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Diamond dare skinny crochet scarf

A fun and easy crochet scarf with diamond shaping

DIAMOND DARE
crochet hook: N (10mm)
yarn: 2 balls South West Trading Karaoke (worsted weight)
         I used the same color for the 2 balls
gauge: 4 ½ sc = 2”, 4 rows = 2”
measurement: approx. 84” long
level: easy
abbreviations:
ch (chain)
yo (yarn)
tog (together)
st/sts (stitch/stitches)
sc (single crochet)
inc (increase)
sl st (slip stitch)
sc dec ( {insert hook in next st, yo, draw yarn through st} twice, yo, draw through 3 loops on hook)
start: holding 2 strands of each ball tog as one using an N hook, ch 2
row 1: 2 sc in 2nd chain from hook, turn
row 2: ch 1, 2 sc in first st (inc), 1 sc in next st, turn (3 sts)
row 3: ch 1, 2 sc in first st (inc), 1 sc in each of next 2 sts, turn  (4 sts)
row 4: ch 1, 2 sc in first st (inc), 1 sc in each of next 3 sts, turn  (5 sts)
row 5: ch 1, 2 sc in first st (inc), 1 sc in each of next 4 sts, turn  (6 sts)
row 6: ch 1, 1 sc in each of first 4 sts, sc dec in last 2 sts, turn  (5 sts)
row 7: ch 1, 1 sc in each of first 3 sts, sc dec in last 2 sts, turn  (4 sts)
row 8: ch 1, 1 sc in each of first 2 sts, sc dec in last 2 sts, turn  (3sts)
row 9: ch 1, 1 sc in first st, sc decrease in last 2 sts, turn  (2 sts)
row 10: ch 1, sc dec, turn
row 11: ch 1, 2 sc in st (inc), ch 1, turn
– repeat rows 2 through 11 (5x)
– repeat rows 2 through 5 once
– sc across for the next 33 rows
– repeat rows 6 through 11 once
– repeat rows 2 through 11 (5x)
-repeat rows 2 through 10
finish by joining with sl st to next st
fasten off
work tails through with a yarn needle