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Crafts for winter: granny square scarf- a simple

Crochet, Needle crafts  |  August 18th 2011  |  0 Comment

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I really have absolutely zero business writing out any kind of crochet tutorial, but this is such a simple project for anyone with a little experience, why not? If you can do some simple crochet stitches, hopefully, you will be able to understand. (I’m actually letting other, more experienced crocheters do the explaining.)

I am still working on what will one day be my granny square blanket (all those granny squares are bordered with cream), I was feeling like I wanted to try out a different set of colors, and that’s when the idea for this came about. I played around with my usual blues (I’m so predictable that way, I know), and bordered them all with a deep charcoal gray yarn I have quite a bit of. The centers of all the granny squares were mixed configurations of a yellow and an ochre yarn, they each take turns being the center of the circle. I decided I really wanted to create a scarf of some kind for myself.

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The scarf I made is just pairs of the granny squares, lined up beside each other and sewn together, but I left the space between one of the pairs unsewn, like below.

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That way, I could slip the other side of the scarf inside the space to cozy it up around my neck.

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I tried about 50 different shots of me wearing this scarf and none really showed it well, so you will have to settle for it on the table instead. Here’s how I made it, in case anyone would like to try it.

Crafts for winter: granny square scarf- a simple

free crochet pattern

Materials:

Yarn in several colors. I used 5 colors of Cascade 220- an incredible color assortment and I love crocheting and knitting with it. (I used 2 blues, a yellow, an ochre shade, and a dark charcoal.)

Crochet hood (for my yarn I used H/5.0mm)

Yarn needle or tapestry needle for weaving in the yarn ends

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