Big Red

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Big Red by Melissa MallBy Melissa Mall

Model: ‘Charlie’
Photos: Melissa Mall

Chunky, quick, and cozy, it doesn’t get more classic than a thick ribbed scarf. ‘Big Red’ could easily be made with any combination of hook and yarn and, obviously, in any color – but I’m partial to the chunky red version.
Difficulty: Beginner

Sizes: As written, measures approx. 60″ long x 6″ wide


  • Lion Brand Hometown USA [100% Acrylic, 81yds/74m per 5oz/142g skein] – Cincinnati Red, 2 skeins
  • P (11.50mm) hook
  • Yarn Needle

Gauge: gauge is not significant in this design.

Big Red by Melissa Mall


Row 1: Ch 101 (or 60″), sk 1 ch, sc in each ch across. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 1. Working in BLO, sc in each st across. Turn.

Repeat row 2 until width measures between 5 and 6 inches. Finish off, weave in ends.

About the Designer Melissa Mall Melissa Mall is an at-home mom with four sons and a new baby girl! They have settled in to a quiet (or “quiet,” if you like) rural life in Missouri and are enjoying doing things like gardening and keeping chickens in the backyard. You can keep up with their ordinary adventures over at her blog, or take a peek at her crochet patterns and tutorials at Inner Child Crochet.

Pattern & images © Melissa Mall. All rights reserved.

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