Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A Year of Giving - January - Baby Llama Chunky - Lush Life Scarf

This year we will be featuring a pattern each month with the theme of giving. For each pattern we will give away enough yarn to make the project and draw a winner. Each month will feature a new pattern and we will select a winner from the blog and a winner through Facebook. This month's winners will be selected on Monday, March 28 at 3 pm. To enter on the blog comment below with your favorite project to make for giving.

This month, we are featuring a scarf I designed in Baby Llama Chunky - Lush Life Scarf. I started crocheting again in December since I was unable to knit for a while after elbow surgery. I wanted to create a gift for a neighbor that has been a wonderful friend to my family. I thought a dressy scarf would give her warm and a hug when she needed it - with the added bonus of being in her favorite color.
Materials
  • 3 skeins Baby Llama Chunky (100% Baby Llama - 109 yds/100 g) - shown in #19 (Acai)
  • J Hook (6 mm)
  • Yarn Needle
Gauge
12. sts x 5.5 rows = 4” (10 cm) in DC

Finished Size
9" x 72"



Abbreviations
Ch - Chain
DC - Double Crochet
SC - Single Crochet


Ch 30 sts
Set-up row - DC in 4th chain from hook, DC in each Ch across

Start Pattern:
Row 1 -  Ch 1, SC in 1st DC, *[Ch1, skip next 2 DC, SC in next DC] - rep from *, end with SC in 3rd ch of turning ch
Row 2 - Chain 5 (counts as DC, Ch 2), SC in next Ch-4 loop, [Ch 4, SC] in each Ch-4 loop across to last Ch-4 loop, Ch 2, DC in last SC
Row 3 - Ch 1, SC in 1st DC,  [Ch 4, SC] in each Ch-4 loop across, end with last SC in 3rd Ch of Turning Ch
Row 4 - Ch 3 (counts as DC), 3 DC in each Ch-4 loop across (28 DC including Ch-3)
Row 5 - Ch 3 (counts as DC), Skip 1st DC, DC in next DC, *[Ch 1, skip next DC, DC in each of next 2 DC] - rep from * until last 2 sts, Ch 1, skip next DC, DC in 3rd Ch of turning Ch
Row 6 - Ch 3 (counts as DC), Skip 1st DC, DC in each DC and Ch-1 space across, ending with 3rd Ch of Turning Ch

Repeat rows 1-6 until scarf is desired length
Block (I did wet blocking to let it really open up)

Weave in ends.

Remember - to enter on the blog, leave a comment below with your favorite project to make for giving.