These colorful scarves use ruffle yarn in a unique way! Crochet thread is used to pick up stitches along the top edge of the ruffle yarn to create both the gathers for the ruffles and add the beautiful thread crochet lace. This pattern is written in U.S. terms. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You should already know how to ch, sl st, sc, hdc and dc. Additional stitches are explained in the instructions.