A Pretty Crochet Scarf that works up quick and (fairly) easy!

I recently purchased a crochet kit from Craftsy.  The crochet pattern was available immediately via download so I gave it a try using some yarn that I already had.

It’s called the 220 Sport Prince Edward Island scarf and even though I improvised on some of the stitches and left off the fringe, I really love the way it turned out.

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I love the lacy open stitches!

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The scarf was designed by Kristen Stoltzfus.  I used her pattern for the entire mid-section of the scarf and I then went rouge for the outer stitches and edging.  Mine looks a lot like hers. 

I also decided to leave off the fringe because having used alternate yarn, the scarf was already long enough without adding extra inches of yarn.  Besides, I like the way the edge looks.

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Look Ma! No fringe!

This scarf took me almost every bit of an entire skein of Caron Simply Soft Tweeds – in off white color.  I used a 5 mm hook.

The size ended up being 5 inches wide using the tips of the edging by 74 inches long.

This one will be a birthday gift for someone special but I plan to make more of these beauties soon!

How about you?  Do you always follow your crochet patterns exactly to the tee?  Honestly, I usually do but it is fun to get creative sometimes.  Share your thoughts in the comments.  I love hearing from my readers.

 

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About Robin @ Imperial Crochet

I'm a former community manager of a now defunct lifestyle site who's been writing online, and off, for over fifteen years. My passions include my family, my cat, reading, writing, crochet, and yarn art. I've decided to stitch all of those things together by way of my new blog, Imperial Crochet. I can't wait to see how it all turns out!
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18 Responses to A Pretty Crochet Scarf that works up quick and (fairly) easy!

  1. Kate says:

    Very pretty! I usually follow a pattern as designed unless there are problems and I have to adjust things, or there is something I don’t like. Sometimes I’ll the use the knowledge I gained to come up with something entirely different in another project.

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  2. It’s fab, I love the diamondy pattern! I used to stick to patterns rigidly, but now I just can’t seem to stop myself fiddling with it as I go.

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  3. Emma says:

    I’m glad to know I’m not the only one to always change patterns! It looks great 🙂

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