Free Ombre Crochet Scarf Pattern - A Free Crochet Pattern - Cross Stitched

Free Ombre Crochet Scarf Pattern - A Free Crochet Pattern

In the world of crocheting, there's nothing quite like the satisfaction of creating a beautiful, cozy scarf with your own hands. And when it comes to unique and trendy scarf patterns, ombre designs are always a popular choice. If you're a fan of ombre colors and are looking for a new crochet project, then this Free Ombre Crochet Scarf Pattern is just what you need! ## Materials Needed: To get started on this project, you will need the following materials: - 1 cake of Mandala Ombre in Mantra by Lion Brand (or 344 yards of any four-weight yarn) - Less than 1 skein of Feels Like Butta in Ice by Lion Brand (or less than 100 yards of any four-weight yarn) - Size H 5 mm crochet hook - Yarn needle ## Skill Level: This pattern is recommended for intermediate crocheters who have a good understanding of basic crochet stitches and techniques. ### Crochet Abbreviations: Before we begin, let's familiarize ourselves with some of the crochet abbreviations used in this pattern: - ch = chain - sc = single crochet - hdc = half double crochet - dc = double crochet - sk = skip - st = stitch ## Finished Size: The completed scarf will measure approximately 8 inches high (with border) and 74 inches in length when the gauge is followed. ### Notes: - You can change the size of the scarf by using a multiple of 3 + 2 stitches. - The gauge for this pattern is approximately 12 stitches (or 4 three double crochet clusters) for every 4 inches. Proper gauge is crucial for the success of your project. - The pattern is written in standard US crochet terms. ## Crochet Scarf Pattern Steps: Let's now dive into the steps to create this beautiful ombre crochet scarf: ### Foundation Row: Ch 192 + 2 - Ch 194, in the third ch from the hook {sc, ch 2, sc} *sk 2 ch’s, {sc, ch 2, sc}, repeat from * across, skip the next ch, ending with 1 hdc in the last ch, turn. (193) ### Row 1: - Ch 3, * 3 dc in the next ch 2 space (cluster), repeat from * across, ending with 1 dc in the top of turning ch, turn. (193) ### Row 2: - Ch 2, *in the second dc of the 3 dc cluster {sc, ch 2, sc}, repeat from * across, ending with 1 hdc into the top of the turning ch from the previous row, turn. (193) ### Rows 3-14: - Repeat Row 1 and Row 2 alternately. ### Fasten off the Mandala Yarn securely. ## Border Steps: To give your scarf a polished finish, follow these border steps: - Start in the corner space and work alongside one of the short sides first. - Join in the Feels Like Butta Yarn, Ch 3, Make 2 dc’s into the corner space, working down the outside of one of the short sides of the scarf. - Make 3 double crochets into the rows where Row 1 was repeated. - Continue this pattern around the corners and along the edges until you have a total of 65 clusters. - Finish off with a slip stitch and weave in any loose ends with a yarn needle. ## Final Thoughts: Creating your own ombre crochet scarf is a rewarding and enjoyable experience. With this free pattern and a few basic crochet skills, you can craft a stylish accessory that will keep you warm and fashionable during the colder months. So grab your yarn and hook, follow the steps outlined above, and get ready to showcase your crochet skills with pride!
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