2021 Here We Go Again Scarf

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2021 Here We Go Again Scarf Pattern is my first free pattern for 2021.

I chose this name to mark the start of our 6th annual scarf of the month crochet along.

Now it just seems ironic because we just moved into a State of Emergency (our second) with a minimum 28-day stay-at-home order in place on Thursday.

I’m trying to stay positive, although like everyone I am utterly exhausted and tired of the situation we are all facing. I’m trying to be gentle with myself, to get a bit of extra sleep, to bake and do crafts and watch some of my favorite shows and movies and to appreciate the moments I’m getting with my children (who are learning from home) and my husband (who is an essential worker). I’m trying not to waste these moments.

Wishing you good health, love and happiness this year. xo Rhondda

The links to the other two Scarf of the Month CAL patterns are available here: January 2021 Scarf of the Month CAL


2021 Here We Go Again Scarf

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2021 Here We Go Again Scarf - Rhondda Mol

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Supplies

  • Yarn: Red Heart, An Italian Story Vera. 3.5 oz (100 g) and 135 yds (123 m). 70% Wool / 30 % Alpaca. Bulky Weight Yarn [5]. Hand wash cold. Dry Flat.
  • Colors: 3 skeins in Latte (R181-2311)
  • Hook: 6.5 mm (K). I used this hook.
  • Finished Project Yardage: Scarf: 9.4 oz (268 g) and 362 yds (330 m) 
  • Scissors, Yarn Needle, Stitch Marker
Scarf of the Month January - Yarn and Hook - 2021 Here We Go Again Scarf

Difficulty Level

Easy

Finished Size

Scarf length approximately 70 inches X 10 inches width

Gauge

Approximately 9 sts per 4 inches and 4 rows per 4 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.

Abbreviations

US Terminology used

beg – beginning

BL – back loop

ch – chain

ch1sp – chain 1 space

ch2sp – chain 2 space

ch3sp – chain 3 space

dc – double crochet

g – grams

m – meters

oz – ounces

R – row 

Rnd – round

rem – remaining

rep – repeat

sc –  single crochet

sk – skip

sl st – slip stitch

st/sts – stitch/stitches

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

Helpful Tutorials

Stitch Anatomy

Invisible Join

Quick Stitch Guide 

Slip Knot and Starting Chain

Notes:

  • Stitch multiple is 6 + 3 
  • R2: the first dc is worked into the same st as the initial ch 3. This means there are 2 stitches in the first st of this row.
2021 Here We Go Again Scarf

Here We Go Again Scarf Pattern Instructions

This scarf is worked lengthwise, in rows.

Using your 6.5 mm (K) hook (or size required for gauge) and leaving an 8-10 inch yarn tail:

R1: Ch 165, sk the first 3 chs (3 skipped chs count as 1 dc), 1 dc in each of the next 5 chs. *Ch 1, sk the next ch, 1 dc in each of the next 5 chs**. Rep from * to ** across to the last 7 chs, ch 1, the next ch, 1 dc in each of the last 6 chs, turn. [147 dc, 28 ch1sp]

R2: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in the first dc (see notes), ch 2, sk the next 2 dc, 1 sc in the next dc. *Ch 2, 3 dc in the next ch1sp, ch 2, sk the next 2 dc, 1 sc in the next dc**. Rep from * to **across to the last 3 dc, ch 2, sk the next 2 dc, 2 dc in the last dc, turn. [29 sc, 88 dc, 58 ch2sp]

R3: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in the next dc, 1 dc in the next ch2sp, ch 1, 1 dc in the next ch2sp. *1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, 1 dc in the next ch2sp, ch 1, 1 dc in the next ch2sp**. Rep from * to ** across to the last 2 dc, 1 dc in each of the last 2 dc, turn. [146 dc, 29 ch1sp]

R4: Ch 1, 1 sc in the first dc. * Ch 2, 3 dc in the next ch1sp, ch 2, sk the next 2 dc, 1 sc in the next dc**. Rep from * to ** across, turn. [30 sc, 87 dc, 58 ch2sp]

R5: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in the next ch2sp, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, 1 dc in the next ch2sp. *Ch 1, 1 dc in the next ch2sp, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, 1 dc in the next ch2sp**. Rep from * to ** across to the last sc, 1 dc in the last sc, turn. [147 dc, 28 ch1sp]

R6-R13: Rep R2-R5

Do not finish off and do not turn your work after R13; instead continue to the edging section below.

Edging

The edging is worked around the outside edges of the scarf, in rounds. 

If you would prefer an infinity scarf, please proceed to the NOTE that follows the Finishing Instructions below. 

Rnd 1: Ch 3, sk R13 row end. Work sc sts evenly along the side edge to the last dc row edge. I worked 1 sc in each sc row edge and 2 sc in each dc row edge. Ch 3 and rotate to work along the unworked loops of the foundation chain row. Work 2 sc in the first ch and 1 sc in each rem ch across to the last ch of the row. Work 2 sc in the last ch. Ch 3 and rotate to work along the side edge. Sk the R1 row end and work sc sts evenly along the side edge. Try to make the same number of sc sts as you did on the opposite side. When you reach the last dc row edge (R13), skip it and ch 3. Rotate your project to crochet across the top of R13. Work 2 sc in the first st and 1 sc in each rem st and ch1sp across to the last st. Work 2 sc in the last st. 

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in the BL of the first ch (of the ch 3), sk 1 ch and work 1 sc in the BL of the next ch. Work 1 sc in the BL of each rem sc across to the final ch 3. Work 1 sc in the BL of the first ch (the one closest to you), sk 1 ch and work 2 sc in the BL of the next ch. Rotate your project to continue across the foundation row. Work 1 sc in the BL of each sc across. Rotate your project to continue across the next side edge. Work 2 sc in the BL of the first ch (of the ch 3), sk 1 ch and work 1 sc in the BL of the next ch. Work 1 sc in the BL of each rem sc across the side edge to the final ch 3. Work 1 sc in the BL of the first ch, sk 1 ch and work 2 sc in the BL of the last ch. Rotate your project to continue across the top edge. Work 1 sc in the BL of each sc across. Sl st to the first sc to join. Finish off.

Finishing Instructions:

Weave in any remaining ends and block if desired. Add buttons (as a closure) or fringe to the side edges if you wish.

NOTE: If you would prefer to make this a finished infinity scarf, whipstitch the two side edges together. Then work the following edging across R13. Then, finish off and rejoin in an unworked loop of the foundation chain and repeat the edging instructions. 

Alternate Edging for an Infinity Scarf

R1: Work 1 sc in each st and ch1sp around. 

R2: Work 1 sc in the BL of each sc around. Finish off.


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2 Comments

  1. Thank you Donna 🙂 I’m happy you like the scarf and our CAL 🙂 Wishing you and your family a beautiful year.

  2. Thank you for the scarf pattern! It’s a beauty! I’m looking forward to the Scarf of the Month CAL. Blessing to you and your family!