Purple Haze Crochet Craze' in Glastonbury High Street with a chance viewing of an 'On Sale' scarf in a shop window.
‘Purple Haze’ Mini Granny Square Scarf
Materials: Double Knit (worsted weight) Yarn in colours of your own choice.
Hook Size: 4.5mm
Abbreviations: (UK Crochet terminology)
Chain - ch
Double Crochet – dc
Treble Crochet – tr
Single Crochet – sc
For the Mini Granny Squares: Make 78
For the first round: Make 6 chain. Join with a slip stitch. Ch3, tr2, ch1, tr3, ch1, tr3, ch1 tr3, join the round with a slip stitch and change colour.
For the second round: Chain 3, Tr 2, (Tr3 into the corner space, ch1 tr3). Repeat twice. Tr3 into the final corner and join the round with a ss. Change yarn colour.
Third round: Chain 3, Tr 2, tr 3 into the ch space of the previous round. (Tr3 into the corner space, ch1 tr3). Repeat twice. Tr3 into the final corner and join the round with a ss. Fasten off. Sew in the ends.
To make up: Sew the squares together into 23 rows of three.
Work two rows of dc around the entire scarf to make a border.
Apply Fringe: I used nine tassels along each end.
(I used a steam iron to block the scarf but as it is acrylic I did not touch the fabric with the iron, I used a steam setting and steamed the scarf about 1cm from the fabric, pulling and stretching it into shape as I did so).