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Monday, 20 February 2012

I decided to follow up the Velvet Flake Beret design with a matching scarf, crocheted in simple double crochet with single crochet 'keyhole section. The .pdf version is available at http://www.ravelry.com/

Velvet Flake Keyhole Scarf

Materials: 50g Wendy ‘Velvet Flake’ yarn

Crochet Hook: 6.00mm [J – 10]

Basic Stitches: ch-chain, lp-loop, st-stitch, sc-single crochet, dc-double crochet, yo-yarn over. (American Stitch Guide used.)

Special Instructions:
Ch. 1 at beginning of row counts as 1 sc.
Ch. 2 at beginning of row counts as 1 dc.
Shell group: Work 3 dc into one stitch of row below.
Reverse Shell group: Work 1 dc into each of next 3 stitches until 1 loop of each dc remains on hook, yo and pull through all 4 loops on hook.


Due to the nature of the yarn, it is not easy to see individual stitches; you will have to rely on fingertips to find the next stitch, especially when working the single crochet Keyhole section, and corresponding section. Also use a row counter or paper and pencil to keep track of where you are.

Keyhole Scarf
Row 1: Ch 19, dc into 3rd ch from hook, dc into each ch across. [18 dc]
Row 2: Ch 2, dc into each dc across.
Rows 3-7: Repeat Row 2.

Row 8: Ch 2, work 1 dc into each of next 2 stitches until 1 lp of each dc remains on hook, yo, pull through all 3 loops on hook, work Reverse Shell over next 3 st, repeat to end of row. [6 Reverse Shells]
Row 9: Ch 1, sc into top of each Reverse shell group to end. [6 sc]
Row 10. Ch 1, sc into each sc below. [6 sc]
Row 11: Ch 1, sc into next st, ch 2, skip next 2 st, sc into each of last 2 st. [Keyhole made]
Row 12: Ch 1, sc into next st, sc into next 2 ch, sc into last 2 st. [6 sc]
Row 13: Repeat Row 10.
Row 14: Ch 2, 2 dc into same st, [1 beginning Shell made], work one Shell group into each sc across. [6 Shells – 18 dc]
Row 15-48: Repeat Row 2.

Row 49: Repeat Row 8. [6 Reverse Shells]                    
Row 50: Repeat Row 9 [6 sc]
Row 51-54: Repeat Row 10.
Row 55: Repeat Row 14. [6 Shells – 18 dc]
Rows 56-61: Repeat Row 2. Fasten off.

I designed this scarf to go with the Cosy ‘Velvet Flake’ Beret, which can also be found in the Ravelry Database.

 Jackie S Brooks Design (c)
Please acknowledge source when using this pattern

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