Spumoni Ice Scarf

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A frosty soft confection of a scarf to ward off winters chill (while dreaming of ice-cream filled summer days!)

 

Skill level: Easy

Size: Approx. 7 wide x 64 long

Materials: TLC Baby Amore (weight 4 medium) (80% acrylic, 20% nylon) 140 g/5 oz ball, approx. 279 yds/255 m per ball

2 balls white (Main color)(MC)

1 ball aqua (Color A)

1 ball pink (Color B)

Size I/9 (5.5 mm) hook, or size needed to achieve gauge

Tapestry needle

Gauge: 3 sc = 1 on size I/9 (5.5 mm) hook

Pattern notes: 

Scarf is made in two sections worked from end to center back neck in order to maintain orientation of spike stitches.

Cut and rejoin Colors A and B as instructed, leaving 6 tails for weaving in later. Do not cut Main Color until each half of scarf is completed.  At each color change when picking up Main Color from rows below, strand it loosely up side of scarf.

When working spike stitches, keep stitches loose enough to match tension of rows below to avoid puckering.

Stitches used:

Chain (ch)

Single crochet (sc)

Half double crochet (hdc)

Double crochet (dc)

Triple crochet (trc)

Spike stitch

Scarf

First half:

Row 1(RS): With MC, ch 22, sc in 2nd ch from hk and in ea ch across, turn (21 sc)

Rows 2-8: Ch 1, sc in ea sc across, turn. At end of Row 8, join Color A, drop MC but do not cut it, turn.

Row 9 (RS):  With Color A, ch 1, sc in first 2 sc;  work spike stitches as follows: hdc in next sc 1 row below, dc in next sc 2 rows below, trc in next sc 3 rows below, dc in next sc 2 rows below, hdc in next sc 1 row below;  sc in remaining 14 sc, turn (21 sts)

Row 10 (WS): Cont with Color A, ch 1, sc in ea st across. At end of row, change to MC, drop and cut Color A, turn.

Row 11: Cont with MC, ch 1, sc in ea sc across, turn.

Rows 12-18:  Ch 1, sc in ea sc across, turn.  At end of Row 18, join Color B, drop MC but do not cut it, turn.

Row 19 (RS): With Color B, ch 1, sc in 14 sc; work spike stitches as follows: hdc in next sc 1 row below, dc in next sc 2 rows below, trc in next sc 3 rows below, dc in next sc 2 rows below,  hdc in next sc 1 row below; sc in last 2 sc, turn.

Row 20 (WS): Cont with Color B, ch 1, sc in ea st across. At end of row, change to MC, drop and cut Color B, turn.

Row 21: Cont with MC, ch 1, sc in ea sc across, turn.

Rep Rows 2-21 until piece measures 32. Fasten off MC.

Second half:

Rep instructions for first half of scarf, starting with Color B (instead of Color A) for first spike stitch stripe, then continuing to alternate Colors A and B as on first half.

Finishing:

Holding two sections of scarf with right sides together, with MC join through both thicknesses with slip stitch. Holding two sections of scarf with right sides together, with MC join through both thicknesses with slip stitch.

Edging: 

Using Color A to trim one end of scarf and Color B to trim other end, attach yarn to opposite side of Row 1 (foundation chain row). *Ch 3, dc in same st, sk 2 sts, sc in next st, rep from * across. Fasten off and weave in all tails.

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