Winter Neck Scarf

Size is Adults.
Gauge: 3 sc = 1 + 1/2"; 2 sc rows = 1"
Materials: Chunky yarn - 4 oz.
Size N crochet hook.

SCARF: Row 1: Ch 73, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn (72 sc).
Rows 2-6: Working in FRONT LOOPS only, ch 1, sc in first 10 sts.; working in BACK LOOPS only, sc in next 6 sts; working in FRONT LOOPS only, sc in next 40 sts.; working in BACK LOOPS only, sc in next 6 sts; working in FRONT LOOPS only, sc in last 10 sts. turn.
At end of last row, fasten off.
Row 7: Working in starting ch of opposite side of row 1, join with sc in first st., sc in each ch across, turn. (72sc).
Rows 8-12: Rep. rows 2-6. At end of last row, do not fasten off.
Round 13: Working in outer edge and sts. and in ends of rows, ch 3, skip first 2 sts., sl st in next st., (ch 3, skip next 2 sts., sl st in next st ) across to last 3 sts., ch 3, skip next 2 sts., (sl st, ch 3, sl st) in last sts., *(ch 3, skip next two rows, sl st in next row) 2 times, ch 3, sl st in next row, ch 3, skip next two rows, sl st in next row, ch 3, skip last two rows, * (sl st, ch 3, sl st, ) in first st on row 6 (ch 3, skip next 2 sts., sl st in next st ) across to last 2 sts., ch 3, skip next st., ( sl st, ch 3, sl st ) in last 3 sts.; rep. between * *, (sl st, ch 3, sl st) in same st as first ch 3, fasten off.
SLIDE : Row 1: Ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn (9sc).
Rows 2-4: Working these rows in BACK LOOPS only, ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.
Row 5: Ch 3, skip first 2 sts, sl st in next st, (ch 3, skip next 2 sts, sl st in next st) across, fasten off.
Row 6: Working in starting ch on opposite side of row 1, join with sc in first ch, sc in each ch across, turn.
Rows 7-10: Rep rows 2-5. Position Slide over wrong side of Scarf 4 + 1/2" from one end, gathering Scarf to fit, so ends of rows on Slide to Scarf. Run gathering thead through Scarf rows between ends of Slide to secure.