283. Eco Duo Scarf (crochet)

Crochet, project 282. Completed 12/25/2010

Buttons keep the looped scarf in place

Adapted from a Lion Brand pattern for a light DK weight cashmere yarn (82 yds/ball). “Easy Tweed Scarf“, Pattern #80779AD.
(Site registration is required to get the pattern. The Lion Brand scarf is sized about 4 x 66 inches and looped around the model’s neck.)


4″ wide x 50” long

Gauge: Not important

Yarn: 1 ball Cascade Yarns – Eco Duo (70% undyed baby alpaca; 30% undyed merino wool). 3.5 oz / 100 g. 197 yds / 180 m. Color: 1701.

Crochet Hook – US Size M-13 (9 mm)

Other: 2 buttons, sewing needle and thread, large-eye yarn needle, and scissors

Scarf is made with one ball of yarn, held double throughout (Wind into a ball, pull the tail from the center, and hold the two ends together). This easy scarf was completed in a day.

Sew two buttons on the end. Wind the scarf around your neck and button it closed.

Variation: Use 100 yds each of two colors held together to make a tweed scarf.