Go West, Young Man Scarf by Marie Segares

Go West, Young Man Scarf

December 2023
Aran (8 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches
in pattern
8.0 mm (L)
670 - 820 yards (613 - 750 m)
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This extra long scarf makes a great gift for a special guy in your life. (It also works for the ladies - it’s super cozy!) Alternating post stitches create the look of directional arrows pointing westwards. Holding two strands of yarn together creates a tweedy look while also making this scarf extra warm to protect against a harsh winter.

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Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, single crochet
Crocheting flat in rows, crocheting with two strands of yarn
Crocheting into chain spaces, working with a long foundation chain (with video tutorials in pattern)
Special stitches: front post double treble and puff stitch (written explanations and video tutorials provided in pattern)

Skill Level

Finished Size
Adult: 6” (15 cm) wide x 66” (168 cm) long.

Lion Brand Fishermen’s Wool (100% wool, 8 oz/227 g, 465 yd/425 m) – 2 skeins in Maple Tweed, or approximately 820 yd (750 m) in any medium weight yarn.

US L-11/8 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Yarn needle.

Stitch marker.

15 sts x 15 rows in pattern = 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

A version of this pattern was originally published in October, 2014.