Racing Stripes Scarf by Sandi Wiseheart

Racing Stripes Scarf

Crochet
April 2006
Aran (8 wpi) ?
11 stitches = 4 inches
in single crochet (US)
5.5 mm (I)
230 yards (210 m)
2-3/4" (7 cm) wide and 72" (183 cm) long, not including fringe
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $3.00.

Interweave SKU: EP0803

One of two Biker Chick Scarves at the Interweave Online Store. Directions for Total Torque Scarf are included in paid pdf download.

Also available in free e-book 8 Free Crochet Patterns

PLEASE NOTE: These scarves and the matching gauntlets were originally published under the name Sara Tobîas, which is a pseudonym for–ta-da–Sandi Wiseheart. All the patterns have now been edited to reflect the proper designer name.

Pattern Description from Interweave Online Store: “LEARNING TO CROCHET IS LIKE LEARNING TO RIDE A MOTORCYCLE: all you need is one special tool and enough attitude to rule the tool. These beginner scarves have plenty of attitude to help give your crochet a kick-start; the revved-up yarn and the sleek styling mean you’ll be on the road to cool success in zero to sixty flat. For more glitter attitude, visit www.interweavecrochet.com for a matching Hold On! Cloche Hat and Go Girl Gauntlets and one more scarf - the V-8 Scarf!”

Finished Size:

  • Racing Stripes Scarf: About 2¾“ (7 cm) wide and 72” (183 cm) long, not including fringe.

  • Total Torque scarf: About 2¾“ (7 cm) wide and 70” (178 cm) long. Scarves will stretch lengthwise when worn.

Yarn: Lion Brand Glitterspun (60% acrylic, 27% cupro, 13% polyester; 115 yd (105 m)/1¾ oz 50 g; CYCA #4 medium).

  • Racing Stripes: #150 silver, 1 ball; #135 bronze, 1 ball.
  • Solid: #150 silver, 2 balls.
  • V-8: #150 silver, 1 ball.
  • Total Torque: #150 silver, 1 ball.

Yarn weight: #4 - Medium

Gauge: 11 sc = 4” (10 cm).

Needles: Hooks: Size I/9 (5.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Exact gauge is not critical for scarves, although if your gauge varies widely from that given, you may have to purchase more yarn to complete your scarf.

Notions: Tapestry needle.

Originally Published: Interweave Crochet, Spring 2006