Airy Shells Scarf

Airy Shells Scarf

The natural loft of mohair makes this easy scarf both elegant and warm. It’s light as a cloud to wear, and drapes softly. The scarf works up so quickly with a large hook and no blocking… so there’s time before the holidays to make several, for yourself and the girlfriends/sisters you love.
Sizes and Materials List …
Size: 7.5″ w x 58″ l

US M (9.0 mm)

Yarn: DROPS Vivaldi [56% mohair, 14% wool, 30% polyamide, 305 yds/ball]
Colors &
Approx. Yardage

Light Turquoise, 305 yds

Notions Yarn Needle
Gauge: 2 shells and 6 rows = 4”/10 cm
Always take time to check your gauge
Skill Level - Easy Download pattern in PDF format
Notes …

Scarf is worked in two identical halves, each starting at the center back and working out toward the ends.

Stitches Used Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Single Crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Instructions …
First Half
Base Chain Ch 26.
Row 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *skip 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, sc in next ch,* repeat from * to * until 3 ch remain, skip next 2 ch, sc in last ch. [4 shells]
Row 2 Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in 1st sc, *skip 2 sts, sc in next dc, 5 dc in next sc,* repeat from * to * 2 more times, skip next 2 stitches, sc in next dc, 3 dc in last stitch. [3 whole shells, 2 half shells]
Row 3 Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, *5dc in next sc, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st,* repeat from * to * across, ending with a sc in top of turning ch. [4shells]
Row 4-30 Repeat rows 2 and 3 alternately to row 30 or until piece measures 27″, ending with a completed row 2. Do not fasten off.


Row 31 Ch 3, turn, skip 1st dc, sc in each of next 3 stitches, *ch 3, skip next 3 sts, dc in each of next 3 sts,* repeat from * to * across ending with ch 3, sc in last st.
Row 32 Turn, sl st into 1st ch-3 arch, ch 4, in same arch work: (dc, ch 1, dc), *skip next sc, sc in next sc, skip next sc, in next ch-3 arch, work: (dc, ch1, dc, ch1, dc, ch1, dc, ch1, dc),* repeat from * to * 2 more times, in final arch, work: (dc, ch1, dc, ch1, dc).
Row 33 Ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch and each chain space across. Fasten off.
Closeup of edging
Second Half
Re-attach yarn in opposite side of beginning chain. Work Rows 1-33, fasten off.

Finishing …

Weave in ends. No blocking needed.

Pattern and photos © Deborah E. Burger

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