Crochet Pattern: Inspiration Scarf

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Description

This is a digital download for the Inspiration Scarf knitting pattern. It is NOT a finished product.


 

When I initially started working on this design for a ‘guest designer’ feature on the Hooked on Tilly Life Blog, I had a different idea in mind. I drafted out the pattern and started working on the sample but for some reason, I just wasn’t excited about it. Something didn’t feel right. I got a little frustrated and put it to the side. 

The next morning I woke up and put on a ‘Motivational Work Day’ playlist. My mood lifted and music always gets my creativity flowing! I asked my daughter to pick out five colours of leftover yarn, any colours, they didn’t have to match or work together. She picked THE most clashing colours possible but I think that added to the fun!

I got out my hook and let it do the talking. The colour changes and the stitch patterns seemed to choose themselves and within an hour, I had a small sample and a written pattern draft.

All I needed was a bit of inspiration!


PATTERN INFORMATION

YARN

  • Stylecraft Special DK (DK weight – Light (3))
  • 100% Premium Acrylic
  • Yardage: 295 m / 322 yd; 100 g / 3.52 oz

Total Yardage: 519 – 570 m / 568.1 – 624 yds; 176 – 193 g / 6.32 – 6.87 oz split into 5 colours

COLOUR 1

Midnight (1011)

Yardage used: 165 – 180 m / 180.5 – 197 yds; 56 – 61 g / 2 – 2.15 oz 

COLOUR 2 

Teal (1062)

Yardage used: 56 – 62 m / 61.3 – 68 yds; 19 – 21 g / 0.7 – 0.75 oz 

COLOUR 3

Gold (1709)

Yardage used: 115 – 127 m / 126 – 139 yds; 39 – 43 g / 1.4 – 1.52 oz

COLOUR 4

Spice (1711)

Yardage used: 56 – 62 m / 61.3 – 68 yds; 19 – 21 g / 0.7 – 0.75 oz 

Colour 5 

Plum (1061)

Yardage used: 127 – 139 m / 139 – 152 yds; 43 – 47 g / 1.52 – 1.7 oz 

Fringe: For the fringe, you require an additional 24 m / 26.70 yds; 8.2 g / 0.3 oz of your chosen fringe colour or colours. 

HOOK 

  • 5mm (US H-8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

GAUGE

  • 17 sts x 8 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 in. in half double crochet (blocked)
  • Gauge is not crucial to this project but varying gauges will affect yardage and final measurements.

NOTIONS

  • Darning/tapestry needle
  • Blocking mats/towels
  • Rustproof pins
  • Garment steamer/steam iron

SIZE

  • 19 cm x 207 cm / 7.5 in. x 81.5 in.

This pattern contains full written instructions and a progress tracker to allow you to mark off each row as you complete it, should you wish to do so. 

SOCIAL MEDIA

I would love to see the pieces that you making using this pattern. Please share your work using the hashtags #Lalele_Designs, #InspirationScarf and tag @Lalele_Fibre_Arts to share the handmade love!

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