Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Crochet-a-Long Part 3: Chains and Spines Stitch

Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Crochet-a-Long with Underground Crafter and Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) - July 18 - August 29, 2016Welcome to Part 3 of the Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf crochet-a-long! (If you’re just learning about the CAL, you can find all the details and links to prior posts here.)

This post contains affiliate links. Yarn for the sample was generously provided by Lion Brand.

At the end of this stitch, you’ll be halfway through your scarf. I’m so happy to see so many crocheters picking up intermeshing crochet for the first time!

If you’d like to watch the video for this section, scroll down past the pattern.

Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Crochet-a-Long with Underground Crafter and Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) - Part 3 (Chains and Spine Stitch) in Lion Brand Heartland yarnYou’re welcome to join in on the Crochet-a-Long.

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Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Part 3: Chains and Spines Stitch

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

03-intermediateUS terms 504-medium 50Explore intermeshing crochet with this reversible sampler infinity cowl.

 

Finished Size

  • Teen/Adult: 4” (10 cm) wide x 54” (137 cm) long (unblocked).

Materials

  • Lion Brand Heartland (100% acrylic, 5 oz/142 g, 251 yd/230 m) – 1 skeins ea in 174 Joshua Tree (CA) and 169 Shenandoah (CB), or approximately 175 yd (160 m) in ea of 2 contrasting colors in any medium weight yarn.

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  • US J-10/6 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle.
  • Optional: 2 locking stitch markers.

Gauge

  • 17 sts x 8 rows (1A & 1B) in Staircase Stitch = 4” (10 cm) across. Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • CA – Color A
  • CB – Color B
  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • dc/b – double crochet in back of ch-1 sp of alternate color piece
  • dc/f – double crochet in front of ch-1 sp of alternate color piece
  • ea – each
  • rep – repeat
  • RS – right (front) side
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk – skip
  • sl st – slip st
  • sp – space
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • * Rep instructions after asterisk as indicated.

Pattern Notes

Pattern Instructions
Infinity Scarf

Part 1: Getting Started; Staircase Stitch is available here

Part 2: Divider Rows and Horizontal and Vertical Stitch is available here

Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf, free crochet pattern by Underground Crafter | This intermeshing crochet sampler pattern includes video tutorials. Stitch 3: Chains and Spines StitchChains and Spines Stitch

  • Turn, drop CB yarn to back of project.
  • Row 7A: With CA, ch 4, dc/b in next st, (ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/f in next st, ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/b in next st) 3 times; ch 1, dc/f in next st, drop CA and do not turn.
  • Row 7B: With CB, ch 4, dc/b in next st, (ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/f in next st) twice, (ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/b in next st) twice, (ch 1, dc/f in next st) twice.
  • Turn, drop CB yarn to back of project.
  • Row 8A: With CA, ch 4, dc/f in next st, (ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/b in next st, ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/f in next st) 3 times, ch 1, sk 1 st, dc/b in next st, drop CA and do not turn.
  • Row 8B: Rep 7B.
  • Rep Rows 7-8 until piece measures approximately 8.5” (22 cm) from previous set of Divider Rows, ending after Row 8B.
  • Rep Divider Rows 3-4 once.

© 2016 by Marie Segares (Underground Crafter). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Marie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2016/08/01/layers-of-texture-infinity-scarf-part-3. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

Underground Crafter on RavelryRemember, you can join the CAL in the CGOA Ravelry group or CGOA CALs Facebook group. Don’t forget to add the pattern to your Ravelry queue or favorites. And, you can spread the word on social media with hashtag #cgoasummercal. Feel free to tag me – I’m Underground Crafter on Facebook, @ucrafter on Instagram and Twitter, and MarieInNYC on Ravelry.

Layers of Texture Infinity Scarf Crochet-a-Long with Underground Crafter and Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) - Learn intermeshing crochet and make a stunning sampler in Lion Brand Heartland yarn!

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