InstructionsThis scarf was made using the Iced shell stitch found on p. 57 of Crochet Stitches: Visual Encyclopedia. I purchased this book right before the holidays and it's a wonderful resource with about 300 stitch patterns, edgings and more!
For the scarf, I just made a chain about the width that I wanted the scarf to be and then followed the pattern stitch directions until I liked the ...
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Type of item: Clothing
Style: Classic, Traditional
Worsted Weight black yarn with shinny specs of color running through it (sorry I threw away the wrapper) and Crochet hook size I
What was your inspiration?
I wanted to make something a little festive for the holidays so started with the yarn which had pretty colored specs throughout. I then found a stitch pattern I liked in the book mentioned in another section of this post and made the scarf accordingly.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
It's hard to judge how the width will turn out when starting without a pattern. Don't be afraid to try a few rows first. This will help you nail down the stitch's pattern and help you determine the best width for the scarf.