A long, kicky, bias-slant tube scarf trimmed with multicolor chain loops for a fun
accessory with a different look!
Skill Level: Easy
Size: 5 wide x 72 long
Yarn: Worsted weight acrylic, wool, acrylic-blend, wool-blend, or yarn of choice
that works to gauge (Note: if you want to extend the ruffled trim beyond five rounds as
shown in sample scarf, you will need more yardage for Colors A and B.)
Sample shown in TLC Essentials worsted, medium 4 [100% acrylic, 312
yds/170 g skein], color #2821 Paradise Blue, 500 yds
Red Heart Designer Sport sport, light 3 [100% acrylic, 279 yds/85g ball]
Color #3770 Berry, 75 yds (Color A)
Color #3570 Iced Violet, 75 yds (Color B)
Hook: US J/10 (6.00 mm)
Notions: Yarn needle
Gauge: 13 sts and 3.5 rows = 4/10 cm in triple crochet on size J hook
Scarf is made in continuous spiral method. Do not join at end of rounds, but work in
same direction around and around to form tube. Place thread marker to note beginning
of rounds and move it up as you go.
After Round 1, work all triple crochets in back loop only.
Stitches used: chain (ch), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), single crochet
(sc), slip stitch (sl st), triple crochet (trc)
Terms/Abbreviations: beginning (beg), each (ea), hook (hk), loop (lp), repeat (rep),
round (rnd), slip (sl), slip stitch (sl st), stitch (st)
Foundation chain: Ch 32, join into ring, being careful that chain is not twisted. (Note:
leave beginning tail hanging to use as a guide later for location of side seam.)
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in first ch, sc in next 7 ch, hdc in next 8 ch, dc in next 8 ch, trc in next 8
ch (32 sts). Do not join but continue to work in a continuous spiral. Place thread marker
to note beg of rnds and move it up as you work.
Rnd 2: Trc in back loop only (BLO) of ea st around (32 trc)
Rep Round 2 until scarf measures approx. 72, or to desired length.
Last round: Continuing to work in BLO, trc in 8 trc, dc in 8 trc, hdc in 8 trc, sc in 8 trc.
Join with sl st and fasten off.
Ruffled trim (on ends):
Flatten scarf all along its length, using beginning tail as a guide to placement of fold line
for side seam. Holding one strand each of Color A and B together as one and working
through both thicknesses, attach yarn to first st on one end of scarf, and work as follows:
*Ch 3, sc in next st, rep from * across end of scarf, thus closing end of tube (15 ch-3 lps).
Rep on other end of tube.
Ruffled trim (on scarf):
(Note: trim is attached in the free loops that remain from working in BLO on scarf body.)
Working from end of scarf toward center, hold one strand each of Color A and B together
as one and attach to first free lp on one end of scarf.
*Ch 3, sc in next free lp, rep from * around for a total of 5 rounds (or for desired number
of rounds). Sl st in last st at side seam and fasten off.
At other end of scarf, repeat ruffled trim along free lps for 5 rounds (or desired number of
Weave in all tails. If necessary, gently wash and block scarf.
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Pattern and photos © 2010 Kathy North, Designs by KN www.designsbykn.com
Modeled by Cecily North. Thanks to pattern tester Sherrie E. at www.piece-by-piece.net.
For personal or charity use only. Do not duplicate pattern for commercial purposes.