This 2021 Just Another Day Scarf Pattern ( Waffle Stitch Scarf ) is my May Scarf of the Month CAL contribution. Get it for free in the post below.
Our “Stay At Home Order” has been extended (again). I’m sure I’m not the only one here that feels like lately, every tomorrow is just another day under house arrest. Hopefully it will get warmer soon so we can start spending more time outside in our yard again (it’s been cold, dreary and windy these last few weeks).
Until then I am working away at some half finished WIPs I have…but I need Netflix to release some more new shows because I’ve run out of things to watch/listen to while I am crocheting. I enjoy series more than movies and I am really loving mysteries, British crime shows and I LOVED Shadow and Bone.
I think I might need to switch over to audiobooks soon. Anyone out there know of any really good audiobooks? I really loved the A Discovery of Witches books – so I may listen to those again but if you have any favorites that I should check out, leave me a message in the comments to let me know. Thanks! Rhondda
The links to the other two Scarf of the Month CAL patterns are available here: May 2021 Scarf of the Month CAL
2021 Just Another Day Scarf – Waffle Stitch Scarf
Last month I had the opportunity to try the Caron Jumbo Yarn for the first time. It really did become a new favorite for me! I ordered some more so I could make this month’s scarf using it too. I love how the yarn is full (not flat) and it has structure (it isn’t too soft to hold it’s shape). The Ombre version of the yarn takes all the guesswork out of which colors go well with each other and transitions seamlessly (no extra ends to sew in) between them.
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- Yarn: Caron Jumbo Ombre Yarn. 340 g (12 oz) and 595 yds (544 m). 100% Acrylic. Medium-Weight Yarn . Machine wash and tumble dry.
- Colors: 1 skein in Faded Jeans
- Hook: 5.5 mm (I). Furls Streamline Swirl Galaxy Pisces
- Finished Project Yardage: Scarf: 356 g (13 oz) and 623 yds (570 m).
- Scissors, Yarn Needle, Stitch Marker
Scarf width approximately 9 inches X 75 inches length
Approximately 8 rows per 4 inches and 12 sts 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.
BPdc – back post double crochet
ch – chain
ch3sp – chain three space
dc – double crochet
FPdc – front post double crochet
R – row
rem – remaining
rep – repeat
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
st/sts – stitch/stitches
* 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
Multiple of 4 + 3 (Understanding Stitch Multiples)
When I work into the foundation chain, I prefer working into the back bar (back bump) of the chain. You can work under the back loop only if you prefer.
The initial ch-3 counts as the first dc of the row. This means you do not work into the stitch directly beneath it because it is taking the place of the stitch that would have been worked there.
You may customize the length by working the repeat of R2-R3 as many, or as few, times as you wish.
Just Another Day Scarf Pattern Instructions
(Waffle Stitch Scarf)
This project is crocheted in rows.
Using your 5.5 mm (I) hook (or size required for gauge) and leaving an 8-10 inch yarn tail:
R1: Ch 27, sk the first 3 chains (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in the next ch and 1 dc in each rem ch across, turn. [25 dc]
R2: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), *1 FPdc in each of the next 3 sts, 1 dc in the next st**. Work from * to ** across, turn. [7 dc, 18 FPdc]
R3: (RS) Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), *1 dc in each of the next 3 sts, 1 FP dc in the next st**. Work from * to ** across to the last 4 sts. 1 dc in each of the last 4 sts, turn. [20 dc, 4 FPdc]
R4-R139: Rep R2 and R3
R140: Rep R2
R141: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in each st across. [24 dc] Proceed to edging instructions.
R1: Ch 3 (does not count as 1 dc), rotate your work and crochet 1 dc in the side edge of the last dc worked in R141 and 1 dc in the next row end.
Working evenly along the side edge, for every 2 row ends, crochet a total of 3 dc. Work 2 dc on the corner (edge of R1), ch 3, rotate your work and crochet 1 dc in the side edge of the last dc worked to form your corner.
Crochet 1 dc in each st across to the corner, ch 3 and rotate your work to continue up the other side edge. Work 1 dc in the side edge of the last dc worked and 1 dc in the next row end.
Working evenly along the side edge, for every 2 row ends, crochet a total of 3 dc. Work 1 dc in the edge of R140 and work 2 dc on the corner (edge of R141), ch 3, rotate your work and sl st in the top of the ch 3 (at the beginning of R141).
R2: Ch 1, *(1 FPdc in the next st, 1 BPdc in the next st) across to the corner ch3sp. (1 dc, ch 3, 1 dc) in the corner ch3sp**. Work from * to ** 3 more times. Crochet 1 BPdc in the last dc. Finish off with an invisible join.
Weave in ends.
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