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Zodiac Scarf with Bobbles

Show off your fashion sense this fall season. The Zodiac Scarf with Bobbles is a stylish and simple scarf pattern that will look great on you. The different shades of purple look fantastic together as they are offset by the charcoal grey crochet color. The scarf is worked in wedge shaped sections changing color following the color sequence while the yarn tails are used to join the bobbles to the scarf. This is a great scarf you'll want to add to your collection this season.


Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)


    #151 Charcoal Grey 1 ball (A)
    #147 Purple 1 ball (B)
    #145 Eggplant 1 ball (C)#
    146 Dusty Purple 1 ball (D)
    or colors of your choice
  • LION BRAND® crochet hook size H-8 (5 mm)
  • LION BRAND® large-eyed blunt needle

About 8 3/4 x 60 in. (22 x 152.5 cm).

15 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in pattern.
When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to match the gauge, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) (Insert hook in next st and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.


  1. Scarf is worked in wedge shaped sections changing color following the Color Sequence. The wedges are shaped by scs, hdcs and dcs.
  2. The Scarf is not difficult to make, but it is very important that you read the instructions for each row carefully and that you keep track of which row you are on!
  3. The color is changed on every other row. To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st. Fasten off old color.
  4. Long beginning and ending yarn tails are left when changing color. These yarn tails will be used to join the Bobbles to the Scarf. Yarn tails should be about 10 in. (25.5 cm) long.

Work *2 rows with A, 2 rows with B, 2 rows with C, 2 rows with D; rep from * for Color Sequence.

With A and leaving a 10 in. (25.5 cm) beg yarn tail, ch 34.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 10 ch, hdc in next 11 ch, dc in last 11 ch – 33 sts.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc in this row and in all following rows), turn, dc in next 10 dc, hdc in next 11 hdc, sc in last 11 sc. Leaving long beg and ending yarn tails, change to B.
Row 3: With B, ch 1, turn, sc in first 11 sts, hdc in next 11 sts, dc in last 11 sts.
Row 4: With B, ch 3, turn, dc in next 10 sts, hdc in next 11 sts, sc in last 11 sts. Leaving 8 in. (20.5 cm) long beg and ending yarn tails, change to C.
Rows 5-24: Rep Rows 3 and 4 ten times, continuing to change color following Color Sequence and leaving long beginning and ending yarn tails. At end of Row 24, fasten off, leaving a long ending yarn tail.
Row 25: Leaving a long beg yarn tail, join A with a sl st in top of first dc of last row. With A, rep Row 3.
Row 26: With A, rep Row 4.
Rows 27-48: Rep Rows 3 and 4 eleven times continuing to change color following Color Sequence and leaving long beg and ending yarn tails.
Note: Rows 49-120 do NOT require long beg and ending yarn tails.
Rows 49-120: Rep Rows 25-48 three times continuing to change color following Color Sequence.
Rows 121-168: Rep Rows 25-48 twice, continuing to change color following Color Sequence and leaving long beginning and ending yarn tails. Fasten off.

Bobbles (make 48 – 12 each with A, B, C, and D)
Ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 5 sc in ring; join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around; join with sl st in first sc – 10 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, (sc2tog) 5 times; join with sl st in first st – 5 sts.
Fasten off.

Joining Bobbles to Scarf
Beg with one group of yarn tails on Scarf. You will be making a cord with every other yarn tail in this group, for a total of 12 cords.
For each cord, hold one yarn tail. Note that the strand of yarn is made of 4 thinner strands (plies) of yarn. Carefully untwist the strand so that you can work with just one of the thinner strands.
Twist this one strand tightly in a clockwise direction, so that it begins to kink. Keeping the twisted strand taut, fold the strand in half, allowing it to twist around itself to make a cord.
Draw one end of the cord through one contrast color Bobble and knot to secure.
Repeat to make 12 cords, each with an attached contrast color Bobble, in each of the 4 groups of yarn tails.
Weave in all rem yarn tails.

beg = begin(ning)(s)
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat
rnd = round
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip st
st(s) = stitch(es)


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It's very pretty and has a different look to it, which I like, but I don't understand why it's called a "zodiac" scarf?


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