Perfect for those bright but chilly Autumnal days, this long chevron stitch striped scarf from in contemporary colours makes a lovely fashion statement and keeps you warm at the same time.
Debbie Bliss Rialto DK, 100% merino wool DK yarn
50g (1.oz) balls, approx 105m (115yd) per ball:
4 x balls of 004 Grey (A)
1 x ball each of:
001 White (B)
045 Gold (C)
3.5mm (US size E/4) crochet hook
Yarn sewing needle
Approx 20cm (8in) wide x 233.5cm (92in) long
15 sts x 9 rows over a 10cm (4in) square, worked in treble crochet using a 3.5mm (US size E/4) hook and Debbie Bliss Rialto DK.
ch chain (see our techniques blog for how to chain stitch)
htr half treble (see our techniques blog for how to half treble stitch)
tr treble (see our techniques blog for how to treble stitch)
Work in a repeating stripe sequence of 14 rows A, 14 rows B, 14 rows A, 14 rows C.
Row 1: Using A, make 46ch. 2htr in second ch from hook, [1htr in each of next 4 ch, miss 2 ch, 1htr in each of next 4 ch, 3htr in next ch] 3 times, 1htr in each of next 4 ch, miss 2 ch, 1htr in each of next 4 ch, 2htr in last ch.
Row 2: 2ch, 2htr in first st, [1htr in each of next 4 sts, miss 2 sts, 1htr in each of next 4 sts, miss next 2 sts, 3htr in next st] 3 times, 1htr in each of next 4 sts, miss next 2 sts, 1htr in each of next 4 sts, 2htr in last st.
Rep Row 2 until 14 rows in A have been worked. Cut yarn, do not fasten off.
Join B, continue to work Row 2 until another 14 rows have been worked.
Continue working in following sequence A, C, A, B (working 14 rows in each colour) until scarf measures approx 233.5cm (92in), ending last 14 rows using colour A.
Sew in ends.
For more crochet projects to keep you cosy this winter, check out Crocheted Scarves and Cowls by Nicki Trench.