**This stretchy 100% slip stitch crochet pattern contrasts two kinds of slip stitch ribbing** for a fascinating, richly textured effect. It's worked in one piece, lengthwise, and would be a beautiful wintertime gift for someone!
I began the design as a teaching aid -- a rib stitch sampler -- for Slip Stitch Crochet classes. To illustrate two important types of slip stitch ribbing, I combined them in one sampler swatch and fell in love. I knew I had to make a bigger version to wear!
Not knowing how much yarn a scarf size would require, I made the one shown just long enough to overlap comfortably as a neck warmer. The pattern includes easy information and styling suggestions if you wish to increase the length and/or width. The one shown required less than two skeins.
I called this scarf a "Weltie" as a play on the UK term "welting." I noticed this term for what Americans call "ribbing" while I did some research on ribbed stitches. This scarf is welted with both horizontal and v