How to crochet a striped scarf

This long fringed scarf is made very special with the use of a sleek luxury yarn in wonderful rich colours.

The foundation chain is worked with a size larger hook to avoid puckering. Then each strip is one row of treble and the fringe is attached with the crochet hook.

 

Materials

  • 5 x 50g balls Debbie Bliss Rialto DK: 2 balls purple (A) 2 balls pink (B) 1 ball orange (C)
  • 4.50mm hook
  • 5.00mm hook

Size
9cm x 128cm (3 1/2 x 51in) plus fringe

Tension
16 sts and 10 rows to 10cm (4in) over tr with the 4.50mm hook

Abbreviations
ch - chain
cm - centimetres
in - inches
st(s) - stitch(es)
tr - treble

 

Making the scarf

With 5.00mm hook and A, make 206 chain. Change to 4.50mm hook.

Row 1 Miss 3 ch. *1 treble in next ch; repeat from * to end. 204 sts.


Row 2 With B, 3 ch, *1 tr in next tr; repeat from * to last st, 1 tr in top ch of 3 ch.


Row 3 With A, 3 ch, *1 tr in next tr; repeat from * to last st, 1 tr in top ch of 3 ch.
Row 4 As row 2.
Row 5 As row 3.
Row 6 As row 2.
Row 7 As row 3.
Row 8 As row 2.
Row 9 With C, as row 2. Fasten off. Finishing Lightly damp press. Fringe the ends, matching each tassel to a stripe. A tassel consists of 5 strands of yarn, each strand approximately 30cm (12in) long. Double the 5 strands and then hook them through a row end to make a loop.

 

Hook the ends through the loop and pull up firmly. Comb the fringe to separate the individual strands within the yarn.

 

 

The content on this page is taken from First Crochet, published by Collins & Brown. 

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Last updated: 26-Sep-2013 at 9:58 AM