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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Chiropractic Holiday Scarf


Chiropractic Holiday Man Scarf
By Berta Gilholm

If you play tennis as much as I do, you probably have had to go to a Chiropractor. I've been visiting mine for the last 25 years, he's like family and keeps me walking upright; so, of course, I had to make him a scarf. He loves purples, solid colors, textures and style. Here's what I came up with.

Size: 6” w x 64” L without fringe
Materials: Fibranatura, Heaven – worsted weight, 1.76 oz/125 yd/50 gms, 50% merino wool/50% silk, color – purple wine.
Crochet Hook size US I9/5.5mm
Yarn Needle

Abbreviations: Ch = chain, Sc = single crochet, Dc = double crochet, Sk = skip next stitch, St = stitch, FO = fasten off.

Instructions: Ch 26,
Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across, turn (25 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in same sc, * dc in next sc, sc in next sc, Repeat * to end of row ending with sc in last sc, turn (12 dc + 13 sc)
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in same sc, ch 1, *sk next dc, sc in next sc, Repeat * to end of row ending with sc in last sc, turn (12 ch sp + 13 sc)
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in same sc, * dc in next ch sp, sc in next sc, Repeat * to end of row ending with sc in last sc, turn (12 dc + 13 sc)
Rows 5 through 202: Repeat rows 3 and 4 for pattern.
Row  203: Ch 1, sc in same sc, sc in each st across to end (25 sc) FO weave in ends.

Create Fringe: Rap yarn around a card/book/or plastic 5 ½“ Wide, Wrap yarn 104 complete times (all the way around) for 104 – 11 inch pieces, *starting with the first sc and working in every other sc on one end of scarf, fold 2 pieces of fringe in half and pull the center fold through the sc to form a loop, pull fringe through this loop and pull tight, repeat from * 12 more times across end.
Repeat for other end of scarf, trim if needed.
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2 comments:

  1. I think it is just necessary that you visit your chiropractor regularly because you are doing strenuous events like tennis regularly, too. Having a good chiropractor can keep your body at bay from further injuries.

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    1. You're absolutely correct and they certainly do earn a little gift now and then.... of course stretching helps too!! Birdie

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