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Free pattern: Bulky Faux Mistake Rib Scarf

Bulky Faux Mistake Rib Scarf, free unisex #crochet pattern by Underground Crafter in just one skein of Lion Brand Scarfie.

Last week, I shared one of my favorite designs for those fussy menfolk, the Walking in the Sand Scarf. (And, by fussy, I actually mean un-fussy: the guys who only want the plain stuff.)

And, today I have another one! You may recall that my pattern for the Faux Mistake Rib Watchman’s Cap (in 8 sizes, from newborn through adult large) was one of the most popular free crochet patterns on the blog last year.

Faux Mistake Rib Watchman's Cap, free #crochet pattern in 8 sizes (newborn through adult large) by Marie Segares @ucrafterAt some point along the way, someone asked if I would write up a scarf pattern to match it.



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It was on the backburner until that crisis point in the holiday crafting season. (C’mon, you know what I’m talking about!) I was going to see my dear ole dad in just a few days and had spent a little too long on the hat I made for him.

Bulky Faux Mistake Rib Scarf, free unisex #crochet pattern by Underground Crafter in just one skein of Lion Brand Scarfie.Since I’m lucky enough to count the Lion Brand Yarn Studio among my favorite local New York City yarn shops, I brought the hat down the shop and held it up to a few skeins of Scarfie until I found one that matched.

With the bulky, self-striping yarn and the easy stitch pattern, the scarf came together in no time. It was a holiday miracle!

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This stretchy scarf isn’t just for the fussy menfolk, of course. You could make one in adventurous colors for a dapper dude, a jaded teen, or pretty much anyone!

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Bulky Faux Mistake Rib Scarf

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

02-easy 50US terms 505-bulky 50This beginner-friendly pattern makes a fabulously warm and stretchy unisex scarf.

Finished Size

  • Adult: 59.5” (151 cm) long x 6” (15 cm) wide after blocking.

Materials

  • Lion Brand Scarfie (5.3 oz/150 g/312 yds/285 m/100% acrylic) – 1 skein in 208 Oxford Claret, or approximately 312 yds (285 m) in any bulky weight yarn.
  • US Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm) crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle.

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Gauge

  • 15 sts x 15 rows in pattern = 4” (10 cm) before blocking. Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • BL – back loop only
  • ch – chain
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • rep – repeat
  • sc – single crochet
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • * Rep instructions after asterisk as indicated.

Pattern Notes


Pattern Instructions

  • Ch 216, or any even number of sts.
  • Row 1: Turn, skip 1 ch, hdc in next ch, *sl st in next ch, hdc in next ch; rep from * across. (215 sts)
  • Row 2: Turn, ch 1, slstBL in next st, *hdcBL in next st, slstBL in next st; rep from * across.
  • Row 3: Turn, ch 1, hdcBL in next st, *slstBL in next st, hdcBL in next st; rep from * across.
  • Rep Rows 2 & 3, ending after either row when scarf measures approximately 6” (15 cm) wide, or when desired length is reached.

Finishing

  • With yarn needle, weave in yarn tails. Spray block if necessary.
© 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/2016/01/27/free-pattern-bulky-faux-mistake-rib-scarf. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

If you make one, don’t forget to share a picture on Ravelry or Facebook.

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Free pattern: Simple Spiral Beanie in 8 sizes

Simple Spiral Beanie, free #crochet pattern in 8 sizes from newborn through adult large by Marie Segares/Underground CrafterBefore I knew how to knit, I was always amazed by the look of stockinette stitch. (Funnily, now that I can knit, I am drawn to totally different textures!)


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I eventually learned that I could mimic the look of knit stockinette stitch by crocheting in the back (or third loop) of half double crochet in the round.

Simple Spiral Beanie, free #crochet pattern in 8 sizes from newborn through adult large by Marie Segares/Underground CrafterThe Simple Spiral Beanie is the first in a series of designs exploring this stitch in different yarn weights. It makes a stretchy beanie that is a bit looser than the typical beanie (but no where near as loose as a slouchy).

Simple Spiral Beanie, free #crochet pattern in 8 sizes from newborn through adult large by Marie Segares/Underground CrafterThe repetition of the half double crochet makes this a great pattern for a beginning crocheter.

But, you know me. I don’t like things to be too simple…

Simple Spiral Beanie, free #crochet pattern in 8 sizes from newborn through adult large by Marie Segares/Underground CrafterSo I had to do something fun along the edging. I hope you approve! This new version of the pattern includes 8 sizes from newborn through adult large. I’m wearing the teen/adult small on my big ‘ole noggin.

This is a one skein project in Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in all but the largest size. You’ll need a bit more for the adult large, so grab an extra skein.

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Simple Spiral Beanie

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

03-intermediateUS terms 504-medium 50Crocheting in the back loop of half double crochet stitches mimics the look of the stockinette stitch in knitting.

Finished Sizes

  • Newborn (3-6 months, 6-12 months, Toddler, Child, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Large).
    • Newborn: 12.5” (32 cm) circumference x 5” (13 cm) height.
    • 3-6 months: 14” (35.5 cm) circumference x 6.25” (16 cm) height.
    • 6-12 months: 15.75” (40 cm) circumference x 6.5” (16.5 cm) height.
    • Toddler: 17.25” (17.25 cm) circumference x 7” (44 cm) height.
    • Child: 18.75” (47.5 cm) circumference x 7.5” (19 cm) height.
    • Teen/Adult Small: 20.5” (52 cm) circumference x 8” (20.5 cm) height.
    • Adult Large: 22” (56 cm) circumference x 8.5” (21.5 cm) height. (Requires 2 skeins, or about 200 yd/182 m of yarn.)

Materials

  • Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 170 yd/156 m) – 1 skein in 134 Terracotta, or approximately 170 yds (29 m) in any medium weight yarn.
  • US Size I-9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle.
  • Locking stitch marker or scrap yarn.

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Gauge

  • Through Rnd 5 in pattern = 4” (10 cm) diameter. For best fit, always check your gauge.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • BL – back loop only
  • cdc – crossed dc – Sk st, dc in next st, dc in skipped st.
  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • ea – each
  • FPsc – front post single crochet – Insert hook from front around back to front of cl in previous round, yo and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops, sk st behind FPsc.
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • rep – repeat
  • Rnd(s) – Round(s)
  • sc – single crochet
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • yo – yarn over
  • * Rep instructions after asterisk as indicated.

Pattern Notes

  • Hat is worked in the round in spirals without joining.
  • Place locking stitch marker or scrap yarn in last st of round and move up each round.

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Hat

  • Starting at crown, ch 4, skip 3 ch, join with sl st to first ch to form ring.
  • Rnd 1: Ch 2 (does not count as hdc), 8 hdc in ring, place stitch marker in last st. (8 sts)
  • Rnd 2: 2 hdcBL in ea st around. (16 sts)
  • Rnd 3: *2 hdcBL in next st, hdcBL in next st; rep from * around. (24 sts)
  • Rnd 4: *2 hdcBL in next st, hdcBL in next 2 sts; rep from * around. (32 sts)
  • Rnd 5: *2 hdcBL in next st, hdcBL in next 3 sts; rep from * around (40 sts) NEWBORN SIZE ONLY: Continue to Rnd 12.
  • Rnd 6: *2 hdcBL in next st, hdcBL in next 4 sts; rep from * around. (48 sts) 3-6 MONTHS SIZE ONLY: Continue to Rnd 12.
  • Rnd 7: *2 hdcBL in next st, hdcBL in next 5 sts; rep from * around (56 sts) 6-12 MONTHS SIZE ONLY: Continue to Rnd 12.
  • Rnd 8: *2 hdcBL in next st, hdcBL in next 6 sts; rep from * around (64 sts) TODDLER SIZE ONLY: Continue to Rnd 12.
  • Rnd 9: *2 hdcBL in next st, hdcBL in next 7 sts; rep from * around (72 sts) CHILD SIZE ONLY: Continue to Rnd 12.
  • Rnd 10: *2 hdcBL in next st, hdcBL in next 8 sts; rep from * around (80 sts) TEEN/ADULT SMALL SIZE ONLY: Continue to Rnd 12.
  • Rnd 11: *2 hdcBL in next st, hdcBL in next 9 sts; rep from * around (88 sts) ADULT LARGE SIZE ONLY: Continue to Rnd 12.

  • Rnd 12: HdcBL in ea st around.
  • Rep Rnd 12 until hat measures approximately 3.5” (4.75”, 5”, 5.5” 6”, 6.5”, 7”)/9 cm (12 cm, 13 cm, 14 cm, 15.5 cm, 16.5 cm, 18 cm) from crown.
  • Rnd 13: Sc in ea st around.
  • Rnd 14: Cdc around.
  • Rnd 15: Rep Rnd 13. Remove stitch marker.
  • Rnd 16: Turn, *sc in next st, dc in next st; rep from * around, join with sl st to first sc.
  • Rnd 17: Turn, FPsc in ea st around, join with sl st to first FPsc.
  • Rnd 18: Sc in ea st around, join with sl st to first sc, fasten off.

Finishing

  • With yarn needle, weave in yarn tails. Spray block if necessary.
© 2015, 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/2016/01/26/free-pattern-simple-spiral-beanie/. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

If you make one, don’t forget to share a picture on Ravelry or Facebook.

Add to RavelryIf you want an easy print format, you can buy the ad-free PDF version on Craftsy.

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Free pattern: Walking in the Sand Scarf

Walking in the Sand Scarf, free unisex #crochet pattern by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter in Lion Brand ScarfieI hate to stereotype, because I know a lot of men who are adventurous dressers.

However.

Every man that is on my handmade gift list is more… shall we say… picky.



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Walking in the Sand Scarf, free unisex #crochet pattern by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter in Lion Brand ScarfieYou know what I mean.

The guys that will only wear handmade gifts that are in solid black yarn in single crochet or stockinette stitch.

But those aren’t the projects I love to make. I mean, my eyes and black yarn are no longer friends, first of all. And miles and miles of one stitch is sometimes too dull.

Walking in the Sand Scarf, free unisex #crochet pattern by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter in Lion Brand ScarfieThis scarf combines my favorite stitch for the menfolk – I like to call it the pebble stitch – with one skein of Lion Brand Scarfie, a wonderful, self-striping yarn in plenty of dude approved colors. This colorway reminded me of the beach, and hence the name of this scarf pattern.

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As evidence that this scarf is perfect for those picky guys (and everyone else who likes warm scarves), this is the email I received this morning from the dapper gentleman I gifted this scarf to last fall.

Just wanted to mention that I’ve received several compliments from people (well Ladies) on the beautiful scarf and hat you made for me.  I’ve sent them your blog.

Many thanks again.  They are keeping me warm this terribly cold week!

Is there any higher compliment a crafter can receive about a gift? Not only has it become the go-to cold weather scarf, but it’s also being admired by others.

My work here is done. (By the way, the hat pattern will be coming soon. Also, both the pattern and the yarn work well for women, too!)

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Walking in the Sand Scarf

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

02-easy 50US terms 505-bulky 50This gently textured scarf is a  beginner-friendly project.

Finished Size

  • Adult: 54” (137 cm) length x 8” (20 cm) width.

Materials

  • Lion Brand Scarfie (5.3 oz/150 g/312 yds/285 m/100% acrylic) – 1 skein in 206 Cream/Taupe, or approximately 312 yds (285 m) in any bulky weight yarn. Buy Lion Brand Scarfie on LeisureArts | Craftsy | Amazon
  • US Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm) crochet hook or any size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle.

Gauge

  • 11 sts x 9 rows in pattern = 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

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Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • rep – repeat
  • sc – single crochet
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • * Rep after asterisk as indicated.

Pattern Instructions

Scarf

  • Ch 24 (or any multiple of 2 sts, + 2 sts).
  • Row 1: Turn, skip 1 ch, sc in next st, *dc in next ch, sc in next ch; rep from * across. (23 sts)
  • Row 2: Turn, ch 3 (counts as dc, here and throughout), *sc in next st, dc in next st; rep from * across.
  • Row 3: Turn, ch 1, sc in same st, *dc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * across.
  • Rep Rows 2-3 until scarf measures approximately 54” (137 cm) or desired length, ending after Row 3. Fasten off.

Finishing

  • With yarn needle, weave in ends.
© 2015, 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/2016/01/20/free-pattern-walking-in-the-sand-scarf. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

If you make one, don’t forget to share a picture on Ravelry or Facebook.

Add to RavelryIf you want an easy print format, you can buy the ad-free PDF version on Craftsy.

Click to buy the ad-free PDF version of this @ucrafter pattern on Craftsy