Hydrangea Scarf

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Using an ombre yarn to create large 3D flower motifs, this scarf looks like the blue and violet colored hydrnngea’s. One of the exciting parts about hydrangeas is that their color is determined by the minerals in the soil. Pick up your crochet hook and see which direction the colors of the yarn take you with this cozy pattern.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 8” wide x 88” long

Gauge: 13 sts and 6 rows = 4” [10 cm] in double crochet

Materials

Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver Ombre (100% Acrylic; 482 yards [441 meters]/283 grams): 3963 Baja Blue (2 skeins)

Hook: US size J/10 (6.0 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Pattern

Motifs (make 12)

Rnd 1: Ch 3, join with sl st to form a loop, ch 3 (counts as first dc), 14 dc into loop, sl st to top of ch 3. (15 dc)

Rnd 2 Front: Work entire rnd in front loops only, sc in first st, *hdc in next st, 5 dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * once more, hdc in next st, 5 dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, sl st to first sc. (3 petals)

Rnd 2 Back: Work entire rnd in back loops only, sl st into a back loop behind where you finished the last rnd, ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, 2 dc in next 14 sts, sl st to top of beg ch-3. (30 dc)

Rnd 3 Front: Work entire rnd in front loops only, sc in first st of Rnd 2 Back, *hdc in next st, 5 dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * until only 4 sts rem, hdc in next st, 5 dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, sl st to first sc. (6 petals)

Rnd 3 Back: Work entire rnd in back loops only, sl st into a back loop behind where you finished the last rnd, ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in same st as sl st, *dc in next st, 2 dc in next st; rep from * 13 more times, dc in next st, sl st to top of beg ch-3. (45 dc)

Rnd 4 Front: Work entire rnd in front loops only, sc in first st of Rnd 3 Back, *hdc in next st, 5 dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * until 4 sts rem, hdc in next st, 5 dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, sl st to first sc. (9 petals)

Rnd 4 Back: Work entire rnd in back loops only, sl st into a back loop behind where you finished the last rnd, ch 5 (counts as first dc and ch 2), 2 dc in same st, *dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next st; rep from * twice more, dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, dc in last st, sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-5. (14 sts on each side; ch-2 on each corner)

Rnd 5: Work entire rnd in both loops only, sl st in ch-2 sp, ch 5 (counts as first dc and ch 2), 2 dc in same sp, *dc in each st to next corner, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch-2 corner; rep from * twice more, dc in each st to next corner, dc in ch-2 corner sp, sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-5. (18 sts on each side, ch-2 on each corner)

Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in all ends.

Joining


Lay out all motifs in preferred order. Whip stitch (sew) motifs together through back loop of last round.

Weave in all ends

Border

Join yarn to any corner, ch 5 (counts as first dc, ch 2), 2 dc in same corner, *dc in each st to next corner, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner; rep from * twice more, dc in each st to first corner worked, dc in corner, sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-5.

Fasten off.

Weave in all ends.

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  • valerier2

    the Scarf is Beautiful… and so is the Model … I sure enjoy this I Like Crochet Magazine… Thank you … = )

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