Mixed Motifs Triangular Scarf 

With ten different motifs to crochet, it’s impossible to get bored while making this scarf! Though it’s shown in just two contrasting colors, this could be a great colorful stashbuster, as well. Get creative and use up what you’ve got in your stash to create an accessory that’s uniquely you.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 48” width, 24” depth in center (not including fringe)

Gauge: 20 sts and 15 rows = 4” [10 cm] in half double crochet after wet blocking

Any Square motif = 3.5” [9 cm] across after wet blocking

Materials

Fine weight yarnYarn: FibraNatura Cotton True Sport (100% Pima Cotton; 197 yards [180 meters]/50 grams): 120 Shale (MC, 5 balls), 105 Young Leaf (CC, 3 balls)

Hook: US size E/4 (3.5 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Special Stitches

2dccl: [Yo, insert hook into st or sp specified, yo and pull through, yo and pull through 2 lps] 2 times, yo and pull through rem lps.

3dccl: [Yo, insert hook into st or sp specified, yo and pull through, yo and pull through 2 lps] 3 times, yo and pull through rem lps.

Pattern Notes

Motifs are worked separately and joined with slip stitch. A half double crochet border is added around the entire piece and is finished off with fringe.

Fasten off at the end of each row or round of Squares and Triangles. Triangles are all worked from the right side only. Do not turn at the end of each Triangle. Join yarn for new row at the top of the first stitch of the previous row.

Pattern

Burst Square (Make 9)

With CC, make adjustable ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), ch 1, [dc in ring, ch 1] 11 times, join with sl st to top of beg ch-3. (12 dc, 12 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 2: Join MC to any ch-1 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), ch 1, [2 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1] 11 times, join with sl st to top of beg ch-3. (24 dc, 12 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 3: Join CC to any ch-1 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), ch 1, dc in same sp, *ch 1, {[dc, ch 1, dc] in next ch-1 sp} 2 times, ch 1, [dc, ch 1, dc, ch 3, dc, ch 1, dc] in next ch-1 sp; rep from * 2 more times, ch 1, {[dc, ch 1, dc] in next ch-1 sp} 2 times, ch 1, [dc, ch 1, dc] in same sp as beg ch-3, ch 3, join with sl st to top of beg ch-3. (8 sts along each side, 4 ch-3 corner sps)

Rnd 4: Join MC to any corner sp, sc in same sp, *sc in each st and sp to next ch-3 sp, [sc, ch 2, sc] in corner sp; rep from * 2 more times, sc in each st and sp to next ch-3 sp, sc in same sp as beg sc, ch 2, join with sl st to beg sc. (16 sc along each side, 4 ch-2 corner sps)

Burst Triangle (Make 2)

With CC, make adjustable ring.

Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), ch 1, [dc in ring, ch 1] 5 times, dc in ring. (7 dc, 6 ch-1 sps)

Row 2: Join MC to top of beg ch-3, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in same st, ch 1, [2 dc in next st, ch 1] 5 times, 2 dc in last dc. (14 dc, 6 ch-1 sps)

Row 3: Join CC to top of beg ch-3, ch 3 (counts as dc), ch 1, {[dc, ch 1, dc] in next dc, ch 1, [dc, ch 1, dc] in next dc} 2 times, [dc, ch 1, dc, ch 3, dc, ch 1, dc] bet next 2 dc, {[dc, ch 1, dc] in next dc, ch 1, [dc, ch 1, dc] in next dc} 2 times, ch 1, dc in last dc. (8 dc, 7 ch-1 sps along each side, 1 ch-3 corner sp)

Row 4: Join MC to top of beg ch-3, sc in same st, sc in ch-1 sp, sc in each st and sp to ch-3 corner, [sc, ch 2, sc] in corner sp, sc in each st and sp to last dc, sc in last dc. (16 sc along each side, 1 ch-2 corner sp)

Cluster Cross Square (Make 9)

With CC, make adjustable ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), *2dccl, ch 3, 2 dccl, ch 1, dc, ch 1; rep from * 2 more times, 2dccl, ch 3, 2 dccl, ch 1, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (8 cl, 4 dc, 4 ch-3 corner sps)

Rnd 2: Join MC to top of any single dc, ch 3 (counts as dc), 3 dc in same st, sk next cl, *ch 1, [3dccl, ch 3, 3dccl, ch 1, sk next cl, 4 dc in next dc, sk next cl; rep from * 2 more times, ch 1, [3dccl, ch 3, 3dccl, ch 1, sk next cl, join with sl st to top of beg ch-3. (4 dc and 2 cl along each side, 4 ch-3 corner sps)

Rnd 3: Join CC to top of second 3dccl from corner, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in ch-1 sp, dc in next 4 dc, dc in ch-1 sp, dc in cl, *ch 2, [3dccl, ch 3, 3dccl] in ch-3 sp, ch 2, dc in cl, dc in ch-1 sp, dc in next 4 dc, dc in ch-1 sp, dc in cl; rep from * 2 more times, ch 2, [3dccl, ch 3, 3dccl] in ch-3 sp, ch 2, join with sl st to top of beg ch-3. (8 dc and 2 cl along each side, 4 ch-3 corner sps)

Rnd 4: Join MC to any ch-3 corner sp, sc in same sp, *sc in cl, 2 sc in ch-2 sp, sc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, sc in cl, [sc, ch 2, sc] in ch-3 corner sp; rep from * 2 more times, sc in cl, 2 sc in ch-2 sp, sc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, sc in cl, sc in same sp as beg sc, ch 2, join with sl st to beg sc. (16 sc along each side, 4 ch-2 corner sps)

Cluster Cross Triangle (Make 2)

With CC, make adjustable ring.

Row 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), 2 dccl, ch 1, dc, ch 1, 2 dccl, ch 3, 2 dccl, ch 1, dc, ch 1, 2 dccl, ch 1, dc. (4 2dccl, 4 dc, 1 ch-3 corner sp)

Row 2: With MC, ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), 3dccl in same sp, ch 1, sk next cl, 4 dc in next dc, sk next cl, ch 1, [3dccl, ch 3, 3dccl] in ch-3 corner sp, ch 1, sk next cl, 4 dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next cl, 3dccl in ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in last dc. (5 dc and 2 cl along each side, 1 ch-3 corner sp)

Row 3: With CC, ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), 3dccl in same sp, ch 2, dc in cl, dc in ch-1 sp, dc in next 4 dc, dc in ch-1 sp, dc in cl, ch 2, [3dccl, ch 3, 3 dccl] in ch-3 corner sp, ch 2, dc in cl, dc in ch-1 sp, dc in next 4 dc, dc in ch-1 sp, dc in cl, ch 2, cl in ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in dc. (9 dc and 2 cl along each side, 1 ch-3 corner sp)

Row 4: With MC, sc in dc, sc in ch-1 sp, sc in cl, 2 sc in ch-2 sp, sc in next 8 dc, 2 sc in ch-2 sp, sc in cl, [sc, ch 2, sc] in ch-3 corner sp, sc in cl, 2 sc in ch-2 sp, sc in next 8 dc, 2 sc in ch-2 sp, sc in cl, sc in ch-1 sp, sc in dc. (16 sc along each side, 1 ch-2 corner sp)

Cluster Flower Square (Make 9)

With MC, make adjustable ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, 2dccl in ring, *ch 2, 3dccl in ring; rep from * 5 more times, ch 2, join with sl st to top of beg cl. (6 cl, 6 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 2: Join CC to any ch-2 sp, ch 3, [2dccl, ch 2, 3 dccl] in same sp, *ch 2, [3dccl, ch 2, 3dccl] in next ch-2 sp; rep from * 5 more times, ch 2, join with sl st to top of beg cl. (12 cl, 12 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 3: Join MC with sl st to any ch-2 sp, sc in same sp, *ch 1, 3 sc in next ch-2 sp; rep from * 10 more times, ch 1, 2 sc in same sp as first sc, join with sl st to beg sc. (36 sc, 12 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 4: Join CC to center sc of any 3-sc group, ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in same sp, *dc in next 8 sc (skipping ch-1 sps), [3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc] in next sc; rep from * 2 more times, dc in next 8 sc, 3 dc in same sc as beg ch-3, ch 3, join with sl st to top of beg ch-3. (14 dc along each side, 4 ch-3 corner sps)

Rnd 5: Join MC to any ch-3 corner sp, sc in same sp, *sc in next 14 sc, [sc, ch 2, sc] in ch-3 corner sp; rep from * 2 more times, sc in next 14 sc, sc in same sp as first sc, ch 2, join with sl st to beg sc. (16 sc along each side, 4 ch-2 corner sps)

Cluster Flower Triangle (Make 2)

With MC, make adjustable ring.

Row 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), [3dccl in ring, ch 2] 2 times, 3dccl in ring, ch 1, dc in ring. (3 cl, 2 ch-2 sps, 2 dc)

Row 2: With CC, ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), 3dccl in ch-1 sp, {ch 2, [3dccl, ch 2, 3dccl] in next ch-2 sp} 2 times, ch 2, 3dccl in ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in last dc. (6 cl, 5 ch-2 sps, 2 dc)

Row 3: With MC, sc in first dc, sc in ch-1 sp, [ch 1, 3 sc in ch-2 sp] 5 times, ch 1, sc in ch-1 sp, sc in last dc. (19 sc, 6 ch-1 sps)

Row 4: With CC, ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), 3 dc in same sc, dc in next 8 sc (skipping ch-1 sps), [3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc] in next sc, dc in next 8 sc, [3 dc, ch 1, dc] in last sc. (14 dc along each side, 1 ch-3 corner sp)

Row 5: With MC, sc in first dc, sc in ch-1 sp, sc in next 14 dc, [sc, ch 2, sc] in ch-3 corner sp, sc in next 14 dc, sc in ch-1 sp, sc in last dc. (16 sc along each side, 1 ch-2 corner sp)

Dots Square (Make 9)

With MC, ch 6, join with sl st to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 15 dc in ring, join with sl st to beg ch-3. (16 dc)

Rnd 2: Join CC to top of any dc, ch 3 (counts as hdc, ch 1), *hdc in next dc, ch 1; rep from * 14 more times, join with sl st to second ch of beg ch-3. (16 hdc, 16 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 3: Join MC to any ch-1 sp, ch 3, dc in same sp (counts as 2dccl), *fpdc in next hdc, 2dccl in next ch-1 sp; rep from * 14 more times, fpdc in next hdc, join with sl st to top of beg 2dccl. (16 2dccl, 16 fpdc)

Rnd 4: Join CC to any fpdc, ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in same st, *hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts, [3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc] in next st; rep from * 2 more times, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts, 3 dc in same st as beg ch-3, ch 3, join with sl st to beg dc. (14 sts along each side, 4 ch-3 corner sps)

Rnd 5: Join sc to any ch-3 corner sp, sc in same sp, *sc in next 14 sts, [sc, ch 2, sc] in ch-3 corner sp; rep from * 2 more times, sc in next 14 sts, sc in same sp as beg sc, ch 2, join with sl st to beg sc. (16 sc along each side, 4 ch-2 corner sps)

Dots Triangle (Make 2)

With MC, ch 4, join with sl st to form ring.

Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 8 dc in ring. (9 dc)

Row 2: With CC ch 3 (counts as hdc, ch 1), [hdc in dc, ch 1] 7 times, hdc in last dc. (9 hdc, 8 ch-1 sps)

Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), [2dccl in ch-1 sp, fpdc in hdc] 8 times. (8 cl, 9 dc)

Row 4: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), 3 dc in same st, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, [3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc] in next st, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts, [3 dc, ch 3, dc] in last st. (14 sts along each side, 1 ch-3 corner sp)

Row 5: Sc in first dc, sc in ch-1 sp, sc in next 14 sts, [sc, ch 2, sc] in ch-3 corner sp, sc in next 14 sts, sc in ch-1 sp, sc in last dc. (16 sc along each side, 1 ch-2 corner sp)

Spoke Square (Make 9)

With MC, make adjustable ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, 8 sc in ring, join with sl st to beg sc. (8 sc)

Rnd 2: With CC, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in same sc, *2 dc in next sc; rep from * 6 more times, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (16 dc)

Rnd 3: Join MC to top of any dc, ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2), *dc in next dc, ch 2; rep from * 14 more times, join with sl st to third ch of beg ch-5. (16 dc, 16 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 4: Join CC to any ch-2 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in same sp, *[ch 1, 2 dc in ch-2 sp] 3 times, ch 1, [2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc] in next ch-2 sp; rep from * 2 more times, ch 1, 2 dc in ch-2 sp] 3 times, ch 1, 2 dc in same sp as beg ch-3, ch 3, join with sl st to top of beg ch-3. (10 sts and 4 ch-1 sps along each side, 4 ch-3 corner sps)

Rnd 5: Join MC to any ch-3 corner sp, sc in same sp, *sc in each st and sp to corner, [sc, ch 2, sc] in ch-3 corner sp; rep from * 2 more times, sc in each st and sp to last corner, sc in same sp as beg sc, ch 2, join with sl st to beg sc. (16 sc along each side, 4 ch-2 corner sps)

Spoke Triangle (Make 2)

With MC, make adjustable ring.

Row 1: Work 5 sc in ring. (5 sc)

Row 2: With CC, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in same sc, [2 dc in sc] 4 times. (10 dc)

Row 3: With MC, ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2), [dc in next dc, ch 2] 8 times, dc in last dc. (10 dc, 9 ch-2 sps)

Row 4: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), [2 dc in ch-2 sp, ch 1] 4 times, [2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc] in next ch-2 sp, [ch 1, 2 dc in ch-2 sp] 4 times, ch 1, dc in last dc. (10 sts and 4 ch-1 sps along each side, 1 ch-3 corner sp)

Row 5: Sc in dc, sc in ch-1 sp, sc in each st and sp to corner, [sc, ch 2, sc] in ch-3 corner sp, sc in each st and sp to end. (16 sc along each side, 1 ch-2 corner sp)

Finishing

Arrange Squares and Triangles according to diagram. With MC, sl st all pieces together.

Border

Attach MC to corner of lower Cluster Cross Triangle.

Row 1: Work 26 sc in side of each Triangle across, join to beg sc from Rnd 5 of upper Cluster Cross Triangle to join in the rnd.

Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in same (corner) st, hdc in each sc along each motif to right angle corner, [hdc, ch 2, hdc] in corner, hdc in each sc and sp along each motif to next corner/beginning of Triangle section, 3 hdc in corner, dc in each sc along Triangle edge, hdc in same corner as beg hdc, join with sl st to beg hdc, turn.

Rnd 2 (WS): Ch 1, fphdc along Triangle section in each hdc to corner, [fphdc, ch 1, fphdc] in corner st, fphdc along next edge to corner, [fphdc, ch 2, fphdc] in right angle corner, fphdc along last edge to corner, [fphdc, ch 1, fphdc] in corner st, join with sl st to beg hdc.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

Run blocking wires along all edges of shawl. Pin to blocking boards. Wet or steam block.

Fringe

Cut approx. 720, 8” pieces of MC. Holding two pieces tog as one, attach to the post of each Rnd 2 Border st along two sides of shawl (not the Triangle side).

Trim fringe to 2”.

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