rows 2-3 until Scarf meas approx. 72” or desired length (sample worked 120 rows).

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Finishing

Fringe

Take a piece of cardboard 5” wide and wrap yarn around it for fringe. Cut open on one end, so the pieces meas approx. 10” long.

Use 4 pieces of yarn for each fringe. Fold yarn in half and pull through with crochet hook with the knot to the front of Scarf, working between the 2 FPdc and between the 2 BPdc along each edge. There will be 20 fringes on each end of Scarf.

Weave in any rem ends.

Lightly block if desired.

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