Happy Seven Days of Scarfie 2017, my friends! Today marks the first day out of seven that I will be releasing a free crochet pattern made out of the fabulous Lion Brand Scarfie yarn. Last year, I published my first collection of Scarfie patterns, and I am so excited to be able to come back with seven more. These patterns are written to use one skein or less of yarn and to work up quickly...perfect for those last minute gifts that you haven't made yet! My first pattern uses one of the new Scarfie colorways, Mint/Silver, and I am totally in love with it. Remember to come back each day from now until November 30th for a new free pattern each day! For now, keep reading for the Mint-cicle Scarf pattern below.
The Mint-cicle Scarf is a simple scarf with a modern twist. The angled edges give it a bit of visual interest, and the double-knotted fringe makes a beautiful embellishment. The great news is that this is very much a beginner-friendly crochet pattern, and it will work up quickly. This project uses just about one complete skein of Scarfie yarn so you won't need to worry about having little bits left over....my favorite kind of project!
Lion Brand Scarfie yarn is available at most stores that sell yarn and also online, but if you can't get your hands on it (or can't work with yarn that has wool in it) I would recommend substituting another Bulky Category 5 yarn. In my opinion, Scarfie yarn is on the "less bulky" end of the bulky yarn spectrum, so that would also be something to keep in mind if you are looking for substitutes.
If you want to read some more about the Seven Days of Scarfie 2017 collection you can read my announcement post here.
Abbreviations (written in U.S. terms):
HDC: half double crochet
HDC2Tog: half double crochet two together
13 sts x 6 rows = 4" square in HDC
Length (without fringe) = 71"
Width = 7"
ch stitches at the beginning of rows do not count as a stitch
the length of this scarf can easily be adjusted by adding or subtracting rows between Rows 18-97.
Row 1: HDC in the second ch from the hook and HDC across (3). Turn.
Row 2: ch 1, 2 HDC in first st, HDC across (4). Turn.
Row 3: ch 1, HDC across, 2 HDC in last st (5). Turn.
Row 4-17: Repeat Row 2 (on even rows) and Row 3 (on odd rows). Row 17 will have 19 sts across.
Row 18-97: ch 1, HDC across (19). Turn.
Row 98: ch 1, HDC across, HDC2Tog in last two sts (18). Turn.
Row 99: ch 1, HDC2Tog, HDC across (17). Turn.
Row 100-113: Repeat Row 98 (on even rows) and Row 99 (on odd rows). Row 113 will end with 3 sts across.
Making the Double-Knotted Fringe:
Cut 96 - 20” lengths of yarn. You will use 6 strands per “fringe”.
Starting at the point of the scarf, attach fringe on the angled edge of the scarf at every other row. You should have a total of 8 sections of fringe on each side of the scarf.
Tie the fringe using the double-knotted fringe method. Make sure your fringe is tied evenly spaced and follows the angle of the edge of the scarf. Once you are happy with the way the fringe is tied, trim your fringe to desired length.
You can also find an illustrated version of tying double-knotted fringe to help you here: https://www.crochet-world.com/blog/?p=8342
Now the legal stuff...You may sell items made from this pattern, but please credit me as the original designer. Also, please do not share the written pattern in print or electronically. The photos on this webpage belong to Megan Meyer of Left in Knots and may not be used for product sales/product listings. You may share a link back to my blog if you would like someone else to see or work with this pattern. Thank you for your cooperation and if you have any questions please feel free to contact me!
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