It's called the Winter Wonderland Scarf and it's super warm and cosy, and what's best of all - the yarn is such a beautiful colour. It's Drops Big Delight, it's 100% wool and you will need 2 balls to complete the scarf. There is a ton of pretty shades to choose from, but I decided on Autumn Forest. You can buy it here. Yumity yum :)
This patten is perfect for beginners and there is a full tutorial on how to do the main stitch - a half treble crochet - htr (hdc in US terms). So...here's the pattern, you can also download it for free from Ravelry.
Winter Woodland Scarf
♥ 200g of DROPS Big Delight in Autumn Forest,
♥ 4.5mm hook,
♥ darning needle,
♥ stiff cardboard
ch = chain
htr = half treble crochet (half double crochet (hdc) in US terms)
How to do a htr;
- Yarn round hook.
- Insert the hook in to the stitch, yarn round hook again and pull through loop (3 loops on hook).
- Yarn round hook and pull through all 3 loops on the hook.
- Your stitch is complete!
- Ta-dah! Carry on repeating steps 1-4 to complete your scarf.
Row 1; In 3rd chain from hook, work 1htr, 1htr in each stitch across until the end, turn.
Row 2; 2ch, 1htr in each stitch across until the end, turn.
Repeat row 2 130 times or until your scarf is as long as you require, remembering to leave enough yarn for the tassels.
If you like, you can add tassels on to each end of your scarf. To make a tassel;
- Wrap your yarn round the card 15 times.
- Cut through the yarn at one end of the cardboard.
- Make a loose loop with the yarn.
- Insert a thick crochet hook (I used 8mm) in to the edge of the scarf where you want the tassel to be.
- Hook the loop of yarn through the scarf.
- Pop the ends of the yarn through the loop.
- Pull the ends tight.
- When you have put 5 tassels on each end, trim them all to the same length.
Ta-dah! You have made your very own Winter Woodland Scarf and you will be envy of all your friends :)
I hope you will have a go and enjoy making it and wearing it. I know I'll be wearing it all autumn, winter and probably spring too knowing the usual English weather!
Byeee for now my lovelies!