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Easy Chunky Infinity Scarf: Crochet Pattern for Beginners

Looking for a fun and easy crochet project? Make your own chunky infinity scarf using color changing yarn.

With just one skein of Scarfie yarn, you can create a warm and fuzzy accessory that’s perfect for three seasons. Plus, the self-striping yarn makes it easy to achieve a beautiful variation and ombré effect without having to cut and join new yarn.

Scarfie is a roving style, single ply yarn. It is rather rustic and fuzzy and there is a slight variation in the thickness of the yarn in parts, but that just adds to the charm of the piece. Be careful if you have to pull out stitches, since the yarn sometimes has a tendency to stick to itself.

You could also you make this scarf in another bulky weight yarn, although the finished piece might have a slightly different feel and texture. Make a gauge swatch to be sure that your finished piece will match the pattern size.

This scarf is made with an easy pattern repeat, a variation on the classic v stitch. To make the v stitch, you will place two double crochet stitches into the same stitch or space. The piece is worked side to side, and then connected with a seam to form the infinity scarf.

Whether you’re a beginner looking to stretch your skills or an experienced crocheter in need of a quick project, this scarf is sure to be a hit!

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Easy Chunky Infinity Scarf

By Candice Lynn

Skill Level

Easy

Yarn Size:

Size 5, Bulky

Materials
Gauge

4 ” (10 cm) =  10 stitches and 6 rows in v-stitch pattern, unblocked

Sizes

One size fits most adults

Finished dimensions

Length: 60 inches (152 cm) 

Width: 8 inches (20 cm)

Pattern Notes

This pattern uses US crochet terms.

This scarf is worked side to side in rows and seamed at the short edges to make an infinity scarf. 

You may want to use stitch markers to help keep count of the number of rows completed. 

Special Stitches

double crochet v-stitch: place two double crochet stitches into one stitch or space

Abbreviations

ch = chain

dc = double crochet

dc v-stitch = double crochet v-stitch

sk = skip

st = stitch

sp = space

Instructions 

Loosely chain 22.

Row 1:  2 dc in the 4th ch from the hook (the first three chains that were skipped will count as the first dc of the row; the two double crochets in one chain are the first double crochet v-stitch), sk 1 ch, *2 dc in the next ch, sk 1 ch, repeat from * to the last ch, 1 dc in the last ch. (There will be 20 dcs in the row.)

Row 2: Ch 3 (this “turning chain” counts as a dc), turn. 2 dc in the sp between the stitches of each  dc v-stitch across, 1 dc in the last stitch (here you will place the dc into the top of the turning ch of the previous row).  (20 dcs)

Rows 3 – 91: Repeat row 2

Finishing

Bring the short ends of the scarf together and line up the stitches. Working through both layers, use slip stitches to seam the edges together and form the infinity scarf.

(Alternatively, seam the short ends of the scarf together using a yarn needle or tapestry needle.)

Fasten off and weave in loose ends. 

Optional: With any remaining yarn, make tassels to fasten to scarf for added decoration.

 

Deciding what to call this project has been a bit of a dilemma. I have lately been seeing what I’ve called an infinity scarf referred to as a “snood”. But what is your definition of a snood? I have always heard the term snood used to describe those fancy hairnets worn by women in the 1940’s. But I’ve also encountered snood defined as a cowl or infinity scarf that is partly pulled up to be worn over the head.

How will you style your scarf? I would love to see your makes! Share in the comments, or tag #crochetconfidential on Instagram

© 2022 by Candice Lynn (Crochet Confidential). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You are free to sell the items you make with this pattern. Do not distribute this pattern or the photos in any form — if you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: https://crochetconfidential.com/easy-chunky-infinity-scarf-crochet-pattern . Thank you for your support!

 

 

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