Pop of Pink Scarf

Pop of Pink Scarf

Add a Pop of Pink to your wardrobe for a fun summer scarf on cooler evenings. Light and airy but still a statement piece, the pink stripes pop nicely on a neutral background. Working with only one color at a time, this scarf is easy to make too!

Time: Weekend Project

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 8” x 65”

Gauge: 15 sts and 24 rows = 4” [10 cm] in garter st after blocking

To use pattern for gauge, Rows 1-25 should measure 8” x 4” after blocking.

Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

Materials

Medium weight yarnYarn: Lion Brand Jeans Colors (100% Acrylic; 246 yards [225 meters]/100 grams) 1 ball each of #123 Khaki (MC, 1 ball), #101 Bermuda Shorts (CC, 1 ball)

Needles: US size 8 (5.0 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle, US size H/8 (5.0 mm) crochet hook

Pattern Notes

This pattern will stretch considerably with blocking. Because all yarns will stretch differently, all measurements are given after blocking.

The entire scarf is knit first in khaki, then, the pink stripes are added with the crochet hook.

Pattern

Bottom Border

With MC, CO 30 (multiple of 2 sts plus 8)

Rows 1-4: K.

Scarf

Row 5 (RS): K2, p1, k1, (yo, k2tog) to last 4 sts, k1, p1, k2.

Row 6: (K1, p1) twice, k to last 4 sts, (p1, k1) twice.

Row 7: K2, p1, k1, (k2tog, yo) to last 4 sts, k1, p1, k2.

Row 8: Rep Row 6

Rep Rows 5-8, 90 times more or until piece meas approx. 64”.

Top Border:

K 4 rows.

BO all sts.

Stripe

Step 1: With RS facing, locate the column of purl bumps on one edge (3rd st from edge on each side). Hold CC behind work.

Step 2: Insert crochet hook under first purl bump at the bottom of the scarf (row 5) and pull up a loop of CC, leaving a 4” tail to weave in later.

Step 3: Insert hook under next purl bump (row 6), pull up a loop and pull it through the loop already on your hook (sl st made).

Step 4: Working up the rows, sl st in each row up to the border.

Step 5: Fasten off and pull tail through to the wrong side.

Repeat stripe on the other side.

Finishing

Weave in all ends.

Wash and block.

 

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