Jul
31

Sunburst Summer Scarf

Sunburst Summer Scarf

Sunburst Summer Scarf

The crochet Sunburst Summer Scarf is a perfect accessory for the warmer months. Wear it with tees, tops, and tanks.

MATERIALS

Vickie Howell for Mad| Tosh Tosh Merino Light Unicorn Tails (100% superwash merino wool; 52 yds), in colors: 2 mini-hanks each of (A) Snaps, (B) Pinky Swear, and (C) Heart Hands. — or equivalent fingering weight yarn

Vickie Howell for Mad| Tosh Tosh Merino Light (100% superwash merino wool; 420 yds), in colors: 1 hank of (D) Shush Finger. — or equivalent fingering weight yarn

Size US G/ 4mm

Tapestry needle

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTSApprox 4″/10 cm wide x 80″/203 cm long, excluding fringe

 

SPECIAL STITCHES

Starter Puff Stitch (SP) = ch 3, [YO, insert hook in stitch and draw up loop] THREE times (7 loops on hook), YO pull through all loops; ch 1 to close.

Puff Stitch= [YO, insert hook in stitch and draw up loop] FOUR times (7 loops on hook), YO pull through all loops; ch 1 to close.

Cluster Stitch (CS) = [YO, insert hook in stitch and trap up loop, YO, pull through 2 loops] 4 times (5 loops on hook), YO pull through all loops, ch 1 to close.

Looking for a tutorial? Check out this episode of Ask Me Monday, in which I show how to crochet Sunburst Granny Squares!

 

DIRECTIONS

Sunburst Granny Squares (Make 20):

Rnd 1: Using Color A and the Magic Circle method, ch 3 (counts dc), 15 dc in center loop. With Color B, join rnd with a sl st. — 16 sts

Cut A.

Rnd 2: With B, SP, Puff Stitch in the next st and every st around. Join rnd with a sl st.

Rnd 3: Sl st to first, ch-1 sp (joining Color C with the last sl st). With C, ch 3 CS , [CS, ch-1] in every ch-1 sp around. 

Rnd 4: Sl st to first ch-2 sp (joining Color D with the last sl st). With D ch 4 (counts as tr), 2 tr in same sp as ch, *3 dc in next ch-2 sp, 3 hdc in next ch-2 sp, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, [3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr] in next ch-2 sp; rep from * TWICE more, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, 3 hdc in next ch-2 sp, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, [2 tr, ch 2] in the same space as the beginning. Join with a sl st.

Fasten off.

Assemble squares:

With D, sc squares together, end-to-end.

Edging:

Join D at top edge of scarf, ch 2, hdc evenly down one side. Fasten off. 

Repeat for the opposite side.

Sunburst Granny Squares

 

FINISHING

Fringe: (make 26)

Cut two, 10″/25 cm pieces. Hold two pieces together as if they were one; fold fringe in half. Using the crochet hook, *insert hook from WS to RS into short end of scarf and into fold of fringe, pull fold through edge of scarf, forming a loop, insert fringe ends into loop and pull tight against edge; repeat from * working 13 pieces of fringe evenly spaced across end of scarf. Repeat across other end of scarf.

Weave in ends. Block scarf.

Crochet a summer scarf!

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2 Responses to “Sunburst Summer Scarf”

  1. Kittyr Gibson

    Love this scarf….wish it was a knit pattern similar to it….love the colors!!!🙂

    Reply
  2. Kelly R Alderfer

    I saw this scarf in a country boutique a few years ago. I wanted to make it but couldn’t find the name of the granny square. You are a God-send; thank you!

    Reply

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