How did you learn to crochet? Did you teach yourself or did someone sit down with you and show you what to do? My Grandmother taught me when I was about 10 years old. She always told me I held my crochet hook wrong – I’m a knife-hold girl, she was a pencil-hold girl – but she also said I could crochet much faster than her so it was ok. 🙂
She made lots of afghans and one of her favorite patterns to use was the ripple afghan pattern. I designed the Lillian Infinity Scarf using this pattern in memory of my Grandmother Lillian. Because she taught me young, crochet has given me a lot of joy through the years and I have been able to pass the art onto several young girls. I think my hook has never been far away – I’ve either had a work in progress or was thinking about the next project I wanted to begin. Thanks, Grandma!
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These Clover hooks are some of my favorite crochet hooks – easy on the hands so I can crochet longer. 🙂
Crochet Lillian Infinity Scarf
By Anita Young at creatingme.net
Size J/6mm hook
Worsted weight yarn – approximately 8 to 10 ounces
I used Yarn Bee Soft & Sleek in Chili Red and White
Stitches in US terms:
Chain – ch
Single crochet – sc
Single crochet 2 together – sc2tog
Slip stitch – ss
Back Loop only – blo
Row 1: sc2tog 2nd and 3rd ch from hook. Sc in next 5 ch. 3 sc in next ch. Sc in next 7 ch. Skip 2 ch. Sc in next 7 ch. 3 sc in next ch. Sc in next 5 ch. Sc2tog last 2 ch. Turn. (32 stitches)
Row 2: Ch 1. sc2tog blo of first 2 stitches. Sc in blo of next 5 stitches. 3 sc in blo of next stitch. Sc in blo of next 7 stitches. Skip next 2 stitches. Sc in blo of next 7 stitches. 3 sc in blo of next stitch. Sc in blo of next 5 stitches. Sc2tog blo of last 2 stitches. Turn. (32 stitches)
Rows 3-40: Repeat Row 2.
Change to white at the end of Row 40.
Rows 41-80: Repeat Row 2.
Change to red at the end of Row 80.
Rows 81-120: Repeat Row 2.
Change to white at the end of Row 120.
Rows 121-160: Repeat Row 2.
Matching stitches from last row to beginning row, fold scarf in half and ss together.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Scarf measures about 6.5 inches wide by 60 inches long (before slip stitching ends together)
Here’s a pdf for easy printing!
You can make this scarf in any color combo or even just one color. I hope you enjoy this pattern. 🙂