Summer Blue Head Scarf
size, to fit average adult (approx. 34” wide at top by 10” deep at center back
cotton/nylon blend yarn, or similar wt. cotton-blend
yarn that works to gauge (sample shown in Bernat “Cool Crochet”, 70% cotton/30%
nylon, 200 yds./182 m. per 50 g./1.75 oz. ball)
2 balls Denim (blue) – Main color
1 ball Rosewood (pink) – Contrast
Size E (3.50
mm) hook, or size needed to achieve gauge
20 dc & 12 rows
= 4” in double crochet with lightweight yarn on size E hook
time to check gauge.
beginning (beg), chain (ch), double crochet (dc), double crochet two together
(dc2tog), each (ea), established (est), hook (hk), loop (lp), pattern (patt),
repeat (rep), single crochet (sc), skip (sk), slip stitch (sl st), space (sp),
Scarf is worked
back and forth in rows from side point to side point. Triangle shaping is
achieved by maintaining increases/decreases along one edge with other edge
remaining even (straight).
thread marker along increase/decrease edge as a guide to keeping
increases/decreases at same side throughout scarf.
Row 1 (RS):
With MC, ch 4, work 2 dc in 4th ch from hk (3 dc)
Row 2 (WS)(inc
row): Ch 3, turn, dc in first dc (at base of beg ch-3), dc in next dc, dc in top
of turning ch (4 dc)
Row 3 (RS)(inc
row): Ch 3, turn, dc in ea of next 2 dc, work 2 dc in top of turning ch (5 dc)
Row 4 (WS)(inc
row): Ch 3, turn, dc in first dc (at base of beg ch-3), dc in ea of next 3 dc,
dc in top of turning ch (6 dc)
Row 5 (RS)(inc
occurs at end of row): Ch 3, turn, dc in ea dc across, work 2 dc in top of
turning ch (7 dc)
Row 6 (WS)(inc
occurs at beg of row): Ch 3, turn, dc in first dc (at base of turning ch), dc in
ea dc across, dc in top of turning ch (8 dc).
Rows 7-47: Rep
last 2 rows alternately, maintaining patt as est (one st increased every row.)
At end of Row 47 – (49 dc)
Row 48 (WS): Ch
3, turn, dc in ea dc across (49 dc)
Row 49 (RS)(dec
occurs at end of row): Ch 3, turn, dc in ea dc across to last 3 sts (the last 2
dc & the turning ch), dc2tog, dc in top of turning ch (48 dc)
Row 50 (WS)(dec
occurs at beg of row): Ch 3, turn, dc2tog (skip the dc at base of turning ch &
dc the next 2 dc tog), dc in ea dc across, dc in top of turning ch (47 dc)
Rows 51-94: Rep
last 2 rows alternately, maintaining patt as est (one st decreased every row.)
At end of Row 94 – (3 dc)
Row 95 (RS): Ch
3, turn, dc2tog. Do not cut yarn, do not turn.
Continuing with MC and with right side (front side) of piece facing, ch 1, then
sc around entire piece with somewhat loose tension so that work lies flat,
working 2 sc in end of ea row and 3 sc at ea point of triangle. Join with sl st
and fasten off MC.
Rnd 2: With
right side (front side) of piece facing, attach CC at center back point on
triangle, ch 1, sc in same sc, *ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next sc, rep from *
around entire scarf, join with sl st to beg sc. Fasten off and weave in tails.
Rnd 1: With CC,
ch 4, join into ring, ch 1, work 5 sc in ring, join with sl st (5 sc)
Rnd 2: *Ch 5,
sc in next sc, rep from * 4 times, ending last rep ch 5, join with sl st to sc
at base of beg ch-5 (5 ch-5 lps)
Rnd 3: *In next
ch-5 lp work (sc, hdc, dc, ch 2, dc, hdc, sc), rep from * around, join with sl
st to beg sc. Cut yarn, leaving 12” tail for sewing, and fasten off.
Rep Rnds 1-3
for each flower.
flowers and sew to front of scarf approximately 8 rows to left of center as
shown. Attach 4th flower so it hangs from center back point. Finish
off and weave in all ends.
Pattern and photos © Kathy North, Designs by KN
Copyright 2009 –
Designs by KN
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