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.
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