Cozy Up to This Easy Crochet Scarf
The Sugar Maple Scarf is a “big” scarf — big in length and big in rib texture. I designed this rib scarf for my husband. I wanted to create a very warm piece to wrap him up in, but knew I would never get away with a true blanket scarf. So, I tweaked my original idea a bit and voila the Sugar Maple scarf design was created. Shhh, when he’s not looking, I borrow his scarf when I’m looking for something cozy to wrap up in.
This scarf and the matching Sugar Maple Cowl are full of crochet texture. This easy pattern features double crochet post stitches that pop next to simple half double crochet. I would love to label this pattern with a beginner difficulty level, but post stitches would only be for the confident beginner. So if you are a “confident beginner” at crochet, give this pattern a try!
Winter is the time to pull out our warmest crochet masterpieces! Hats are my first go to for winter accessories. Scarves are my second joy to create for dealing with the frigid air. What’s your go-to winter crochet project? Leave me your comments below.
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Pattern information below!
Approximately 68 x 10 in (173 x 25.4 cm)
Approximately 700 yards heavy worsted or aran weight yarn. Drops Nepal wool and alpaca blend used for scarf pictured but any comparable weight yarn can be used.
Crochet hook: Size K/10.5 (6.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
In alternating half double crochet and double crochet post stitches, 14 stitches and 9 rows = 4 inches
Skill Level: Easy
Please take time to create a gauge sample before beginning work.
This rib scarf is worked flat.
The yarn used for this scarf contains natural fiber and requires special laundering. Please read yarn labels and follow directions to maintain the life of your crochet work.
Double Crochet in Back Bar (Bottom Loop) of Foundation Chain:
Turn your foundation chain over and crochet in the row of single “bumps” or loops created on the bottom when you made the chain.
Front Post double crochet:
Yarn over, insert hook right to left behind the double crochet post from row below, yarn over and finish stitch as a double crochet.
Back Post double crochet:
Yarn over, insert hook right to left in front of the double crochet post from row below, yarn over and finish stitch as a double crochet.
Sugar Maple Rib Scarf Directions
Turn foundation chain over and double crochet in bottom loop of third stitch of foundation chain (see Special Stitches Section for instructions), continue double crochet stitch in each bottom loop of foundation chain, turn (33 stitches total and for each row hereafter).
*Chain 2, standard half double crochet in first three stitches of row, front post double crochet in next three stitches, continue to alternate three half double crochet with three front post double crochet across row, turn.
Chain 2, standard half double crochet in first three stitches of row, back post double crochet in next three stitches, continue to alternate three half double crochet with three back post double crochet across row, turn.
Rows 4 – 148:
Repeat from * for indicated number of rows.
Weave in ends.
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