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Stargazing Scarf

This pattern is the last in the stargazing series. The combination of star stitch and (coffee) beans is the perfect combination for stargazing on cold winter nights. This scarf is the perfect way to keep warm. An Ad-free PDF of the pattern is available in my Raverly Store. This pattern is only for the one colour version, however the PDF provides scaling instructions, Photo tutorial of difficult steps and two required adjustments for a two-colour scarf.

Stitches

  • CH: Chain
  • SL: Slip Stitch
  • SC: Single Crochet
  • HDC: Half double crochet
  • Bean stitch: Insert hook into stitch, yarn over and pull loop through. Yarn over, insert hook into same stitch, yarn over and pull loop through.  Yarn over, insert hook into same stitch, yarn over and pull loop through. Yarn over and pull through all loops on hook. CH1.
  • First Star: To start a row, chain 3. Insert hook into 2nd chain from hook , yarn over and pull through, insert hook into third from hook yarn over and pull through, insert into the base stitch of the chain, yarn over and pull through. In the next stitch insert hook, yarn over and pull through, you will not have 5 loops on the hook. Insert into the next stitch, yarn over and pull through. Yarn over and pull through all loops on the hook. CH1.
  • Remainder of Star Row: insert hook into the chain space, yarn over and pull through, insert hook into the last loop of previous star, yarn over and pull through, insert into base of previous star, yarn over and pull through, In the first stitch along insert hook, yarn over and pull through, you will not have 5 loops on the hook. Insert into next stitch, yarn over and pull through. Yarn over and pull through all loops on the hook. CH1.If you are not familiar with star stitch follow tutorial steps 12 and 13.

Bean Stitch Tutorial

Star Stitch Tutorial

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What you need:

  • 620-640m Yarn weight 4/Worsted, Either one colour or split between two.
  • Yarn Needle
  • 5mm hook, or hook to match gauge.
    If the star and bean stitch rows are curling you may be working the Try changing up a hook size by 0.5-1mm.
  • Gauge:My 10 SC stitches by 10 rows has measured  8cm wide and 7.5 cm tall. Remember that you need some stretch in the band. 

Sizing:

The scarf measures approximately 60″  and 5 ¾” wide.To make the scarf longer add more stitches to the foundation chain in multiples of two. To make the scarf shorter remove multiples of 2 stitches from the foundation stitch.

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Pattern

Foundation: CH202

R1:HDC in 3rd Chain from the hook, HDC across. CH1 and turn. [200HDC] RS

R2: Working in the back loop (3rd loop) of the HDC across, SC in each stitch. Turn. [200 SC]

R3: This row is star stitch. Follow the instructions in the stitches section. Star across. CH1 and turn. [100 stars]

R4:In the eye of each star (CH1) 2 HDC in each stitch across. CH1 and turn. [200HDC]

R5:HDC in each stitch across. CH1 and turn. [200HDC]

R6:Working in the 3rd loop of the HDC across, SC in each stitch. Turn. [200 SC]

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R7: *Bean, SK* repeat across. CH1 and turn.[100 Beans]

R8: *Bean, SK* repeat across. CH1 and turn.[100 Beans]

R9: HDC  in each stitch across. CH1 and turn. [200 stitches]

R10: Working in the 3rd loop of the HDC across, SC in each stitch. Turn. [200 SC] 

R11: This row is star stitch. Follow the instructions in the stitches section. Star across. CH1 and turn. [100 stars]

R12:In the eye of each star (CH1) 2 HDC in each stitch across. CH1 and turn. [200HDC]

R13: HDC  in each stitch across. CH1 and turn. [200 stitches]

R14: Working in the 3rd loop of the HDC across, SC in each stitch. Turn. [200 SC] 

Border: SC in each stitch around the cowl. Place 2 SC in each corner.SL into the first SC. Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Remember to show me your projects on Facebook (The Crafty Commuter) and Instagram @crafty_commuter or put your project on Raverly (Crafty Commuter). Use the hashtag #stargazingscarf and #stargazingCAL . If you enjoyed the pattern I ask that you consider purchasing the PDF.

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