Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Natalia Scarf
Lion Brand® LB Collection® Angora Merino
Pattern Number: NTCscarf
This quick and easy scarf is a great way to practice Tunisian crochet stitches, including the Tunisian knit and Tunisian purl stitches, both crochet stitches that create a look similar to knit stitches.

Make it in colors that suit your coats and jackets or make several for different seasons. This beautiful Tunisian crochet scarf is reproduced from The New Tunisian Crochet by Dora Ohrenstein, with permission from Interweave Press.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Size 6 1/2" × 72" (16.5 × 183 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

491-108 LB Collection Angora Merino Yarn: Blue Bonnet

Light blue violet


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (A)

491-150 LB Collection Angora Merino Yarn: Smoked Pearl

Cool light grey


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (B)

491-196 LB Collection Angora Merino Yarn: Sangria

Deep magenta


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (C)
Additional Materials
L-11 (8 mm) Tunisian hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
GAUGE:
13 sts and 12 rows = 4" (10 cm)
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
To learn more about how to make the Tunisian stitches in this pattern, take a look at the following stitch descriptions:

Basic Foundation Row

Tks: Tunisian Knit Stitch

Tps: Tunisian Purl Stitch

NOTES:
The first stitch of the row tends to be tall and loose, while the last tends to be tight and short.

To keep the right and left edges of work even, give a tug to the loop on the hook at the beginning of each row to tighten it slightly.

At the end of the forward pass, draw the last loop up high to loosen it.



Purl stitches also can vary in tension.

Loose stitches are easy to tighten up by giving a tug on working yarn after completing each stitch.

Experiment with tighter and looser stitches on a swatch to determine what looks best.



Instructions are for forward pass; work basic return pass unless otherwise directed.


INSTRUCTIONS



Scarf

With A, ch 21.



Foundation Row: Work basic foundation row.



Row 1: Work 4 Tks, work 3 Tps, work 5 Tks, work 3 Tps, work 4 Tks, draw up lp in last bar.

Rep Row 1 until work measures 24", change to B.

Rep Row 1 with B until work measures 48", change to C.

Rep Row 1 with C until work measures 72".



Last row: Inserting hook to match pat, work Tslst in each st across.

Fasten off.

Weave in loose ends.

Block as desired.

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lp(s) = loop(s)
pat = pattern


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