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Braided Crochet Scarf
Rapunzel Scarf pattern 4 sale, 5 strand. conceived as a tool to teach the chainless foundation double crochet stitch (fdc). The scarf is created by braiding 5 strands of fdc, providing plenty of practice to master the stitch, and features an attractive spike stitch edging.
Rapunzel Scarf By Kristen Hein Strohm - Purchased Crochet Pattern - (ravelry)
Rapunzel Scarf in the Interweave Crochet Accessories 2011 special issue (designer: Kristen Hein Strohm)