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Independence Day Scarf
Lion Brand® Vanna's Glamour®
Pattern Number: L40296
Crochet this bandana style scarf with lace edging for a casual but elegant accessory to wear this July 4th. Designed by Cindy Grosch.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 12 x 29 in. (30 x 74 cm), at longest and widest
861-100 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Diamond
Brilliant white with silver sparkle
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size F-5 (3.75 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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12 (hdc, ch1) + 15 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm). 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.
Scarf is worked from lower tip up and shaped with increases to create a triangle.
Edging is worked around outside edge of Scarf.
SCARF Ch 4, hdc in first ch.
Row 1: Ch 4, turn, hdc in first hdc, ch 1, (hdc, ch 1, hdc) in 2nd ch of beg ch – at the end of Row 1 you will have 4 hdc and 3 ch-1 sps.
Row 2: Ch 4, turn, hdc in first hdc, ch 1, *hdc in next hdc, ch 1; rep from * to last st, (hdc, ch 1, hdc) in 2nd ch of beg ch – at the end of Row 2 you will have 6 hdc and 5 ch-1 sps.
Rep Row 2 until you have a total of 78 hdc and 77 ch-1 sps.
FINISHING Border Row 1: From RS, with lower tip of Scarf at top, join yarn with sl st in one lower corner of Scarf.
Ch 1, working towards lower tip, work 73 sc evenly spaced along side edge of Scarf to tip, work 3 sc in tip, then work 73 sc evenly spaced along opposite side edge of Scarf to next corner – 149 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, (sc, ch 6, sc) in first sc, *ch 6, sk 3 sc, sc in next sc; rep from * to end, ch 6, sc in last st again – 37 ch-6 sps.
Rnd 3: Turn, sl st in first 3 ch, ch 6, 3 dc in same ch-sp, *sc in next ch-sp, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-sp; rep from * to last ch-sp, 3 dc in last ch-sp, ch 6, sl st in bottom 3 ch of beg-ch; continuing across straight top edge of Scarf, sc in first st, *ch 6, (sk next ch-1 sp, sk next st) twice, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 6, (sk next st, sk next ch-2 sp) twice, sc in next st; rep from * to last 2 sts, ch 6, sc in last st; join with sl st in first st.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
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