I’ve been liking these swirly scarves that are around. I bought skeins of the ruffly yarn to make a few as gifts and for myself.
The patterns I found and that were on the skein labels were knitted. To cast on, all you do is weave the needle into how many ever holes you want on each row. I used 2 for these. Then it’s a simple knitting stitch, using the lace-holes in the yarn, below the woven edge.
Since I kept finding knitted patterns, I also wanted to figure out a way to do these in crochet, so I worked out a crochet pattern as another option, as if doing Tunisian crochet.
I used a 5mm crochet hook.
- Weave the hook into the first 6 lace holes. This is your beginning row of “stitches.”
- Loop the hook into the next hole and pull through the last stitch on the hook.
- Loop the hook through the next hole and pull through the next 2 stitches. Repeat until the end, ending with 1 stitch on the hook.
- Weave the hook into the next 5 lace holes. Repeat as before, working back through the stitches.
- Continue to the end of the skein.
- At the end, pull the last loop through and knot it.
- Fluff out and enjoy!
These swirly scarves took about an hour to make. They’re quick and easy and fun to wear. I’m making a few more in my daughters’ school colors to wear to their basketball games as the proud momma.
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