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This week in one of my classes I had a student ask a question about the Sashay Ruffle Scarf. After talking to her about some of the difficulties she encountered, I decided it would be a good tutorial for my blog.

I crocheted my scarf using Red Heart Boutique Sashay in the color of Waltz/Valse using a N Hook. I thought the neutral colors of the browns and gray hues would match more of my wardrobe.

There are several free patterns from what I am reading on the internet to construct this scarf. I picked what I thought was the simplest way.

Before we start the scarf, let me advise you to roll your yarn into a nice roll. By doing this it made it so much simpler to work with the yarn. (pictured below)

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Are you done? Now we are ready, go and get your hook and lets make a scarf.

Note: If you can crochet this in one sitting that would be great, but if you find you must leave your project, make sure that you use a stitch holder in you last completed stitch. You will find as you work more with this yarn that it unravels easy.

Tutorial:

Note: I crocheted this scarf using every other hole.

Note: I only inserted my hook in the top holes only. (pictured below)

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To start ; count in 3 or 4 stitches and then fold in half and insert hook in the stitch at the fold. (pictured below)

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Step 1: Working from front to back, insert hook, working in every other stitch until you have 8 loops on the hook; (pictured below)

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Step 2: With your crochet hook bring the 8th loop through the other 7 loops. (Pictured below)

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Note: When you do this be sure to hold onto the bottom of the yarn. (PiImagetured below)

 

Repeat across process across until you have 6 or 7 holes left until the end.

Finishing your scarf – Keep the one stitch you have on the hook and pull the tail of the yarn through the stitch. Pull it tight, until you have a tight knot. Then clip the end so it does not show while leaving a tail at least an inch long. (pictured below)

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Note: The tail will be hid by the outer ruffles.

This is an easy level pattern and is perfect for a beginning crocheter. I hope this tutorial was helpful and it will encourage you to crochet your own ruffle scarf.  

Until next week, keep those hooks flying.