OLD WORLD SCARF

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Lacy squares worked in a rich shade of teal merino create a stylish accessory,

quickly assembled in the join-as-you-go method.

Skill level:  intermediate

Size: 6" x 62" (before blocking); 6" x 69" (after blocking)

Materials:

Yarn:

330 yds. DK or worsted wt. wool, wool-blend or yarn of choice that works to

gauge.

Sample shown in Moda Dea Washable Wool (100% merino wool superwash,

166 yds/100 g ball) in color Real Teal, 2 balls, 332 yds

Crochet hook size US I/9 (5.50 mm)

Tapestry needle

Gauge: 1 motif = 3" square Always take time to check your gauge

Pattern notes:

Assembly Sequence (Note: see assembly diagram at end of pattern)

Scarf is made of 38 squares arranged two squares across by nineteen squares long.

After first square is complete, subsequent squares are created and attached by joinas-

you go method.

Make Square 1.

Make Square 2, joining to side of Square 1 with single-sided join.

Make Square 3, joining to top of Square 1 with single-sided join.

Make Square 4, joining to side of Square 3 and top of Square 2 with doublesided

join.

Additional rows are added with pairs of squares. First square of row is

attached with single-sided join, second square of row is added with doublesided

join.

Stitches Used

Chain (ch), Slip Stitch (sl st), Single Crochet (sc),Half-Double Crochet (hdc),

Double Crochet (dc)

Abbreviations

beginning (beg), each (ea), hook (hk), loop (lp), repeat (rep), round (rnd), skip (sk),

stitch(es) (st/sts), together (tog)

Scarf

First Row (Squares 1 & 2)

Square 1

Rnd 1: Ch 4, join with sl st to form a ring, ch 1, work 8 sc in ring, join with sl st. (8 sc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same sc, *ch 5, sk next sc, sc in next sc, rep from * 3 times,

ending last rep ch 5, sl st in beg sc. (four ch-5 lps)

Rnd 3: Sl st into first ch-5 lp, ch 1, *in ch-5 lp work (sc, hdc, dc, ch 2, dc, hdc, sc)

(corner completed), ch 2,* rep from * to * around, join with sl st.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in ch-2 sp to right of join, ch 5, *in corner work (sc, ch 3, sc), ch 5, sc

in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, sc in same sp, ch 5,* rep from * to * around, ending with sc in

ch-2 sp, ch 3, join with sl st. Fasten off.

Square 2

Rnds 1-3: Repeat rounds 1-3 of Square 1.

Rnd 4 (single-sided joining rnd): Ch 1, sc in ch-2 sp to right of join, ch 5, sc in corner,

ch 3, sc in same corner; ch 5, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, sc in same sp; ch 5, sc in next

corner, ch 1; holding squares with wrong sides tog, sl st in corner on previous

square, ch 1, sc in same corner on current square; ch 2, sl st in next ch-5 lp on

previous square, ch 2, sc in next ch-2 sp on current square; ch 1, sl st in next ch-3 lp

on previous square, ch 1, sc in same sp on current square; ch 2, sl st in next ch-5 lp

on previous square, ch 2, sc in next corner on current square, ch 1, sl st in corner of

previous square, ch 1, sc in same corner on current square.

Finish current square as follows: ch 5, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, sc in same sp, ch 5,

sc in next corner, ch 3, sc in same corner, ch 5, sc in last ch-2 sp, ch 3, sl st in beg

sc. Fasten off.

Second Row (Squares 3 & 4)

Square 3

Rnds 1-4: Rep Square 2, joining to top of row 1.

Square 4

Rnds 1-3: Rep Rnds 1-3 of Square 2.

Rnd 4 (double-sided joining rnd): Ch 1, sc in ch-2 sp to right of join, ch 5, sc in

corner, ch 3, sc in same corner; ch 5, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, sc in same sp; ch 5,

sc in next corner, ch 1; holding squares with wrong sides tog, sl st in corner of

previous square, ch 1, sc in same corner on current square; *ch 2, sl st in next ch-5

lp on previous square, ch 2, sc in next ch-2 sp of current square; ch 1, sl st in next

ch-3 lp on previous square, ch 1, sc in same sp on current square; ch 2, sl st in next

ch-5 lp on previous square, ch 2, sc in next corner on current square, ch 1, sl st in

corner of previous square*, sl st in corner of next previous square, ch 1, sc in same

corner on current square; rep from * to * once.

Finish current square as follows: ch 1, sc in same corner, ch 5, sc in last ch-2 sp, ch

3, sl st in beg sc. Fasten off.

Rows 3-19

Repeat instructions for second row until scarf is 19 squares long, joining first square

of each pair with single-sided join (as in Square 2) and second square of each pair

with double-sided join (as in Square 4).

Finishing:

Weave in ends. Block scarf by dampening and laying it out on thick towels,

spreading out lace pattern. Cover with another towel and leave to dry.

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Pattern and photos 2010 by Kathy North, Designs by KN www.designsbykn.com

Modeled by Cecily North.

Thanks to pattern tester Sherrie E. of www.piece-by-piece.net

For personal or charity use only. Do not duplicate pattern for commercial purposes.

Assembly Diagram is found on .pdf .

 

 
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