Happy National Dog Day…

Happy National Dog Day…

Today is National Dog Day. . If you have hung around  Beatrice Ryan Designs. .. You know how much Charlie loves to have his picture taken… He is modeling my latest free pattern. . Ombre Ridges Scarf.. Maybe he isn’t so excited about the modeling gig… but loves the camera!!!

Happy National Dog Day with Charlie

 

My two favorite things. .. Crocheting and Charlie! !

Happy Crocheting!
Elena

Ombre Ridges Scarf… New Free Crochet Pattern!!

Ombre Ridges Scarf… New Free Crochet Pattern!!

Ombre Ridges Scarf

 

The simple and elegant style of this cozy crochet scarf will wrap you in warmth all winter long!!  This Free Crochet Pattern works up quickly using bulky yarn that has a self striping ombre effect and uses only one skein of yarn!!  A great back to school item and gift idea, you can start your winter projects early for those on your holiday list!!

 

Ombre Ridges Scarf

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The Ombre Ridges Scarf measures approximately 5 1/2″ x 72″

 

Materials~

312 Yards of Bulky (5) Yarn – For the best results use 1 skein of  Lion Brand Yarns” Scarfie” Yarn!!  Pictured here in Cream/Black

*Scarfie Yarn comes in several colorways… JoAnn’s Fabrics is a great source Click Here for fantastic coupons!

K Hook
Scissors

 

Stitches~

Ch ~ Chain     St ~ Stitch     Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Sk ~ Skip     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Dc ~ Double Crochet     Fptrc ~ Front Post Triple Crochet

 

Instructions~

Chain 16 loosely
Row 1:  Turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each st across. = 15 sc
Row 2:  Ch 3 (counts as dc now and throughout), turn, dc in each st across. = 15 dc
Row 3:   Turn, ch 1, sc in 1st dc, *fptrc in next stitch 2 rows below(Around the Sc of Row 1 directly below, see photo tutorial below), sk st (your fptrc is taking up this stitch below so you need to skip this stitch to avoid extra stitches),sc in next stitch( this will be in the typical stitch area)*. Repeat * * across to end.= 8 sc & 7 fptrc

 

 

Row 4:   Turn, ch 3, dc across. =  15 dc
Row 5:   Turn, ch 1 sc in 1st st, * fptrc around the previous rows fptrc (See Photo Tutorial), sk st, sc in next st*, Repeat * * across. = 8 sc & 7 fptrc

 

 

Row 6:   Turn, ch 3, dc across. = 15 Dc
Rows 7- 132: Repeat rows 5 & 6
Row 133: Ch 1, Turn Sc across. = 15 Sc
*Due to each skein of yarn varying slightly in length you may need to make stop at row 130 and then make row 131 the single crochet row. If you have extra yarn, feel free to make it longer!!
Finish off
Congratulations!! You have now completed your Ombre Ridges Scarf!!

 

Happy Crocheting!!
Elena

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