Saturday, January 29, 2011

Kate's V Stitch Scarf

Kate’s V Stitch Scarf
c2007 Kate Smith

For personal or charity use only. Do not repost or sell pattern.

Materials: 7 ozs. Vanna's Choice linen yarn (MC), 1 oz. Vanna's Choice taupe (CC), I hook

Multiple:  3 + 1

Size: 7" x 62"

Pattern abbreviations:
ch  =  chain       
dc  =  double crochet
ea  =  each
tch = turning chain
hk  =  hook
rem - remaining
rep  =  repeat
sc = single crochet
sk  =  skip
st = stitch

Special Stitches:
V stitch - (dc, ch 1, dc) in same stitch


With linen, ch 31
Row 1: (dc, ch 1, dc) in 5th ch from hk, * sk 2 chs, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next st, repeat from * across to last 2 sts, dc in last ch (9 V's)

Row 2: ch 3, turn, * (dc, ch 1, dc) in ch-1 sp of V stitch, rep from * to last st, dc in top ch of turning ch

Row 3-end: Repeat row 2 for pattern, following color sequence below

Rows 1-4 MC
Row 5: CC
Rows 6-7: MC
Rows 8-9: CC
Rows 10-11: MC
Row 12: CC
Rows 13-106: MC (or until scarf is about 56” in length or length you want minus about 6”)

Then work color sequence in reverse
Row 107: CC
Rows 108-9: MC
Rows 110-11: CC
Rows 112-13: MC
Row 114: CC
Rows 115-118: MC

Border: ch 1 and work sc around entire piece (as below), adding stitches in the corner using one of the options below.

Corner Options:
A - 3 sc in each corner
B - (sc, ch 1, sc)
C - (sc, ch 2, sc) 
D - (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc)
E - (2 sc, ch 1, 2 sc)
F - (sc, hdc, sc)
G - (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 1, sc)
On right side of work, on last row worked, ch 1 and work sc in ea dc and ea ch-1 sp along row, work corner, 2 sc in ea row along sides, work corner, along bottom (first row of scarf) work 2 sc in ea sk 2 sp and 2 in ea ch where you worked a V, work corner, work last side as before, work corner, join with sl st to beginning sc.

Variation solid center smaller scarf for Special Olympics: 
6” x 58”

Using H hook, with MC, ch 19
Follow pattern for 102 rows—This will give you about a 4” center strip. (5 V’s)

Rnd 1: at end of Row 102, change to CC, work same as Rnd 1 of larger scarf, using option E in corners

Rnd 2: (V stitch, sk 2) around, working (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc), in corners

Rnd 3: rep Rnd 1, working sc in ea dc and ea ch-1 sp around.


  1. I agree, this is really cute! I think I'm going to get some soft white yarns and make a white spring scarf!