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Loop Fringe for a Scarf
Lion Brand® Velvetspun
Pattern Number: BK4K-0602004
This pattern shows how to add a loop fringe to decorate and customize a purchased scarf.
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
Depends on scarf; fringe shown is approximately 8 inches. [20 cm]
PUBLISHED IN: By Kids, For Kids
580-101 Velvetspun Yarn: Carnation Gentle soft pink
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Note: Any yarn can be used that matches your scarf
- Purchased scarf
- Size 1 [2.5mm] crochet hook or size needed to pull yarn through the scarf
Gauge is not important to this project; length of fringe should be as it appeals to you.
There are many kinds of fringe. Some yarns do well with a fringe that has loose ends, but some unravel. In this case, a loop fringe is a good choice because there are no free ends to come apart.
Lay the scarf flat on the table, right side up with the
edge facing you. Insert the hook from the bottom to
the top approximately 1/4 inch [.5 cm] from the end and side
of the scarf and pull the end of the yarn down so that it is
underneath the scarf. This is the end that you will
need to tie off.
1. Insert the hook from the top to the bottom of the
scarf approximately 1/4 inch from then end but approximately
1/2 inch [1 cm] from last loop (or the side, if this is the
first loop or very last loop on the fringe.)
2. Pull a loop of yarn through from the bottom to the top
of the scarf
3. Put your finger through the loop and pull a second loop
through the first one.
On the first loop only, use the free end that is under
the bottom of the scarf and tie it securely to the end that
is coming up. Use several knots and trim the yarn.
4. The strand of yarn that is on the left can be pulled
to tighten the first loop. Pull this tight.
5. Pull on the free end of the yarn (the end that goes to
the ball) so that the loop is the length you
want. As shown in the picture, loops will
normally twist -- this is expected.
Repeat steps 1-5 until the end is completely fringed.
Cut the end of the yarn to approximately 5
inches and tie off tightly to one of the strands of the last
loop. Tie several knots to be sure that the yarn
will not unravel or come loose. Trim closely.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
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