The Granny’s Grits scarf is named so because of the use of the granny stitch and the grit stitch in this pattern. I thought about calling it the Gritty Granny but decided that probably wasn’t a great name 🙃. It’s an extra-long scarf that totals 104 inches in length, so it’s sure to keep your neck warm in cold weather.
Don’t worry if you don’t know what these stitches are, in reality, it’s just a way to use double crochet, chains, and single crochet stitches. The only other stitch you need to know to make this scarf, in addition to the ones previously listed, is the half-double crochet stitch. This really is an easy scarf to stitch up.
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- This crochet pattern is written in US terms.
- If you want to change the width of this scarf the initial foundation chain needs to be a multiple of 4.
- The border is optional
- All measurements are before blocking.
- Each repeat of the hdc, grit stitch, and granny stitch rows will give about 6 inches in length.
- Finished Size: 104 inches long x 6.5 inches wide
13 stitches x 8 rows of double crochet = 4” x 4”
- 540 yards #4 Medium Weight Yarn (2 skeins of Lion Brand Ferris Wheel color used: Cotton Candy)
- 6.0mm Crochet Hook
- Yarn needle to weave in ends.
Crochet Abbreviations Used (US Terms):
- yo – yarn over
- sl st – slip stitch
- ch – chain
- sc – single crochet
- hdc – half-double crochet
- dc – double crochet
Foundation: ch 24
Row 1: hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc all across (23 stitches)
Rows 2 – 5 ch 1, turn, sc in first stitch, * skip next stitch, sc 2x in next stitch, repeat from * all across (23 stitches)
Rows 6: ch 1, turn, hdc in 1st stitch, hdc all across (23 stitches)
Row 7: ch 4, turn, ( counts as a DC stitch in 1st stitch of row + 1 ch), skip 2 stitches, * dc 3x in next stitch, ch 1, skip 3 stitches, repeat from * 3 more times, dc 3x in next stitch, ch 1, skip 2 stitches, dc in last stitch, (23 stitches)
Row 8: ch 3, turn, ( counts as a DC stitch in 1st stitch of row), dc 2x in chain space, * ch 1, skip 3 stitches, dc 3x in next chain space, repeat from * 3 more times, ch 1, skip 3 stitches, dc 2x in last chain space, dc in the turning chain, (23 stitches)
Row 9: ch 4, turn( counts as a DC stitch in 1st stitch of row + 1 ch), skip 2 stitches, * dc 3x in next chain space, ch 1, skip 3 stitches, repeat from * 3 more times, dc 3x in next chain space, ch 1, skip 2 stitches, dc in the turning chain, (23 stitches)
Row 10: repeat row 8
Row 11: repeat row 9
Row 12: repeat row 8
Row 13: repeat row 9
Row 14: ch 1, turn, hdc in 1st stitch, * hdc in next chain space, hdc in next 3 stitches, repeat from * 4 more times, hdc in chain space, hdc into the turning chain (23 stitches)
Rows 15 & 16: ch 1, turn, sc in first stitch, * skip next stitch, sc 2x in next stitch, repeat from * all across (23 stitches)
Row 17: ch 1, turn, hdc in 1st stitch, hdc all across (23 stitches)
Rows 18 – 215: (Repeat rows 7 – 17) 18 times
Rows 216 – 222: (Repeat of rows 7 – 13)
Row 223: Repeat row 14
Rows 224 – 227: Repeat row 15
Row 228: Repeat row 17
Border: ch 1, sc evenly around all 4 sides of the scarf, putting 3 sc in each corner to turn. Once you reach the 1st sc of the border join with a sl st.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
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