designed by Marilyn Losee

Finished Measurements: 8 1/2″ wide x 60″ long, excluding fringe

February 16, 2009 Crochet class will be the Waikki Scarf

February 16, 2009 Crochet class will be the Waikki Scarf

Yarn: (any type you like or) Naturally Caron.com Country (75% Acrylic, 25% Wool; 7 oz/100g, 185 yards/170m ball): 7 oz

Crochet Hook: One size US H/8 (5 mm)

Additional Materials: Yarn needle

Gauge: Gauge is not critical for this project; in single crochet, 15 sts and 19 rows = 4″

Stitches Used: Chain (ch), double crochet (dc), single crochet (sc), slip stitch (slip st), treble crochet (tr)

Special Terms: Treble Cluster (tr-cl): Yarn over hook 2 times, * insert hook in ch-4 space, yarn over and pull up a loop, [yarn over and draw through 2 loops, leaving last loop of tr unworked] twice; repeat from * 2 more times in same ch-4 space; yarn over and draw through all 4 loops on hook.

Strawberry Pattern (multiple of 16 sts + 5):

Note: This stitch pattern is a petite version of its larger cousin, the pineapple.

Row 1: Skip first 3 ch (counts as turning ch), * in next ch work [3dc, ch2, 3dc], ch 4, skip next 7 ch, in next ch work [dc, ch 4, dc], ch 4, skip next 7 ch; repeat from * across to last 2 ch, work [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in next ch, dc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: Ch 2, * in next ch-2 space work [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc], ch 2, skip next ch-4 space, in next ch-4 space work [(tr-cl, ch 1) 3 times, tr-cl] all in same space, ch 2, skip next ch-4 space; repeat from * across to last ch-2 space, work [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in last ch-2 space, dc in top of turning-ch, turn.

Row 3: Ch 2, * in next ch-2 space work [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc], skip next ch-2 space, [ch 3, skip next cluster, work 2 sc in next ch-3 space] 3 times, ch 3, skip next ch-2 space; repeat from * across to last ch-2 space, work [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in ch-2 space, dc in turning ch, turn.

Row 4: Ch 2, * in next ch-2 space work [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc], ch 4, skip next ch-3 space, work 2 sc in next ch-3 space, ch 3, work 2 sc in next ch-3 space, ch 4, skip next ch-3 space; repeat from * across to last ch-2 space, work [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in ch-2 space, dc in turning ch, turn.

Row 5: Ch 2, * in next ch-2 space work [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc], ch 4, skip next ch-4 space, in next ch-3 space work [dc, ch 4, dc], ch 4, skip next ch-4 space; repeat from * across to last ch-2 space, work [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in ch-2 space, dc in turning ch, turn.

Repeat Rows 2-5 for Strawberry patt.

Scarf: Chain 35. Begin Strawberry patt; work even until piece measure approximately 60: from the beginning, end Row 2 of pattern. Do NOT fasten off.

Chain Loop Fringe: Working across last row of Scarf, * ch 30, slip sti in next st; repeat from * across. Fasten off.

Working in free loops on opposite side of beginning ch, join with slip st in first st, * ch 30, slip st in next st; repeat from * across. Fasten off.

Finishing: Using yarn needle, weave in ends.

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