Free crochet pattern hooded scarf

Getting Started

Hood: about 22" face opening; scarf ends: 23" long; blocked.

YARN Brown Sheep Company Lamb's Pride Superwash Sport (100% wool; 180 yd [165 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]; (2): #SWS190 cactus, 6 balls.

HOOK G/6 (4.25 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS Yarn needle; lockinq st markers (m).

GAUGE 6 (post st, ch2-lp) and 15 rows = 4" in main patt.

 

Stitch Guide

2-chain lp (ch2-lp): (Sc, ch 2, sc) in st indicated.

Post st: Refers to any FPdc, FPdtr, or BPdc.

Cable: (worked across 12 post sts) Sk next 8 post sts, FPdtr around each of next 4 post sts, working in front of post sts just made, FPdtr around 5th-8th skipped post sts in order, working in front of post sts just made, FPdtr around first-4th skipped post sts in order.

Tip: Consider each set of 4 post sts a strand, and cable consists of 3 strands. Place a large safety pin or locking st marker around each strand to help locate sts when working return row in cable, i-cord: Ch 3, insert hook in 2nd ch from hook, yo and pull up lp, insert hook in next ch, yo and pull up lp, *drop last 2 lps from hook and hold in hand, ch 1, [insert hook in next dropped lp, yo and pull through dropped lp placed on hook] 2 times; rep from * to make i-cord.

Main patt (multiple of 4 sts + 2): Ch 26 for gauge swatch.

Set-up row: (RS) Ch2-lp (see above) in 2nd ch from hook, *sk next ch, dc in next ch, sk next ch, ch2-lp in next ch; rep from * across, turn.

Row 1: Ch 1, ch2-lp in first ch2-lp, *BPdc around next dc, ch2-lp in next ch2-lp; rep from * across, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, ch2-lp in first ch2-lp, *FPdc around next post st, ch2-lp in next ch2-lp; rep from * across, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, ch2-lp in first ch2-lp, *BPdc around next post st, ch2-lp in next ch2-lp; rep from * across, turn. Rep Rows 2-3 for patt.

Notes

Hood is worked first, then first scarf is continued. Second half of scarf is picked up at opposite side of hood and worked to end. Then back portion of hood is worked and sl st seamed to form hoodie. I-cord tie is encased when front edging is worked.

Pattern

HOOD

Ch 61.

Set-up row: (RS) Ch2-lp in 2nd ch from hook, [sk next ch, dc in next ch, sk next ch, ch2-lp in next ch] 11 times, sk next ch, dc in next 12 ch, sk next ch, ch2-lp in last ch, turn—13 ch2-lps, 23 dc.

Row 1: Ch 1, ch2-lp in first ch2-lp, BPdc around each of next 12 dc, work Row 1 of main patt (see Stitch Guide) across, turn—13 ch2-lps, 23 BPdc.

Row 2: Ch 1, ch2-lp in first ch2Tp, work 11 reps of main patt across, cable (see Stitch Guide) across next 12 sts, ch2-lp in last ch2- lp, turn—11 FPdc, 1 cable, 13 ch2-lps

Row 3: Ch 1, ch2-lp in first ch2-lp, BPdc around next 12 post sts, work in main patt across, turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, ch2-lp in first ch2-lp, work 11 reps of main patt across, FPdc around each of next 12 post sts, ch2-lp in last ch-21p, turn.

Row 5: Rep Row 3. Rep Rows 2-5 until piece measures about 21" from set-up row, ending with a Row 3. Do not fasten off.

SCARF:

FIRST HALF:

Row 1: Ch 1, ch2-lp in first ch2-lp, FPdc around each of next 12 post sts, ch2-lp in next ch2Tp, [FPdc around next FPdc, 2 dc in next ch2-lp] 4 times, sk next FPdc, ch2-lp in next ch2-lp, turn leaving rem sts unworked—8 dc, 16 FPdc, 3 ch2-lps.

Row 2: Ch 1, ch2-lp in next ch2-lp, [BPdc around next 2 dc, BPdc around next post st] 4 times, ch2-lp in next ch2-lp, BPdc around each of next 12 post sts, ch2-lp in last ch2-lp, turn—24 BPdc, 3 ch2-lps.

Row 3: Ch 1, ch2-lp in first ch2-lp, [cable, ch2-lp in next ch2-lp] 2 times, turn—2 cables, 3 ch2-lps.

 Row 4: Ch 1, ch2-lp in next ch2-lp, [BPdc around 12 posts of next cable, ch2-lp in next ch2-lp] 2 times, turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, ch2-lp in next ch2-lp, [FPdc around each of next 12 post sts, ch2-lp in next ch2-lp] 2 times, turn.

Row 6: Rep Row 4. Rep Rows 3-6 until scarf measures 22" or desired length from Row 1, ending with a Row 4. Fasten off.

SECOND HALF:

Row 1: With RS facing, sk first 6 patt reps including 6th post st, working into ch2-lps sts from opposite side of starting ch, join with sl st in next ch2-lp, ch 1, ch2-lp in same ch2-lp, sk next dc, [2 dc in next ch2-lp, FPdc around next dc] 4 times, ch2-lp in next ch2- lp, FPdc around each of next 12 dc, ch2-lp in last ch2-lp—8 dc, 16 FPdc, 3 ch2-lps.

Row 2: Ch 1, ch2-lp in first ch2lp, BPdc around each of next 12 post sts, ch2-lp in next ch2-lp, [BPdc around next post st, BPdc around each of next 2 dc] 4 times, ch2-lp in last ch2-lp, turn—24 BPdc, 3 ch2-lps.

Rep Rows 3-6 of first half of scarf until scarf measures same as first half, ending with a Row 4, turn. Do not fasten off. Place lp on locking st marker.

BACK HOOD:

Row 1: With RS facing, locate 25 centermost ch2-lp row edges opposite cable (Tip: fold hood in half and count back 12 row-ends from fold point), join yarn to first of these row-ends, ch 1 (bring ch lp up 1/4"), dc in same row-end, [2 dc in each of next 2 row-ends, dc in next row-end] 8 times, turn, leaving rest of hood unworked—41 dc.

Row 2: Ch 1, ch2-lp in first dc, [sk next dc, BPdc around next dc, sk next dc, ch2-lp in next dc] across, turn—10 BPdc, 11 ch2-lps.

Row 3: Ch 1, ch2-lp in first ch2-lp, [FPdc around next post st, ch2-lp in next ch2-lp] across, turn—10 FPdc, 11 ch2-lps.

Row 4: Ch 1, ch2-lp in first ch2-lp, [BPdc around next post st, ch2-lp in next ch2-lp] across, turn—10 BPdc, 11 ch2-lps.

Rep Rows 3-4 until piece measures about 7 1/2" from Row 1 or until bottom corners of back hood match up with bottom corners of top hood. Do not fasten off.

With WS facing, sl st seam back hood and top hood tog. Fasten off. Rep sl st seam for other side seam.

FINISHING

Pom-Pom (Make 2): Make a pom-pom of about 1 3/4" diameter.

Pom-pom tie: Make a 48" long i-cord (see Stitch Guide). Use tail of pom-pom to attach it to end of i-cord.

Edging:

Rnd 1: (RS) Return live lp to hook, ch 1, 5 sc in next ch2-lp, sc in next 12 post sts, 3 sc in next ch2-lp, sc in next 12 post sts, 5 sc in next ch2-lp, rotate scarf 90 degrees, working in row-ends, [sc in next row-end, 2 sc in next row-end] across until corner, [sc in next post st, 2 sc in next ch2-lp] 6 times, [2 sc in next ch2-lp, sc in next post st] 10 times across back hood, working across rem hood sts by inserting hook in free lp of foundation ch of indicated st or in indicated st itself, 2 sc in next ch2-lp, [2 sc in next ch2-lp, sc in next post st] 6 times, working in row-ends of next half-scarf, [sc in next row-end, 2 sc in next row-end] across working 5 sc in last corner, sc in next 12 post sts, 3 sc in next ch2-lp, sc in next 12 post sts, 5 sc in next corner, rotate scarf 90 degrees, [sc in next row-end, 2 sc in next row-end] across until first sc, si st in first sc to join, ensuring an even number of sts.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, *sk next sc, dc in next sc, working behind dc just made, sc in skipped sc; rep from * across, attaching tie as foll: When working around front of hood from where bottom of one ear will be to over the head to the bottom of where the other ear will be, work as usual except encase i-cord of tie when working sc (do not encase I-cord under dc), sl st in first dc to join.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sl st in each st around, working in every other st around lower edge of hood back to cinch in hood, sl st in first ch. Fasten off. Weave in ends. Block hoodie to even out cables. Do not unnaturally stretch when blocking; just insert finger into center of each cable and move finger in a small circular motion to redefine any cables that need to be evened out.

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