A Scarf for Everyone with Jonah Larson

Our very own Jonah is showing us how to start crocheting!

Our crochet prodigy Jonah Larson is showing us how easy it is to get started crocheting and create a beautiful scarf (perfect for winter)!

Skill Level: Easy 

MATERIALS: 

Bernat Softee Chunky Tweeds super bulky (super chunky) weight acrylic/viscose yarn (6 ½ oz/247 yds/180g per ball): 1 Ball #111009 soft gray tweed (MC in INSTRUCTIONS) 
Bernat Softee Chunky super bulky (super chunky) weight acrylic yarn (3 ½ oz/108 yds/100g per ball): 1 ball each #828743 ultra blue (CC1 IN INSTRUCTIONS) and #828005 white (CC2 IN INSTRUCTIONS) 
Size M/13/9mm and L/11/8mm crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge 
Tapestry Needle 


GAUGE: 

With larger hook: 8 stitches = 4 inches; 8 rows = 4 inches 

Take time to check gauge   

PATTERN NOTES: 

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.  

When changing colors, drop color not in use to side edge so that it can be picked up again when needed. Edging round will be worked over dropped color strands. 
 

SCARF:

Row 1 (RS): With MC, using a larger hook, ch 11 {15, 13}, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (10{14,12} sc) 

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, [ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next sc] 4 {6,5} times, sc in last sc, changing color to CC1 (see Pattern Notes and StitchGuide.com), turn. (6{8,7) sc, 4{6,5} ch-1 sps) 

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, [ch 1, sk next sc, sc in ch-1 sp] 4{6,5} times, sc in last sc, turn. 

Row 4: Rep row 3, changing to MC in last st. 

Row 5 & 6: [Rep row 3] twice. 

Row 7: Rep row 3, changing to CC2 in last st.  

Row 8: Rep row 3, changing to CC1 in last st. 

Row 9: Rep row 3, changing to MC in last st.  

Row 10-15: [Rep rows 7-9] twice. 

Row 16 & 17: [Rep row 3] twice. 

Row 18: Rep row 3, changing to CC2 in last st.  

Row 19-22: Rep rows 3-6. 

Row 23: Rep row 3: changing to CC1 in last st.  

Row 24: Rep row 3, changing to CC2 in last st. 

Row 25: Rep row 3, changing to MC in last st. 

Row 26-31: [Rep rows 23-25] twice. 

Row 32 & 33: [Rep row 3] twice. 

Row 34: Rep row 3, changing to CC1 in last st.  

Rows 35 -66 {35-98, 35-130}: [Rep rows 3-34] 

Rows 67-89 {99-121, 131-137}: Rep rows 3-25 {3-25, 3-9}. Fasten off CC1 and CC2. 

Row 90 {122, 138}: Rep row 3. 

Row 91 {123, 139}: Ch 1, sc in each sc and ch-1 sp across. Do not turn. 

  

EDGING:

(RS): With RS facing, using a smaller hook, ch 1, *rotate to work across the long edge of the scarf, sc in end of each row across**, rotate to work in unused lps of beg ch, 3 sc in first lp, sc in each lp across to the last lp, 3 sc in the last lp, rep from *to**, rotate to work across sts in the last row, 3 sc in first st. sc in each st across to last st, 3 sc in last st, join with sl st in beg st. Fasten off. (210 {282, 310} sc)  

This is Jonah’s first pattern book and contains 26 projects that are easy and simple to make. The items are perfect for giving to those in need or to keep for yourself, of course! You can check out more details about it here!

Patterns include: scarves, hats, slippers, blankets, friendship bracelets, baskets, baby booties, etc.  

Pattern book also contains a stitch guide for those just starting to crochet. 

You don't need to wait any longer to learn how to crochet! Crochet prodigy Jonah Larson presents all you need to know to follow his pattern for a colorful three-strand bracelet and five coasters. While you watch and listen, he teaches you basic crochet terms and techniques and demonstrates how to crochet four stitches. Each lesson builds on the next with plenty of review so you can crochet the pattern successfully. His approachable enthusiasm and first-hand knowledge are sure to encourage and inspire you to continue your crochet adventures! 
 
In this class, you'll learn how to: 

  • Hold the hook and yarn. 
  • Make a slip knot and foundation chain. 
  • Work a single crochet stitch in both loops. 
  • Join with a slip stitch. 
  • Fasten off stitch. 
  • Weave in yarn ends. 
  • Work a half-double crochet stitch. 
  • Crochet five coasters. 
  • Work a double crochet stitch. 
  • Work a treble crochet stitch. 
  • Change colors. 
  • Use different stitches in one project. 
  • Crochet a consistent edging