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County Fair Scarf

from Hooray Crochet
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : County Fair Scarf
County Fair Scarf
County Fair Scarf
County Fair Scarf
County Fair Scarf
County Fair Scarf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • slip stitch
  • chain
  • double crochet
  • join new colors

Pattern Description:

This v-shaped scarf, crocheted with bold granny stripes and a striking color combination, melds the fashion-forward edge of a triangle scarf or kerchief with the ease of wear of a traditional scarf. I often find that if a kerchief is big enough to wrap securely around my neck, it's too bulky, but I love the way they look. The long "arms" on this scarf, reaching out from a crisply pointed center, solve that problem neatly. A double crochet border all the way around neatens up the edges.

The simple stitch pattern and worsted weight yarn make this a quick project suitable for beginners, while the unusual shape and opportunity for wild color combinations make this a fun and interesting stitch. Using a large hook relative to the yarn ensures great drape and maximizes the "squish" factor from the granny stitches. This pattern will work with any fiberchoose a cotton blend for warmer climates and year-round wear, or go for 100% wool and stay extra cozy.

You're welcome to sell what you make from this pattern, though I would appreciate credit as the pattern designer. You may NOT sell, copy, or otherwise redistribute the pattern itself, in either electronic or hard-copy form.

Gauge:

3 1/3 granny clusters x 7 rows = 4"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • one size, easily adjustable in length and width
  • 6" wide x 90" long (each "arm" is 45")

Materials:

  • 190 yards (175 m) color A
  • 110 yards (100 m) color B
  • 110 yards (100 m) color C

You Will Also Need:

  • K/10 1/2 (6.5mm) crochet hook, or any size to achieve gauge
  • yarn needle for finishing

Suggested yarn:

420 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Cotton-Ease OR Knits in Class Fiber Studio Targhee Wool
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$4.00

Beginner
Crocheting
Accessory
Women, Men, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
Neckwear
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About the designer

By day, I'm a mild-mannered museum worker, laboring for truth, justice, and item-level location tracking. By night, I'm an obsessive crocheter who falls asleep thinking about charts and colorways and ...

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