Sunday, November 14, 2010

The Belle Scarf

With the crisp fall weather in the air, it's that wonderful time of the year when we get to bring out snugly scarves as additions to our wardrobes. I love wearing scarves. They are practical, and yet add style any outfit.
Have you noticed that scarves are timeless? They can dress up a young girl's tee shirt and jeans, or bring out the color of an elderly woman's eyes.
As a new crocheter, I've been having fun making the Belle Scarf, a free pattern offered by Lion Brand Yarn Company
The skill level is beginner.
That would be me.






The original pattern has the scarf made with Homespun yarn.
I opted to use a soft, medium worsted weight, and a size "I" crochet hook.
I've read where some title this style of pattern the "potato chip scarf". It does look somewhat like a long string of thinly sliced potato.



Even though it's November, we are enjoying the blue, blue skies against the red rocks of Southern Utah, accompanied by sunny days. I am happy to report that the flowers are still blooming in our yard.

10 comments:

Kim's Treasures said...

Very pretty scarves and flowers! We had snow flurries in MI today :(

Have a great night!
Kim

Sequana said...

You were probably wise to use a yarn other than Homespun right now. It's a lovely soft yarn, but it's a multiple uneven ply, and you tend to put the hook in the wrong place if you don't really pay attention and slow down a little bit. Ask me how I know. *S*

One year I made a beautiful afghan with it as a gift. It was about the prettiest item I'd even crocheted, but it didn't move "at speed."

These scarves are really, really very pretty.

Material Mary said...

Cute scarfs. Love scarfs. Keep feeding us great ideas.
Mary

Lurline said...

Gorgeous and isn't there something magic about the background!
Hugs - Lurline♥

Lori Holt said...

hi Nedra...
Look at all those scarves you have done...you go girl!
All of the colors are gorgeous.
I'm still planning on making one or two for myself!...Kass wants to make some too.
You're so lucky that you still have sunny days there. I'm jealous...it's soooo cold here!

Janet said...

I wish I could wear wool scarves but it makes me welt up. I have friends that have made similar but with knitting.

Jackie said...

My sister in law made me one of these scarves and I love it!! You are right they do look like potato chips.

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

darling! love this. i'll have to show it to shelbie.

Brenda said...

Beautiful scarves.

Brenda said...

Beautiful scarves.