This scarf is very versatile as it can be made in almost any yarn and with almost any hook to get your desired look. Expand/widen the width and you end up with a stole or shawl!! Expand the width and shorten the length, use rug yarn, and you get an area rug....have fun with this!!
Easy Puffy Scarf
Â©2005 Pamela Dempsey
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2 Skeins (approx 210 yds) of Chunky Weight (6) yarn (I used Red Heart Light & Lofty)
Size P Hook
Finished Size (of pattern): 8" x 56" w/o fringe
Special Stitches: Half Double Crochet Cluster (HDCC):
*Yo, insert hook into stitch indicated, yo and pull up loop; repeat from * 2 more times, yo and draw through all 7 loops on hook.
Ch 17 loosely (or multiples of 2 + 5 for larger/shorter scarf)
Rnd 1: HDCC in fifth chain from hook. *chain 1, skip next chain, HDCC in next chain; repeat from * to end. Chain 3, turn. (7 puffs)
Rnd 2: HDCC in first Chain-1 space, chain 1 *HDCC in next Chain-1 space, chain 1; repeat from * across. HDCC in chain 3 space. Chain 3, turn.
Rnd 3-57: Repeat Rnd 2. Finish off....weave in ends.
Add optional fringe at both short ends of scarf.
Here is a close up of the scarf using the Light & Lofty:
Here is a pic of a the scarf done in Lion Brand Chenille & P hook:
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Here is a pic of scarf done in Caron's Simply Soft & an N hook..
.notice how light & airy it is...great for dress up!
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