Thursday, August 25, 2016

Crochet Scarf Drive - Lorelai Scarf

Today is the first day of the Scarf Drive. This is the third event of the Crochet Charity Drive.




So, what is it?

18 designers bringing 18 brand new patterns, so you can make them and donate them to give someone a little handmade love and comfort! There is no designated donation place, you donate to the place(s) of your choosing.

In the Fall of 2015, I started a Crochet Mitten Drive where 15 designers came together to make 15 brand new patterns, so that we could donate mittens to those in need. It went very well and this made me want to do more!

I'm so excited to present the first scarf pattern in this Crochet Charity Drive event! At the end of this pattern you will find a list of the other bloggers and when you can get their pattern.

If you're finding this pattern outside of the event, but would like to join in on the fun, click HERE!

LORELAI SCARF
Inspired by the Gilmore Girls whacky sense of style and love of scarves. 


This scarf is the perfect beginner project. It can easily be made in as little as one color!

HERE'S HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN:
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MATERIALS
DK Weight (#3)
   *Black (A)
   *Coral (B)
   *Orange (C)
   *Yellow (D)
   *Green (E)
   *Purple (F)
J/6.00mm Hook
Yarn Needle

SIZES
One Size Fits All

FINISHED LENGTH
Finished length is approx. 70”

GAUGE
Not important for this project


STITCH GUIDE
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
sk = skip

WRITTEN IN US TERMS


SKILL LEVEL
Beginner

NOTES
*Beginning ch-1 does not count as a stitch
*This scarf can be made using any yarn weight. This  will change the width and length of the scarf.
*Scarf shown was made using Red Heart Anne  Geddes in Coral, Tangerine, Bumble, Grass, Jam,  and Nighty-night.


YARN SUBSTITUTION SUGGESTIONS



INSTRUCTIONS
With B,
Row 1:  Ch 14, (sc,dc) in 2nd ch from hook, sk next ch *(sc,dc), sk 1* across, sc in last ch, turn
Row 2:  Ch 1, (sc,dc) in 1st st, sk next, *(sc,dc), sk 1* across, sc in last st, turn
Rows 3-18: Repeat row 2
With A,
Rows 19-20: Repeat row 2
With C,
Rows 21-38: Repeat row 2
With A,
Rows 39-40: Repeat row 2
With D,
Rows 41-58: Repeat row 2
With A,
Rows 59-60: Repeat row 2
With E,
Rows 61-78: Repeat row 2
With A,
Rows 79-80: Repeat 2
With F,
Rows 81-98: Repeat 2
With A,
Rows 99-100: Repeat 2
With B,
Rows 101-102: Repeat 2
With C,
Rows 103-104: Repeat 2
With D,
Rows 105-106: Repeat 2
With E
Rows 107-108: Repeat 2
With F,
Rows 109-110: Repeat 2
With B,
Rows 111-112: Repeat 2
With C,
Rows 113-114: Repeat 2
With D,
Rows 115-116: Repeat 2
With E
Rows 117-118: Repeat 2
With F,
Rows 119-120: Repeat 2
With B,
Rows 121-122: Repeat 2
With A,
Rows 123-140: Repeat 2
With C,
Rows 141-142: Repeat 2
With A,
Rows 143-160: Repeat 2
With D,
Rows 161-162: Repeat 2
With A,
Rows 163-180: Repeat 2
With E,
Rows 181-182: Repeat 2
With A,
Rows 183-200: Repeat 2
With F,
Rows 201-202: Repeat 2
With A,
Rows 203-220: Repeat 2. Fasten at the end of row 220.


FINISHING
*Cut 6 - 14" strands of each color. 
 Separate into 6 groups with 1 of each color. 
 Fold each group in half and thread the looped end through the indicated stitch, thread the tails through  the looped end, and pull tight. This creates a tassel- like fringe. 
 Place one fringe in each corner stitch and one in  the  center stitch on each end of scarf. (As Shown in  Photo Below)
*Hide all strings.


I really hope you enjoy this pattern and this scarf drive! Don't forget to add it to you favorites on Ravelry so you can always find it!



Here is a list of all the other designers involved in this great cause and when you can get their pattern (when the pattern is ready I will activate the link here):
And one last thing! You can save 60% on the Season's Change Convertible Slouch and the Floating Hearts Convertible Beanietoday 8/26 through Thursday 9/1 using code: SCARFDRIVE on Ravelry.



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Written Pattern © 2016 Sonya Blackstone of Blackstone Designs. Please do not sell, share, or modify this pattern, but instead share the link to where the pattern can be found. You may sell items you make with this pattern. This pattern, as with all Blackstone Designs/Sonya Blackstone patterns, are not for educational use without written permission from the designer.  

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