Scarves are always a fashion hit, regardless of the time of year. Wear a scarf to dress up an outfit, make a statement or keep your neck warm during the winter. Silk scarves are great for adding color to an outfit, making an out-of-date suit more modern or dressing up a little black dress for an evening date. Crocheted scarves are popular during colder months to help keep warm, and add pizzazz to a simple sweater or turtleneck shirt -- especially when you add ruffles to the design.
Things You'll Need
- Crochet hook H or K (5.0 millimeters to 6.5 millimeters)
- Yarn needle
- Medium-weight yarn, two to three balls -- or 300 yards of the primary color
- Medium-weight yarn, one ball -- in a contrasting color (optional)
Chain 203 with the main color for row 1. Treble crochet in the third chain from your hook, and then chain across each row.
Chain three in rows 2 to 4, then turn. Two treble crochet in each treble across.
Introduce contrasting color in row 5, if desired. Chain 1, then turn. Single crochet through each treble crochet across, and finish.
Tips & Warnings
- For a thinner scarf, you can make fewer rows than the pattern indicates. To shorten the length, make fewer chains to start row 1.
- If you pull your yarn too tight as you work, it will bunch up in the scarf -- causing it not to curl and ruffle properly.
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