It’s Day 14 of National Craft Month! Today’s craft is this crochet scarf pattern from Red Heart Yarns. The bright colors make it perfect for those chilly spring mornings! Don’t forget to join us on Periscope for a live-streamed craft every day this month. Plus, scroll down for info on how to win our epic craft giveaways!
Bright Stripes Scarf
Four shades of yarn are combined for an upbeat scarf with trendy fringe to finish it off. Crochet it as shown, choose your own four colors or any number of colors, for a totally unique look.
RED HEART® Soft®: 1 ball 9251 Coral A, 9870 Deep Sea B, 5142 Cherry Red C, and 9520 Seafoam D
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
12 sc = 4″ (10 cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
ch = chain(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.
- Scarf is worked lengthwise. Leave 6″ (15 cm) tail when beginning and ending every row to enhance fringe.
- To change color, work last stitch of old color to last yarn over. Leaving a 6″ (15 cm) tail, yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete stitch. Proceed with new color. Cut old color, leaving a 6″ (15 cm) tail.
Scarf measures 6″ wide x 85″ long (15 x 216 cm).
With A, ch 256.
Row 1 (right side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; change to B, turn—255 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each st across; change to C, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st across; change to D, turn.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each st across; change to A, turn.
Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each st across; change to B, turn.
Row 6: Ch 4 (counts as first tr here and throughout), skip first sc, tr in next sc, working in front of tr just made, tr in skipped sc, *skip next sc, tr in next sc, working in front of tr just made, tr in skipped sc; repeat from * across to last sc, tr in last st, turn.
Row 7: Ch 1, sc in each st across to beginning ch, sc in top of beginning ch; change to C, turn.
Rows 8 and 9: Repeat Rows 6 and 7; change to D at end of Row 9.
Rows 10 and 11: Repeat Rows 6 and 7; change to A at end of Row 11.
Rows 12 and 13: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.
Row 14: Ch 1, sc in each st across; change to B, turn.
Rows 15 and 16: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.
Cut as many 12″ (30.5 cm) strands as needed for a total of 6 strands of fringe (including beginning and ending tails) in each color at each end. Fold strands in half to form a loop. Insert crochet hook from right side through same end of row as beginning or ending tail. Matching color of tail, place fold on hook and draw fold through, forming a loop. Thread ends of strands through loop and pull to tighten. Repeat to attach matching fringe in end of each row with beginning or ending tail. Trim ends evenly.
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