Best free crochet patterns for scarves for men, women, and children
Scarves are terrific crochet projects. They can be made simple or complex, depending on what you're looking for from your crochet project. Crochet scarves can be made for all seasons, gifted to all people, sent off to charity, or crafted for yourself. You can make your first crochet scarf when you are just a child and keep on making them into old age. And since crochet scarves are so popular, the number of crochet patterns out there is almost endless! Here you will find a gallery of 100 free crochet scarf patterns for you to enjoy.
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Easy Unisex Crochet Scarf Pattern
The above pattern was originally designed for men but its straightforward design works for women, too. This crochet scarf pattern is worked with just single crochet and slip stitches, so it's a great free unisex crochet pattern for beginners.
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SC Fun Fur Scarf Pattern
Practice using novelty yarn with this easy crochet scarf pattern.
This crochet pattern is a basic sc scarf pattern but it uses novelty yarn for a fresh look. If you're still getting used to eyelash yarn, this is a good pattern for practice.
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Crochet V-Stitch Scarf Pattern
The V-stitch has recently become one of the most popular basic crochet stitches. This scarf is based on it.
Use this free V-stitch crochet tutorial to create a scarf in whatever length you desire.Continue to 5 of 100 below.
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BLO SC Scarf Pattern
Make single crochet more interesting by working in the back loop only.
This simple crochet scarf free pattern is easy and it's a great way to get used to working in just one loop.
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Little Triangles Crochet Scarf
Challenge yourself with this textured crochet scarf pattern designed for more advanced crocheters.
This crochet pattern uses V-stitch as well as front post treble crochet (fptc) stitches so it's not for the beginner but it's a really fun free crochet scarf pattern.
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Side-to-Side V-Stitch Scarf
AnastaciaKnits shares this crochet pattern free on Ravelry.
This free Ravelry download crochet scarf pattern is a basic v-stitch crochet pattern that is worked side-to-side for a great meditative project.
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6-Row Skinny Crochet Scarf
Six simple rows and you've completed this easy free crochet scarf pattern.
This crochet scarf pattern is simple since it's a skinny design worked in just a few rows, although you do have to know how to change colors to get the striping right on this design.Continue to 9 of 100 below.
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Cabled Crochet Scarf
Learn how to work easy crochet cables with this free crochet scarf pattern.
Crochet cables use post stitches to get a textured knit-like look. Practice your crochet cables with this free crochet scarf pattern that uses mini cables in the design.
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Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern
This infinity scarf crochet pattern allows you to quickly and easily design a scarf that loops over your neck.
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Mesh Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
Even a true beginner in crochet can create this openwork scarf pattern.
This free crochet scarf pattern relies on chain space to give you a pretty openwork design. Want to get creative with it? Weave ribbons through the grid when you're finished.
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SC, DC Crochet Grid Scarf Pattern
Have fun making a pretty crochet scarf out of the basic stitches of chain, single crochet, and double crochet.
The combination of two of crochet's basic stitches along with some openwork areas created by chain spacing make this a free crochet scarf pattern that is relaxing but also fun to stitch.Continue to 13 of 100 below.
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Square Motif Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet infinity scarf or neck warmer is made by creating simple squares then joining them together.
You only need basic crochet skills to create the squares for this motif-based crochet scarf pattern. It's a great pattern to practice your joining technique.
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Textured Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet scarf pattern has a terrific texture.
The free crochet scarf pattern for this textured design is worked in 15 long rows. It incorporates V-stitches and single crochets along with original spacing choices.
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Openwork Crochet Shells Scarf Pattern
This free crochet pattern is offered as a Ravelry download by AnastaciaKnits.
Crochet shells are made more visible in this free scarf pattern because there are chains that allow a more breathable design.
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Cupcake Crochet Scarf Pattern
Twinkie Chan designs food-inspired crochet accessories like this cupcake scarf.
You can use Twinkie's free crochet cupcake garland pattern and adapt it to a scarf.Continue to 17 of 100 below.
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Mirror Image Crochet Scarf
This crochet scarf pattern is worked in two pieces so that they mirror each other when they are joined together.
This free two-piece crochet scarf pattern combines different approaches to crochet shells in its original design.
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Crocodile Stitch Infinity Scarf
This free crochet scarf pattern shows off the crocodile stitch.
This is a free crochet scarf pattern that uses the basic crochet crocodile stitch in two different yarn colorways and then gets stitched together into a tube for a creative design.
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Easy Crochet Scarf Set
This easy crochet scarf stands alone but also works as part of a full set of accessories.
This is a basic crochet scarf pattern that you can adapt into a full set with headband or hat and fingerless gloves.Continue to 21 of 100 below.
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4-Row Repeat Crochet Grid Scarf
This crochet grid scarf pattern is designed with an easy-breezy repeat.
This free crochet scarf pattern begins with one row and then repeats the next three rows over and over again until you're done. It's just creative enough to keep you interested in the pattern but repetitive enough to allow you to engage in focused, intentional crafting or "slow stitching."
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Buttoned Crochet Cowl Pattern
Warmer weather calls for lacier crochet designs and lighter patterns like this one.
This crochet lace cowl free pattern is a great alternative to a traditional crochet scarf for wear during warmer months where your scarf is more about accessorizing than keeping you cozy.
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Versatile DC Scarf Pattern
This free crochet scarf pattern from Jessie Rayot is flexible in its instructions.
This is a double crochet double-stranded scarf pattern. You can get creative in your choices of yarn to create a variety of different designs. The scarf has instructions for various sizes ranging from 4x40 to 10x70. And you can even choose if you want to work it vertically or horizontally.
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Bobble Crochet Scarf Pattern
The bobble stitch gives great texture to this free crochet scarf pattern.
This free crochet scarf pattern from Pigtails relies on the bobble stitch for its beautiful design.Continue to 25 of 100 below.
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Candy Ribbons Crochet Infinity Scarf
This free crochet cowl/scarf pattern from Jessie Rayot is a great choice if you want to work with a colorful design.
Jessie At Home gives us this free oversized crochet cowl (also known as an infinity scarf) pattern that is rich in candy colors.
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Crochet Fan Stitch Scarf
Crochet designer Jennifer of Fiber Flux calls this free crochet scarf pattern Tulip Tree.
This free crochet scarf pattern is worked using a lovely, lacy fan stitch.
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Dragon Scale Crochet Scarf
Cats Rockin' created this free crochet pattern using the "dragon scale" stitch.
This is an advanced shell stitch crochet scarf pattern that is beautifully textured even though it's worked in a single color.
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Puff Stitch Crochet Necklace Scarf
This free crochet accessories pattern works as a skinny scarf or a long necklace.
Jessie Rayot created this free crochet necklace scarf pattern using the terrific texture of the popular puff stitch.Continue to 29 of 100 below.
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Lacy Summer Scarf Crochet Pattern
This free crochet scarf pattern from Elk Studio incorporates several fun stitches.
This is a free infinity scarf crochet pattern that uses post stitches, v-stitches, half double crochet and more all worked with a J hook for a cool finished design.
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Striped Openwork Crochet Scarf Pattern
Switching from color A to B and back again through the pattern gives this crochet scarf a striped design.
This crochet pattern is worked with single crochet, double crochet, and chain spacing to make a lacy grid that gets more interesting when you alternate colors for a striped scarf design.
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Simple Cable Crochet Scarf
This free crochet scarf pattern from By Hook creates cables without post stitches.
This textured crochet scarf pattern is designed to have a cable crochet look but without the use of post stitches so it's a good starter cable pattern for beginners.
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Skylark Scarf Crochet Pattern
The yarn does all of the work in this beautiful free crochet scarf pattern
The rich colorwork in this terrific free crochet scarf pattern is all about the yarn—Boutique Unforgettable. This pattern is free from Jessie Rayot of Jessie At Home.
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Long Crochet Infinity Scarf
Marie Segares of Underground Crafter created this terrific long free crochet scarf pattern.
This is an extra-long crochet infinity scarf pattern that incorporates a variety of stitches. So fun to work!
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Tunisian Crochet Scarf Pattern
This free crochet pattern from Wink of A Creative Being teaches us something about Tunisian crochet.
This Tunisian crochet scarf pattern gives a good introduction to this niche of crochet and creates a great design that's rich in color.Continue to 37 of 100 below.
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Popcorn Crochet Scarf Pattern
Hopeful Honey shows us how to do the popcorn stitch in this free crochet scarf pattern.
Bobbles, clusters, and popcorns are all big textured stitches that have a similar look. Hopeful Honey created this free crochet scarf pattern that highlights that texture.
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Jeweled Crochet Scarflette Pattern
This neck warmer (also known as a cowl or scarflette) is an easy crochet pattern that looks fancy because of the jewel closure.
Get creative with how you adapt this easy crochet scarflette pattern to fit your own personal style.
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Extra Long Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet scarf has appeal because of its extra-long design.
This easy free crochet scarf pattern relies on a scalloped edge and extra length to capture your interest.Continue to 41 of 100 below.
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Floral Crochet Scarflette Pattern
This free crochet scarflette pattern is from BellaCrochet
This free crochet scarflette pattern comes with a crochet flower pattern to go with it. What a sweet final look!
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2-Sizes Crochet Scarf Pattern
AnastaciaKnits created this crochet pattern in two sizes.
This free crochet scarf pattern is written with the option to make it 6.5" or 7.5" depending on the width you are seeking.
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Free Crochet Scoodie Pattern
This crochet scarf pattern doubles as a hood to keep you warm on windy days.
This free Jessie At Home crochet scarf pattern is a perfect stash buster project.
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Flirty Crochet Scarf Free Pattern
This is a free crochet pattern from SCCelinaLane of Simply Collectible Crochet.
This free crochet scarf pattern is described as flirty. If you like it in an even bigger size, there's also a shawl version.Continue to 45 of 100 below.
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Moogly Free Crochet Scarf Pattern
Moogly created this crochet stitch pattern and called it Neptune's Arrow.
This free Moogly crochet scarf pattern has a wiggly, undulating design that looks like its always in motion. Adore it.
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Crochet Necklace Chain Scarf
This free crochet pattern from Jessie Rayot can be called a necklace or a scarf—either way, it's cute.
Jessie At Home gives us a free crochet scarf pattern that can be worn as a necklace-style accessory. Its simple design is created with crochet chains.
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Side-Fringe Infinity Crochet Scarf
This is a free infinity scarf crochet pattern from Mama in a Stitch.
This crochet pattern is an infinity scarf with fringe on one end, giving it a very original design that's easy to create.
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Mindless Scarf Crochet Pattern
This free Ravelry download crochet scarf pattern has a calming pattern.
Meditative crochet is made easy with this breathe-easy crochet scarf pattern offered as a free download on Ravelry from Knotted by Nicole.Continue to 49 of 100 below.
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Asymmetrical Wool Scarf Pattern
This crochet scarf pattern is worked in 100 percent wool for a great feel.
Jessie Rayot created this free crochet scarf pattern that shows off the beauty of an "askew" or asymmetrical design.
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Sweetheart Crochet Scarf Pattern
This free crochet scarf pattern was originally designed for Valentine's Day.
The red, white and pink coloring and the ruffled edges on this free crochet scarf pattern make it a perfect choice for a date night accessory.
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Candy Colored Crochet Scarf Pattern
This colorful crochet scarf pattern looks good enough to eat!
This free crochet scarf pattern incorporates all of the colors of the rainbow as well as some bright pink that makes me think of yummy candy.
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Crochet Triangle Scarf
Crochet scarves don't have to be rectangular as this triangle pattern proves.
This crochet triangle scarf pattern is an easy single crochet design that gives you an idea of different options for making scarves in a variety of shapes.Continue to 53 of 100 below.
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Raised Stripes Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet scarf combines hdc and dc with post stitches for a beautiful, textured striped design.
This is a free striped crochet scarf pattern by Jessie Rayot of Jessie At Home. Work it in a variety of colors to make one for each season of the year.
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Crochet Pom Pom Scarf
Crochet Gypsy created this free crochet pattern that is offered through Ravelry.
Pom pom novelty yarn is used to make this simple but super fun crochet scarf pattern.
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Braided Crochet Cowl Pattern
Calleigh's Clips offers a cute free crochet pattern for a graded crochet scarf.
This crochet cowl/scarf pattern is worked by braiding pieces together to make the final design.
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Lacy Infinity Scarf Pattern
Sooz Jewels brings us a beautiful crochet scarf pattern for people who like a lacy look.
This free infinity scarf crochet pattern highlights the joy of lace. It's perfect for spring with its floral style. Thanks to Sooz Jewels for this free scarf pattern.
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Spots and Stripes Scarf
Helen Watson shares this beautiful bold crochet pattern as a free Ravelry download.
Beginner crochet Helen Watson has done a great job of creating a crochet scarf pattern here that is beautiful but still designed for starting crocheters.
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One Skein Crochet Scarf Pattern
This is a free Jessie at Home crochet scarf pattern.
Use just one beautiful ball of yarn to create this asymmetrical crochet scarf pattern designed by Jessie Rayot.
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Shell Stitch Free Crochet Pattern
The shell stitch is easy to learn but looks fancy even on a simple scarf.
The free shell stitch crochet scarf pattern is lacy, yet textured, for a unique but simple accessory. This design is worked up in Neapolitan ice cream colors so it's great for cool summer nights.Continue to 61 of 100 below.
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Eyelash Fur Crochet Scarf Pattern
Novelty yarn can elevate a simple free crochet scarf pattern to something super stylish.
The use of eyelash fun fur gives a sophisticated look to this free crochet scarf pattern.
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Fringed Crochet Scarf
Adding fringe to a crochet scarf pattern can make it look different from the original design.
Here are some free tutorials for learning how to add fringe to a crochet scarf pattern.
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Spiral Net Ruffle Scarf
Get creative with fun yarn using this free crochet scarf pattern from Jessie Rayot
Have you ever used net yarn to create a crochet scarf? This free ruffle scarf pattern shows you how to do it.
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Brick Stitch Scarf Pattern
Practice the simple brick stitch with this free crochet scarf pattern by Nyela d’Endel.
Nyela's Hook shares a free crochet cowl/scarf pattern that teaches the basics of the brick stitch and shows how different colors can make this stitch look special.Continue to 65 of 100 below.
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Irish Flag Crochet Scarf
This crochet scarf is designed to look like the Irish Flag.
Canny Craftz has designed this free crochet infinity scarf pattern with the colors of Ireland's flag in mind. Wear it for St. Patrick's Day, to show off your Irish pride, or to Fighting Irish sports games!
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Front Loop Crochet Scarf Pattern
Cream of the Crop Crochet shows us how working in the front loop of dc stitches can create a pretty pattern.
This easy free crochet scarf pattern is made special when you work only in the front loops of the double crochet stitches.
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Rainbow Crochet Scarf Pattern
If you're in love with all of the colors of the rainbow then give this crochet scarf pattern a try.
Jessie Rayot created this free crochet scarf pattern with rainbow happiness in mind. She calls it Skylark in Wonderland.Continue to 69 of 100 below.
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Picot and Corkscrew Crochet Scarf Pattern
Tanis Galik of Interlocking Crochet has created a terrific free crochet scarf pattern for people who like picots.
This free Interlocking Crochet scarf pattern uses picots for a really special textured look that only gets enhanced when you add the fun corkscrew fringe.
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Super Fast Crochet Scarf Pattern
Want a crochet scarf pattern that you can finish in a jiffy? This free pattern has you covered.
This is a thick-and-thin style crochet scarf pattern that is worked up with a large P size hook so that you're done with the pattern almost as soon as you've begun.
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3-Color Eyelash Scarf Crochet Pattern
Eyelash yarn turns a beginner's crochet scarf pattern into something special—especially when you add stripes.
There are three different colors of eyelash yarn used in this free novelty yarn crochet scarf pattern. It has a fuzzy design that's fun to the touch and it works up easily using a big P hook.
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Skinny Scarf Crochet Pattern
An extra-skinny crochet scarf can also be worn around the waist.
This free crochet scarf pattern will show you how to make an extra-skinny, long scarf that can be worn in several ways.Continue to 73 of 100 below.
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Two-Strand Crochet Scarf Pattern
This easy crochet scarf pattern is intended to keep you warm.
This free crochet scarf pattern by Jessie Rayot uses two strands of chunky weight yarn held together to create a thick, warm piece of neckwear.
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Unforgettable V-Stitch Crochet Scarf
Undeniable Glitter brought out the best of Boutique Unforgettable yarn with this v-stitch crochet scarf pattern.
Use a J Hook and celebrate the beauty of Double V-stitch with this free Unforgettable yarn crochet cowl pattern by Alyssa Titus.
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Oversized Purple Crochet Scarf
Jessie Rayot calls this free crochet pattern Lavender Blooms, hinting at the floral feeling the design captures.
This is a free crochet shawl pattern that could also be worn as an oversized triangle scarf.
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Simple Double Tunisian Scarf
Leajcrochet provides this easy free crochet pattern for people who want a Tunisian crochet scarf.
Practice the niche of Tunisian crochet with this simple free crochet scarf pattern.Continue to 77 of 100 below.
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Double-Strand Mobius Scarf
The mobius scarf is a twisted variation on the infinity crochet scarf.
This free mobius scarf crochet pattern is worked with two strands of worsted weight yarn that come together quickly using a large hook. It's by Jessie Rayot.
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Long Fringe Crochet Scarf Pattern
Posh Patterns created this free crochet scarf pattern that celebrates the beauty of long crochet.
This is a really easy free crochet pattern that uses only double crochet and chain stitches. It works up quickly with a great yarn and an L hook. The long fringe completes the stylish look.
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Slanted Little Fans
Jessie Rayot, the crochet designer behind this pattern, calls it Slanted Little Fans.
This free crochet pattern is intended to be a shawl or oversized scarf. I adore the original color choices the designer has made.
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Patriotic Crochet Scarf Pattern
There aren't too many summer holidays to celebrate. The big one is the Fourth of July. This scarf is perfect for it.
This red, white and blue crochet scarf pattern is great for any occasion where you want to show off your patriotic pride.Continue to 81 of 100 below.
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Checkered Furry Scarf Pattern
Two very different yarns are combined in this crochet scarf pattern for an original checkered design.
This unique free crochet pattern incorporates a fun fur yarn with a more standard yarn to give you an original checkered design.
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5-Skein Ribbed Double Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet scarf is easy to make although it takes a while because it's so huge.
This free crochet scarf tutorial is a basic dc design that alternates different variegated colorways of Lion Brand Homespun Yarn to make the biggest, cozies scarf you've ever seen.
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Hooded Crochet Scarf Pattern
Lara N Castle offers this free crochet scarf pattern as a Ravelry download.
This beautiful crochet scarf pattern includes a hood in the design. Designer Lara N Castle calls this Freya's Hood. She created it for charity for the New York Cares volunteer project for the visually impaired.
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Skull Scarf Crochet Pattern
This free crochet scarf pattern by Stitch Noir is great for Halloween but works for other occasions as well.
Stitch Noir created a striking free crochet scarf pattern here that uses unique stitching to show off openwork skull shapes. Any goth fan, Halloween lover or themed-party-goer will want to add this to their closet.Continue to 85 of 100 below.
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Long Ripple Crochet Pattern
This crochet scarf pattern by Jessie At Home shows us how to work the chevron crochet in a new way.
This is a crochet ripple scarf pattern with an original extended design.
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Sunkissed Fishbone Wrap Pattern
This free crochet wrap scarf pattern by Jellina Creations is available in both Dutch and English.
I love the unique pattern created by the joining, blocking and outlining in this free crochet wrap/scarf pattern by Dutch crochet designer Jellina Creations.
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Skinny Vine Scarf Pattern
Kristy Medina suggests that her free Ravelry crochet scarf pattern be worked in any yarn type.
This free crochet scarf pattern, available as a Ravelry download, is a terrific option for anyone who is seeking a super skinny scarf that has a bold design.
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Tunisian Crochet Cowl Pattern
This free Tunisian crochet pattern by A Crochet Journey was inspired by Cobbled Streets.
Designer Sol of A Crochet Journey shares that this is an easy Tunisian crochet scarf pattern that uses only two different stitches.Continue to 89 of 100 below.
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Simple SC Scarf Pattern
Sometimes you just need a simple meditative crochet project. This scarf is it.
This free crochet scarf tutorial gives you all of the information that you need to work up a K-hook single crochet scarf in a single colorway. Simple and sweet.
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Hexi Crochet Scarf Pattern
It's fun to work up a bunch of hexagons and then stitch them together into a crochet scarf.
Use colorful watercolor-inspired yarn to create a crochet scarf that looks like a painting with this motif-based hexi crochet scarf pattern.
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Chain Stitch Crochet Scarf
This free Ravelry crochet pattern celebrates the simple chain stitch.
You can do more with a crochet chain stitch than you ever imagined, as we see in this free Ravelry download crochet scarf pattern from Peach. Unicorn.Continue to 93 of 100 below.
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Warm, Lacy Crochet Scarf Pattern
This is a lacy but warm free crochet pattern by Meladora's Creations.
Crochet designer Meladora's Creations uses a fun combination of post stitches and V-stitches to create a free scarf pattern that is lacy but still works for cold weather wear.
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Looks Like Knitting Crochet Scarf Pattern
Little Wendy Crochet shared this free Tunisian crochet scarf pattern as part of a CAL.
This crochet scarf pattern combines Tunisian crochet with post stitches and other crochet stitches for a constantly-changing pattern that has a knit-like design.
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Pretty Pink Crochet Scarf
Girlie's Crochet honors feminine flair with a beautiful pink crochet scarf pattern.
This free crochet scarf pattern takes the color pink and turns it up a notch. It uses picots and v-stitches among other stitches.
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Stitch Sampler Crochet Scarf Pattern
Tracy of The Red Spotty Mushroom calls this the Pixie Elements Scarf Pattern.
This free multi-stitch crochet scarf pattern incorporates a huge variety of stitches but pulls them altogether through color to create a cohesive design.Continue to 97 of 100 below.
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Rainbow Granny Crochet Scarf Pattern
Work long rows in rainbow colors to create a pretty crochet scarf pattern designed by Rosalind Evans.
If you love the crochet granny stitch, like to work long meditative rows of crochet and enjoy the colors of the rainbow then you must try this free crochet granny scarf pattern.
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Mobius Crochet Scarf in 6 Sizes
This crochet mobius scarf pattern by Jessie At Home is available in many sizes.
Jessie Rayot offers us a free crochet mobius scarf pattern that is super chunky since it's worked with two strands of bulky weight yarn. She offers variety, though, with instructions for six different sizes of this crochet scarf.
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SC Checkerboard Fur Scarf
Three colors, two yarn types, and one original free crochet pattern.
The stitches in this checkerboard crochet scarf are simple but the design looks complex because of the unique combination of two different yarn types worked in three different colors.
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Christmas Crochet Scarf Pattern
This crochet scarf pattern is worked in Christmas colors for a perfect holiday flair.
This is an easy nine-row crochet scarf pattern that you can create quickly for the winter holidays. Make one for everyone in the family and wear them for a matching Christmas card picture this year.