Today I am so excited to share with you the FREE crochet pattern for the Sunny Skies Infinity Scarf! The Sunny Skies Infinity Scarf was inspired by a YouTube tutorial I did for the Cable Crochet Stitch. I recently started getting requests for a pattern using that stitch, so the inspiration for this scarf was born. When I felt how lovely the King Cole Drifter 4ply yarn is, the yarn was calling to be used for this particular scarf.


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Sunny Skies Infinity Scarf Free crochet pattern pin from Handmade by Stacy J
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About the yarn

The yarn used King Cole Drifter 4 ply. This yarn is a #2 / fingering weight yarn and is oh-so-lovely to work with; It’s light and airy and works up wonderfully. It’s a blend of 69% Premium Acrylic, 25% Cotton, 6% Wool and contains approximately 437 yards / 400 metres. This yarn can be machine washed on gentle in cool water and machine dried on the cool setting. In working with it, I found very few knots and it’s so soft on my hands.

This pattern is an EASY project. Therefore, a beginner could try this out, too. I showed a girlfriend that just recently started crocheting how to do this project, and she breezed through it in just a few days.

This free crochet pattern has been tested – thank you to all my lovely testers!


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Sunny Skies Crochet Pattern Collage from Handmade by Stacy J

Materials:

  • King Cole “Drifter” 4ply (69% Premium Acrylic, 25% Cotton, 6% Wool; 437 yds / 400 m; 100g; #2 Fingering / 4 ply weight) yarn in color Honeysuckle – 1 skein or 437 yard of any other #2 Fingering / 4 ply yarn)
  • US G+ / 4.5 mm crochet hook (My favorite is Furls!)
  • 6 Locking stitch markers or scrap pieces of yarn (optional – can be used to mark the first sc and for help with seaming placement)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors

Measures: 

  • 58” / 147 cm circumference x 9.5” / 24 cm

Difficulty Level: 

Easy

Gauge: 

2 pattern repeats = 4” / 10 cm  – gauge is not critical in this project, but will affect yarn usage

Stitches & Abbreviations Used 

(Pattern is written in US terms):

  • Ch (s): Chain (s)
  • Ea: Each
  • Hk: Hook
  • Rep: Repeat
  • Rem: Remaining
  • Rs: Right side
  • Sc: Single crochet
  • Sk: Skip
  • Sl st: Slip stitch
  • St (s): Stitch (es)
  • Ws: Wrong side
  • Yo: Yarn over
  • X: Times (example: 2x = 2 times)

Special stitches used

  • TRTR: Triple treble crochet – Yo 4 times, insert hook in indicated st, yo and draw up a loop, (yo, draw through 2 loops) 5 times
  • QUADTR: Quadruple treble crochet – Yo 5 times, insert hook in indicated st, yo and draw up a loop, (yo, draw through 2 loops) 6 times

Notes:

  • Ch-1 at the beginning of WS row does not count as a stitch
  • When working the WS row, sc a little looser than you normally would (this helps keep with the lacy effect)
  • When working the sl st during seaming, sl st loosely to ensure a smooth seam
  • To make the scarf wider or narrower, add or subtract your beginning chain in increments of 6

To view the tutorial on how to crochet the Sunny Skies Infinity Scarf, please click on the video link directly above or visit my YouTube channel at: https://youtu.be/2Wy5X_NnTBs

Directions for Sunny Skies Infinity Scarf:

Loosely chain 36

Row 1: WS: Ch 1, work 1 sc in second ch from hk and in ea ch across; turn. (36 sc)

Row 2: RS: Ch 6 (counts as first TRTR), work 1 TRTR in ea of next 2 sts, *sk next 3 sts, work 1 QUADTR in ea of next 3 sts, working in front of 3 QUADTR just made and starting with the first skipped st, work 1 QUADTR in ea of the 3 skipped sts; rep * across until only 3 sts rem, 1 TRTR in ea of the last 3 sts; turn. (6 TRTR, 5 cables that consist of 6 QUADTR each)

Repeat rows 1 – 2 until 58” / 147 cm, desired length or approximately 3 yds / 2.75m of yarn remain, then ch1.

Seaming

With right sides facing, use stitch markers or scrap yarn to mark stitches intermittently through both sides in order to align all stitches prior to seaming.

Sl st through the first st of each side to join and continue joining the sides with sl sts until you reach the end of the scarf. Fasten off, then weave in your ends and enjoy!

If you enjoyed this project, here are a few more crochet designs that you might enjoy. Click the image below to be directed to the free crochet pattern.

Birthday Sorbet Baby Blanket Free crochet pattern pin from Handmade by Stacy J

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