Thursday, March 24, 2016

Spring Garden Scarf - Free Pattern

This is a very fun pattern you can do to celebrate spring! I know the Handmade Especially for You charity would love these scarves because they are certainly going to brighten up the day of whoever the recipient will be!

If you enjoyed this pattern, please consider making an extra one to donate to the charity (HandmadeEspecially.org) or purchase my PDF pattern document so I can make one on your behalf.



Materials:
Size K crochet hook
Soft yarn (medium weight)
Sewing needle

Gauge:
Initial chain should measure around 65 inches. If needed, add or subtract multiples of 3 to pattern to change size.

Special Stitches:
2-DC cluster: *Yarn over, insert hook into stitch, yarn over, draw yarn through stitch, yarn over, draw yarn through first two loops on hook, repeat from *, finishing off by drawing yarn through remaining 3 loops.

Pattern:
Chain 132
Row 1: 1dc in 4th ch from hk, dc in each ch across. Turn
Row 2: Ch 3(counts as dc), 1dc in next 2 sts, *skip 2, ch 2, 1dc in next st. Repeat from * across, ending with 1dc in each of the last 3 sts. Turn
Row 3: Ch 3(counts as dc), 1dc in next 2 sts, skip 1, *(2-dc cluster [leaf], 1dc [stem], 2-dc cluster [leaf]) in the next st, skip 2, repeat from * across, ending with skip 1, 1 dc each of the last 3 sts. Turn
Row 4: Ch 3(counts as dc), 1dc in next 2 sts, CHANGE TO FLOWER COLOR, *(2-dc cluster in space between first leaf and stem, be sure to catch ALL 3 strands of the stitch, then 2-dc cluster on top of the stem stitch, then 2-dc cluster in the space between stem and last leaf, be sure to catch ALL three strands of the stitch.) skip next st and repeat from * across. After finishing the last flower change back to the scarf color and 1dc in each of the last 3 sts. Turn
Row 5: Ch 3(counts as dc), 1dc in next 2 sts, *skip all flower stitches, only dc in between flower motifs, ch 2, 1dc in next flower space (catching all three strands of stitch). Repeat from * across, ending with 1dc in the last 3 sts. Turn
Row 6: Ch 3(counts as dc), 1dc in each st across.
Fasten off.

Weave in ends.



1 comment:

  1. Thank you. I just started crocheting my first scarf for Handmade Especially For You charity and then saw your pattern on their website. This is gorgeous and will be the second one I make. Can't wait!

    Maria

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