Maria Infinity Scarf Free Crochet Pattern

MARIA INFINITY SCARF

Free Crochet Pattern

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I was asked to design a scarf that could also work as a wreath.  My brain cells went into overdrive!  My customer wanted a lightweight yarn, but gift cards would need to be attached to the scarf.  What stitch do I come up with?  I decided to do a modified version of the Fairy Stitch.  If you need a last-minute Christmas gift for someone special on your list…the Maria Infinity Scarf can be worked up in a few hours!

This modified stitch pattern makes it  easy to create many looks from this pattern.  I named this pattern after my beautiful great-niece!

I used one of my favorite yarns for this project…Lion Brand Heartland Yarn.  It’s soft, silky, & allows you to create beautiful textures with a numerous amount of color choices to pick from.  I have great design plans for future patterns with Heartland.

 

 

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Gauge:        Approx. 8 1/2 Stitches x 10 rows = 4″

Yarn:          1 Skein Lion Brand Heartland Yarn (251 Yards) (Badlands Shown)

Hook:         H/5.0 mm

Finished Size:  Before seaming – 34″ Wide x 10″ Tall

NOTES:

This scarf is worked in rows then seamed together at the end.

The best way to remember the stitch pattern beginning in Row 4:

  • [SC, CH 2, SC] in the CH 1 SP of Shell ST from previous row.
  • Shell ST [2 DC, CH 1, 2 DC] in CH 2 SP of [SC, CH 2, SC] from previous row.
  • Odd number rows = 1 DC beginning of row
  • Even number rows = 2 DC beginning of row
  • If you want to make scarf larger or smaller:  Your beginning chain count will need to be divisible by 6.  Add 4 for the beginning chain.  For example:  102/6 = 17.  102 + 4 = 106 (the number of chains we start with below).

SPECIAL STITCHES:

  • Shell Stitch – In the same stitch [2 DC, CH 1, 2DC]

Leaving a 14″ tail, CH 106.

Row 1: CH 2.  SK 3 SC.  SC in 4th ST.  *SK 2 ST.  Shell ST (see NOTES) in next ST.  SK 2 ST.  [SC, CH 2, SC] in next ST.*  Repeat from * to * across to last 6 ST.  SK 2 ST.  Shell in next ST.   SK 2 ST.    [SC, CH 1, HDC] in last ST.  Turn.

Row 2:  CH 2.   2 DC in 1st ST.  *[SC, CH 2, SC] in CH 1 SP of Shell ST from previous row.  Shell in CH 2 SP.*  Repeat from * to * across to last CH 1 SP. [SC, CH 2, SC] in CH 1 SP.  [SC, CH 1, HDC] in last ST.  Turn.

Row 3: CH 2.   DC in 1st  ST.   *Shell ST in [SC, CH 2, SC] from previous row.  [SC, CH 2, SC] in Shell ST from previous row.*   Repeat from * to * across to last CH 1 SP.  Shell ST in last CH 2 SP.    [SC, CH 1, HDC] in last ST.  Turn.

Rows 4 – 20 :  Repeat Rows 3-4.

Row 21:  CH 1.  SC in 1st 2 ST.  [SK next ST.  SC in next ST.]  Repeat from [  ] across.  SC in last ST.  Turn.

Row 22:  CH 1.  SC in each ST across.  Turn.

Rows 23 – 25:  CH 1.  SC in each ST across.

Seaming:

Fasten off.  Fold scarf in half with the side you want to face out on the inside.   Using beginning tail, whip stitch end rows together.   Fasten off, weave in ends.

 

 

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