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Simple Crochet Cable Scarf

The next four blog posts are going to be crochet cables, starting with this simple cable scarf.  If you are new to crochet cables this is a good way to get your feet wet.

I purchased this yarn from Etsy from a seller that was destashing, but you can use any yarn that you have around.  The yarn I used was a 4 weight, which would be the minimum.

The buttons I lucked out and found at the dollar store, they are made from coconut husk.

What You Need

  • 200 grams/350 meters of worsted weight yarn
  • 4.5mm  crochet hook
  • darning needle
  • 6 buttons

Stitches Used

  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • fpdc – front post double crochet
  • fptc- front post triple crochet
  • st – stitch

Simple Cable Scarf Pattern

Ch 26

Row 1 – Dc in the third ch from hook, and in each st across.  ch 2, turn

Row 2 – Dc in next 3 st, fpdc over next 3, *dc in next 4 st, fpdc over next 3* repeat across, dc in last 4 st.  ch2, turn

Row 3 – Dc in each st across.  ch2, turn

Row 4 – Dc in next 3 st, fptc over next 3 (reaching down to fpdc from row 2 now and throughout) *dc in next 4 st, fptc over next 3* repeat across, dc in last 4 st.  ch 2, turn.

Row 5 – Dc in each st across.  ch 2, turn

Row 6 – Dc in next 3 st, *fptc over next 3, dc in next 4 st* repeat across.

Repeat rows 5&6 until you are happy with the length.

Fasten off and bury ends.

simple cabled crochet scarf

Center buttons on the cable and sew three on each end.

Simple Crochet Cable Scarf


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