This gorgeous keyhole scarf, worked up in a vivid variegated yarn, showcases the deep reds and violets of the season in Red Heart’s Unforgettable line. The shell-like construction and vivid colors give an airier feel to this autumn scarf, and the optional, repositionable flower allows for customization.
Add an optional applique to your keyhole scarf to fully customize it.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: 4” x 36”
Gauge: 15 sts and 9 rows in dc = 4” square
Red Heart Unforgettable (100% acrylic; 280 yards [256 meters]/100 grams): Winery (1 skein)
Hook: US size G/6 (4.0 mm) hook or size to obtain gauge
Notions: Sewing needle, thread and medium button (for flower)
The scarf is made in back and forth rows.
Row 1: Turn, dc in 4th ch from hk, ch 1, sc in the same st, * sk 2 sts, (2 dc, ch 1, dc) in next st, repeat from * to complete row.
Rows 2-4: Turn, ch 3, in each ch 1 sp (2 dc, ch 1, dc) to end, dc in last st.
Note: Place stitch markers in the 9th and 14th ch 1 sp of row.
Row 5: Turn, ch 3, in each ch1 sp until you reach the first st marker, (2 dc, ch 1, SC) in that ch1 sp, ch 15, (sc, dc, ch 1, dc) in next sp marked with st marker, (2 dc, ch 1, dc) in each ch1 sp to end dc in last st.
Rows 6-9: Turn, ch 3, in each ch1 sp (2 dc, ch 1, dc) to end, dc in last st. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Ch 4, sl st to first ch to join.
Rnd 1: Ch 4 (counts as first dc and ch 1), (dc, ch 1) in circle 7 more times, sl st to the third ch of the first ch 4 to join.
Rnd 2: In each ch1 space (sl st, ch 1, tr 2, ch 1, sl st to same st). Sl st to the space between the first and last petal.
Rnd 3: * Ch 3, sl st to the space between each petal, repeat from * to complete round.
Rnd 4: In each ch3 space (sl st, ch 1, dc, tr, dc, ch 1, sl st to same st). Sl st to the space between the first and last petal. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Sew a button to the back of the flower to make it removable and repositionable. Button into desired place on scarf.