Coraline’s Summer Crush Scarf
Coraline found herself in a bit of a whirlwind after her sister’s wedding last year and she’s continuing her sabbatical in South America. She hasn’t kept in touch much and she did apologize for not updating us. It seems she met someone special on the cruise ship on her way to Rio. Most of Coraline’s time has been spent writing and working on a local private property that raises laying chickens for sale and barter in Angra dos Reis. She says it is both gorgeous and serene. (Her new beau has extended his residency at a biological reserve nearby and they get to spend a few hours a week together. She is very fond of him and hinting she may be willing to modify her itinerary.)
She’s been on sabbatical nearly a year now without any hint as to when she will return home. Nonetheless, I’ve sent her this lovely scarf made from 100% silk. It’s light enough that she can wear it no matter the temperature.
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Debbie Bliss Luxury Silk DK, 100m / 50g, 100% Silk, Color #48043
or substitute with Simply Soft acrylic, 100m
Materials – Clover H-8/5.00mm, yarn needle, scissors
Difficulty – Easy
Size – 52″ L x 4″ W
Gauge – Not crucial for this pattern
Stitch Guide in American Terms
Ch – chain
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet
V-Stitch – double crochet, ch 1, double crochet in the same stitch.
This pattern is worked flat, in rows. Beginning chain counts as a stitch. The numbers at the end of the row after the hyphen indicate total stitches for that row. V-stitches are worked in the space of the v-stitch from the previous row.
R1: Starting in the 2nd chain from the hook, hdc 19, ch 3, turn – 19 hdc
R2: Dc in the next 2 stitches, ch 2, skip 2, v-stitch, ch 2, skip 2, dc 3, skip 2, v-stitch, ch 2, skip 2, dc 3 – 9 dc, 2 v-stitch, 4 ch-2 spaces.
R3: Ch 3, turn, dc in the next 2 stitches, ch 2, skip 2, v-stitch (worked in the space of the previous v-stitch), ch 2, skip 2, dc 3, ch 2, skip 2, v-stitch, ch 2, skip 2, dc 3 – 9 dc, 2 v-stitch, 4 ch-2 spaces.
R4- R88: Repeat R3.
R89 : Ch 2, hdc 2 in the next 2 dc, hdc in the ch-2 space, hdc 3 in the top of each stitch making up the v-stitch, hdc in the ch-2 space, hdc 3, hdc in the ch-2 space, hdc 3 in the v-stitch, hdc in the ch-2 space, hdc3 – 19 hdc.
I hope you enjoy this pattern as much as I have. I’ll do my best to get pictures of it with Simply Soft. I’ve chosen a lovely shade of blue called Ocean that I can’t wait to see it in. First, must finish some ideas that are burning holes in my brain. Do you know that feeling?
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Original Pattern by: Celina Lane, Simply Collectible