Beginner Shell Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
Free Pattern is below.
Beginner Shell Scarf
Original Design by Maggie Weldon
Size: About 6" wide by 60" long (without fringe)
Sport Weight Yarn :
Main Color (MC) – 3oz, 161yd (85g, 147m)
Deborah Norville Hipster - Flamingo - used in model.
Foliage used in Video.
Lace Weight Yarn :
Novelty yarn - 0.44oz, 219yd (12g, 197m)
Premier ® Enchant ® – Jewelry Box – used in model. Grand Bazaar used in Video.
Note: The Scarf is made using one strand of each yarn held together.
Crochet Hook: Size J-10 (6.00 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 2 shells = 4"; 2 rows shells = 2"
Shell: 5dc in same st or sp indicated
Row 1: (Right Side) Using one strand of each yarn and holding both strands together, ch20, sc in 2nd ch from hook, [skip next 2 ch, shell in next ch, skip next 2 ch, sc in next ch] 3 times. (3 shells & 4sc)
Row 2: Ch3 (counts as first dc, now and throughout), turn, 2dc in first sc, [skip next 2 dc, sc in next (center) dc, skip next 2 dc, shell in next sc] twice, skip next 2 dc, sc in next (center) dc, skip next 2 dc, 3dc in last sc. (2 shells, 2 half-shells & 3sc)
Row 3: Ch1, turn, sc in first dc, [skip next 2 dc, shell in next sc, skip next 2 dc, sc in next (center) dc] twice, skip next 2 dc, shell in next sc, skip next 2 dc, sc in last dc. (3 shells & 4sc)
Rows 4-61: Rep Rows 2-3.
At end of Row 61, finish off and weave in ends.
Cut a piece of cardboard 6" wide x 6" long. Holding one strand of each yarn together, wind yarn loosely 56 times around the cardboard.
Cut across one end. Hold together 4 strands of each yarn; fold in half.
With wrong side of Scarf facing and using a crochet hook, draw the folded end up through a stitch and pull loose ends through the folded end; draw the knot up tightly.
Make a fringe in each sc and center dc of last row and opposite each sc and shell of first row. Lay flat on hard surface and trim ends.