info on crocheting or knitting scarves for our Veterans, click
hook size I
8 oz needed. Abbreviations: Ch =chain; sc = single crochet; dc = double crochet.
(width = 6") Row 1: 2 Dc
in 3rd ch from the
hook (counts as a shell) - *skip 1 ch, sc in next ch, skip
1, 3 dc in next ch
repeat from * across to last
chain, 3 dc, ch 3 and turn. (First row has 5 shells)
Row 2: Sc in middle dc of the shell from previous row - *skip 1 stitch, 3 dc in next stitch (forms shell), skip
1 stitch, sc in middle of shell, repeat from * across to shell--
in middle of shell,
ch 3 and turn. (4 shells)
2 dc in the base of the chain 3 you just made - *skip 1 st, sc in the
middle of the shell, skip 1 st, make shell, repeat from * across,
skip stitch and 3 dc in
of previous row,
ch 3 and turn. (5 shells)
not sc into the
chain 3's from the previous row)
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until scarf is 54" - 60" long (approx. 6"
between the 2 colors as you wish.
Scarf to left: colors
every 10 rows but you can change colors however often you wish.
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The National World War II Museum
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