Here is the Desert Sands Scarf a Caron Cake free crochet pattern that uses just 1 cake at Nana’s Crafty Home!
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I just love 1 cake projects! So few ends to weave in and they work up so quickly. Great for gift giving or as a quick project when you need instant gratification!
The scarf is also light and airy made with filet crochet so this scarf is perfect for throwing on when a chill hits the air in the evening.
Caron Cakes are self striping so they do all the color work for you as well. No need to change colors and weave in ends! With just one evening you could whip one of these scarves up.
The unique diagonal look of this scarf is achieved by adding all of your increases on one side of the scarf. Fun and interesting!
I love the jagged edge on this scarf as well. In this color way it really reminds me of photos of sand dunes at dusk.
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Desert Sands Scarf
Pattern written in US crochet terminology
Approximate finished size: 77” long (tip to tip) x 12” wide
Gauge: approx 9 dc st + 8 ch 1 sp / 7 rows = 4″
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
st = stitch
sp = space
Notes about pattern:
- ch 4 at beginning of each row counts as 1st st + ch 1.
- Increases are always on the same side of the scarf.
- Scarf does benefit from a wet block once completed in order to prevent curling of the edges.
Row 1: ch 4 (counts as 1st st + ch 1), dc in 4th ch from hook. Turn. (2 st + ch1)
Row 2: ch 4, dc in same st, ch 1, sk ch 1 sp, dc in top of ch 3 from previous row. Turn (3 st + 2 ch 1 sp)
Row 3: ch 4, sk ch 1 sp, dc in next st, ch 1, sk ch 1 sp, (dc, ch 1, dc) in top of ch 3 from previous row. Turn (4 st + 3 ch 1 sp).
Row 4: ch 4, dc in same st, *ch 1, sk ch 1 sp, dc in next st,* repeat between * * to last st, ch 1, dc in top of ch 3. Turn (5 st + 4 ch 1 sp)
Row 5: ch 4, sk ch 1 sp, *dc in next st, ch 1, sk ch 1 sp* repeat between * * to last st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in top of ch 3 from previous row. Turn (6 st + 5 ch 1 sp)
Row 6 – 35: Repeat rows 4 – 5
Row 36: ch 4, dc in same st, *ch 1, sk ch 1 sp, dc in next st,* repeat between * * to 5th dc st from end of row, dc in st, leaving 4 dc sts unworked. Turn (33 st + 32 ch 1 sp)
Row 37 – 39: repeat rows 5 – 4 – 5
Row 40 – 107: repeat rows 36 – 39
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Wet block if desired.