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Blue Granite

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Blue Granite by Bonnie Irene

By Bonnie Irene

Model: James Box
Photos: Bonnie Irene

Difficulty: Beginner

Making scarves for men can be a real pain – and not because they ask for anything special, but because they don’t. Plain and solid seems to be a winner in a masculine scarf, and that spells hours of monotony for the crocheter who soon wishes they hadn’t offered to make one.

Sneak in a little bit of interest with the gorgeous subtle texture of granite stitch and the inches will go by much easier. Plus, you’ll end up with an attractive, useful scarf that’s sure to get worn.


Size: One Size

Finished Measurements: 6″ x 56″

Materials:

  • Caron Simply Soft [100% Acrylic; 315yd/288m per 170g/6oz skein]; 1 skein
  • G (4.00mm size) hook
  • Tapestry Needle

Gauge: 22 sts/12 rows = 4″/10cm in patt.

Blue Granite by Bonnie Irene

Directions:
Row 1: Ch 36. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across; turn. (35 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc in first st, ch 1, sk 1 st. *Sc in next st, ch 1, sk 1 st. Repeat from * across until 1 st remains; sc in last st. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1. Sc in first st, sc in ch-sp (made in previous row). *Ch 1, sk 1 sc, sc in ch-sp. Repeat from * across until 1 st remains; sc in last st. Turn.

Row 4: Ch 1. Sc in first st, sk next st. *Ch 1, sc in ch-sp, sk next st. Rep from * across until 1 st remains; sc in last st. Turn.

Repeat rows 3 and 4 alternately for patt. until scarf reaches 56 inches or desired length.

To finish, ch 1, then sc in each st and ch-sp across. Finish off, weave in ends.

About the Designer
Bonnie IreneBonnie Irene is a college student stretching her finances through crafting. She likes to crochet, bake, draw, sew, sculpt and weave as well as other things: check out her projects at her blog and shop for her handmade wooden buttons in her Etsy Shop.

Pattern & images © Bonnie Irene. All rights reserved.

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One Response to “Blue Granite”

  1. Birdie Gee says:

    I’ve been searching for days for a manly bright scarf, thanks for creating this pattern, I love the simplicity and the way it lays. Will be making this for a friend. Birdie

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