A Yarn Review and A Pattern.
In many ways, I feel like crocheters have to be like high school guidance counselors with a new crop of freshmen when it comes to independently produced yarns. Sometimes, they're forthcoming and straightforward but with others, you may have to try several different hooks and techniques before a yarn will tell you what it wants to be.
Knit Picks Suri Dream has a thin nylon base with a plus-size halo of Alpaca/Peruvian Wool. At first glance, you would think that a yarn this special would need something complex to showcase it, but in reality it's the opposite.
After a few turns I discovered that this one speaks for itself. It says "Hello, my name is Suri Dream and I will allow a very simple stitch to dance like a prom queen in a warm and soft, yet light and lofty kind of way." So that's what I did. With a simple V stitch, I was able to get a nice, long length out of two balls and a 6.00 hook and it isn't weighty at all.
Hookers, I give you the "I Wanna Rock" scarf.
Materials - Two balls of Knit Picks Suri Dream in the colorway of your choice. (The ball band says it's a Super Bulky, but I don't buy it, btw. )
Hook: J (6:00)
Notions: Carrots and peanut butter are two great tastes that go great together. Oh, and you might need a yarn needle.
Row 1: DC in the second chain from the hook. *Skip 1 stitch and V stitch in the next.* Repeat * thru* and dc in the last stitch.
Row 2 - Chain 2. DC in the first dc, V stitch in each V stitch. DC in the last stitch.
Row 3 through whatever - Repeat Row 2 until you run out of yarn, or leave yourself enough yarn to make a fringe if you want. I'm not a fringe sort of girl, so I didn't bother.
Fasten off and weave in your ends. Put a fringe on if you're so inclined.