This nicely textured scarf is easy to stitch with a two-row repeat, and a yarn that slowly changes color as you stitch!
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First off – here’s some info about the CAL this pattern is a part of:
So my mission in life was to come up with something men might like to wear. Not that most crochet patterns are gendered, mind you, but I took that prompt to mean something textured rather than lacy, and warm rather than (or in addition to!) decorative. And as in all of my scarf patterns, I was really looking for a stitch pattern that looked good on both sides, and this one filled the bill.
The Rustic Diamond Scarf is easy to stitch once you get the hang of where to stick the hook – and isn’t that always the way in crochet? I have made a video for you that I will link below but here is the pattern.
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Finished Size: 10″ wide x 72″ long or desired length (you can probably go up to 108″ or so before you rung out of yarn!)
2 skeins Premier Yarns Puzzle (bulky weight; 100% acrylic; 7 oz/328 yds). Colorway shown is Dominoes #1050-18
Hook size K/10.5/6.5mm or size needed to obtain a pleasing fabric – gauge is not critical for this pattern.
Ch-3 counts as 1 dc throughout.
It’s important to keep the angled stitches on the RS of the work! Sometimes you will be working behind previously made stitches and sometimes in front but the angled stitches are ALWAYS on the RS.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 3, turn. 28 sc
Row 2 (RS): (Sk next st, dc in each of next 2 sts, dc in skipped st keeping this angled stitch on RS of work, sk 2 sts, dc in next st, dc in each of 2 skipped sts working behind angled st so that stays on RS of work, dc in each of next 4 sts) 3 times; final rep ends with only 1 dc after the diamond. Ch 3, turn.
Row 3 (WS): (Sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, dc in each of 2 skipped dc working in front of angled st so that stays on RS of work, sk 1 dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, dc in skipped dc keeping this angled st on RS of work, dc in each of next 4 dc) 3 times; final rep ends with only 1 dc after the diamond. Ch 3, turn.
Rep Rows 2 – 3 for pattern until work measures 72″ or desired length, ending with a WS row, and chaining 1 to turn after that last WS row.
Final Row: Sc in each st across. End off.
Weave in all ends; block if desired. I didn’t block it – I liked the elasticity of the fabric the way it was, and I didn’t think it needed any side edging.
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