Catena Scarf by Shelby Allaho

Catena Scarf

November 2019
both are used in this pattern
Aran (8 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in patt with smaller hook
4.0 mm (G)
9.0 mm (M/N)
998 yards (913 m)
5½" tall and 59" long
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Contrasting surface crochet looks almost embossed against the body of this scarf. This richly textured accessory is a great beginner’s project and uses just two simple stitches. Imagine all the color possibilities with this one!

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weights 4 and 5

Finished Size 5½“ tall and 59” long.

Yarn Red Heart Yarns Comfort (100% acrylic; 867 yd 792 m/16 oz 454 g): #E707D-350 grey (MC), 1 ball.
Red Heart Yarns Soft Essentials (100% acrylic; 131 yd 120 m/5 oz 141 g): #E856-7001 white (CC), 1 ball.

Hook Sizes G/6 (4 mm) and M/13 (9 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Rust-proof pins; yarn needle.

Gauge 9 hdc and 7 ch-1 sps and 8 rows = 4” with smaller hook in patt.

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  • Long chain 1 and half double crochet in first stitch will create a straighter edge for this project. Beginning chain 1 does not count as a stitch throughout.

  • When making chain-loops, make sure loops retain width mentioned in

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