My 2021 Happy to Be Here Scarf pattern features the Bead Stitch and it is my March Scarf of the Month CAL contribution. Get it for free in the post below.
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2021 Happy to be Here Scarf
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- Yarn: Yarnspirations, Caron, Cotton Ripple Cakes. 8.5 oz (240 g) and 491 yds (449 m). 100% Cotton. Light Weight Yarn . Machine washable and dryable.
- Colors: 3 skeins in Quarry (291237-37035)
- Hook: 5 mm (H). Furls Streamline Swirl Virgo. I used this hook.
- Finished Project Yardage: Scarf: 11 oz (309 g) /633 yds ( 579 m)
- Scissors, Yarn Needle, Stitch Marker
Scarf length approximately 84 inches X 9 inches width
Approximately 8 sc per 3 inches; 4 bead stitches per 3 inches and 12 rows worked in sc per 3 inches
You can substitute any yarn and hook for this stitch pattern – just remember when you substitute if your gauge is different, the finished size, and amount of yarn used for your project will also be different.
US Terminology used
bead st – bead stitch
beg – beginning
ch – chain
g – grams
m – meters
oz – ounces
R – row
rem – remaining
rep – repeat
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
st/sts – stitch/stitches
WS – wrong side (back of project)
yds – yards
* to **– Repeat the instructions between the asterisks the number of times indicated. This repeat will contain multiple instructions.
 – at the end of the row – the total number of stitches
() – important notes AND sets of stitches to be worked within one stitch, or space
*1 dc in the next st. The rest of the bead stitch is crocheted around the post of the dc you just crocheted. You will be working around the post by inserting your hook from the front of the work, to the back of the work and back to the front of the work (just like if you were making a front post stitch). Yarn over and insert the hook around the post of the dc, yarn over and pull up 1 loop**. Work from * to ** 3 times in total. You will have 7 loops on your hook. Yarn over and pull through 6 loops, yarn over and pull through the remaining 2 loops on your hook.
- Stitch multiple is multiple of 2 + 1 for the turning chain
Happy to be Here Scarf
(Bead Stitch Scarf)
The scarf is crocheted back-and-forth in rows.
Using your 5 mm (H) hook (or size required for gauge):
R1: Ch 251, sk the first ch, 1 sc in each rem ch across, ch 1, turn. [250 sc]
R2: 1 sc in each st across, turn. [250 sc]
R3: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), sk the first st, *1 bead st in the next st, sk the next st**. Work from * to ** across to the last st. 1 dc in the last st, ch 1, turn. [124 bead sts, 2 dc]
R4-R27: 1 sc in each st across, turn. [250 sc]
R28: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), sk the first st, *1 bead st in the next st, sk the next st**. Work from * to ** across to the last st. 1 dc in the last st, ch 1, turn. [124 bead sts, 2 dc]
R29: 1 sc in each st across, ch 1, turn. [250 sc]
R30: 1 sc in each st across, finish off. [250 sc]
Weave in your ends.
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