Welcome to the 2017 Scarf of the Month Club!
Join us this month for March’s scarf patterns!
Back by popular demand, Rhondda and I are hosting the Scarf of the Month Club CAL in 2017. We will each have a new free scarf/cowl/neckwarmer pattern on our blogs each month, for 12 months!
We are going to be joined by Joanita Theron of Creative Crochet Workshop as our special guest designer, who will also be providing free crochet scarf patterns for you each month! Joanita was out mystery designer quite a few times during last year’s CAL and we are so excited to have her on board this year.
If you want to know more about the Scarf of the Month Club CAL, including the schedule, please visit this intro post.
If you are participating in the CAL and want to share your progress, you can add a Ravelry Project Page for the scarves you make! Each pattern post will include a specific pattern link to Ravelry so you can add your own project pages!
We would also love to see your projects on Instagram! Tag us on Instagram at @thestitchinmommy, @oombawkadesign, and/or @creativecrochetworkshop and use the hashtag #ScarfoftheMonthClub2017 to share your progress with us!
Also, check out our Facebook Group, Crochet With Us CAL Group where can share your progress, ask questions, and get help!
Here is my March scarf pattern, the Berry Cakes Infinity Scarf! This gorgeous infinity scarf is made with Caron Cakes, a self-striping yarn that creates gorgeous blocks of color! I hope you enjoy the pattern. Happy Crocheting!
Berry Cakes Infinity Scarf
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- Approximately 311 yds of Category 4 Medium Worsted Yarn; I used Caron® Cakes™ Yarn* in the Mixed Berry colorway
- Size J 6mm Crochet Hook*
- Yarn Needle* for weaving ends
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sk – skip
sp(s) – space(s)
st(s) – stitch(es)
t-ch – turning chain
() – indicates stitch counts
* – indicates instructions to be repeated
14 stitches & 6 rows = 4″ (in dc sts)
Approximately 9″ wide and 49″ long, before seamed
- This pattern is written in US terms.
- Sizing will vary depending on how tightly or loosely you crochet. Gauge is not necessary for this pattern but if you would like to keep the sizing the same, please check your gauge before starting this project.
- This project is worked flat and then seamed at the end to form an infinity scarf.
- This projects uses Caron Cakes which is a self-striping yarn. It creates large color blocks so there is no need to have multiple yarns to create the color blocks. If you are making this project with a different yarn and would still like to create the color blocks, you will need to use different colors to create the same effect.
- To create a “perfect” color transition between color sections, I had to adjust my tension a bit, crocheting tighter or looser to make the color changes transition properly at the end of the row. This isn’t necessary but it does make for a cleaner look.
V-Stitch (V-st) – [1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc] all in the same st
Row 1: 1 dc into the 4th ch from hook (3 sk chs count as 1 dc), ch 1, sk the next st, *V-st into the next st, sk the next 2 sts; Repeat from * across until there are 4 sts remaining, ch 1, sk the next 2 sts, 1 dc into each of the last 2 sts, turn. (10 v-sts, 4 dc sts)
Row 2: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc here and throughout), sk the first st, 1 dc into the next st, *ch 1, sk the next dc, V-st into the next ch-sp; Repeat from * across until there are 3 dc remaining, sk the next dc, ch 1, 1 dc into the next st, 1 dc into the top of t-ch, turn. (10 v-sts, 4 dc sts)
Row 3-83: Repeat Row 2
Row 84: Repeat Row 2, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.
- Using yarn needle and long tail, sew ends of infinity scarf together using the whip stitch method. (Note: I like to whip stitch the cowl closed on the wrong side and then flip it over to the right side so the seam does not show.)
- Weave all ends.
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