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designed by Kim Guzman © Nov. 2015
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Technique: Regular Crochet
6″ x 40″ (measured flat, before seaming)
- Lion Brand “Vanna’s Choice” (3.5 oz/100g/170 yds/156m per skein):
- A: 2 skeins White
- B: Small amount Radiant Orange
- C: Small amount Black
- Suggested crochet hook: 7mm (larger hook)
- Suggested crochet hook: H-8 [5mm] (smaller hook)
- Needle (for seaming, attaching embellishment and weaving ends)
With larger hook in main scarf stitch pattern, 13 stitches for 9 rows measures 4″ x 4″
Cluster (cl): Yarn over, insert hook in indicated stitch, yarn over, pull loop through, yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook, [yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over, pull loop through, yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook] twice, yarn over, pull through 4 loops on hook.
Single Crochet Two Together (sc2tog): Insert hook in indicated stitch, yarn over, pull loop through, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over, pull loop through, yarn over, pull through 3 loops on hook.
Scarf is made in rows then seamed once complete. The stitch pattern shows on both sides of the fabric. If you like, you can give it a twist when seaming or make a regular scarf. Either would be perfect due to the reversible nature of the stitch pattern.
When working a row in back loops only, if the last stitch of a row is too loose, work that last stitch under both loops instead of only the back loop.
When stitch count changes, total will be noted at the end of the row/round instruction. If there is no stitch count, it did not change for that row/round.
Row 1: With A and larger hook, ch 20, sc in second ch from hook, *cl in next ch, sc in next 3 ch, rep from * to last 2 ch, cl in next ch, sc in last ch, turn: 19 sts.
Begin working in back loops only throughout for main body of scarf.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first and next 2 sts, *cl in next st, sc in next 3 sts, rep from * across, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, *cl in next st, sc in next 3 sts, rep from * to last 2 sts, cl in next st, sc in last st, turn.
Rows 4-87: Rep rows 2-3.
Row 88: Rep row 2. Fasten off.
Form a ring with your fabric by placing your scarf matching first row to last row. With yarn needle, seam the scarf together.
Row 1: With smaller hook and B, ch 7, sc in second ch from hook and in each remaining ch, turn: 6 sc.
Rows 2-7: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.
Row 8: Ch 1, sc in first sc, sk sc, sc in next 2 sc, sk sc, sc in last sc, turn: 4 sc.
Rows 9-11: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.
Row 12: Ch 1, sc in first sc, sk sc, sc2tog across last 2 sc, turn: 2 sc.
Rows 13-15: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.
Row 16: Ch 1, sc2tog across 2 sc, turn: 1 sc.
Row 17: Ch 1, sc in sc, fasten off.
Eyes (make two):
Round 1: With smaller hook and C, ch 2, 6 sc in second ch from hook, sl st to first sc: 6 sc.
Round 2: Ch 2 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in same sc as joining, 3 dc in each sc around, sl st to top of beg ch-2: 18 dc. Fasten off.
(Optional) With yarn needle and A, make small eye accent.
Using main photo as a guide, stitch carrot and eyes to scarf.
Mouth can be made three different ways. I used a yarn needle with C and used embroidery chain stitches. You can also do surface chain stitches with a crochet hook. Or, if you prefer, make a length of chain and stitch it to the scarf.
With yarn needle, weave in all ends securely.