Sahara Scarf

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The Sahara Scarf uses a simple stitch and technique to create a knit-look pattern.

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SUPPLIES

9mm hook or size needed to obtain gauge

35mm hook or 1.5" dowel

Large eye tapestry needle (16)

Wool and the Gang Cotton XL - 2 balls (Pictured -Interesting Beige and Oh My Blush

NOTES

You will need a 35mm and 9mm hook to complete the specialty stitch required

Because you are working in a slip stitch it is important to keep your stitches loose

During your increase rows (3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, & 25) you will be adding by 2

For FLO rows (4, ,6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26) make sure you count your stitches

FINISHED SIZE

Wide: 8 inches

Narrow: 52 inches

GAUGE

13 sl st x 10 rows = 4 inches

-Work gauge swatch in a slip stitch working the blo for first row and flo for second row. Alternate blo and flo between each row

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Ch4

Row 1: sk 1 ch, sl st 3, ch1, turn (3 sl st)

Row 2: sl st 3 in the flo, ch1, turn (3 sl st)

Row 3: working the the blo  2sl st inc, sl st 1, 2 sl st inc, ch1, turn (5 sl st)

Row 4: sl st 5 in the flo, ch1, turn (5 sl st) -Fig. A

 Figure A

Figure A

Row 5: working in the blo, 2 sl st inc, sl st 3, 2 sl st inc, ch1, turn (7 sl st)

Row 6: sl st 7 in the flo, ch1, turn (7 sl st)

Row 7: working in the blo, 2 sl st inc, sl St 5, 2 sl st inc, ch1, turn (9 sl st)

Row 8: sl st 9 in the flo, ch1, turn (9 sl st)

Row 9: working in the blo, 2 sl st inc, sl st 7, 2 sl st inc, ch1, turn (11 sl st)

Row 10: sl st 11 in the flo, ch1, turn (11 sl st)

Row 11: working in the blo, 2 sl st inc, sl st 9, 2sl st inc, ch1, turn (13 sl st)

Row 12: sl st 13 in the flo, ch1, turn (13 sl st)

Row 13: working in the blo, 2 sl st inc, sl st 11, 2 sl st inc, ch1, turn (15 sl st)

Row 14: sl st 15 in the flo, ch1, turn (15 sl st)

Row 15: working in the blo, 2 sl st inc, sl st 13, 2 sl st inc, ch1, turn (17 sl st)

Row 16: sl st 17 in the flo, ch1, turn (17 sl st)

Row 17: working in the blo, 2 sl st inc, sl st 15, 2 sl st inc, ch1, turn (19 sl st)

Row 18: sl st 19 in the flo, ch1, turn (19 sl st)

Row 19: working in the blo, 2 sl st inc, sl s 17, 2 sl st inc, ch1, turn (21 sl st)

Row 20: sl st 21 in the flo, ch1, turn (21 sl st)

Row 21: working in the blo, 2 sl st inc, sl st 19, 2 sl st inc, ch1, turn (23 sl st)

Row 22: sl st 23 in the flo, ch1, turn (23 sl st)

Row 23: working in the blo, 2sl st inc, sl st 21, 2sl st inc, ch1, turn (25 sl st)

Row 24: sl st 25 in the flo, ch1, turn (25 sl st)

Row 25: working in the blo, 2 sl st inc, sl st 23, 2 sl st inc, ch1, turn (27 sl st)

Row 26: sl st 27 in the flo, ch1, turn (27 sl st) -Fig. B



 Figure B

Figure B

Row 27: insert larger hook into working loop, -Fig. C

 Figure C

Figure C

*pull up each st through the blo and lp around 1.5 inch hook* rep 27x -Fig. D, E & F

 Figure D

Figure D

 Figure E

Figure E

 Figure F

Figure F

Carefully pull off all loops and insert 9mm hook into all loops -Fig. G

 Figure G

Figure G

Yarn over and pull over 1st loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops at a time, ch1, turn -Fig. H

 Figure H

Figure H

Row 28: sl st 27 in top loops -Fig. I & J, ch1, turn (27 sl st)

Row 29: sl st 27 in the blo, ch1, turn 

Row 30: sl st 27 in the flo, ch1, turn

Row 31: rep row 29

Row 32: rep row 30

Row 33: rep row 27

Row 34: rep row 28

Rows 35-40: rep rows 29-30

Row 41: rep row 27

Row 42: rep row 28

Rows 43-50: rep rows 29-30

Row 51: rep row 27

Row 52: rep row 28

Rows 53-62: rep rows 29-30

Row 63: rep row 27

Row 64: rep row 28

Rows 65-76: rep rows 29-30

Row 77: rep row 27

Row 78: rep row 28

Row 79: rep row 29

Row 80: rep row 30

Row 81: sk 1 st, working in the blo sl st 24, sl st 2tog, ch1, turn (25 sl st) 

Row 82: sl st 25 in the flo, ch1, turn (25 sl st)

Row 83: sk 1 st, working in the blo sl st 22, sl st 2tog, ch1, turn (23 sl st) 

Row 84: sl st 23 in the flo, ch1, turn (23 sl st)

Row 85: sk 1 st, working in the blo sl st 20, sl st 2tog, ch1, turn (21 sl st) 

Row 86: sl st 21 in the flo, ch1, turn (21 sl st)

Row 87: sk 1 st, working in the blo sl st 18, sl st 2tog, ch1, turn (19 sl st) 

Row 88: sl st 19 in the flo, ch1, turn (19 sl st)

Row 89: sk 1 st, working in the blo sl st 16, sl st 2tog, ch1, turn (17 sl st) 

Row 90: sl st 17 in the flo, ch1, turn (17 sl st)

Row 91: sk 1 st, working in the blo sl st 14, sl st 2tog, ch1, turn (15 sl st) 

Row 92: sl st 15 in the flo, ch1, turn (15 sl st)

Row 93: sk 1 st, working in the blo sl st 12, sl st 2tog, ch1, turn (13 sl st) 

Row 94: sl st 13 in the flo, ch1, turn (13 sl st)

Row 95: sk 1 st, working in the blo sl st 10, sl st 2tog, ch1, turn (11 sl st) 

Row 96: sl st 11 in the flo, ch1, turn (11 sl st)

Row 97: sk 1 st, working in the blo sl st 8, sl st 2tog, ch1, turn (9 sl st) 

Row 98: sl st 9 in the flo, ch1, turn (9 sl st)

Row 99: sk 1 st, working in the blo sl st 6, sl st 2tog, ch1, turn (7 sl st) 

Row 100: sl st 7 in the flo, ch1, turn (7 sl st)

Row 101: sk 1 st, working in the blo sl st 4, sl st 2tog, ch1, turn (5 sl st) 

Row 102: sl st 5 in the flo, ch1, turn (5 sl st)

Row 103: sk 1 st, working in the blo sl st 2, sl st 2tog, ch1, turn (3 sl st) 

Row 104: sl st 3 in the flo, ch1, turn (3 sl st)

- Fasten off, weave in ends

- Block scarf