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Crochet Ribbed Scarf. It’s like knitting, only better!

Crochet Ribbed Scarf. It’s like knitting, only better!
December 1, 2010 by admin Knitted scarves are beautifully and soft, but they take FOREVER to make (to a crocheter anyway) Crochet scarves are often kinda ugly and kinda stiff; crochet is more dense than knitting, and doesnt have the nice soft drape. That is, Until now! I experimented with a lot of stitches to find one that would LOOK nice (on BOTH sides of the piece, who wants a one-sided scarf?) There were a few stitches that fit one or two of those categories; there is a single crochet ribbing technique that has a nice look and feel, but single crocheting an entire scarf takes awhile. What I finally settled on is this beautiful variation of a half double crochet stitch. What this half double crochet variation does is allow the top of the crochet stitch, which looks like a line of knitting, to appear on the work: Here’s how it’s done: **You will need to know how to half double crochet to make this ribbed stitch. 1. 2. **You won’t really see the ribbing effect until after a few rows. Related:  Wraps, Scarves, Cowls, & BeltsCrochet 3Scarfs

EASY EASY Crochet Patterns by Tara Murray This blog and these free patterns have moved!! You can now find everything over here: Button Wrap The Flower Patch Button Wrap is a lacy, airy, and versatile piece that can be worn in lots of different ways. Wear it as a wrap, a shawlette, a cowl, or a mini scarf! Two buttons help secure it in place and lacy holes from the stitch pattern create natural buttonholes. Flower Patch Button Wrap By Jennifer Dickerson Materials: 6.0 mm (J) hook1 Skein Araucania Toconao Multy, 139 yards, Aran Weight (Wrap as shown used the entire skein, if making yours longer, please adjust yarn amounts)2 Buttons (Be sure they fit through holes before sewing them on, buttons shown are 1 inch wide)Tapestry needle Sizing: Width-7 inches wideLength-wrap as shown is 36 inches long, but make any length desired by adding more rows. Instructions: Ch 34 Row 1: In the 6th chain from the hook, work 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in the same chain. Row 2: Ch 3, turn and work 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in each of the chain 2 spaces from the previous row (center of each v-shaped cluster). Repeat row 2 until wrap is desired length.

Rainbow Rug T-Shirt Yarn Months ago, for our "Green Challenge", Dora wrote a post about turning t-shirts into yarn. I love to use what I have, and I love taking something mundane and turning it into something beautiful. Even just the pictures of the balls of yarn she made were so inspiring, to take a wrinkly old t-shirt and turn it into one of my favorite things, a ball of yarn, how cool is that? Of course, I didn't want to take this great recycling idea and turn it on its head by going out and buying t-shirts for it, even at the thrift store, it seemed wrong somehow. So I patiently waited, and some weeks later my brother, who'd been living nearby with our mom, took off in search of adventure in the wilds of Alaska, and left behind several bags of clothes for my mom to donate. As luck would have it, there were a lot of t-shirts, in a lot of colors. I used this tutorial, suggested by Dora, and set about making yarn. Links to tutorials on how to make T-shirt yarn:

Reversible Cabled Brioche Stitch Scarf | FireFlower Knits Reversible Cabled Brioche Stitch Scarf Originally uploaded by fireflowerknits This is something I came up with from a passion for reversible scarves and a copy of Gisela Klopper’s Beautiful Knitting Patterns. It is a super-thick, soft, cushy scarf. It looks beautiful on both sides and is lots of fun to knit once you get the hang of it. Remember that you are only cabling every 12 rows, so the rest of it is just ordinary brioche stitch. Reversible Cabled Brioche Stitch Scarf Finished Dimensions: 5″ x 56″ (5 skeins would allow you to knit a 70″ long scarf) 4 skeins Knit Picks Andean Silk Hollyberry or about 360 yards of a soft worsted weight yarn size 7 needles cable needle This is an intermediate pattern. Edited to add: Slip all stitches purlwise with yarn held in front throughout. When cabling on row 11 and 23, 2 of the 6 stitches you slip onto the cable needle will be yarn-overs from the previous row. CO 26 sts Set-up row: K1, *sl 1, yo, k1; repeat from * to last stitch, k1. Like this:

jagged stripe scarf tutorial Jagged stripe scarf crochet tutorial. Crochet with white wool and black wool. Round 1: white color, making 452 loops. Round 2: white color, Crochet 1 dc at each 1 loop on the round 1 (452dc) Round 3: white color, Crochet 1 dc at each 1 dc on the round 2 (452dc) Round 4: black color, (2 hdc, 1ch) making the same way until the end of this round. Round 5: crochet the same round 2 with black color.Round 6: crochet the same round 2 with white color.Round 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 17: repeat the round 5 & 6. source: link →

cowl scarfs Details Last Updated: Wednesday, 31 July 2013 21:09 Hits: 32419 One Hour Mobius / Infinity Scarf or Cowl Create this really quick cowl using thick Light and Lofty Yarn by Red Heart. Needed Materials Size 10 mm or N Size Crochet Hook 1 Ball Only of Red Heart Light & Lofty - colour used was called Pheasant. This project will measure 30" in Diameter & 8" wide. Definitions BEG = Beginning, CH = Chain, HDC = Half Double Crochet, ST - Stitch, SL ST = Slip Stitch, SC = Single Crochet, DC = Double Crochet, TR = Triple Crochet, Instructions Chain 55, at the end ensure the chain isn't twisted up and attach to the BEG CH with a SL ST.

Buggy blanket I was recently very excited to hear that a couple of good friends of mine, old college pals, were expecting a baby. As well as being absolutely thrilled to bits for them, I'd been wanting an excuse to do a baby blanket. These are discerning friends... and certainly no slaves to fashion or fads. I chose crochet, because, let's face it, there's nothing cooler at the moment than wrapping your precious little bundle in something blatantly unique and handmade. Most important of all - colour. I'm liking the growing resurgence in pastel colours, not the sugary style that instantly springs to mind - this time the more subtle, subdued shades including, grey, stone and all manner of creams. Finding the right colours can be tricky. The pattern is a bold stripe, bordered by finer bands of the same colour. with a fine black accent to give it that quirky mid-century feel. Measuring approx 78cm x 76cm it's the perfect portable size cover for the buggy, and for carrying around.

Men’s Mini Herringbone Scarf I have accumulated quite a bit of neckwear over the years. Some bright, some bulky, some sleek, lots ecru, but hands-down, what earns me the most compliments is my Big Herringbone Cowl, scooped off these pages of the Purl Bee! It is undeniably wonderful. After making one for myself, I was hooked on herringbone. It creates a flat, woven-like fabric on one side while remaining quite lofty and full on the other. My scarf counterpart to Whitney’s cowl showcases a mini-herringbone pattern, bordered by slip stitch rib edges. Materials 2 skeins of Swan’s Island’s Worsted. Gauge 7 1/2 stitches = 1 inch in stitch pattern Size 7 1/2 inches wide by 62 inches long Notes All slipped stitches are to be slipped purl-wise. The Mini Herringbone Stitch is always worked over an odd number of stitches. Mini Herringbone Stitch Wrong Side (WS): * P2tog and leave stitches on needle, purl the first stitch again and drop both stitches together from left-hand needle, repeat from * to last stitch, p1. Pattern

Infinity Hooded Scarf When working in the chian a BLO will be considered going through just the center loop. The one that lies between or behind the "v" looking part of the chain. {I really hope that this is making sense..} DirectionsScarfWith K hook. HoodCh 60.Row 1: In second ch from hook work hdc in FLO, *hdc in BLO next stitch, hdc in FLO in next st* repeat from * to * across. FlowerWith H hookCh 47Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and across to end of chain, ch 1, turn. (46 sc)Row 2: Sc in first st, *ch 4, skip 4 sc, sc* repeat from * to * across. This pattern is intended for personal use only. String With Style