I've really been enjoying one skein projects lately! With the busy holiday schedule, it is just so much easier to pick up and put down a one skein project!
The Snow Drops Mod Scarf is a super-stylish one skein project that would make a perfect gift! This scarf is made with the star stitch with makes a beautiful-snowflake like texture. Combine that with the icy colors of Caron Cakes "Faerie Cake" yarn and this scarf is perfect for winter! I even have a video tutorial to get you started learning the star stitch :)
- ch: chain
- sl st: slip stitch
- SC: single crochet
- HDC: half-double crochet
- HDC2Tog: Half double crochet two together (aka HDC decrease)
- LOH: loops on hook
Star stitch: WATCH THE VIDEO TUTORIAL HERE
First start stitch of a row: Ch 2, Insert hook into back loop of the second ch from the hook and pull up a loop (2 LOH), insert hook into front loop of the same ch stitch and pull up a loop (3 LOH), insert into the next 3 sts and pull up a loop through each one (6 LOH). YO and pull through all 6 loops, ch 1 to make the "eye" of the star.
Star stitch: Insert hook into the "eye" of the previous star and pull up a loop (2 LOH), insert hook into the last post of the previous star and pull up a loop (3 LOH), insert your hook into the last stitch of the previous star and pull up a loop (4 LOH), insert hook into the next 2 sts and pull up a loop in each one (6 LOH). YO and pull through all 6 loops, ch 1 to make the "eye of the star.
Approximately 6' long
- Chain stitches at the beginning of rows do not count as a stitch
- Increases and decreases will all happen on the the same side of the scarf. This will create the triangular shape.
Row 1: HDC in second ch from the hook, HDC across (2). Turn
Row 2: Ch 1, 2 HDC in first st, HDC across (3). Turn
Row 3: Ch 2, make the first star stitch of the row (1 star). Turn
Row 4: Ch 1, work 2 SC into the eye of the star stitch in the previous row, 1 SC in the last stitch (3). Turn
Row 5: Ch 1, 2 HDC in first st, HDC across (4)
Row 6: Ch 1, HDC across, 2 HDC in last st (5)
Row 7: Ch 2, make the first star stitch of the row, star stitch across (2 stars). Turn
Row 8: Ch 1, 2 SC in each "eye of the star" from the previous row. SC in last stitch of the row (5). Turn
Row 9: Ch 1, 2 HDC in first st, HDC across (6)
Row 10: Ch 1, HDC across, 2 HDC in last st (7)
Rows 11-89: Repeat rows 7-10. Row 89 will have 46 HDC sts across.
Row 90: Ch 1, HDC across, HDC2Tog in the last 2 stitches (45) Turn
Row 91: Ch 2, make the first star stitch of the row, star stitch across (22 stars) Turn
Row 92: Ch 1, 2 SC in each "eye of the star" from the previous row. SC in last stitch of the row (45). Turn
Row 93: Ch 1, HDC across, HDC2Tog in the last two stitches (44). Turn
Row 94: Ch 1, HDC2Tog, HDC across (43). Turn
Row 95-178: Repeat rows 91-94. Row 178 with end with 2 HDC across.
Make your tassels (pom poms would also look great!) and attach them to each end of the scarf. And VOILA! You have a modern and adorable winter scarf.
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