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Mixed-yarn 'Christensen' scarf (brown colorway)
Lion Brand® Homespun® - Fun Fur® - Lion® Suede - Moonlight Mohair - Landscapes® - Fancy Fur
Pattern Number: 50579-K2 This scarf combines many yarns for a beautiful and unique texture. *Crocheters can create a similar scarf by using the yarns we've cited, then simply working in the desired crochet stitch.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
5 inches x 65" [12.5 x 165 cm], excluding fringe

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-377 Homespun Yarn: Harvest 'Painterly' color Oranges and greens

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49
Note: (A)

320-134 Fun Fur Yarn: Copper

Medium tawny orange


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.99
Note: (B)

210-132 Lion Suede Yarn: Olive Dusty, soft olive.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.89
Note: (C)

510-204 Moonlight Mohair Yarn: Rainbow Falls

A rainbow of pink, yellow, magenta, blue, and lime.


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 8.99
Note: (D)

540-275 Landscapes Yarn: Autumn Trails Dark browns and tans, rose, blue, apricot and green.


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99
Note: (E)

220-226 Fancy Fur Yarn: Chocolate Sprinkles Chocolate brown fur with rainbow accents.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 2.99
Note: (F)

320-124 Fun Fur Yarn: Champagne Light beige
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.99
Note: (G)

Lion Brand Size 13 [9 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 11.49


Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45

GAUGE:
8.5 sts = 4 inches in Garter st (k every row) Row gauge will vary according to yarns and st pattern used. 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:
A circular needles used to accommodate the large number of stitches.

Stitches are worked back and forth in rows.



Editor's Note: When creating fringe using Homespun please note that because of the texture of the yarn the fringe will fray when cut.

If you prefer a non-frayed look you can knot the ends, knit or crochet a fringe, or use hairspray or fray check.


INSTRUCTIONS



SCARF

With A, cast on 139 sts loosely.

Work in Garter st (knit every row) in stripe sequence as follows: 3 rows A, 3 rows using 1 strand each of B and C held tog, 3 rows using 1 strand each of C and D held tog, 4 rows E, 3 rows using 1 strand each of F and G held tog, 3 rows E, 1 row using 1 strand each of B and C held tog, 2 rows A.

Bind off loosely with A.



FINISHING

Weave in ends.



Cut 9" [23 cm] lengths of assorted yarns to use as fringe.

For each fringe, hold 6 strands tog.

Fold strands in half and, with crochet hook, pull fold through Scarf, forming a loop.

Pull ends of fringe through this loop.

Pull to tighten.

Attach fringes evenly across each short end of Scarf.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
p = purl
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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