Shell Pattern Winter Scraf

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Vanessa Nikita Milare Recipe
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Vanessa "Nikita"'s notes for this recipe:
I have never made a crocheted winter scraf, but I had always wanted to. I only thought I would have to wait until I move to MI. But as I was making baby blankets, hats & booties & posting them on FB. One of my FB friends asked me if I would make him a winter scraf & he would buy it from me. It took me about a month to find out how long & wide to make. And what pattern I wanteed to use. I used the "Shell" pattern cause it just matched what I was going for. I do plan to make others in other colors & patterns.
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Frist buy the yarn. Then I pulled out both ends of each roll. I made this scraf a double yarn stitch. Next crochet a single chain about 80 inches long.
Next hold your finger at the last loop. Then count a 3 chain. Then double crochet 4 times in the loop where your finger is. Your chain 3 counts as stich. So you should have 5.
Next skip 2 loops. On the 3 loop make a single sitich. "Means hold yarn in fingers, poke hook without yarn in, grab yarn, pull thru, have 2 loops on hook & then grab & pull thru."
Then skip 2. Double crochet 5 times in the next loop. Then skip 2. Then single corchet in the 3 loop. Repeat until the end of the line. "At the end of every other line, Frist line you will end with a 3 double crochet. Then the end of the next line you will end with a single sitich."
Then chain 1. Trun pattern over & crochet. Just remember your count. Just make it as thick as you wish.

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user David Brandon FRESHBAKEDIN48 - Jun 10, 2012
Hi Vanessa, This looks nice ,very nice! You must have a lot of patience to crochet all these things..... Hope all is well with you . David & Faye
user Stormy Stewart karlyn255 - Jun 10, 2012
Very nice.
user Vanessa "Nikita" Milare Kitkat777 - Jun 10, 2012
Thanks David & Faye. I love it. It's what I do in my spare time in between taking care of my uncle & looking for a better job.

Thank you Stormy.

LOL I know by now this will sound silly but I still get a bit worried about what every comment I get for each of my recipes will get. Makes my heart slow down a bit LOl....
user Joey Wolf 8of10 - Jun 12, 2012
That is so pretty, I wish I had the crochet/knitting gene.

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