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Threads of Compassion Scarf

Design by Belinda "Bendy" Carter

This simple scarf conveys a powerful message of comfort and caring to those who have suffered the devastation of sexual violence. The easy, chain-stitch loops are interlinked as you work, symbolizing the unique and irrevocable connection shared by victims of this, and all, abuse.

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
5 x 65 inches

Materials
  • South West Trading Company Oasis medium (worsted) weight yarn (3 1/2 oz/240 yds/100g per ball): 2 balls #061 perplexed
  • Size G/6/4mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge
28 sts = 5 inches; 19 rows = 5 inches

Scarf

Row 1: Ch 7, sc in back bar (see Fig. 1) of 2nd ch from hook, ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sc in back bar of last ch, ch 366, sc in back bar of 2nd ch from hook, [ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sc in back bar of next ch] 72 times, ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sc in next sc, ch 6, turn.

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Row 2: Sc in back bar of 2nd ch from hook, ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sc in next sc, [ch 9, sk next 9 sts, sc in next st] across, ch 6, turn.
Row 3: Sc in back bar of 2nd ch from hook, *ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sc in next st**, ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sc in center ch of next ch-9, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, ch 6, turn.
Row 4: Sc in back bar of 2nd ch from hook, [ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sc in next st] twice, [ch 9, sk next 9 sts, sc in next sc] across, ending with ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sc in last st, ch 6, turn.
Row 5: Sc in back bar of 2nd ch from hook, [ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sc in next st] twice, [ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sc in center of ch-9, ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sc in next st] across, ending with ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sc in last st, ch 6, turn.
Rows 6-17: [Rep rows 2-5 consecutively] 3 times for pattern.
Row 18: Rep row 2.
Row 19: Sc in back bar of 2nd ch from hook, [ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sc in next st, ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sc in center ch of next ch-9] across, ending with ch 4, sk next 4 chs, sl st in last st. Fasten off.

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