Crochet spiral scarf instructions

Style-minded woman find an interesting scarf an accessory essential for adorning their neck with that special outfit. The unique style, fabric type or design adds flair to a drab neckline. One such scarf is a crocheted spiral scarf. The spiral scarf adds an interesting ruffle type appearance to any outfit. The size of the spiral is determined by the individual who is crocheting the item. Several half inch to one inch spirals tied together add another dimension to this unique scarf look. Make a 36-inch spiral scarf that is approximately 4-inches wide in approximately three hours.

Create other widths of spiral scarves with lighter or heavier yarn and a different size crochet hook by adjusting the number of beginning chain stitches. Add more chain stitches if the yarn or crochet hook is smaller. Subtract chain stitches if the yarn is bulky or the crochet hook is larger. Check the length of the scarf by draping the chain around your neck and shoulders until it is the desired length. Follow the remaining instructions to complete the scarf.

Things You'll Need:

1 skein 4-ply worsted weight yarn

Size J/10 6mm crochet hook

Scissors

Spiral Instructions:

Row 1 - Chain stitch 154 stitches.

Row 2 - Treble crochet in the fifth stitch from the end of the chain. Complete three more treble crochets in the same stitch. For the remainder of the row, treble crochet four times in each stitch. Tie off the last row of stitching.

Finishing Instructions:

Slip stitch to the beginning chain stitch. Chain 4 stitches. Complete a treble crochet around the post of the last treble crochet stitch. Chain 4 stitches. Single crochet in the top of the last treble crochet stitch.

Chain 4 stitches. Single crochet in the next stitch. Repeat the process across the length of the spiral.

Chain 4 stitches. Complete a treble crochet stitch around the post of the chain 4 that created the beginning stitch to the treble crochet spiral row. Chain 4 stitches. Slip stitch the last stitch to the bottom of the chain 4 stitch. Cut the yarn approximately 3-inches from the last stitch. Pull the end of the yarn through the last stitch. Pull to form a knot.

Weave the two cut ends of yarn back and forth through the last row of stitching to hide.

Tips or Ideas:

Make a 3-inch spiral scarf using a Size J crochet hook and a double crochet stitch. Replace all treble crochet stitches in the instructions with a double crochet stitch. Chain 153 stitches. Begin your first stitch in the fourth chain from the end.