Continuing on with my Freeform scarf made with the scrumbling technique. (See previous post for part 1) Quite interesting fibre arts, to say the least.
The pic above depicts my scrumbles numbers 4 and 5. (Pics of #’s 1, 2 and 3 in previous post). Number 4 is the one on the left. I attached the pink and started kind of at the center top of the previous scrumble. From there I went to the blue and black yarn, then to the left of that add the teal, then the peach and lastly the purple. Creating a half arch coming up and off of the previous scrumble containing bobbles, fans, ruffles and open spaces.
Scrumble number 5 came about as the scarf was now needing support so it would hang better. I started on the right hand side of Scrumble #3 with the pastel blue/pink/white yarn, then to a darker pink, and then the blue/back textured yarn, it contains bobbles and shell scollops. Then I left a lot of open spaces and created a ruffly effect in the blue/black yarn at the top, which is created with ch sts and sl sts. It connected to #4 at the top left, attaching it to the purple.
Scrumble number 6 is the left hand scrumble in the pic above. For #6, I again started on the left/top side with the purple and this one went straight up for a bit, then it started curving over to the left and then curved way over and back to the right. It is mostly bobbles, sc, dc, and lacy open work with chs and sc, ending with the extremely textured brown/red/tan bulky yarn, which I have fallen in love with for scrumbling.
The scrumble to the right of it is actually #8, it was made after Scrumble #7 in the pic below, and it is open and lacy and I only used 2 colors in it. It contains ch sts and sc only, then attaches to the lower and upper scrumbles with slip stitches.
Scrumble number 7 is the center top scrumble starting with the white yarn, which by the way, I have not used previously. I crocheted a ch arch with the white and worked off of that, wrapping sc and dc around the chain to create the curve with a bit of scallops in it. This one was worked up through the teal on the left and the blue/black textured yarn on the top right.
I then came in and added #8, (see pic above) the cream and pink lacy scrumble, which connected numbers 6 and 7 together on the right hand sides.
Scrumble #9 is the variegated round scrumble in the upper right hand corner of the pic above, outlined with pink yarn. This is a bullion circle stitch and the first time I have incorporated it into the scarf, and then goes up to the left with some bobbles. Below is a close up pic of Scrumble #9.
It connects numbers 7 and 8 together and allows them to hang better.
Scrumble #10 begins on the right, and contains only 2 yarns, blue/pink/white yarn and the purple yarn. It comes across the tops of #9 and #7. It is some double crochet shells which ruffle by going behind the with a short ch st and forcing them to ruffle up. I then came behind them with the purple, working dc behind the shells and 3 sc in each dc and another row of 3 sc in each sc to force the ruffly effect at the top of the purple, the purple chs it’s way across and catches the teal with a sl st, then works around the teal in sc.
Here is a pic of the whole scarf so far. It is about half done.
I have been having so much fun creating this. I will work on it some more and create another blog post as it continues. We will see where it goes next.
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