Fiery Ruche Scarf
An unusual scarf is worked in long rows in stripes, with ruching and ribbed sections for a textured look. The tails are worked into decorative tassels at each short end.
Designer Victoria Zygas
Finished Size 6¾" wide and 60" long, not including tassels.
Yarn Brown Sheep Nature Spun Sport Weight (100% wool; 184 yd [168 m]/50 g): #308S sunburst gold (A), #N17S French clay (B), #146S pomegranate (C), #N89S roasted coffee (D), and #157S boysenberry (E), 1 ball each.
Needles Sizes 4 (3.5 mm), 5 (3.75 mm), and 7 (4.5 mm): 60" circulars (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
• Markers (m);
• tapestry needle;
• size D/3 (3.25 mm) crochet hook;
• elastic thread.
Gauge 25 sts = 4" in 1×1 rib on smallest needle; 27 sts = 4" in striped slip st patt in a ruched gauge swatch; 24 rows = 2½" in patt (8 rows striped slip st on smaller needles + 8 rows St st on larger needles + 8 rows striped slip st on smaller needles).