Crochet Pattern: Sweet Honeycomb Super Wrap by Stitch in Progress

Free crochet pattern: Sweet Honeycomb Super Wrap in Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran yarn by Stitch in Progress for Underground Crafter | smiling model wearing shawl against tree background

I’m excited to introduce you to a new guest contributor to Underground Crafter. Lisa from Stitch in Progress is here to share a beautiful and colorful crochet shawl pattern with us. Get ready to wrap yourself up in this lovely and lacy rectangular shawl!

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About Stitch in Progress

Lisa Rollins is a crochet designer and shares her patterns and tutorials at Stitch in Progress. She is a former teacher and technology specialist and has found a new love in working with yarn and sharing crochet with the world. Lisa learned to crochet as a child, but gave it up as she grew older. It wasn’t until after having kids that she decided to pick up a hook again and since then, she has been truly “hooked”. She continues to focus on teaching crochet and learning as much as she can about it, too. She believes that there is always something new and that yes, old dogs can learn new tricks! 

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Sweet Honeycomb Super Wrap

Crochet Pattern by Stitch in Progress

Free crochet pattern: Sweet Honeycomb Super Wrap in Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran yarn by Stitch in Progress for Underground Crafter | smiling model wearing shawl against tree background

Hello Underground Crafters! I am so excited to share this super wrap with you!

It really is super…super stylish, super long, and super fun to crochet!

I love, love, love to make patterns that are a repeat of something geometric and this honeycomb trellis stitch is one of my favorites. It is very easy and looks simply stunning when worked with a a stiff cotton yarn or a bulky yarn. The key is to use something sturdy that will hold the stitches wide open.

I used the Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran generously supplied by LoveCrochet and when I saw all those fun summer colors in one pack of 10 balls, I was all in!

At Stitch In Progress, I focus on Learn More, Make More, so I usually provide a tutorial for all the stitches that I learn and use. If you would like to see how this stitch pattern is created, you can check out my honeycomb trellis stitch tutorial post for the honeycomb trellis stitch pattern.

Free crochet pattern: Sweet Honeycomb Super Wrap in Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran yarn by Stitch in Progress for Underground Crafter | honeycomb trellis stitch detail

This wrap is very long, but it can also be resized easily if you want a shorter wrap.

Yarn

Hook

Techniques and Abbreviations: US terms

  • ch – chain
  • sc – single crochet
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • tc – treble crochet
  • tch – turning chain

Finished measurement

  • Gauge: 4 inches x 4 inches (10 cm x 10 cm) – 15 sts x 12 rows to create the pattern stitch (blocked)
  • Finished measurements/sizing: Approximately 14.5 x 98 inches (37 cm x 249 cm) when blocked

Tips and Other Ideas

  • If you would like to make this wrap shorter in length, simply use a multiple of 5 sts + 2 to determine your foundation chain.
  • If you would like your wrap to be wider, simply add more repeats of rows 3 – 6.
  • Always end the stitch pattern on a row of sc (row 3 or 6 and then add another row of sc to finish the piece).
Free crochet pattern: Sweet Honeycomb Super Wrap in Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran yarn by Stitch in Progress for Underground Crafter | model wearing lace shawl shown from behind against tree background

Sweet Honeycomb Super Wrap Written Pattern

  • Ch 302
  • Row 1 – work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in every st to end, turn. (301 sts)
  • Row 2 – ch 1, work 1 sc in each of the first 2 sts, *ch 5, skip 2 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts; repeat from * to the last 4 sts, ch 5, skip 2 sts, work 1 sc into each of the last 2 sts, turn. (60 ch-5 loops, 181 sc)
  • Row 3 – ch 1, 1 sc into first sc, *work 5 sc in the next ch-5 space, skip 1 st, 1 sc into next st, skip 1 st; repeat from * to last st, work 1 st in the last st , turn. (361 sc)
  • Row 4 – ch-6 (counts as tr plus ch 2), skip the first 2 sts, work 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, *ch 5, skip 3 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts; repeat from * to last 2 sc, ch 2, 1 tr in last st, turn. (59 ch-5 loops, 180 sc, 2 tr, 2 ch 2 sps)
  • Row 5 – ch 1, 1 sc in first tc, 2 sc in the ch-2 space, skip 1 st, 1 sc in next st, *5 sc in next ch-5 space, skip 1 st, 1 sc in next st, skip 1 st; repeat from *to last ch-2 space, 2 sc in last ch space, 1 sc in 4th st of ch-6 from row below, turn. (361 sc)
  • Row 6 – ch 1, 1 sc in each of the first 2 sts, *ch 5, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts; repeat from * to last 5 sc, ch 5, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in each of the last two sts, turn. (60 ch-5 loops, 181 sc)
  • Row 7 – 45 – repeat rows 3-6 (row 45 is a repeat of row 5, so you will end there)
  • Row 46 – ch 1, work 1 sc in each st across (361 sts)
  • Finish and weave in ends.

I love to see what everyone makes, so please tag me @StitchinProgress and Marie @ucrafter when you share!

© 2019 by Lisa Rollins (Stitch in Progress) and published with permission by 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 Lisa’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: https://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2019/05/13/crochet-pattern-sweet-honeycomb-super-wrap-by-stitch-in-progress/. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

Crochet Pattern: Bonfire Fringe Scarf

Free crochet pattern: Bonfire Fringe Scarf in Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky yarn by Underground CrafterThe Bonfire Fringe Scarf Free is a free crochet pattern for a striped, ripple scarf. It’s made using simple increases and decreases and there’s no need to weave in ends! Since it’s crocheted from side to side, the yarn tails are part of the fringe. This easy peasy scarf makes a great accessory for yourself or to gift. And, I’m even sharing a great tip for trimming your fringe to perfection.

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Do you ever come across a crafting tip or hack and it’s so amazing, but also so simple, that you don’t understand how you have lived your life to this point without knowing about it? Well, a few weeks back this helpful video tutorial for cutting fringe with a rotary cutter by One Dog Woof showed up in my Facebook feed. Mind blown! How had I never done this before? I was practically kicking myself. I knew I had to try it out, especially since the nice folks at Fiskars had just sent me their Folding Cutting Mat, Folding Ruler, and RazorEdge Softgrip Fabric Shears for some upcoming sewing projects.

Fiskars Folding Ruler and Cutting Mat with Razor Edge via Underground CrafterThese are perfect for me because I do a lot of crafting on the go, and they fold up for carrying (and, in the case of the scissors, sheath for safety) and then expand to full size once you get to your crafting destination. The picture below also includes my trusty Fiskars 45 mm Easy Change Ergo Control Rotary Cutter.

Fiskars Folding Ruler and Cutting Mat with Razor Edge via Underground CrafterNow that I had my rotary cutter and mat set up, I went digging into my yarn stash for the perfect colors for a project with fringe. I had several skeins of Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky yarn, a soft acrylic yarn, on hand. Confession: These skeins were supposed to be for a totally different project, but now all I could think of was a scarf with fringe and I loved the color combination!

Free crochet pattern: Bonfire Fringe Scarf in Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky yarn by Underground Crafter | Detail of striped crochet ripple patternRipple patterns are so fun to crochet and they look great with fringe, so I searched for a simple ripple pattern with no complicated decreases in my stitch guide collection. I came across this stitch pattern and I love how it turned out with the colors. There’s a great, earthy look to it and it’s a very unisex color combination.

Free crochet pattern: Bonfire Fringe Scarf in Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky yarn by Underground Crafter | striped ripple scarf with fringe on fabricThe best part of this scarf is that, because it’s crocheted side to side, you don’t have to weave in any ends. That’s right, not a single yarn tail gets woven in. They all end up in the fringe.

Free crochet pattern: Bonfire Fringe Scarf in Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky yarn by Underground Crafter | striped crochet ripple scarf with fringe on hangerThis makes it the Bonfire Fringe Scarf a pretty quick project. So, how exactly did I trim my fringe to perfection? I used ChiWei’s hack of cutting it with my rotary cutter. It makes the fringe edges so much easier to deal with. If you have a rotary cutter, cutting mat, and quilting ruler on hand, I highly recommend using this method. It’s much faster than the dreaded scissor trim that I usually do.

Free crochet pattern: Bonfire Fringe Scarf in Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky yarn by Underground Crafter | cutting fringe with Fiskars rotary cutterIf you make your own Bonfire Fringe Scarf, I’d love to see it! Share your progress and questions by tagging me on Facebook as @Underground Crafter, Instragram as @ucrafter, or Twitter as @ucrafter. You can also share a picture in the Underground Crafters Facebook group. Sign up for my weekly newsletter and get a coupon code for your choice of one of my premium patterns and other subscriber goodies. Plus, you’ll never miss one of my free patterns again!

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Bonfire Fringe Scarf

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

Free crochet pattern: Bonfire Fringe Scarf in Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky yarn by Underground CrafterThis striped scarf keeps you cozy against the chill of the night. The simple ripple pattern doesn’t use any complicated decreases, and there’s no need to weave in any ends because of the fringed edges.

 

Finished Size

  • Adult: 55.5” (141 cm) long x 5.5” (14 cm) wide without fringe; 65” (165 cm) long with fringe.

Materials

Gauge

  • 1 ripple (from valley to valley) = 2.5” (6.5 cm) across in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • CA – Color A
  • CB – Color B
  • CC – Color C
  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • rep – repeat
  • sk – skip
  • sp – space
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • yo – yarn over
  • *Repeat instructions after asterisk as indicated.
  • () Instructions between parentheses are worked in same stitch or space.

Pattern Notes

Pattern Instructions

Scarf

  • Starting with CA and leaving a long yarn tail (approximately 10”/25.5 cm) to be used for fringe (see Pattern Notes), ch 224 (or any multiple of 10 sts, + 4).
  • Row 1: Turn, sk 3 ch (counts as dc), dc in next 5 ch, *sk 2 ch, dc in next 4 ch, ch 2, dc in next 4 ch; rep from * across to last 6 sts, sk 2 ch, dc in next 3 ch, 2 dc in last ch, changing to CB in last yo of final dc. Fasten off CA. (221 sts)
  • Row 2: Turn, ch 3 (counts as dc, here and throughout), dc in same st, dc in next 3 sts, *sk 2 sts, dc in next 3 sts, (dc, ch 2, dc) in ch-2 sp, dc in next 3 sts; rep from * across to last 6 sts, sk 2 sts, dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in last st, changing to CA in last yo of final dc. Fasten off CB.
  • Row 3: Rep Row 2, changing to CC in last yo of final dc. Fasten off CA.
  • Row 4: Rep Row 2, changing to CA in last yo of final dc. Fasten off CC.
  • Row 5: Rep Row 2, changing to CB in last yo of final dc. Fasten off CA.
  • Rows 6-9: Rep Rows 2-5.

Add Fringe

  • Prepare 18 groups of fringe (one group for each row on each side of scarf) as follows:
  • Cut 12” (30.5 cm) pieces of CA, CB, and CC (or add approximately 1”/2.5 cm to your planned final length of fringe and then double that number).
  • Fold each group of 3 strands of yarn in half.
  • Attach fringe using crochet hook at end of each row, incorporating hanging yarn tail from that row into group. See Pattern Notes for detailed photo tutorial for attaching fringe.
  • Repeat for each row on each side of scarf.
  • Trim fringe to approximately 5” (13 cm). I used the rotary cutter method. See Pattern Notes for video tutorial for trimming fringe with rotary cutter.
© 2018 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: https://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2018/12/12/crochet-pattern-bonfire-fringe-ripple-scarf. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

Crochet Pattern: Kitty in a Romper amigurumi

Free crochet pattern: Kitty in a Romper in Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Chunky yarn stuffed with Fairfield Poly-Fil Royal Silk Fiber Fill by Underground CrafterKitty in a Romper is a cat amigurumi crochet pattern for a standing cat in a cute little one-piece outfit. At 17″ (43 cm) tall, this cat is ready for play time with 18″ dolls. She is also ready to be hugged and loved.

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Free crochet pattern: Kitty in a Romper in Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Chunky yarn stuffed with Fairfield Poly-Fil Royal Silk Fiber Fill by Underground Crafter - cat amigurumi standing at edge of couchYou may have noticed I like cats. They are my favorite characters to crochet (and I have several free cat patterns in different styles). This is my first marmalade cat pattern, so let me share the inspiration.

Free crochet pattern: Kitty in a Romper in Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Chunky yarn stuffed with Fairfield Poly-Fil Royal Silk Fiber Fill by Underground Crafter - cat amigurumi with ears upBack in September, I was able to add this Duck Egg Blue Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Chunky to my stash at an event with LoveCrafts. They had previously sent me the Blood Orange, and I loved how the two colors worked together. I knew I would have enough Blood Orange to make a jumbo softie, but I wasn’t too sure about the Duck Egg Blue.

Free crochet pattern: Kitty in a Romper in Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Chunky yarn stuffed with Fairfield Poly-Fil Royal Silk Fiber Fill by Underground Crafter - cat amigurumi with ears downAfter a few false starts, the Kitty in a Romper was born. I usually add a mouth to my amigurumi characters, but I really felt that she was more expressive without it! Just move the ears up or down and you can tell a lot about her mood.

Free crochet pattern: Kitty in a Romper in Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Chunky yarn stuffed with Fairfield Poly-Fil Royal Silk Fiber Fill by Underground Crafter - cat amigurumi sitting against pillowUnlike the cats I know in real life, this amigurumi cat stands tall, making her much more like a doll than a toy cat.

Free crochet pattern: Kitty in a Romper in Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Chunky yarn stuffed with Fairfield Poly-Fil Royal Silk Fiber Fill by Underground Crafter - cat amigurumi on bedI used Fairfield Poly-Fil Royal Silk Fiber Fill, an extra soft fiber fill stuffing, to make this kitty extra huggable. And, with the bulky yarn, she really works up quickly. She would make a great gift for any child on your handmade holidays list. (If the child is under 3, substitute embroidered eyes and nose instead of using safety eyes and an animal nose, as I did.)

Free crochet pattern: Kitty in a Romper in Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Chunky yarn stuffed with Fairfield Poly-Fil Royal Silk Fiber Fill by Underground Crafter - backside and tail of cat amigurumiAnd, this time, I didn’t cheat. I actually crocheted the tail. (See evidence photo above for proof!)

Free crochet pattern: Kitty in a Romper in Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Chunky yarn stuffed with Fairfield Poly-Fil Royal Silk Fiber Fill by Underground Crafter - cat amigurumi in handYou can get a sense of how big she is from this picture. The Kitty in a Romper is so much fun to play with!

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Kitty in a Romper

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

Free crochet pattern: Kitty in a Romper in Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Chunky yarn stuffed with Fairfield Poly-Fil Royal Silk Fiber Fill by Underground Crafter

This little kitty is ready to play in her romper.

 

Finished Size

  • Approximately 17” (43 cm) tall from feet to top of head after stuffing.

Materials

Free crochet pattern: Kitty in a Romper in Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Chunky yarn stuffed with Fairfield Poly-Fil Royal Silk Fiber Fill by Underground Crafter - suppliesGauge

  • Through Rnd 5 = 4” (10 cm) diameter in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be small so that fiber filling doesn’t show.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • BL – back loop only
  • CA – Color A
  • CB – Color B
  • ch – chain
  • ea – each
  • invdec – invisible decrease – Insert hook in back loop only of each of next 2 sts, yarn over and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops. Planet June has a great invisible decrease tutorial here, though she works into the front loops instead.
  • pm – place marker
  • rep – repeat
  • Rnd(s) – Round(s)
  • sc – single crochet
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • *Repeat instructions after asterisk as indicated.

Pattern Notes

  • Marly Bird has a helpful video for identifying the back loop here.
  • FreshStitches has a helpful tutorial for joining amigurumi pieces with whip stitch seams here.
  • Most pieces are worked in rounds in continuous spirals without joining.
  • Move stitch marker up each round to mark last st.
  • Head and Body start with magic adjustable ring. Oombawka Design has a helpful magic ring tutorial here.

Pattern Instructions

Head

  • With CA beginning at crown, start with magic adjustable ring (see Pattern Notes).
  • Rnd 1:  Ch 1, 8 sc in ring, pull the yarn tail tightly to close ring, pm to mark last st. (8 sts)
  • Rnd 2: 2 scBL in ea st around. (16 sts)
  • Rnd 3: *2 scBL in next st, scBL in next st; rep from * around. (24 sts)
  • Rnd 4: *2 scBL in next st, scBL in next 2 sts; rep from * around. (32 sts)
  • Rnd 5: *2 scBL in next st, scBL in next 3 sts; rep from * around. (40 sts)
  • Rnd 6: ScBL in ea st around.
  • Rnds 7-12: Rep Rnd 6, 6 times.
  • Rnd 13: *Invdec, scBL in next 3 sts; rep from * around. (32 sts)
  • Rnd 14: *Invdec, scBL in next 2 sts; rep from * around. (24 sts)
  • Rnd 15: *Invdec, scBL in next st; rep from * around. (16 sts)
  • Fasten off with long yarn tail (approximately 24”/61 cm) for seaming.

Body

  • With CB beginning at neck, ch 17.
  • Set Up Row: Turn, skip 1 ch, sc in next 16 ch, pm in last st to mark position, begin working in the round. (16 sts)
  • Rnd 1: *2 scBL in next st, scBL in next st; rep from * around. (24 sts)
  • Rnd 2: *2 scBL in next st, scBL in next 2 sts; rep from * around. (32 sts) Pm, but do not move up next rnd.
  • Rnd 3: ScBL in ea st around.
  • Rep Rnd 3 until body measures approximately 4.25” (11 cm) from Rnd 2 marker. Do not fasten off.

First Leg

  • Rnd 1: Skip 16 sts on Body, scBL in next 16 sts. (16 sts)
  • Rnd 2: ScBL in ea st around.
  • Rnds 3-4: Rep Rnd 2 twice, changing to CA in final yarn over of last st of Rnd 4.
  • Rep Rnd 2 until leg measures approximately 6” (15 cm) long. Stuff leg thoroughly. Begin decreasing for Foot.
  • Rnd 5: *Invdec, scBL in next 2 sts; rep from * around. (12 sts)
  • Rnd 6: *Invdec, scBL in next st; rep from * around. (8 sts)
  • Stuff Foot thoroughly.
  • Fasten off with long yarn tail (approximately 12”/30.5 cm) for seaming. With yarn needle and yarn tail, whipstitch Foot closed (see Pattern Notes).

Free crochet pattern: Kitty in a Romper in Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Chunky yarn stuffed with Fairfield Poly-Fil Royal Silk Fiber Fill by Underground Crafter - stuffing cat amigurumi legSecond Leg

  • Join CB with sl st in BL to Body at one of skipped sts on Rnd 1 of First Leg. ScBL in next 16 skipped sts. (16 sts)
  • Rep as for First Leg, starting with Rnd 2.

Arms (Make 2)

  • With CA, beginning at finger tips, ch 2.
  • Set Up Row: Skip 1 ch, 4 sc in next ch, pm in last st to mark position, begin working in the round. (4 sts)
  • Rnd 1: 2 scBL in ea st around. (8 sts)
  • Rnd 2: *2 scBL in next st, scBL in next st; rep from * around (12 sts).
  • Rnd 3: ScBL in ea st around.
  • Rep Rnd 3 until Arm measures approximately 5” (13 cm) long, changing to CB in last yarn over of final st of last Rnd.
  • Rep Rnd 3 with CA. Fasten off with long yarn tail (approximately 12”/30.5 cm) for seaming.

Ears (Make 2)

  • With CA, ch 2.
  • Row 1: Turn, skip 1 ch, 2 sc in next ch. (2 sts)
  • Row 2: Turn, ch 1, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st. (3 sts)
  • Row 3: Turn, ch 1, sc in first st and in ea st across to last st, 2 sc in last st. (+ 1 st)
  • Rows 4-6: Rep Row 3, 3 times.
  • Fasten off with long yarn tail (approximately 12”/30.5 cm) for seaming.

Tail

  • With CA, beginning at tip, ch 2.
  • Set Up Row: Skip 1 ch, 4 sc in next ch, pm in last st to mark position, begin working in the round. (4 sts)
  • Rnd 1: 2 scBL in ea st around. (8 sts)
  • Rnd 2: ScBL in ea st around.
  • Rep Rnd 2 until Tail measures approximately 5” (13 cm) long. Fasten off with long yarn tail (approximately 12”/30.5 cm) for seaming.

Assembly and Finishing

  • See Pattern Notes for seaming tutorial. Use stitch markers to pin pieces in position before seaming.
  • With yarn needle, weave in non-seaming yarn tails.
  • Insert safety nose inside Face (approximately at center of Rnd 6). When you are satisfied with the position, insert the washer until it clicks.
  • Position safety eyes inside Face (approximately centered around nose at Rnd 4). When you are satisfied with the position, insert the washers until they click.
  • Stuff Head thoroughly.
  • Thread yarn needle with the yarn tail from the first Ear. Sew the Ear to the Head on the diagonal, starting at Rnd 1 and matching each stitch on edge of Ear to a different Rnd. Repeat with second Ear. Weave yarn tails from Ears inside of Head.
  • Stuff Body firmly. Thread yarn needle with yarn tail from the Head. Sew the Head to the Body, adding additional stuffing before closing join.
  • Stuff first Arm. Thread yarn needle with yarn tail from first Arm. Sew Arm closed using whipstitch (see Pattern Notes). Do not fasten off. Sew Arm to Body (approximately at Rnd 2) using yarn needle. Repeat for second Arm.
  • Stuff Tail. Thread yarn needle with yarn tail from Tail. Sew to back of Body, centered between Legs (approximately one Rnd above Leg opening).
  • Weave all remaining ends into inside of Body.
© 2018 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: https://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2018/11/02/crochet-pattern-kitty-in-a-romper-amigurumi/. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

Crochet Pattern: Mitered Square Scarf

Free crochet pattern: Mitered Square Scarf in Paintbox Yarns Chunky Pots yarn by Underground Crafter

The Mitered Square Scarf uses a classic crochet design to create a textured, unisex scarf that looks great in any color combination. Make it your own by customizing the width or length following the pattern notes.

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If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen my Story with this work-in-progress a few weeks ago.

Free crochet pattern: Mitered Square Scarf in Paintbox Yarns Chunky Pots yarn by Underground CrafterI love the mitered square in crochet, but I don’t love predicting how many stitches I’ll need on each side to get the width I want. That’s why I like to use increasing, rather than decreasing, to create my mitered squares. (Or, at least to make the first one!)

Free crochet pattern: Mitered Square Scarf in Paintbox Yarns Chunky Pots yarn by Underground CrafterCrochet increases are also easier than crochet decreases, and I wanted to make this mitered square scarf beginner friendly. After all, it’s has a great, unisex look so it would be a wonderful gift for anyone on your handmade holiday gift list. It’s easy to adjust the width and the length to make the perfect size.

Free crochet pattern: Mitered Square Scarf in Paintbox Yarns Chunky Pots yarn by Underground CrafterI used Paintbox Yarns Chunky Pots, a new-to-me yarn, for my version. It’s a self-striping bulky yarn and it’s both soft and affordable. It’s only available online through LoveCrochet.com (and LoveKnitting.com). I loved the earthy tones of this colorway, which is called Making Hay.

Free crochet pattern: Mitered Square Scarf in Paintbox Yarns Chunky Pots yarn by Underground CrafterIf you make your own Mitered Square Scarf, I’d love to see it! Share your progress and questions by tagging me on Facebook as @Underground Crafter, Instragram as @ucrafter, or Twitter as @ucrafter. You can also share a picture in the Underground Crafters Facebook group. Sign up for my weekly newsletter and get a coupon code for your choice of one of my premium patterns and other subscriber goodies. Plus, you’ll never miss one of my free patterns again!

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Mitered Square Scarf

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

Free #crochet pattern: Mitered Square Scarf in Paintbox Yarns Chunky Pots #yarn by Underground Crafter | Make this simple, unisex scarf your own by adjusting the width or length. A self-striping yarn makes the colorwork easy. #undergroundcrafter #freecrochetpattern #paintboxyarns #miteredsquarescarf #crochetscarfMake this simple, unisex scarf your own by adjusting the width or length. A self-striping yarn makes the colorwork easy.

Finished Size

  • Customizable. Photographed sample measures 5” (13 cm) wide x 61” (155 cm) long.

Materials

  • Paintbox Yarns Chunky Pots yarn (100% acrylic, 7.1 oz/200 g, 297 yd/272 m) – 2 skeins in PP01 Making Hay, or approximately 297 yd (272 m) in any bulky weight yarn. PLEASE NOTE: I used exactly 1 skein of yarn for this project, so if your gauge is different than mine, you may run out before finishing. That’s why I recommend getting 2 skeins just in case.
  • US K-10.5/6. 5 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.
  • Yarn needle.
  • Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker Set.

Gauge

  • First Square = 5” (13 cm) square in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • BL – back loop only
  • ch – chain
  • ea – each
  • pm – place stitch marker
  • rep – repeat
  • rm – remove stitch marker
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk – skip
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • *Repeat instructions after asterisk as indicated.
  • [] Repeat instructions between brackets as indicated.

Pattern Notes

  • Move stitch marker up each Row to mark position of center stitch unless otherwise indicated.
  • To adjust the size of this scarf, follow these instructions.
    • To make the scarf wider or narrower, continue to repeat Row 3 on First Square until desired width is reached. Count the number of stitches on one side of your First Square before the stitch marker. Add 1 to this to find the number of chains you will need for your Second Square and Next Squares. In Row 1 of your Second Squares and Next Squares, you will work 2 stitches less than the number of chains, following the pattern established in Row 1 on Second Square and Next Squares.
    • To make the scarf shorter or longer, repeat Remaining Squares until desired length is reached.

Pattern Instructions

First Square

  • Ch 2.
  • Row 1: Turn, sk 1 ch, 3 sc in next ch, pm in second st to mark center. (3 sts)
  • Row 2: Turn, ch 1, scBL in first st, 3 scBL in next st, scBL in next st. (5 sts)
  • Row 3: Turn, ch 1, scBL in first st and in ea st across to marked corner st, 3 scBL in corner st, scBL in ea st across. (Increases by 2 sts)
  • Rows 4-19: Rep Row 3, 14 times until square measures 39 sts across, or desired width of scarf is reached, rm. Do not fasten off.

Second Square

  • Row 1: Ch 20, turn, sk 1 ch, sc in next 18 ch, sk 1 ch, working across First Square, sc in next ch, pm in last st to mark center, sk 1 st, scBL in next 18 sts. (37 sts)
  • Row 2: Turn, ch 1, scBL in first st and in ea st across to st before marked st, sk next st, scBL in marked st, sk next st, scBL in across. (Decreases by 2 sts)
  • Rows 3-17: Rep Row 2, 15 times or until 5 sts remain, rm.
  • Row 18: Turn, ch 1, [scBL in first st, sk next st] twice, scBL in last st.
  • Row 19: Turn, ch 1, sk 1, scBL in next st, pm to mark center of Next Square, sk final st. Do not fasten off.

Next Square

  • Row 1: Ch 20, turn, sk 1 ch, sc in next 18 ch, sk 1 ch, scBL in marked st on previous square, pm in last st to mark center, evenly work 18 sc along unworked side of square. (37 sts)
  • Row 2: Turn, ch 1, scBL in first st and in ea st across to st before marked st, sk next st, scBL in marked st, sk next st, scBL in across. (Decreases by 2 sts)
  • Rows 3-17: Rep Row 2, 15 times or until 5 sts remain, rm.
  • Row 18: Turn, ch 1, [scBL in first st, sk next st] twice, scBL in last st.
  • Row 19: Turn, ch 1, sk 1, scBL in next st, pm to mark center of next square, sk final st. Do not fasten off.

Remaining Squares

  • Rep Next Square 9 more times, or until desired length is reached. Fasten off.

Finishing

  • With yarn needle, weave in ends.
© 2018 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: https://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2018/09/19/crochet-pattern-mitered-square-scarf. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

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Crochet Pattern: Pop of Color Waves Slouchy Hat in 7 sizes

Free crochet pattern: Pop of Color Waves Slouchy Hat in 7 sizes in Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran yarn by Underground CrafterI’m so excited to be kicking off the fourth annual Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along with the Pop of Color Waves Slouchy Hat. This beginner-friendly slouchy beanie crochet pattern in 7 sizes makes a fun, unisex project. Choose neutral colors for the gentle waves with a bright, contrasting color for the band and pom pom, as I did, or customize it using three of your favorite yarn colors.

This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation (at no added cost to you) if you make a purchase using these links. Yarn for the sample was generously provided by LoveCrochet.

If you’re just hearing about the fourth annual Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along, you can find all the details here or by clicking on the picture below.

2018 Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along with CAL Central - 15 designers, 15 free crochet patterns, great prizes!This CAL will feature 15 free crochet patterns by 15 designers for winter holiday gifts and decorations. All of the patterns were designed using 1-3 skeins of Paintbox Yarns from LoveCrochet.com. And, there are 16 seriously amazing prizes from some of my favorite companies. Get all the details about the 2018 Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along, including the schedule, how to join, a complete yarn list, and how to enter the end-of-CAL giveaway here.

If you’ve been following along with the Holiday Stashdown CAL over the years (you can find 2015’s patterns here, 2016’s patterns here, and 2017’s patterns here), you may have noticed that I usually design a hat. Hats are my favorite fast projects to make and they are great gifts, too.

Free crochet pattern: Pop of Color Waves Slouchy Hat in 7 sizes in Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran yarn by Underground CrafterThe Pop of Color Waves Slouchy Hat includes several of my favorite things in a hat: a stretchy hat band using a “knit-look” stitch, a fun stitch pattern for the rest of the hat, and a pom pom!

Free crochet pattern: Pop of Color Waves Slouchy Hat in 7 sizes in Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran yarn by Underground CrafterI’ve included seven sizes in the pattern, from 0-3 months up through adult large, so I’m sure you will find a size to fit someone on your handmade holiday gift list.

Let me tell you about the yarn, Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran. It’s only available online, so you won’t be able to find it in stores. It’s a soft, easy-care acrylic yarn, but it isn’t “splitty” like some soft acrylics. It’s available in 60 great colors, so you’re sure to find some great combinations to delight you and those on your gift list. It’s on the thicker side of a medium weight yarn. And, it’s quite affordable.

2018 Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along with CAL Central - 15 free crochet patterns by 15 designers and 17 prizes - 60 shades of Paintbox Yarns prizeIf you make your own Pop of Color Waves Slouchy Hat, I’d love to see it! Share your progress and questions by tagging me on Facebook as @Underground Crafter, Instragram as @ucrafter, or Twitter as @ucrafter. You can also share a picture in the Underground Crafters Facebook group. Sign up for my weekly newsletter and get a coupon code for your choice of one of my premium patterns and other subscriber goodies. Plus, you’ll never miss one of my free patterns again!

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Pop of Color Waves Slouchy Hat

Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

Free crochet pattern: Pop of Color Waves Slouchy Hat in 7 sizes in Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran yarn by Underground Crafter | This beginner-friendly slouchy beanie crochet pattern in 7 sizes is the first pattern in the fourth annual Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along.This slouchy hat combines gentle waves in neutral colors with a hat band and pom pom in a vibrant, contrasting color. It’s a beginner-friendly project as there is no decreasing. This is the first pattern in the fourth annual Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along.

 

Finished Sizes

  • 0-3 Months (3-6 Months, Toddler, Child, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large). Photographed sample is Teen/Adult Small. Height measurements do not include pom pom.
    • 0-3 Months: 15” (38 cm) hat circumference x 7.25” (18.5 cm) height.
    • 3-6 Months: 16” (40.5 cm) hat circumference x 7.5” (19 cm) height.
    • Toddler: 18” (46 cm) hat circumference x 8.25” (21 cm) height.
    • Child: 19” (48 cm) hat circumference x 8.75” (22 cm) height.
    • Teen/Adult Small: 21” (53.5 cm) hat circumference x 9.5” (24 cm) height.
    • Adult Medium: 22” (56 cm) hat circumference x 10” (25.5 cm) height.
    • Adult Large: 23” (58.5 cm) hat circumference x 10.25” (26 cm) height.

Materials

  • Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran yarn (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g/201 yd/184 m) – 1 skein each in 259 Neon Green (CA), 206 Granite Grey (CB), and 205 Slate Grey (CC), or approximately 110 yd (100 m) in each of 3 colors in any medium weight yarn.
  • US Size I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • US Size J-10/6 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle.
  • Clover Extra Large Pom Pom Maker (optional).

Gauge

  • 10 sts = 2” (5 cm) in pattern for Hat Band using smaller hook. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • 3L – third (back) loop – Heart Hook Home has a helpful video for identifying the third loop on hdc stitches here.
  • BL – back loop only – Marly Bird has a helpful video for identifying the back loop here.
  • CA – Color A
  • CB – Color B
  • CC – Color C
  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • rep – repeat
  • sc – single crochet
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • *Repeat instructions after asterisk as indicated.
  • [] Repeat instructions between brackets as indicated.

Pattern Notes

  • A helpful tutorial for the slip stitch seam is available here.
  • Swellamy Crochet has helpful photos showing “the cinch method” of closing a slouchy beanie here.
  • Do not fasten off colors unless indicated. Carry unworked yarn inside the hat when changing colors.
  • Ch 1 at beginning of row does not count as a stitch.
  • Hat Band is crocheted flat in rows with small hook until it reaches desired hat circumference length. Rest of hat is worked with larger hook. After seaming Hat Band, stitches are picked up along long edge of seamed Hat Band. Hat is worked even and then cinched closed at crown.

Pattern Instructions

Hat Band

  • With smaller hook and CA, ch 11, or any odd number of sts.
  • Row 1: Turn, skip first ch, [sl st in next st, hdc in next st] across. (10 sts)
  • Row 2: Turn, ch 1, starting in first st, [slst3L in next st, hdcBL in next st] across.
  • Rep Row 2 until Hat Band measures approximately 15” (16”, 18”, 19”, 21”, 22”, 23”)/ 38 cm (40.5 cm, 46 cm, 48 cm, 53.5 cm, 56 cm, 58.5 cm) long. Do not fasten off.
  • Fold Hat Band in half along long edge so short edges are lined up. Join short edges with slip stitch seam (see Pattern Notes), working through back loop on front layer and on back layer (unworked edge of foundation row). Do not fasten off.

Pick Up Stitches Along Hat Band

  • Switch to larger hook. Begin working in the round along long edge/joined circumference.
  • Round 1: Ch 1, work 60 (66, 72, 78, 84, 90, 86) sc evenly around long edge (or any multiple of 6 sts), change to CB when joining with slstBL to first sc. Fasten off CA.

Work Even

  • Round 2: Ch 1, starting in same st, *scBL, hdcBL, dcBL in next 2 sts, hdcBL, scBL; rep from * around, change to CC when joining with slstBL to first sc.
  • Round 3: Ch 1, starting in same st, *dcBL, hdcBL, scBL in next 2 sts, hdcBL, dcBL; rep from * around, change to CB when joining with slstBL to first dc.
  • Rep Rounds 2-3 until hat measures approximately 7.25” (7.5”, 8.25”, 8.75”, 9.5”, 10”, 10.25”/18.5 cm (19 cm, 21 cm, 22 cm, 24 cm, 25.5 cm, 26 cm) in height, or desired final height, ending after any Round.
  • Fasten off color of second to last Round with regular length yarn tail (approximately 5”/13 cm) for weaving in ends securely.
  • Fasten off color of final Round with long yarn tail (approximately 36”/91.5 cm in length) for closing top of hat.

Finishing

  • Thread yarn needle with long yarn tail. Weave yarn needle through each stitch on finished edge. Slowly tighten yarn tail to pull top of hat closed (see Pattern Notes).
  • For larger sizes, you may need to add stitches to sew top of hat closed after tightening yarn tail.
  • With CA, make pom pom following instructions on Clover Extra Large Pom Pom Maker. Alternatively, make a pom pom by hand using this tutorial.
  • Trim pom pom.
  • Attach pom pom to hat using yarn needle and yarn tail that tied pom pom together.
  • With yarn needle, weave in ends on inside of hat.
© 2018 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: https://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2018/09/02/crochet-pattern-pop-of-color-waves-slouchy-hat-in-7-sizes. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

If you make your own Pop of Color Waves Slouchy Hat, I’d love to see it! Share your progress and questions by tagging me on Facebook as @Underground Crafter, Instragram as @ucrafter, or Twitter as @ucrafter. You can also share a picture in the Underground Crafters Facebook group. Sign up for my weekly newsletter and get a coupon code for your choice of one of my premium patterns and other subscriber goodies. Plus, you’ll never miss one of my free patterns again!

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