Are you a fan of the suzette stitch? It’s one of my favourites to use within patterns and such a great way to expand on the basic stitches. If you can make the single crochet and double crochet, you can do the suzette stitch!
This fun scarf pattern makes use of colour blocking for a fun and eye catching design. The striped sections are a great opportunity to use up leftover skeins from your stash! Which colours would you use?
Find all the details for the Suzette Colour Block Scarf below…
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– This pattern is written in US terms
– Gauge is 4×4 inches: 9 rows containing 13 HDC stitches
– Turning CH 1 does not count as a stitch
– Finished scarf measures approximately 51 ½ inches long and 7 ½ inches wide. It is on the shorter side for scarves but allows the person wearing it to comfortably tuck it inside jackets without too much extra bulk
– Using one skein for the suzette section, I was able to make 80 rows leaving a very small amount of yarn leftover. Depending in your yarn choice, that row count may differ slightly. If you would like to extend the length of the suzette section, simply continue the suzette rows until you reach the desired length before continuing on with the last three colour blocks. This will require extra yardage than what is mentioned in the materials
– A special stitch tutorial is included within the pattern
– I used WeCrochet Brava worsted in 4 colours. The approximate yardage for each section is as follows: 53 yards each for colours A, B, and C and 218 yards for colour D.
– Colourway names used in pattern photos are called “Currant” (colour A), “Fairy Tale” (colour B), “Lady Slipper” (Colour C) and “Seraphim” (Colour D)
– 5mm hook
– Yarn needle
CH – Chain
SC – Single Crochet
HDC – Half Double Crochet
DC – Double Crochet
Special Stitch Tutorial:
Suzette Stitch – One SC and one DC are placed into the same stitch. Skip the next stitch. Repeat across the row. After the last skipped stitch of the row, place 1 SC.
Detailed walkthrough: Click here
With yarn colour A, CH 26
Beginning in the second CH from your hook, place 1 HDC into this stitch and each stitch across the row. CH 1 and turn for each row except for row 9. After completing row 9, fasten off.
(25 HDC stitches)
With yarn colour B, join yarn into the first stitch of row 10 and CH 1. Into the first stitch and each stitch across the row, place 1 HDC. CH 1 and turn for each row except for row 18. After completing row 18, fasten off.
(25 HDC stitches)
With yarn colour C, join yarn into the first stitch of row 19 and CH 1. Into the first stitch and each stitch across the row, place 1 HDC. CH 1 and turn for each row except for row 18. After completing row 27, fasten off.
(25 HDC stitches)
Row 28: (this one row of SC helps to create a straight line as we transition to the suzette stitch)
With yarn colour D, join yarn into the first stitch of row 28 and CH 1. Into the first stitch and each stitch across the row, place 1 SC. CH 1 and turn.
(25 SC stitches)
Rows 29-108 (suzette stitch section)
Into the first stitch, place 1 SC and also 1 DC. SK the following stitch. *In the next stitch place 1 SC and also 1 DC, SK the next stitch*. Repeat this sequence from * to * 10 more times across the row until you have two stitches remaining. SK 1 stitch and place 1 SC into the last stitch of the row. CH 1 and turn for each row except row 108. After completing row 108, fasten off.
(13 SC stitches, 12 DC stitches = 25 stitches)
Repeat rows 19-27
Repeat rows 10-18
Repeat rows 1-9
After completing row 135, fasten off and weave in all ends. Great job! Your Suzette Colour Block Scarf is complete! With endless possibilities for colours, this scarf is easily customizable and can be made in your favourite shades. Check out the great colours my testers used their versions:
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