Twister Scarf Part 3: finishing

This final blog post tells you how to make the pointy end of your scarf into a rectangle to make the other end of the scarf.

I’m in love with this new Furls beautiful pink Polaris Galaxy Streamline Swirl

crochet hook in the photo above. (The link above is an affiliate link )

For Part 1 click here

For Part 2 click here
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To continue and finish off the scarf we are going to stop the central increase and just work each side separately to bring the sides into each corner and make a straight final edge which also has shells across like the other end. 

Mint Odyssey SKILL LEVEL

Upper beginner 

ABBREVIATIONS ( US TERMS )

st  stitch

ch chain

sl st slip stitch

sc  single crochet

dc double crochet

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MATERIALS

HobbiiTwister in any colour from http://shop.hobbii.com/clm-hobbii com  or equivalent  4ply/ fingering weight yarn cake * I was gifted this yarn but these are not affiliate links

Crochet hook   3:50 mm

scissors

Tapestry needle

GAUGE

6 shell arcs x 14 rows = 4 inches (10.5 cm)

Ch3, sc section = 8 x ch3, sc = 4 inches (10.5 cm) x 4rows = 1.5 inches (4cm)

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FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Width 16inches (41 cm) x length 100 inches (254 cm)

Start with a shell stitch row.

Row 1 : Ch3, sc 1 into 2nd space, ch 3, dc 9, sc 1:  repeat *ch 3, sc 1*  x 11 times , dc 9, sc 1 into next space, ch 3, sl st into top space, ch 3 , sc 1 into next space, dc 9 and continue down the other side as you completed the previous side

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Row 2 : ch 3: sc 1 into 2nd space, *ch 3, miss 2dc, sc 5 into next 5dc from previous row, miss 2dc* , *ch 3, sc 1 into next space * 11 times, repeat first * to *, ch 3, sc 1 into final sc 1 from previous row, turn

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Row 3 : ch 3, sc 1  into third sc over shells from previous row, continue to ch 3, sc 1 till you reach the final shell sc 1 into 3rd sc, ch 3, sc 1 into next space, ch 1, dc 1, turn

Row 4 

Ch 3, sc 1 into 2nd space the first time, then next space x 14 times in total so you end parallel to the top (see below) 

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Row 5 : start with dc 9 to make a shell parallel to the previous row at the top,  then continue as Row 1

Continue to go back and forth in this manner repeating the four rows and keeping the line of shells parallel across both the side and the top. The rows will get shorter and shorter until you reach the corner edge when you reach the corner, work a sc row across the top to the centre then repeat the rows above for the left hand side including the final sc row neaten the final edge. Fasten off and weave in any ends, block if required, then try on your scarf!

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Thanks for your patience in reading these three blog posts till the end. Here’s me standing up straight like a soldier, think I need to relax in photos more! I would probably make it a bit shorter next time as it is very long. Mine could also do with a bit more blocking. I hope you like your scarf or shawl and any feedback is most welcome.

Enjoy! 

Pattern is copyrighted to @crochetlovemelbourne and must not be reproduced in any form without my permission. You may sell items made from this pattern but please give me pattern credit, thank you.

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