Red Sky at Night

Get Cozy at Inner Child Crochet

Red Sky at Night by Melissa MallBy Melissa Mall

Model: Melissa Mall
Photos: ‘Charlie’

A classic windowpane scarf with bordered edges, Red Sky at Night is quick to work up and easy to wear, which makes it a great choice for gift giving.
Difficulty: Beginner

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


  • Caron Simply Soft Paints [100% acrylic, 208 yds/190m to 4oz/113.4g skein] 1 skein; color: Sunset
  • K/10 1/2 (6.50mm) hook
  • Yarn Needle

Gauge: 10 sts/5 rows = 4″ in dc

Red Sky at Night by Melissa Mall


Row 1: Ch 18. Sk 2 ch, dc in each ch across. (16 dc) Turn.

Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as dc now and throughout); dc in next st and each across. (16 dc) Turn.

Row 3: Ch 2; dc in each of the next 2 dc. *Ch 1, sk 1 st, dc in next st. Repeat from * until 3 sts remain, dc in last 3 sts. Turn.

Row 4: Ch 2; dc in each of the next 2 dc. *Ch 1, dc in ch-sp of previous row. Repeat from * across until no ch-sp remain, dc in last 3 sts. Turn.

Repeat Row 4 until about 2″ short of desired length.

Ending: Ch 2; dc in each dc and ch-sp across. Turn, ch 2. Dc in each st across. Finish off.

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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