Cluster Craze Scarf
© 7/29/05 Dorothy “Dot” Matthews. All rights reserved.
Originally published at http://patbythehook.blogdrive.com
This pattern is intended for personal use only. You may do what you want with the items you make, as long as you give Dot credit as the designer, with the following restrictions: you may not sell your items online and you may not sell to retail or wholesale stores or businesses. You are welcome to direct people to this pattern by posting a link to it. This pattern may not be posted on any other site or distributed in any other manner.
SIZE: 68" x 4 3/4"
HOOK SIZE: J (K optional for starting chain)
YARN: Caron Simply Soft, color bone 9703, 5 oz, 280 yds, 100% Acrylic. Scarf weighs 5 oz when finished.
SUPPLIES LIST: Scissors; blunt needle; tape measure
GAUGE: 8 clusters = 5"; 8 rows = 4" (4 cluster rows and 4 sc rows)
STITCHES USED: chain, slip stitch, cluster, beginning cluster, double crochet, single crochet.
SPECIAL STITCH INSTRUCTIONS:
BEGINNING CLUSTER - beg cluster: chain 3, (yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over, pull yarn thru stitch, yarn over, pull yarn thru 2 loops), 2 times, yarn over and pull yarn thru all 3 loops on hook
CLUSTER: (yarn over, insert hook in stitch, yarn over, pull yarn thru stitch, yarn over pull yarn thru 2 loops on hook) 3 times, yarn over and pull yarn thru all 4 loops on hook.
ABBREVIATIONS: ch - chain; sl st - slip stitch; sc - single crochet; dc - double crochet; sk - skip; ea - each; beg - begin(ning); yo - yarn over; sp - space
Beginning chain counts as a stitch.
ROW 1: ch 203, (cluster, ch 3, cluster) in 5th ch from hook, *sk 3 sts, (cluster, ch 3, cluster) in next st. Repeat from * across, end with sk 1 st, dc in last st. Ch 1, turn. (100 clusters and 50 ch-3 sps)
ROW 2: sc in first dc, 5 sc in ea ch-3 sp across, sc in top of beg ch. Ch 3, turn. (250 sc)
TIP: skip everything between ch-3 spaces
ROW 3: sk 3 sts, (cluster, ch 3, cluster) in next st, *sk next 4 sts, (cluster, ch 3, cluster) in next st. Repeat from * across. End with sk next 2 sts, dc in last st. Ch 1, turn. (100 clusters and 50 ch-3 sps)
ROW 4: Repeat row 2
ROW 5: Repeat row 3
ROW 6: Repeat row 2
ROW 7: Repeat row 3
ROW 8: Repeat row 2, ending with 3 sc in last st.
Working along short edge, 5 sc in side of next 3 dc, 8 sc in last dc.
Working along long edge (bottom of beginning chain 203), 5 sc in ea ch-3 sp across to last sp, 8 sc in last sp.
Working along short edge, 5 sc in sides of next 2 dc, 8 sc in last dc. Join in first sc.
Fasten off and weave in ends.