Sunburst Summer Scarf
The crochet Sunburst Summer Scarf is a perfect accessory for the warmer months. Wear it with tees, tops, and tanks.
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
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!
Sunburst Granny Squares (Make 20):
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.
With D, sc squares together, end-to-end.
Join D at top edge of scarf, ch 2, hdc evenly down one side. Fasten off.
Repeat for the opposite side.
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.