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AccessoryBy Kirstie McLeodSimple, yet effective, you’ll whipthis accessory up in no time!14 Simply Crochet Magazine 2006

PatternYou will need…Gedifra, Fashion Trend Color2 x Green/orange (4522) 50g/90m ballsA 6mm crochet hookinfoFor where to buy, turn to page 96of Simply Knitting issue 18Abbreviationsch chaindc double crochetst stitchtr trebleHow to…Make a chainA simple chain forms the base rowfor this fabulous scarf.1With the hook in your right hand,hold the slipknot between thumb and fingerof the left hand. Move the hook under andover the yarn, with the yarn held in the hook.2Pull the hook and yarn back throughthe slipknot loop to form the first chain stitch.3This iswhat your row ofchains will looklike. Keep goinguntil you have thenumber of chainsstated on yourpattern.Curly WurlyScarfHere at Simply Knitting we love scarves. Whetherthey’re to keep you warm, jazz up a plain coator accessorise an outfit, we can’t get enough of them.And this Curly Wurly scarf by our very own Kirstie willlook great adorning your neck this autumn.When you first look at the pictures you might thinkthat making it would be a complicated affair, butnothing could be further from the truth. With simpleshapings, this would be a great project for a fairly newcrocheter. Start off by creating 140 chain stitches, thendouble crochet along this chain to create a neatborder. Then go back along the other side of the chainwith double crochets to start the scarf. Now work 2stitches into each stitch on each row. It’s so quick tomake, you’ll have it finished in a couple of evenings.Christmas always comes up quickly, and it’s nevertoo soon to start thinking about filling those stockingswith handmade goodies. And because this scarf is soquick to whip up it’s the perfect gift.Start crocheting here…Foundation row Using a 6mm crochet hookmake 140 ch.Row 1 Missing the first ch, dc into every ch to theend of the row, 3 dc in to the end chain st, thendc along the other side into each chain st.Row 2 Turn, ch 2, work 2 dc into each dc to theend of the row.Row 3 Turn, ch 3, work 2 tr into eachdc to the end of the row.Row 4 Turn, ch 3, work 2 trinto each tr to the end ofthe row.Fasten off.CROCHETTIPTwist the curls tocreate a corkscrewfinish.AccessorySimply Crochet Magazine 200615

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