You’re going to love the crochet Ora Scarf, it’s thick & keeps you warm.
This oversized crochet shawl is perfect for winter & has beautiful crochet cables.
As any scarf it can be made in any length & you can easily adjust it.
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The crochet Ora Scarf was made with a yarn from Lion Brand Yarn called Wool-Ease Chunky.
This yarn is 80% acrylic & 20 % wool & it is great to crochet with.
The wool makes it warm & it’s a great affordable yarn.
It comes in lots of different colors & you can never get bored.
I’m sure you’re going to love this yarn & remember to comment below & let me know which color you’re using!
THE PERFECT OVERSIZED CROCHET SCARF
It’s that time of year again, it’s so cold outside!
Who doesn’t love having a beautiful oversized crochet scarf to wear? The crochet Ora scarf is made with just that in mind.
What’s so great about this crochet scarf is the fact that the crochet cables gives it a classic yet beautiful look. While the yarn & size makes it super comfortable.
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HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO CROCHET THAT?
How long it takes to crochet something varies depending on your skill & how fast you crochet. But that isn’t a helpful answer is it?
Well, I’ve developed a yarn calculator to help you get the answer to this question.
It will help you calculate exactly how much time you’ll spend crocheting a project.
All you need to know is how much yarn you will use on the project in either meters, yards or skeins. Then crochet your test square & time it.
CROCHET ORA SCARF – THE FREE CROCHET PATTERN
ABOUT THE PATTERN:
If you’re looking to make a warm, cozy & oversized crochet scarf the crochet Ora scarf is perfect for you. It’s quick to make & works up beautifully.
The crochet cables makes it look amazing, all you need to know is how to crochet cables crossing both behind & in front of your work.
The crochet Ora scarf can be made as long as you’d like & you’re guaranteed coziness with this crochet oversized scarf.
Size 8 mm / US: L – 11 / UK: 0
Hook I used: Waves Crochet Hooks from Knitpro
Lion Brand Yarns – Wool-Ease Chunky.
Yarn amount used:
3 skeins / 420 g / 420 m / 460 yards
- 5 Bulky yarn.
- 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool
OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED:
Measured with half double crochet stitches crocheted in rows:
9 stitches & 8 rows per 10 cm / 4”.
- This crochet pattern is written in US terms (more details).
- All measurements given are unblocked.
- Note that measurements are given as exact as possible. But crochet tension & technique might give variations in the result, that changes from person to person.
- Read pattern instructions carefully before beginning to make sure you understand everything. It might save you hours!
- Make a swatch that measure at least 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches using the stitch the gauge is given for. If your swatch matches the gauge, you’re good to go. If the gauge is wrong, you might need to change your hook. Go up in crochet hook size if your stitches are smaller & go down in crochet hook size if your stitches are bigger (more details).
- Check yarn info if you want to find an alternative or test your yarn against the gauge (more details).
- This pattern is written for 1 size, however size adjustments are suggested under the heading “Size & Measurements”.
- At the end of each row, the stitch count is given in parenthesis.
SIZE & MEASUREMENTS:
Width: 29 cm / 11.4 inches
Lenght: 141 cm / 55.5 inches
- Pattern is written for just one size.
- Make the scarf wider by adding extra stitches before you start row 1.
- Make the scarf narrower by reducing the number of stitches you make before you start row 1.
- Make the scarf longer or shorter by adding or reducing the number of rows you crochet.
Note: Any size adjustments affects yarn usage & you might need more/less yarn than suggested
BPdc = back post double crochet
ch = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
FPdc = front post double crochet
st = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
STITCHES YOU WILL NEED:
FOUNDATION SINGLE CROCHET (FSC):
Step 1: Ch 2 st.
Step 2: Insert hook into 2nd ch from hook, pull up a loop. Yo and pull through first loop (making “chain”). Yo and pull through both loops on hook.
Step 3: Insert hook into prev “chain” you made (It should look like you go through a resemblance of a “normal” st, with 2 strands of yarn), pull up a loop, yo and pull through first loop (making “chain”). Yo and pull through both loops on hook. Repeat step 3 until you’ve made enough stitches.
*2nd ch in step 1 makes 1 st, step 2 makes 1 st & every time step 3 is repeated you make 1 st.
FRONT POST DOUBLE CROCHET STITCH (FPdc):
Yo, insert your hook from front to back between the prev st & the st you’re working, & bring it to the front again between the st you’re working & the next st, yo & pull up a loop, you have 3 loops on the hook, yo & pull through 2 of the 3 loops, yo and pull through the 2 last loops.
BACK POST DOUBLE CROCHET STITCH (BPdc):
Yo, insert your hook from back to front between the prev st & the st you’re working, & bring it to the back again between the st you’re working & the next st, yo & pull up a loop, you have 3 loops on the hook, yo & pull through 2 of the 3 loops, yo and pull through the 2 last loops.
Cable crossing to the left or in front (cableL):
Sk 2 st, FPdc 1 in 3rd st, FPdc 1 in 4th st, go back, make the next 2 st in front of the 2 FPdc you just made: FPdc 1 in 1st sk st, FPdc 1 in 2nd sk st.
Cable crossing to the right or behind (cableR):
Sk 2 st, FPdc1 in 3rd st, FPdc in 4th st, go back, make the next 2 st behind the 2 FPdc you just made: FPdc 1 in 1st sk st, FPdc 1 in 2nd sk st.
You’ll follow this instruction for the 4 cable stitches in the middle of the scarf, marked “cableL“ or “cableR”, starting on row 3.
Ora Scarf Cable Placement Video Above
Crocheted in rows lengthwise.
Make 29 stitches using the FSC technique.
Row 1: Hdc 1 directly in 1st st (no chain), hdc 1 in the next 9 st, FPdc 1 in the next 4 st, hdc 1 in next st, FPdc 1 in the next 4 st, hdc 1 in the next 10 st, turn (=29 st).
Row 2: Hdc 1 directly in 1st st (no chain), hdc 1 in the next 9 st, BPdc 1 in the next 4 st, hdc 1 in next st, BPdc 1 in the next 4 st, hdc 1 in the next 10 st, turn (29 st).
Row 3: Hdc 1 directly in 1st st (no chain), hdc 1 in the next 9 st, cableL, hdc 1 in next st not worked, cableR, hdc 1 in next st not worked, hdc 1 in the next 10 st, turn (=29 st).
Row 4: Hdc 1 directly in 1st st, hdc 1 in the next 9 st, BPdc in the next 4 st in the order they appear, hdc 1 in next st, BPdc in the next 4 st in the order they appear, hdc 1 in the next 10 st, turn (=29 st).
Row 5: Repeat row 1.
Row 6: Repeat row 2.
Row 7: Hdc 1 directly in 1st st (no chain), hdc 1 in the next 9 st, cableR, hdc 1 in next st not worked, cableL, hdc 1 in next st not worked, hdc 1 in the next 10 st, turn (=29 st).
Row 8: Repeat row 4.
Repeat rows 1-8 until you’ve reached row 114 or desired length.
Fasten off & cut yarn.
Fasten threads & weave in ends.
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