This scarf’s delicate stitches pair so well with the intense colors of the variegated yarn. The scalloped ends also add just the right amount of personality to this autumn staple.
Skill Level: Easy
Size: Approx. 67 ½” long x 5 ½” wide, including borders
Gauge: 18¾ sts and 10½ rows = 4” [10 cm] in pattern, after blocking
Yarn: Brooks Farm Yarn Acero (60% Super Wash Wool, 20% Silk, 20% Viscose; 420 yards [384 meters]/113 grams): SW 7 Reds, Oranges, Browns, 1 ball
Hook: US size H/8 (5 mm)
Notions: Tapestry needle
ALT DC (Alternate dc chain) – used in place of ch 3 at the beg of a dc row. Sc in the top of the last st made, make another sc using the left legs of the first sc.
Shell – 5 dc in st indicated.
While gauge is important, this project will still be successful if exact gauge is not achieved.
A turning ch 1 is not used when the next row begins with a sc.
An alternate dc chain (ALT DC) is used at the beg of a dc row. It replaces the typical turning ch 3 and counts as the first st.
Brooks Farm Yarns offers a wide variety of hand dyed yarns in variegated, tonal, and semi-solid colorways through their website and at fiber festivals.
Row 1 (RS): *(Sc, dc) in first ch from hook, sk next ch; rep from * across to the last 2 ch, sc in next ch, dc in last ch – 24 sts.
Row 2: Turn, *(sc, dc) in first st, sk next st; rep from * across to last 2 sts, sc in next st, dc in last st.
Rows 3-9: Rep Row 2.
Row 10: Turn, ALT DC, *ch 1, dc2tog; rep from * across to the last st, dc in last st – 24 sts.
Rows 11-18: Rep Row 10.
Rows 19-27: Rep Row 2.
Rows 28-36: Rep Row 10.
Rows 37-162: Rep Rows 19-36 7 times.
Rows 162-171: Rep Rows 19-27 once. Do not fasten off.
Row 1: Sc in first st, ch 2, sk next 3 sts, Shell in next st, ch 2, sk next 3 sts, sc in next st, ch 2, sk next 3 sts, Shell in sp between next 2 sts, ch 2, sk next 3 sts, sc in next st, ch 2, sk next 3 sts, Shell in next st, ch 2, sk next 3 sts, sc in last st.
Row 2: Sc in first st, *ch 4, Shell in center st of shell in row below, ch 4, sc in sc in row below; rep from * twice.
Row 3: Sc in first st, *ch 5, Shell in center st of shell in row below, ch 5, sc in sc in row below; rep from * twice.
With RS facing, join yarn with a sc in the right-hand corner of opposite edge.
Work Edging Rows 1-3.
Weave ends and block Scarf.