Color Blocked Co-Ed Scarf

Introduction
Color and texture keep this simple scarf project interesting, and it works up quickly in super bulky yarn. This scarf is sized for donation to Foster Care to Success’s Red Scarf Project, a program that provides handmade scarves to college students who have aged out of foster care.

Skills used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet
Working in rows
Changing colors
Special stitch: cdc (with written explanation in pattern)

Skill Level
Easy


Materials List
Lion Brand Heartland Thick & Quick (5 oz/142 g/125 yds/114 m/100% acrylic) – 2 skeins in 113 Redwood (CA) and 1 skein in 126 Sequoia (CB), or approximately 242 yds (221 m) in CA and 90 yds (82 m) in any super bulky weight yarn.

US Size N-13 (9 mm) crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Finished Size
Adult: 5” (13 cm) wide x 71.5” (181.5 cm) long.

Gauge
10 sts x 5.5 rows = 4” (10 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

Pattern Instructions
This pattern is available for free on my blog here: http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2016/02/24/free-pattern-color-blocked-co-ed-scarf

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