Heart Affairs by Tanja Osswald

Heart Affairs

January 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in F in right side rows, iB in wrong side rows
9.0 mm (M/N)
260 - 300 yards (238 - 274 m)
about 27 cm x 130 cm
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Affairs of the heart can be tricky. The best ones warm your soul.

This scarf warms your neck with a lot of heart(s). It is crocheted entirely in slip stitches, so it has a great drape. It also makes a good first lace project - be assured that the aran weight lace holes hold the warmth, too.

The pattern includes written instructions, a chart and step-by-step photo tutorials for the basic stitches used and for the lace stitches. If you have never done slip stitch crochet before, I recommend to practice before you start with the scarf. Keep in mind to work very loosely and when in doubt, choose a larger hook.

size: The shawl in the pattern photographs measures about 27 cm x 130 cm. You don’t have to commit to a length when you begin, just work until the shawl is the length you like or until you run out of yarn.

skill level: adventurous beginner

skills needed: make a chain

skills learned:

  • front loop only slip stitch,
  • inverse front loop only slip stitch,
  • invisible decrease,
  • lace

yarn: The model uses 150 g of Hedgehog Fiber Aran.

hook: 9 mm