How to Crochet a Chunky Last-Minute Scarfletcomments (14) December 23rd, 2011
It's the last few days before Christmas, and you're one gift short. What's a crocheter to do? We all know the answer-reach for the chunky, thick yarn and the biggest hook you can find! But what if you don't have any chunky yarn in your stash? Easy-combine multiple worsted-weight strands and make the yarn yourself!
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Above, I used about nine strands. I'd call that too much for this project-it made the scarflet a bit stiff, even with the gigantic hook. So for you, I'd recommend about five strands for a looser drape. If you don't have a gigantic hook, you might need to use fewer strands. Start with a little swatch to get a feel for the thickness and drape of the fabric.
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