Don't worry, I had to look that up, too. In crochet, I am familiar with a "V" stitch (double crochet, chain one, double crochet--all in the same hole), but had no clue what a "brick repeat" was. I found the pattern here. It made a rather pretty scarf design, if I do say so myself.
Most of the time, scarves seem to take SOOO long to me because not only do you have to make them so long, the short back and forth seems long, too. As I was making this one, however, the backs and forths literally flew past! Then I realized this scarf was only about 5 inches wide. I think most standard scarves are 7 or 8 inches? But with this pattern, I have no idea how to add chains at the beginning and have the design still come out correctly. The website did say that narrower scarves are "chic and sophisticated", so I guess 5 inches will work just fine. I made sure and stopped before using up all the yarn so I could do a ruffle border all the way around.
I got two skeins of this yarn at Michaels when they were doing a 50% off sale. I got two skeins of two other colors, as well, and made blankets for Her Choice. I love the way the variegated yarn made this pattern. And I absolutely love how soft these yarns are. They're like marshmallow velvet clouds surrounded in downy kitten fur.
And one for a girl. I don't like it as much, but in real life, the pink and purple are delicious.
My first long row of chain was purple, but I like the way it stands out. I just wish I had remembered to stop with enough left over to do a border, but I made both blankets first and didn't think about a border until I made the scarf.
Who am I, you ask?
In 2006 I had a stroke, and every day my husband encourages me to use my remaining brain cells to the best of my ability. I love to organize, make crafts, and go on adventures (safe ones). I hope that through my blog posts, you will be encouraged to accept and make the best of challenges God throws at your life.