Monday, October 27, 2014

Pink Snakeskin Scoodie Crochet Pattern - Yarn Review For Yorganza


This is a Photo Tutorial of how I designed this
 Scoodie with the Yorganza yarn.
Size is one size fits most- Youth to Adult

Please, add this crochet pattern to your 
Skill - Easy

Materials :
Hook- H
Yarn- 2 skeins of Yorganza - Fashion Scarf Fabric ( 64 yards)
1.5 skeins -Lion Brand's Heartland-Great Smokey Mountains  (9 oz)
Working With the "Yorganza Yarn" looks tricky,
 but if you follow the steps I show in the pictures,
you will see it is quite easy.
Stitches-
Chain ( ch)
Single Crochet ( sc)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)

Gauge - 4 stitches and 4 rows = 1 inch

Note:
Ch at the end of rows, do not count as a st.

We will be starting with the scarf portion - With the Heartland yarn, Ch 145

R : 1 - 1hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook, and in each ch across, ch 1 turn
( 144 hdc)

R : 2 - 1 hdc in each hdc, ch1, turn ( 144 hdc)

Your Stitch count will remain the same throughout the scarf portion.

R : 3 - We are putting the ruffle yarn on this row.
Before we start this row, I want to point out the holes the yarn has.
We will be working our sts through the holes.

First push your hook through the first hdc.

Then push your hook through the first hole.


 next, push the hook through the next 3 holes,
for a total of 4 holes.

 Loop the yarn over the hook,
  
And Pull the loop through the 4 holes of the Yorganza,

 Pull  the first loop through the 2nd loop.

Continue Steps 1-6 across the row. ch1, turn

 R : 4 - Work 1 hdc in each st across, ch 1 turn

R : 5-8  - Repeat R : 4

R : 9 - Repeat R : 3

R : 10 -13  - Repeat R : 4

R : 14 - Repeat R : 4, tie off and weave in your end.

 Hood Portion :

Note:
Ch1 at the end of rows, does not count as a st.

R : 1- Ch 35, 1 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook, and in the next 33 chs,
2 hdc in the last st,

Working down the opposite side of the ch, 
1 hdc in the first ch, 1 hdc in the last 33 chs, ch1, turn. ( 36 hdc)

R : 2 - 1 hdc in each hdc, ch1, turn (36 hdc)

R : 3 - 18 - Repeat R : 2

R : 19 - Repeat Steps 1-6 of R: 3, of the Scarf portion.

R : 20 - 1 hdc in each st, ch 1, turn. ( 36 hdc)

R : 21 - Repeat R : 20,  Then evenly st hdc across the bottom of the Hood,
(placing 1 hdc in each row.) ch 1, turn.

R : 22 - 1 hdc in each hdc, tie off and weave in your end.

Center the hood in the center of the Scarf portion, and sc the hood to the scarf.
The Yorganza Yarn was really fun to work with. 
But if you are not adventurous with new yarns like I am, 
might be a little intimidating. 
 Once you get a rhythm going,
 it flows really nice,though.
I have a bunch of ideas I can use this yarn for. 
 Yes it makes glamorous scarves, 
but it would be wonderful, 
on a blouse or skirt edge, dog sweater, 
human sweater, bags,
 purses and backpacks...... 
well, on just about any project you want
 to add a little Ruffle to.
The model is sweet Young lady , that goes to my church,
She is a dear friend.
And is learning to crochet as well.
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