Make the classic, striking, and uncomplicated Bridgeport Scarf in all your favorite colors! Keep it neutral for a business casual look, go bold with brights, or show your support for your favorite team. Lighter weight yarn makes it perfect for autumn weather, while a simple hdc variation adds subtle texture and fabulous drape.
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- DK weight yarn. Sample shown in Patons Astra, dark tan (AC) and medium tan (MC)
- 60 yds accent color (AC)
- 250 yds main color (MC)
- Size H / 5 mm hook or size needed to obtain gauge
- Yarn needle
- Stitch marker
Easy – The herringbone half double crochet stitch (hhdc) is somewhat uncommon, but is an easy variation of the half double crochet.
7 inches x 55 inches. Size is easily adjustable.
14 hhdc x 9.5 rows = 4 inches square. Exact gauge is not critical.
- ch = chain
- hhdc = herringbone half double crochet (see Special Stitches)
- st(s) = stitch(es)
- sp(s) = space(s)
- RS = right side
Herringbone Half Double Crochet (hhdc) – Yarn over, insert hook into next st, yarn over and draw up a loop. There are now 3 loops on your hook. Pull the 3rd loop through the 2nd loop. Yarn over and draw through both remaining loops on hook.
Row 1 (RS): With AC, Ch 26, hhdc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. (25 hhdc)
Note: For a wider or narrower scarf, start with more or fewer stitches.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, hhdc in each st across, changing to AC.
Note: When changing colors, cut the old color, leaving a tail to weave in later. Do not carry colors from one section to another.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, hhdc in each st across, changing to MC.
Rows 4-5: Ch 1, turn, hhdc in each st across, changing to AC at end of last row.
Rows 6-7: Ch 1, turn, hhdc in each st across, changing to MC at end of last row.
Rows 8-21: Repeat rows 4-7 three times, then repeat rows 4-5 once more.
Rows 21-108: Ch 1, turn, hhdc in each st across.
Note: You can work more or fewer rows here if desired, just be sure to end on a wrong side row.
Rows 109-128: Repeat rows 4-7 five times.
Row 129: Repeat row 2
Rows 130-131: Ch 1, turn, hhdc in each st across.
Fasten off and weave in all ends.
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