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True Colors Scarf
Lion Brand® Heartland
Pattern Number: L20656 Add to your collection of Americana with this simple red, white, and blue scarf. In celebration of Independence day, you can say this scarf was crocheted in the USA!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 8 x 72 in. (20.5 x 183 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

136-113 Heartland Yarn: Redwood

True and deep red blend.


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.49
Note: (A)

136-098 Heartland Yarn: Acadia

Ivory and cream shades.


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.49
Note: (B)

136-109 Heartland Yarn: Olympic

Blend of deep blue shades.


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.49
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
Four 3-dc groups + 8 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm) in pattern. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
1.

Color is changed every 3 rows.

2.

To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over.

Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st.

Fasten off old color.

3.

We think it is easier to work over the yarn ends as you go, but you can always weave in the ends after the Scarf is completed.


INSTRUCTIONS



COLOR SEQUENCEWork *(3 rows with A, 3 rows with B) 6 times, (3 rows with C, 3 rows with B) 6 times; rep from * one more time for a total of 144 rows (48 stripes).



SCARF With A, ch 35.

Row 1: 3 dc in 5th ch from hook (beg ch counts as 1 foundation ch and first dc), *sk next 3 ch, 3 dc in next ch; rep from * across to last 2 ch, sk next ch, dc in last ch - Eight 3-dc groups at the end of this row.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), turn, dc in first dc, sk sp between first dc and first 3-dc group, 3 dc in each sp between 3-dc groups, sk sp between last 3-dc group and turning ch, 2 dc in top of beg ch - Seven 3-dc groups and one 2-dc group at each end of this row.

Row 3: Ch 3, turn, 3 dc in sp between first 2-dc group and next 3-dc group, 3 dc in each sp between 3-dc groups, 3 dc in sp between last 3-dc group and last 2-dc group, dc in top of beg ch.

Change to B.

Rep Rows 2 and 3 and continue to change color as in Color Sequence until all 144 rows of Sequence are complete.

Note: You should have 4 striped sections, 2 sections of A- and B-colored stripes alternated with 2 sections of C- and B-colored stripes.Fasten off.



FINISHING Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sk = skip
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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