Monday, 24 January 2011

PATTERN: STRIPES SCARF Alternate 9" block of 'v' st and block st.

Sue's version of V' st
I like to do my own version, the ch st, between the dc isn't necessary and you get a firmer fabric, that gives a lovely soft but very square and neat edged fabric.

BASE CHAIN: Multiples of 3sts plus 1 start and finish with a dc in first and last st.

Block st, rows
Rows: 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, space dyed yarn
Rows 1, 3,4,5 7,8, 9, 11,12,13, 15,16,17, 19, 20, 21,23, 24, 25, 27, Charcoal or black 

Alternate blocks of approx. 9" of 'v' stitch as above and Block St, 
finish with Moss stitch

Block stitch
Number of rows 1-27 for approx 9" block

Base chain 70 sts, col. black
ROW 1: cont. in black, sc, in first st, ch2 miss 2sts, sc in next st, miss 2sts, sc in next st, repeat the ch2 loops across the row, pull yarn through and hold, [23 ch2 loops]
ROW 2: att spaced dyed yarn in fist ch2 loop, ch2, counts as first dc, 3dc in same sp, 3, in each ch2 loop, to end finishing with 4dc in last st, [23blocks]
ROW 3: Row s of ch2 loops, REPEAT ROW 1 but in black 
ROW 4: Rows of blocks, REPEAT ROW 2, but in black
alternate the random dyed yarn and black for even rows,
All ch loop rows are in black.
Alternate with 9" blocks of 'v' st 1-20 finish with row 21 of ch2 loops.

UPDATE: SEPT, 7th 2018

Row 1: black, sc, ch2 sc,  in corners, ch1, miss a st, sc, in next st, ch1, miss a st, sc in next st, repeat
Row 2: space dyed yarn, sc in ch1, sp, ch1, sc in next ch1, sp, sc, ch2, sc in corner sp.
Row 3: repeat row 1 in black

 Alternate rows of a base colour and a selection of one row colours..carry the 2 yarn colours