I ran across a crochet pattern that I really liked, used a different yarn than what the pattern called for, tweaked it a little, and I’m quite happy with the results. I love the texture that is created with a combination of front and back crossed double crochet stitches. Sound hard? Not really, once you understand the stitch and get going with it. The pattern is worked lengthwise so this scarf can be made whatever length and width you’d like. For a longer scarf start with more foundation chain stitches, and for a shorter scarf use less. For a wider scarf add more rows in the pattern repeat.
Patterns with texture nearly always catch my eye, and this is one of them, well two of them! I made both the Wanderlust Scarf and the Wanderlust Beanie out of Paca Paints Alpaca Yarn by The Alpaca Yarn Company. This wonderful yarn is a DK weight yarn and as the name suggests, it’s hand painted, … Read more