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Final Woven Scarf of the Season
Finished
January 28 2011
January 30 2011
Project info
Final Woven Scarf of the Season
Vegan Silk by Julia Redman
Crochet
Hooks & yarn
Patons North America Shetland Chunky Tweeds
3 skeins = 369.0 yards (337.4 meters), 255 grams
220074
Michaels in New York, New York
January 28, 2011
Notes

Finally, a break from post stitches! This scarf uses bobble stitches to create a wovenish effect and works up very quickly. Should be done before our most recent upcoming snowstorm.

I got totally confused by this pattern and had to rip out 1.5 rows of bobbles. If I hadn’t seen this person’s notes, I would not have figured this out.

If I were writing this pattern it would read (my changes in bold):

Row 1 (instead of 1+2): 181 Chainless Foundation DC

Row 2 (instead of 3): Ch1, turn. Sc in first st, skip next stitch, (sc, between the post of the sc you just made and the post of the next stitch make bobble (#yo; insert hook, yo and pull up loop# three times, yo and pull through 6 loops, yo and pull through last 2 loops)) repeat between () across to last 2 sts, dc in last st. NOTE: This is really a 2 stitch repeat with the bobble stitch being created where the posts are.

Row 3 (instead of 4): Ch 1, turn. Sc in first st, skip next stitch, (sc in sc (you will see a bobble stitch and an SC, you will only be making SCs in the SCs), between the sc you just made and the bobble stitch - in the lower right corner of the bobble stitch make bobble (#yo; insert hook, yo and pull up loop# three times, yo and pull through 6 loops, yo and pull through last 2 loops)) repeat between () across to last 2 sts, dc in last st. NOTE: You will now see the V pattern, if not, you are making the bobble in the wrong place.

Rows 4 and 5 (instead of 5+6): Ch 3 (=first dc). Dc across.

Rows 6 - 8 (instead of 7-9) Repeat rows 2-4

Finishing: Weave in ends and add fringe. I used 16 inch strands to give long fringe

This would be my “translation” to match the pattern exactly as written, but so that I can understand it better. The only pattern change was to end with a row of SC instead of DC to make the sides match height a little better.

I thought the scarf could be shorter and a little wider, so after Row 7, you could repeat Rows 4-7, then end with Row 8. This would give an extra set of DCs and Bobbles. For the scarf I made, I didn’t change the length or width from the original pattern. I did change Row 8. Instead of a row of DCs (which would not match the first row), I did the following:
SC in first 2 stitches, then where the bobble had been going, HDC. I alternated SC and the HDC in the lower right corner of the bobble to the end of the row. I thought this looked the most like the first row.

I did make mine in a Wool/Acrylic blend instead of the Bamboo because the swatch of Bernat’s Bamboo that they had in the store looked like it had not survived well and was in bad shape. I may try making this again in Bamboo, but of all the woven looking scarves I’ve made over the past few weeks this was not my favorite pattern. Even still, I ended up making matching gloves.

This took well under 3 skeins even with the fringe.

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by Patons North America
Bulky
72% Acrylic, 25% Wool, 3% Rayon
125 yards / 85 grams

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  • Originally queued: January 26, 2011
  • Project created: January 28, 2011
  • Finished: January 30, 2011
  • Updated: February 6, 2011