Final Product

House Unity Scarf by LJ Roberts

House Unity Scarf by LJ Roberts

House Unity Scarf by LJ Roberts

Supplies
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes in the following colors:

  • 2 skeins Cranberry - 23425, or any red worsted weight yarn
  • 2 skeins Caution - 24650, or any yellow worsted weight yarn
  • 2 skeins Grass - 23439, or any green worsted weight yarn
  • 3 skeins Winter Night - 23422, or any blue worsted weight yarn
  • 11 skeins Coal - 23420, or any black worsted weight yarn

Tunisian I (8.80 mm) hook
10" (25.40 cm) piece of cardboard
Scissors
Yarn needle

Abbreviations
CH - Chain
TSS - Tunisian Simple Stitch
TKS - Tunisian Knit Stitch
SC - Single Crochet
SS - Slip Stitch

Instructions
With the black yarn CH to desired width, turn.

Beginning in the first CH from the hook, work 1 row of SC, turn. Repeat this row on time, then turn back to the right side.

Author's Note: Once finished with the first three rows the remainder of the scarf, until the last three rows, is worked in Tunisian crochet.

Start working in Tunisian with one row of TSS.

Beginning with next row, crochet 39 more rows in TKS.

At the end of the 40th row, switch over to Cranberry.

Stripe Set #1
12 rows - Red
4 rows - Black
12 rows - Yellow
4 rows - Black
12 rows - Green
4 rows - Black
12 rows - Blue
40 rows - Black

Stripe Set #2
9 rows - Red
18 rows - Black
9 rows - Yellow
18 rows - Black
9 rows - Green
18 rows - Yellow
9 rows - Blue
60 rows - Black

Author's Note - If a shorter scarf is desired skip to Stripe Set #5 at this point. If a very long scarf is desired, continue from here.

Stripe Set #3
7 rows - Red
2 rows - Black
7 rows - Yellow
2 rows - Black
7 rows - Green
2 rows - Black
7 rows - Blue
60 rows - Black

Stripe Set #4
7 rows - Blue
2 rows - Black
7 rows - Green
2 rows - Black
7 rows - Yellow
2 rows - Black
7 rows - Red
40 rows - Black

Stripe Set #5
9 rows - Blue
18 rows - Black
9 rows - Green
18 rows - Black
9 rows - Yellow
18 rows - Black
9 rows - Red
40 rows - Black

Stripe Set #6
12 rows - Blue
4 rows - Black
12 rows - Green
4 rows - Yellow
12 rows - Black
4 rows - Red
40 rows - Black

Finishing
Work 2 rows of SC.

Work 1 row of SS and tie off.

Fringing
Using the piece of 10" cardboard, wrap black yarn loosely and cut on one end.
Repeat until 216 pieces of fringe have been cut.

Place 36 sets of fringe, each containing 3 strands of yarn, on each end using the loop-through method.

Credit
LJ Roberts' tutorial was taken with permission from It is purely my opinion, and was submitted as an entry to The Leaky Cauldron's 2010 Knitting vs. Crochet Wars Contest.





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