Saturday, February 9, 2008

Easy Shell Scarf

Inspired by the pattern in Debbie Stoller’s Stitch ‘N Bitch Crochet Book, The Happy Hooker.
Scarf measures 3” X 58”
Bernat Super Worsted Weight Yarn
Size US-I/5.5mm Crochet Hook

Stitches Used:
SC = Single Crochet
HDC = Half Double Crochet
DC = Double Crochet
SL ST = Slip Stitch

Ch 7;
Rnd 1: SC in 2nd ch from hook, sc across, ch 2, turn.
Rnd 2: *HDC in each SC across, Ch 2, Turn*, repeat this pattern throughout until scarf measures 56”.
Rnd 3: SC last row, Ch 1, do not turn, start working shell border.

To Make Shell Border:
SL ST through first SC from hook, *1 HDC, 1 DC, 1 HDC, SL ST through 2nd ch from hook, 1HDC, 1DC, 1HDC*, Repeat pattern on scarf edges for a shell border. Weave in ends.

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