Thursday, October 05, 2006

Bright Granny Square Scarf

Materials and Equipment
1 ball each of Bernat Softee Yarn in the following colors:
(A) Hot Pink
(B) Hot Blue
(C) Hot Orange
(D) Hot Lime

Crochet hook size K

Gauge: 1 square = 5 ½ inches

Note: You will be making 12 squares in total in the following color order:
3 of Square 1 – Round 1 (A), Round 2 (B), Round 3 (C), Round 4 (D)
3 of Square 2 – Round 1 (B), Round 2 (C), Round 3 (D), Round 4 (A)
3 of Square 3 – Round 1 (C), Round 2 (D), Round 3 (A), Round 4 (B)
3 of Square 4 – Round 1 (D), Round 2 (A), Round 3 (B), Round 4 (C)


For each square:
Chain 4
Round 1: With first color, work [3 dc, (ch 2, 4 dc) 3 times ch 2] in 4th ch from hook. Join with sl st to top of beg ch 4. Cut yarn.
Round 2: Join next color with a dc in any ch 2 space except for last ch 2 space made. Work [1 dc in same ch 2 space, 1 dc in each dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch 2 space] 3 times, 1 dc in each remaining dc, 2 dc in first ch 2 loop, ch 2, sl st to top of beg dc. Cut yarn.
Round 3: Repeat Round 3 with next color. Cut yarn.
Round 4: Join next color in first dc after a ch 2 space, (sc in each dc, 3 sc in each ch 2 space) around. Cut yarn.

Sew squares together in the following order: 1-2-3-4-1-2-3-4-1-2-3-4

Round 1: Join hot pink in any corner sc or scarf, work sc in each st and 3 sc in each corner sc. Join with sl st to top of first sc. Cut yarn.
Round 2: Join hot lime with dc in any corner sc, ch 2, dc in same st, **(ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st) to next corner. Work (dc, ch 2, dc) in corner. Repeat from ** around. End with ch 1, sl st in top of first dc. You may have to adjust st to get the ch 1 spaces before each corner. Cut yarn.
Round 3: Join hot blue with dc in any corner ch 2 space, 2 dc in same space. (Dc in each ch and dc to corner, work 3 dc in each corner) Repeat around. End with sl st in top of first dc. Cut yarn.

For each fringe, cut 4 strands of yarn, each 22” long and fold in half. Make 6 fringes of each color. Attach 12 fringes evenly spaced apart at short end of scarf in the following this order: A-B-C-D-A-B-C-D-A-B-C-D


Jen said...

I love the colors used in this scarf!

Cris said...

thanks. my local wal-mart had the yarn on clearance for a buck a skein. that scarf and the accompanying hat cost only $4 total to make.

Scrappy said...

that scarf is so very very wonderful.

Anonymous said...

cool scarf! think i might just make 1 keep up the great crocheting!

Anonymous said...

I found the pattern on Crechet Central. Fell in love with the colors. I just finished it yesterday, and everyone loves it. Lynn Wood, West College Corner, IN

Cara said...

This pattern is fantastic - I love the gorgeous colour combinations! Found it on Facebook. Wonderful - keep them coming.

Anonymous said...

im making this for my mom for christmas, but with different colors (black, aqua blue, white, and purple)....its looking great, ill have to send a pic when its finished

Anonymous said...

I'm pretty new at this and every time I try to start a square it looks terrible, so I have to restart. Any tips?