Arabesque triangular scarf

A tile design with many possibilities. Crochet this scarf!

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By: KAREN ADENDORF
Made by: Tootjie Niemand
Photographer: Andrea Caldwell
Model: Emma Hill van Ice Models
Make-up: Profile Beauty
Styling: Karen Adendorff

Difficulty: **

What you need:

  • Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK (50 g balls): Colours of your choice
  • 3,5 mm crochet hook
  • 1 button
  • Blunt needle

Size

Motif size: 12 cm in diameter (width) x 14 cm in diameter (length)

Abbreviations and stitch explanations

beg = begin, ch st = chain stitch, cl = cluster, c/off = cast off, tr = treble stitch, rep = repeat, rnd = round, sp = space, sl st = slip stitch, st = stitch, t ch = turning chain, tr = treble stitch

Cluster:

  1. Wrap the yarn around the hook and insert the hook in the next stitch.
  2. Do not complete the stitch. There are two loops on the hook.
  3. Crochet the next stitch in the same way. There are three loops on the hook.
  4. Wrap the yarn over the hook and pull it through the three loops on the hook.

  

 

Motif: Arabesque lantern tile (crochet 24: see diagram)

The motif is from Crochet tile Motifs with a difference by Karen Adendorff

The motif uses 4 colours.

With colour 1; crochet 5 ch st, join into ring with sl st in 1st ch st.

1st row: 4 ch st, (1 tr, 1 ch st, 1 tr) in ring, turn.

2nd row: 4 ch st, 1 tr in 1st sp, 1 ch st, 1 tr in next 1 ch sp, 1 ch st, 1 tr in 3rd of 4 t ch, turn.

3rd row: 4 ch st, (1 tr in next 1 ch sp, 1 ch st) 3 times, 1 tr in 3rd of 4 t ch, turn.

4th row: 4 ch st, (1 tr in next 1 ch sp, 1 ch st) 4 times, 1 tr in 3rd of 4 t ch, turn.

5th row: 4 ch st, (1 tr in next 1 ch sp, 1 ch st) 5 times, 1 tr in 3rd of 4 t ch, turn.

6th row: 4 ch st, (1 tr in next 1 ch sp, 1 ch st) 6 times, 1 tr in 3rd of 4 t ch, turn.

7th row: 4 ch st, skip 1st sp, (1 tr in next sp, 1 ch st) 5 times, 1 tr in next sp, turn.

8th row: 4 ch st, skip 1st sp, (1 tr in next sp, 1 ch st) 4 times, 1 tr in next sp, turn.

9th row: 4 ch st , skip 1st sp, (1 tr in next sp, 1 ch st) 3 times, 1 tr in next sp, turn.

10th row: 4 ch st, skip 1st sp, (1 tr in next sp, 1 ch st) twice, 1 tr in next sp, turn.

11th row: 4 ch st , skip 1st sp, 1 tr in next sp, 1 ch st, 1 tr in next sp, turn.

12th row: 4 ch st, skip 1st sp, 1 tr in next sp. C/off.

Continue around the diamond.

1st rnd: with colour 2; join yarn to point sp with 1 ch st, *(1 dc, 1 ch st, 1 dc) in the same sp, 6 tr in next sp, skip 1 sp, 1 dc in next sp, skip 1 sp, 6 tr in next sp, 1 dc in next sp, 6 tr in next sp, skip 1 sp, 1 dc in next sp, skip 1 sp, 6 tr in next sp; rep from * to end, sl st in beg dc. C/off.

2nd rnd: with colour 3; join yarn to 1st of 2 dc with 1 ch st, *1 dc in each of next 2 dc, 1 dc in each of next 6 tr, 1 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of next 6 tr, (1 dc, 2 ch st, 2 tr cl, 2 ch st, 1 dc) in next dc, 1 dc in each of next 6 tr, 1 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of next 6 tr; rep from * to end, sl st in beg-dc. C/off.

3rd round: Complete this rnd for the 1st motif only. The 2nd and following motifs will be crocheted together in this rnd. With colour 4; 1 ch st, 1 dc in the same st, *3 ch st, 1 dc in next 6 dc, skip 1 dc, 5 tr in next dc, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next 5 dc, 3 ch st, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in cl, 5 ch st, 1 dc in the same cl, 3 ch st, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next 5 dc, skip 1 dc, 5 tr in next dc, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next 6 dc; rep from * to end, ending with 1 dc in the last 5 dc, sl st in beg-dc. C/off.

Crochet together of motifs

3rd rnd: The 2nd motif is crocheted together to the 1st motif  at only one place: with colour 4; crochet up to the dc in tr cl, 2 ch st, 1 ch st through the 5 ch sp of 1st motif, back with 2 ch st, 1 dc in the same cl, 3 ch st, complete as dedcribed already.

The 3rd motif (between the 1st and 2nd motif) is crocheted together at 5 places: with colour 4; join yarn with 1 ch st in tr cl, 1 dc in the same st, 2 ch st, 1 ch st through the 3 ch sp of previous motif, back with 2 ch st, 1 dc in the same cl, 3 ch st, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next 5 dc, skip next dc, 3 tr in next dc, 1 ch st through 3rd tr of previous motif, back with 2 tr in the same dc, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next 6 dc, 1 ch st, 1 ch through 5 ch sp of previous motifs, back with 1 ch st, 1 dc in next 6 dc, skip 1 dc, 3 tr in next dc, 1 ch st through 3rd  tr of previous motif, back with 2 tr in the same dc, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next 5 dc, skip next dc, 3 ch st, 1 dc in cl, 2 ch st, 1 ch st through 3 ch sp of previous motif, back with 2 ch st, 1 dc in the same cl, 3 ch st, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next 5 dc, complete as dedcribed already.

The seam border

Beg at centre back: 1 dc in every st and 2 dc in every sp. Work 3 dc in every corner.

Neck border

Beg at opening:  1 dc in every dc and 2 dc in every sp.

Tassles

Work 17 ch st, sl st in 5th ch st from hook, 1 ch st, 8 dc in circle. C/off. Sew the tassles and button according to diagram.

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