This broomstick lace scarf is worked up in a chunky yarn, which not only makes it cozy, but it also works up quick and easy. Thus, it makes a great pattern for gifting or charity donations. Plus, with the broomstick lace, you always get a nice drape and beautiful design.
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As you can see, this broomstick lace chunky crochet scarf is shown here in a variegated yarn. Although pretty, it tends to hide the beauty of broomstick lace, which shines through much nicer in a solid or striped design.
Use any yarn and hook size and adjust as needed to obtain the size you need. You could easily make a shawl or a blanket by increasing the number of beginning chains. To do so, simply chain a multiple of 5 plus 1, then continue in the pattern.
Due to the broomstick lace, this free crochet pattern is suitable for those who have already mastered the basics of crocheting. Broomstick lace however, is not difficult to do; if you can crochet, then you will not have a problem with doing the lace. All you need in order to do broomstick lace crochet is your yarn, a crochet hook suitable for the yarn, and a large knitting needle. The size of the needle is not relevant; however, the bigger the needle, the lacier your work will be.
Chunky Broomstick Lace Scarf
Material: Bernat Softee Chunky, 1 80g/2.8oz. ball
Hook Size: K/10.5-6.50MM
Knitting Needle Size: 25MM
Finished Measurements: 50″ long and 5″ wide. You can make it as long as you like.
Note: Do not turn at the end of the rows. When you do your crochet rows, work from right to left, and when you do your loop rows, work from left to right.
Row 1 (Crochet Row): Ch 16 (or any multiple of 5 + 1), sc into second ch from hook, and into each ch across.
Row 2: (Loop Row): Place crochet loop onto knitting needle, *insert hook into back loop of next st, yo, pull yarn through and place loop onto knitting needle, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 3: (Crochet Row): Insert hook under first 5 loops on needle, yo and pull through all 5 loops, ch 5, (counts as securing ch, and first tr), work another 4 tr into the same group of 5 loops, *5 tr around the next 5 loops, repeat from * to end of row.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have reached a desired length.
Last Row: Turn. Ch 1, sc into each st across. Fasten off.
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