This is my version of the “potato chip scarf” – you know, one of those scarf patterns you have to crochet more than one of. My sweet husband came up with the name Ruffles Have Ridges – you know, just like the chips!
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Measurements: can be made any length
Abbreviations (pattern uses US terms):
sc: single crochet
dc: double crochet
Pattern Note: Scarf is crocheted lengthwise. Pattern can be made any length using any worsted weight yarn with whatever gauge makes you happy
Ch any odd amount (181-221 works well for me)
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook & in ea ch across row.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as 1st dc, now & throughout pattern), turn. Dc in same dc as turning, * dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * across row.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn. Dc in same dc as turning, dc in next dc, * ch 1 (do not skip any dc), dc in next 2 dc. Rep from * across row, ch 1, dc in last 3 dc.
Row 4: Ch 3, turn. Dc in same dc as turning, dc in next 2 dc, * ch 2, dc in next 2 dc. Rep from * across row until final 3 dc, ch 2, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in last dc.
Row 5: Ch 3, turn. Dc in same dc as turning, ch 2, dc in next 3 dc, dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, dc in next ch 2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, dc in next ch 2 sp. * Ch 2, dc in same ch 2 sp as last dc just worked, dc in next 2 dc, dc in next ch 2 sp. Rep from * across row until final ch 2 sp, dc in next 3 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in last dc.
Row 6: Ch 1, turn. Sc in ea dc & ch across row.
End off. Weave in ends, block, and wear with pride!
Thanks to CollieGrl64, saoman, marlicia, cdahl, queenE79, soxvixen, PrincessPa & carmelvineyard for their test crocheting skills!! This pattern would not have been possible without all of you.
Feel free to make as many of these as you like for local craft fairs/auctions/raffles/bazaars, but please
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