"Fake Afghan Stitch" Scarf

Phentex Dynasty Yarn 100 gram ball
5.50 mm Hook

Scarf for very young child: 5 1/2 x 40 inches. No fringe
Scarf for adult: 8 x 102 inches plus fringe

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1-Color Diagonal Ridge Scarf
2-Color Diagonal Ridge Scarf
Instructions:
Chain 21[29] Scarf should be (5 1/2 [8] inches wide)
Adjust number of chains but keep an odd number.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd chain from hook, and in each chain across.
Chain 1, Turn. (20 stitches) 20[28] stitches.

Row 2: Sc (single crochet) in first stitch, sc in second stitch,
*Chain 1, skip 1 stitch, sc in next stitch.
Repeat from * to last 2 stitches.
Chain 1, skip next stitch, Sc in last stitch. Chain 1, Turn.

Row 3: Sc in first stitch, sc in space, Chain 1, skip next stitch,
*sc in next space, chain 1, skip next stitch. Repeat from * to last stitch.
Sc in last stitch. Chain 1, Turn.

Repeat Row 3 for length: 40 inches for toddler, 102 inches for adult.

Last row: Sc in each stitch and space across. Fasten Off. Weave in loose ends.

Fringe for adult scarf:
End scarf with wrong side facing.
Chain 1, turn.
Slip stitch in first sc, chain 21, slipstitch in 2nd chain from hook and each chain.
*Slip stitch in next stitch, chain 21, slip stitch in 2nd chain from hook and each chain.
Repeat from * across end of scarf. Slip stitch in last stitch.
Fasten off.

With right side of other end of scarf facing, join yarn in first stitch with a slip stitch.
Work fringe as above.

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1-Color Diagonal Ridge Scarf

Your choice of yarn and appropriate hook.

Ridge Stitch:
The Ridge Stitch and Single Crochet Ribbing are the same stitch
-Single crochet in the back loop only.
The only difference is the ridge stitch is used as fabric instead of ribbing.

Sc2tog
Insert hook in first st, YO, pull a loop through, insert hook in next st,
YO, pull a loop through, YO, and pull loop through 3 loops on hook.
Sc2tog done.


Fig. 1
Start at the black arrow and work increase rows
until the end is wide enough then work until the scarf is long enough,
then work decrease rows until only the point remains.
No need to worry about gauge.

Instructions:
The first and last stitch of every row is both loop sc,
all other stitches are in back loop only for entire scarf.
Row 1: Ch 2, 3 sc in 2nd ch frm hk. Ch 1, Turn.
Row 2: 2 sc in first st, sc in next st, 2 sc in last st, Ch 1, Turn.
Row 3: 2 sc in first st, sc in each st across with 2 sc in last st. Ch 1, Turn
Row 4: 2 sc in first st, sc in ea st across with 2 sc in last st. Ch 1,Turn.
Repeat row 4 until scarf is wide enough. (5 1/2 inches for child, 8 inches for adult)
Row 5: Sc2tog, sc in each st across with 2 sc in last st. Ch 1, Turn.
Row 6: 2 sc in first st, sc in each st across to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. Ch 1, Turn.
Repeat Rows 5 and 6 until scarf is long enough, ending with row 6.
(40 inches for child, longer for adult)depending on the use of the scarf).

The working end of the scarf is angled.
Measure the length of the scarf from the beginning to the top of the angled rows.

Row 7: Sc2tog, sc in each remaining st to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. Ch 1, Turn.
Repeat Row 7 until three sts remain. Sc3tog. Fasten off.

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2-Color Diagonal Ridge Scarf

Your choice of 2 colors of yarn (MC, CC) and appropriate hook.

Ridge Stitch:
The Ridge Stitch and Single Crochet Ribbing are the same stitch
-Single crochet in the back loop only.
The only difference is the ridge stitch is used as fabric instead of ribbing.

Sc2tog
Insert hook in first st, YO, pull a loop through, insert hook in next st,
YO, pull a loop through, YO, and pull loop through 3 loops on hook.
Sc2tog done.

Instructions:
The first and laststitch of every row is both loop sc,
all other stitches are in back loop only for entire scarf.
Row 1:With MC, Ch 2, 3 sc in 2nd ch frm hk. Ch 1, Turn.
Row 2: 2 sc in first st, sc in next st, 2 sc in last st, Turn. Fasten Off.
Row 3: Join CC with sc in first st, sc in same st, sc in each st across with 2 sc in last st. Ch 1, Turn
Row 4: 2 sc in first st, sc in ea st across with 2 sc in last st. Turn. Fasten off.
Row 5: Join MC with sc in first st, sc in same st, sc in ea st across with 2 sc in last st. Ch 1, Turn.
Row 6: 2 sc in first st, sc in ea st across with 2 sc in last st. turn. Fasten off.
Repeat rows 3-6 consecutively, ending with row 4 until scarf is full width.

Row 7: Join MC with sl st in first st, ch 1, sc same st as ch 1 and next st tog,
sc in each st across with 2 sc in last st. Ch 1, Turn.
Row 8: 2 sc in first st, sc in each st across to last 2 sts.
Sc2tog. Turn. Fasten off.
Row 9: Join CC with sl st in first st, ch 1, sc same st and next st tog,
sc in each st across with 2 sc in last st. Ch 1, Turn.
Row 10: 2 sc in first st, sc in each st across to last 2 sts.
Sc2tog. Turn. Fasten off.
Repeat rows 7-10 consecutively until scarf is long enough.

Row 11: Join MC with sl st in first st, ch 1, sc same st and next st tog,
sc in each st across to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. Ch 1, Turn.
Row 12: Sc2tog, sc in each st across to last 2 sts.
Sc2tog. Turn. Fasten off.
Row 13: Join CC with sl st in first st, ch 1, sc same st and next st tog,
sc in each st across to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. Ch 1, Turn.
Row 14: Sc2tog, sc in each st across to last 2 sts.
Sc2tog. Turn. Fasten off.
Repeat rows 11-14 consecutively until scarf is finished.,
ending with row 11 and 3 sts.Ch 1.
Last row: Sc3tog and fasten off.

Variation on the 2-color scarf:
Work rows 1-6 until scarf is wide enough,
then work as 1-color scarf until scarf is long enough,
then work Rows 11-14 until scarf is finished.
Reason for this variation is simple- the 2-color scarf has a great many ends to be sewn in!

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