Saturday, 17 November 2012

Free Crochet Pattern - Lace Sequin - Log Cabin Scarf

This wonderful scarf is created using not one, but two patterns, as striped squares combine with zig-zags to create a scarf that will look different with every color combination. Shown in Patons Lace Sequin.

This wonderful scarf is created using not one, but two patterns, as striped squares combine with zig-zags to create a scarf that will look different with every color combination. Shown in Patons Lace Sequin.

MEASUREMENTS
Approx 8 x 67½ ins [20.5 x 171.5 cm].

MATERIALS
Patons® Lace Sequin (70 g/2.5 oz ; 314 m/344 yds)
Contrast A 37744 (Quartz) 1 ball
Contrast B 37707 (Ruby) 1 ball
Contrast C 37222 (Peridot) 1 ball
Contrast D 37201 (Aquamarine) 1 ball
Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension.

TENSION
18 dc and 10 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS
Note: To join new color, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw new color through last 2 loops then proceed in new color.

MOTIF 1 (make 18).
(See Diagram 1).
With A, ch 4.
1st rnd: 11 dc in 4th ch from hook. Join B with sl st to top of ch 3. 12 dc.
2nd rnd: With B, ch 3 (counts as dc).
*(2 dc. 1 tr) in next dc. (1 tr. 2 dc) in next dc.** 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off .
3rd rnd: Miss next 2 dc and next tr. Join C with sl st in next tr. [Ch 4 (counts as tr). 2 dc] in same sp. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in next tr. (1 tr. 2 dc) in next tr.
1 dc in each of next 5 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in next tr, joining A at end of tr. With A, (1 tr. 2 dc) in next tr. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in next tr. (1 tr. 2 dc) in next tr. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in last tr. Join D with sl st to top of ch 4.
4th rnd: With D, ch 4 (counts as tr). 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in each of next 9 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in next tr. (1 tr. 2 dc) in next tr. 1 dc in each of next 9 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in next tr, joining B at end of tr. With B, (1 tr. 2 dc) in next tr. 1 dc in each of next 9 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in next tr. (1 tr. 2 dc) in next tr. 1 dc in each of next 9 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in last tr. Join with sl st to top of ch 4. Fasten off .

MOTIF 2 (make 18).
With B, ch 4.
1st rnd: 11 dc in 4th ch from hook. Join A with sl st to top of ch 3. 12 dc.
2nd rnd: With A, ch 3 (counts as dc).
*(2 dc. 1 tr) in next dc. (1 tr. 2 dc) in next dc.** 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off .
3rd rnd: Miss next 2 dc and next tr. Join D with sl st in next tr. [Ch 4 (counts as tr). 2 dc] in same sp. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in next tr. (1 tr. 2 dc) in next tr. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in next tr, joining B at end of tr. With B, (1 tr. 2 dc) in next tr. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in next tr. (1 tr. 2 dc) in next tr. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in last tr. Join C with sl st to top of ch 4.
4th rnd: With C, ch 4 (counts as tr). 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in each of next 9 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in next tr. (1 tr. 2 dc) in next tr. 1 dc in each of next 9 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in next tr, joining A at end of tr. With A, (1 tr. 2 dc) in next tr. 1 dc in each of next 9 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in next tr. (1 tr. 2 dc) in next tr. 1 dc in each of next 9 dc. (2 dc. 1 tr) in last tr. Join with sl st to top of ch 4. Fasten off .

FINISHING
With appropriate color, crochet Motifs tog as shown in Diagram 2.

Border
1st rnd: (RS). Join D with sl st to any corner. Ch 1. 3 sc in same sp. Work sc evenly around outer edge of Scarf, working 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to fi rst sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. Working from left to right instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to fi rst sc. Fasten off .

This pattern can be completed with one of the following Patons yarns:

Patons Lace Sequin

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