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5.5mm (I) hook, or hook needed to obtain measurements.
500-525 yards of worsted weight yarn (for a scarf that is about 6″ wide) I recommend Red Heart With Love, or Caron One Pound to get the same sizing measurements
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
sl st = slip stitch
Stitching in the “3rd loop” of hdc. After turning, work all stitches for that row in the 3rd loop of the hdc from previous row (it will be in the front). If you get stuck, please watch this awesome tutorial video by Moogly.
Several people have asked how to shorten this pattern. Try 192 stitches (193 chains) for a 5′ scarf, and 228 stitches (229 chains) for a 6′ scarf. You could even make a longer scarf, just make sure your starting chain number is divisible by 3 + 1 (the first two chains of the row count as a stitch).
Row 1: hdc in 3rd ch from hook (counts as first hdc), hdc in each stitch across. (300)
Row 2: ch 2 (counts as first hdc), turn, and hdc in 3rd loop of next hdc from previous row, and in each remaining 3rd loop. At the end, don’t forget to put a hdc in the top of ch 2 from previous row! (300)
Row 3: ch 2 (counts as an hdc), turn, [sc, ch 2, sc] in 2nd stitch, *skip 2 stitches, [sc, ch 2, sc] in next* At the end you will have one stitch left, put an hdc in that stitch (top of ch 2 from previous row).
Row 4: ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, 2 dc in first ch 2 space from previous row, *3 dc in next ch 2 space* in the final ch 2 space put 2 dc, and 1 dc in the top of the ch 2 from previous row. (100 bumps)
Row 5: ch 2, turn ( counts as first hdc), hdc in each stitch across. (300)
Row 6: ch 2 (counts as first hdc), turn, and hdc in 3rd loop of next hdc from previous row, and in each remaining 3rd loop. At the end, don’t forget to put a hdc in the top of ch 2 from previous row! (300)
Your scarf should measure about 3 1/4″ wide, and 102″ long at this point. You can continue repeating rows 3-6 again* or add the edging.
*You could even keep repeating this pattern until you have an Afghan!
After finishing row 6 repeat, ch 1, turn, and sl st over into 2nd stitch of row, [sc, ch 2, sc] in 2nd stitch, *skip 2 stitches, [sc, ch 2, sc] in next Repeat this pattern around the outside of the scarf. When you get to corners you should have 1 stitch left, sl st into it and start your next [sc, ch 2, sc] group in the first stitch along the edge. With 2 repeats, and the edging added, my scarf measured a bit over 6″ wide, had 100 “bumps” along each side and 8 across each end. Join to first sl st.
Cut yarn, and weave in ends.
Additional options with the same stitch (because we all love more options, right?)
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This super scarf pattern was made to be used by individuals, and small business crocheters alike. Selling your finished pieces in boutiques, at farmer’s markets, craft shows and other events is encouraged! The only thing I require is that it not be used commercially to produce millions of copies.