chunky stitch

Here is another chunky infinity scarf that I created for a friend about a month or so ago. It took me awhile to finish and post this due to the injuries to my arm and wrist. I’ll be so happy when I am healed and can finally get back to my regular schedule of creating again. Until then, I am going to keep this brief and let the pictures of this beautiful piece do the talking for me.

Here are the details for the materials that I used for this scarf:

Hook size used:

Yarn used:

Here are the pictures of how this turned out:
 
 
 
 
I named this the Sunset Scarf because it reminded me of the colors of the sunset. The one yarn used is even called that, so it is very fitting.
 
Thanks for enjoying my post.
 
-Dana 

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I completed a pretty nifty infinity scarf for myself over holiday break and wanted to share. I used the stitch pattern called the Pavement Infinity Scarf, which is found here.  Please note that I used a few different materials than what the pattern called for. Here are the details:

I used a much bigger hook (US S) for the project as I crochet tighter and also wanted a much loser fabric for my scarf. I also used more yarn and choose to carry a medium weight yarn (Vanna’s Choice) along with the Thick & Quick to get a multicolored and chunkier look to the piece.

Hook size used:

Yarn used:

Also, when working through the pattern, I did come across one issue in the following part shown in bold:
 
Foundation Row: In the 4th chain from the hook, work dc, ch 1, dc in the same ch. *Skip two chains and then in the next ch, work dc, ch 1, dc in the same ch. Repeat 3 more times from * to end, then in the last ch, work 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc in the same ch.
 
When I worked this part in the last chain (ch), it didn’t look right as too much was being worked into that last chain, so I worked just 1 dc in that last chain stitch and the foundation row worked out much better. So, with this fix, the pattern looks as follows:
 
Foundation Row: In the 4th chain from the hook, work dc, ch 1, dc in the same ch. *Skip two chains and then in the next ch, work dc, ch 1, dc in the same ch. Repeat 3 more times from * to end, then in the last ch, work 1 dc.
 
Then, I continued on with Row 1 of the pattern. I worked until my scarf was 80 inches long as I wanted one that I could wrap around my neck and shoulders a few times. It also is wide enough that I can pull it up and wear it as a hood when it is wrapped up tightly around my neck.
 
Here is how my scarf turned out:

 

It is quite a lovely pattern that works up very quickly and can be worn in so many different ways.  I have worn it a lot since finishing and have gotten numerous compliments. I encourage everyone to check out the pattern designer’s website and give the pattern a try.

Enjoy!

 

 

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I finished my mom’s Christmas present over the weekend: a chunky stitch infinity scarf. It was done in double crochet with 4 rows of each color:

1 skein each of Caron Simply Soft Yarn Brites! in the following colors:

Each of these were held/crocheted together with 1 skein of Lion Brand Pound of Love in Antique White.

These yarns provide such a soft fabric! I worked with about 125 loosely chained stitches with a size N (10mm) crochet hook for my foundation chain. I added a single crochet edging with just the Antique White yarn (2 strands held together still) to give the piece more structure and a nice finish, and then I joined the bottoms together with the white yarn using a whip stitch seam.

Here are some pictures of the scarf. It can be worn many ways. This is how it looks when doubled up around the neck:

You can pull it up over your head to wear as a hood. I tried to illustrate this as best as I could with this picture. My dress form doesn’t have a head, so I pulled it up around the neck to show it off like a hoodie.

 

 Here is a picture of the scarf worn as a shawl. I love how big, cozy, and soft it is!

This is how it looks when not worn and folded over:

I also finished a purple-blue-green slouchy cowl, which was also done in double crochet with two yarns held together: 1 skein of Caron Simply Soft Yarn in Grape and 1 skein of another acrylic yarn (with purple, blue, green, and turquoise colors running through it)  that doesn’t have a label from my stash. 

Here are some pictures of the cowl. I like how slouchy it turned out.

It’s also long enough that it can be pulled up over the ears to protect them on really cold days:

 

If you are interested, the purple-blue-green cowl is for sale in my Etsy shop:

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