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Catherine’s Diamond/Circle Crochet Scarf

This pattern has also NOT been tested by anyone else so crochet at your own risk. If you do make this pattern, let me know as I’d love to see it! The Ravelry entry is here so go ahead and queue it up. The Catherine’s Diamond stitch is from a stitch dictionary and not my own creation. Comments have been turned off due to overwhelming spam.

Finished Scarf

Catherines Diamond/Circle Crochet Scarf
Original Publish Date: 09-DEC-2007

Hook: US 6 – 4.25mm
Yarn: Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool (3 skeins)
Size: 6” width, length is your choice

Abbreviations:

Sc: single crochet
Dc: double crochet
Ch: chain
Dc5tog: double crochet 5 together
Dc9tog: double crochet 9 together
Tch: turning chain

Catherine’s Diamond Pattern:

  • Chain a multiple of 8 stitches + 1
  • Setup Row: Ch 1. *Sc in ch, sk 3 chs, 9 dcs in next ch, skip 3 chs*; repeat from * to * across, ending with sc in last ch. Turn.
  • Row 1: Ch 2. Dc5tog over [sc and 4 dcs], *ch 3, sc in next dc, ch3, dc9tog over [4 dcs, sc, 4 dcs]*; repeat from * to * across, ending with dc5tog, skip tch. Turn.
  • Row 2: Ch 2. 5 dcs in dc5tog, *skip ch3, sc in sc, skip ch3, 9 dcs in dc9tog*; repeat from * to * across, ending with 5 dcs in dc5tog, skip tch. Turn.
  • Row 3: Ch 1. *Sc in dc, ch3, dc9tog over [4 dcs, sc, 4 dcs], ch3*; repeat from * to * across, ending with sc in last dc, skip tch. Turn
  • Row 4: Ch 1. *Sc in sc, skip ch3, 9 dcs in dc9tog, skip ch3*; repeat from * to * across, ending with sc in sc, skip tch. Turn.

Scarf:

  • Ch 33
  • Work Catherine’s Diamond Pattern to desired scarf length.
  • Ending with a Row 4 will create border on short edge. Do not turn at end of last Row 4. You will be continuing in a circle around scarf to create border.
  • Work border on other three sides of scarf. *9 dcs in center of half circle, sc in sc* repeat from * to * along long side, short side and final long side. The corners will have only one sc in them.
  • Cut end, pull through last loop and weave in. Wash and block as desired.

I MIGHT at some point take some pictures of me crocheting the Catherine’s Diamond stitch but it’s not a priority right now. Instead I made a “quick and dirty” chart of the first three rows of the stitch. Hopefully this helps with visualizing the stitch a little. And hopefully this doesn’t confuse anyone worse!

catherines wheel chart

Copyright 2007 Michelle Gibbs for all content and photos. All rights reserved. This pattern is for personal or nonprofit use. You may not sell the pattern itself.

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