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Fun-tastic Kid’s Scarf Crochet Pattern


Welcome to the 12 weeks before Christmas Blog Hop 2018! Each Saturday (from Sept 23 – Dec 8th) a new designer will be bringing you a project that is great for gift giving.

It’s week 2, and today I have a new pattern that is so fun for kids.

For full details on this blog hop, see the page that Crochet Willow set up HERE


I love giving gifts that I know the receiver will love. I buy yarn based on the recipient, as well as patterns.

The yarn I used for the Fun-tastic scarf below was bought with the intention of making something for my fun-loving daughter.

Please Note: Since purchasing this yarn I noticed it was discontinued, but you can just substitute it for any #5 bulky/chunky yarn.


Fun-tastic Kid’s Scarf

Finished Size: 6″ wide x 48″ long (72″ long)

Yarn: #5 bulky weight – (4.6 oz./142 yds total)

Sample used:  Premier Yarns Serenity Chunky Sprinkles in Playdate – 2 skeins

Hook: Size M/13 (9 mm) crochet hook

Notions: Yarn Needle, 2 1/2″ Clover pom pom maker.

Gauge:  7 sts and 6 rows = 4″ in pattern

Abbreviations

ch – chain
esc – extended single crochet

For a full list of abbreviations, please see my LIST OF ABBREVATIONS.

Special Stitches:

  • extended single crochet (esc) – insert hook in next stitch, yo, pull up loop, yo, draw through 1 loop on hook, yo, draw through 2 loops on hook.  For help, please see my Extended Single Crochet tutorial

Notes: Length of scarf can easily be adjusted. Use 2 skeins (142 yds) for a shorter (48″) scarf, and use 3 skeins (215 yds) for a longer (72″) scarf. 


Scarf Pattern


Ch 12,
Row 1: Esc (see Special Stitches) in 3rd ch from hook, esc in each chain across, turn. (10 esc)

Row 2: Ch 1, esc in each stitch across, turn.

Rows 3 – 70: Rep Row 2.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.


Make four 2 1/2″ pom poms with a cheerful, fun color. Tie one pom pom in each of 4 corners of scarf.

The downloadable ad-free PDF is available for purchase in my shops:

ETSY
RAVELRY


Next Saturday make sure you check in with Snappy Tots to keep this Christmas Blog Hop going!


Happy Crocheting! 




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