A pencil for the teacher

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This pencil scarf was really easy to make. It makes a perfect gift for a teacher, writer, artist, or pretty much anybody who uses a pencil. When finished, it measure about 6.5 feet long, so it’s great for wrapping around your neck to keep warm.

Abbreviations:

ch: chain

sc: single crochet

dec: decrease (pull yarn through loop, pull yarn through second loop, yarn over and pull through all loops)

Materials Needed (with affiliate links):

Red Heart yarn in light raspberry, grey heather, gold, buff and black

5.75 mm (J) crochet hook

Instructions:

With light raspberry yarn, ch 21

Row 1: sc in second chain from hook and across, ch 1, turn (20 sc)

Row 2-16: sc across, ch 1, turn (20 sc)

Row 17-20: With grey heather, sc across, ch 1, turn (20 sc)

Row 21-276: With gold, sc across, ch 1, turn (20 sc)

*Note* You can adjust the length of the scarf here by crocheting less or more rows in gold.

Row 277-282: With buff, sc across, ch 1, turn (20 sc)

Row 283: dec in first 2 sc, sc across until last 2, dec, ch 1, turn (18 sc)

Row 284: sc across, ch 1, turn (18 sc)

Row 285: dec in first 2 sc, sc across until last 2, dec, ch 1, turn (16 sc)

Row 286:  sc across, ch 1, turn (16 sc)

Row 287: dec in first 2 sc, sc across until last 2, dec, ch 1, turn (14 sc)

Row 288: sc across, ch 1, turn (14 sc)

Row 289: dec in first 2 sc, sc across until last 2, dec, ch 1, turn (12 sc)

Row 290: With black, sc across, ch 1, turn (12 sc)

Row 291: dec in first 2 sc, sc across until last 2, dec, ch 1, turn (10 sc)

Row 292: sc across, ch 1, turn (10 sc)

Row 293: dec in first 2 sc, sc across until last 2, dec, ch 1, turn (8 sc)

Row 294: sc across, ch 1, turn (8 sc)

Row 295: dec in first 2 sc, sc across until last 2, dec, ch 1, turn (6 sc)

Row 296: sc across, ch 1, turn (6 sc)

Row 297:  dec in first 2 sc, sc across until last 2, dec, ch 1, turn (4 sc)

Row 298:  sc across, ch 1, turn (4 sc)

Row 299: dec in first 2 sc, dec in last 2 sc, ch 1, turn (2 sc)

Row 300: sc across, tie off

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If there are any mistakes in this pattern, or something is unclear, please feel free to leave me a comment and let me know. Or message me on Facebook.

You may sell items that you make with my patterns, but please don’t post my patterns anywhere without linking back to my page.

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