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The Rock Creek Scarf
Over here in Portland, we have water all over the place; we even have the fortune of having a rive run right through the center of the city! Creeks, streams, and rivers seem to bring a tranquil and peaceful feeling to many so here is a scarf to encapsulate those feelings; welcome the Rock Creek Scarf! With the blues to signify the water (Made in the seed stitch!) and the Bobble Stitch border signify the rocks that surround many bodies of water. This is a beginner friendly project and fun one to work on!
Skill Level: Easy
Materials: (All made in Lion Brand Yarn!)
5 skeins in Vanna’s Choice:
- 1 Skein in Colonial Blue (Color A)
- 3 Skeins in Sapphire (Color B)
- 1 Skein in Grey Marble(Color C) This will be your border color!
Gauge: 12 sts x 7 rows = 4”x4” square in Dc
Ch – Chain
Sc – Single Crochet
Inc – Increase
Dc – Double Crochet
BS – Bobble Stitch
( ) – number of stitches at the end of the round
Dimensions: 9 ½ inches wide (border included) and 180” (5 feet) long.
**Notes: This pattern is worked in the Seed stitch, which is a sequence of Dc and Sc, but reversed each round! (Explained down below)
(Starting in Color A)
Ch 29 for Foundation Chain
Row 1: In 2nd chain from the hook, Sc. In next chain, Dc. *Sc, Dc* repeat from * across. (28) (You should be ending the round on a Dc!)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn. Sc into first stitch. *Dc, sc* repeat from * across. (28) (You should be ending the round on a Sc!)
Row 3: Ch 1, turn. Dc into first stitch. *Dc, sc* repeat from * across. (28)
At this point, you should notice a repeating pattern; You will switch from Dc and Sc every stitch and alternate that in reverse when starting your next row!
Row 4 – 27: Repeat row 2 & 3
Switch to Color B
Row 28 – 154: Repeat row 2 & 3
Switch to Color A
Row 156 – 179: Repeat row 2 & 3
Switch to Color C for the border:
Row 180: Across the entirety of the Scarf, you Sc into each stitch around, and 2 Sc into each corner.
Row 181: Across the short ends of the scarf, sc across. Across the long ends of the scarf, we will be performing the bobble stitch. Down the long sides, you will *BS, sc* repeat from * across. Down below is how to do so: (Picture for each step will be above the written instructions)
Yarn over and inert. hook through stitch.
You will now have three loops, just like you would with a DC.
Yarn over and pull through two loops, just as you would with a DC
Yarn over and insert hook into the same stitch and pull through 2 loops. You will do this same step 5 times, and will end up with 6 loops on your hook, as seen above!
Yarn over and pull through all 6 loops.
Sc into the next stitch.
Repeat this across the long sides of the scarf and Sc on the short ends.
Weave in all your ends and there you have it! I hope you enjoy your long, beautiful scarf for the winter and fall time!
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