37 Crochet Scarf Beginner Patterns

If you’re new to crochet, a scarf might seem far out of your range of talent. However, you can easily make a simple scarf with just a few basic crochet techniques. Here are 37 Crochet Scarf Beginner Patterns that are the most basic of all the crochet scarf patterns you can choose from!

CROCHET SCARF BEGINNER PATTERNS

A cute crochet scarf might be one of your favorite things to crochet. Especially if you can find a fairly simple crochet scarf pattern that makes up really quickly – they are so fast and fun!

A lot of these crochet scarf patterns are great starter projects too – using basic stitches like single and double crochet – they would be perfect for a beginner project.

 

1. Crochet Chain Scarf Beginner Pattern by Warming The Heart

This beautiful crochet chain scarf has a simple elegance and works up in no time! This is the perfect project for a crochet beginner. Very Simple and easy to understand and complete.

It receives much attention and many compliments and is a great accessory for any time of the year.

Use all of your left over yarn in your favorite colors, or create one in a single color, or in a range hues of the same color for an ombre effect.  Whatever way you decide for the colors, it’s a great scrap-buster.

Crochet Chain Scarf - Crochet Beginner Project

This crochet scarf beginner pattern has been designed especially with beginner crocheters in mind and is ideal for a first project, or for teaching someone to crochet from the very basics. 

Chain Scarf patterns are perfect for practicing chaining and tension!  And it’s guaranteed to fit – one size fits all.

Skill Level:

Beginner/ Easy

Crochet Chain Scarf Materials:

If you are a complete beginner, here’s a simple video to show you how to crochet a chain, to get you started.

Chain Scarft Free Pattern Download here


2. Warm Crochet Scarf Pattern by Jennifer Pionk

It’s winter season again and that usually means getting stuck at home because of snowstorms.

Want to keep yourself warm? Instead of wasting your precious time just laying around because you’re stuck at home, why not make something you can use during the cold season?

This pattern by Jennifer Pionk is a perfect winter season companion. Not only is it  thick, warm, and oh so comfy, it’s beautiful too! 

Although it’s just a simple rectangular crochet scarf, it’s yarn gives it a unique texture. An easy to make but extraordinary looking scarf!

About the Pattern

Are you ready to chill and still be productive? Play your favorite series or tune in to the podcast you’re currently listening too, this pattern is so easy to make you can do everything at once!

It may sound too plain since it’s an easy to make rectangular scarf, but using the right yarn will add texture that will surely make it a standout piece. Oh, you can also add optional pompoms to add a little fun to it! 

Want to add more width to the scarf? Add a few stitches to the foundation chain to make it a little bigger!

Instead of just laying around doing nothing, work on this cozy crochet scarf!

Skill Level

Intermediate

Gauge

n stitch pattern: 13 sts = 5.5″; 10 rows = 4″

Materials Needed

  • Yarn – Red Heart Hygge Yarn in Pearl
  • Crochet Hook L/8.00mm
  • Yarn Needle
  • Faux Fur Poms (2) 4 – 5″  (optional)

Finished size

5.5″ W x 68″

Stitches Used

Warm Crochet Scarf Pattern by Jennifer Pionk

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3. Beginner Crochet Dreamy Infinity Scarf Pattern by Daisy Farm Crafts

This Simple Crochet Velvet Infinity Scarf is a beginner pattern. This is made with one simple stitch, called wide HDC or HDC.

This HDC stitch helps keep the velvet nice and tight so that we can avoid having any loose loops get pulled up.

The velvet yarn is so wonderfully soft and comfortable and the way these scarves fold and wrap around your neck is so effortless, it will be your new go-to scarf this winter!

Beginner Crochet Dreamy Infinity Scarf Pattern by Daisy Farm Crafts

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4. Crochet Easy Scarf Pattern by Smiley Goose

This Crochet Easy Scarf Pattern works up quickly using a few basic crochet stitches and has an amazing texture. This scarf would make a great birthday or Christmas gift! The finished size is approximately 7 inches wide and 58 inches long not including the fringe. 

Crochet Easy Scarf Pattern by Smiley Goose

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5. Easy Mesh Scarf Crochet Pattern by Christa Co Design

This quick and easy scarf will give you that pop of color for summer and bring you into fall for those cool mornings.  It’s just perfect for any time of the year!

Crocheted simply, with double crochets and uses just one skein of cotton yarn, this Easy Mesh Scarf will be your new favorite piece. Bonus, this scarf is made in crochet mesh, which works up super fast.

Easy Mesh Scarf Crochet Pattern by Christa Co Design

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6. Easy Crochet Scarf Pattern by Yarnspirations

This easy scarf incorporates cluster stitches for a beautiful, lacy effect that any lady loves. With excellent stitch definition, the chunky yarn gives your work impact in any shade you envision. Pumpkin color turns-out the version shown, featuring a rich look that’s ready for autumn.

Easy Crochet Scarf Pattern by Yarnspirations

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7. Easy Pocket Scarf Crochet Pattern by TL Dot Crochet

This Easy Pocket Scarf will be one of your favorite makes this season! The pattern works up quickly and full of rich texture. Button and pocket cuff detail is sure to be a conversation starter with this beauty!

What makes this crochet scarf different from others, are the little pockets on each end of the scarf. It’s perfect for warming your hands up on the days you forget your gloves.

Easy Pocket Scarf Crochet Pattern by TL Dot Crochet

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8. Easy Ombre Crochet Scarf Pattern by Red Heart

It may look elaborate, but this uncomplicated crochet scarf is easy! Stitch your interpretation in any shade that inspires your creativity, and enjoy gentle shade transitions from light to dark and back again. Finish it with or without the playful fringe, and you’re ready to face the great outdoors in warmth and style.

Easy Ombre Crochet Scarf Pattern by Red Heart

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9. Crochet Chevron Scarf Pattern by The Hat And I

Create a colorful, wonderful scarf for yourself or someone special with this Crochet Chevron Scarf Pattern. Simple stitches and colorful yarn combine to create a unique and beautiful scarf to wear from fall into winter!

This scarf is perfect for everyone on your list – a perfect unisex scarf pattern that is also great for all ages! The pattern is so quick and fun and can be easily customized to any length you’d like.

Crochet Chevron Scarf Pattern by The Hat And I

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10. Easy Crochet Chunky Scarf Pattern by Darling Jadore

A classic rectangular shape featuring a unique, textured rib-like design, This Easy Crochet Chunky Scarf was specifically designed for beginners looking to make a gorgeous, fashionable scarf!

Easy Crochet Chunky Scarf Pattern by Darling Jadore

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11. Simple Beginner Scarf Crochet Pattern by Sewrella

This tutorial is for those folks that have always wanted to learn to crochet and are ready to learn the basics. The design is as simple as it gets, it’s a fun way to get acquainted with the craft and decide if it’s for you! This super quick and easy scarf is the perfect beginner pattern, or it’s great for gift giving!

Simple Beginner Scarf Crochet Pattern by Sewrella

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12. Beginner Friendly Triangle Scarf Crochet Pattern by A Purpose And A Stitch

Toss on this modern crochet triangle scarf to head out to the desert, the mountains…or just the grocery store. The pattern takes all the stress out of choosing colors because the skein does it for you! It’s a perfect one skein crochet project and a great and inexpensive DIY gift idea.

Beginner Friendly Triangle Scarf Crochet Pattern by A Purpose And A Stitch

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13. Bonfire Scarf Free Crochet Pattern by Mama In A Stitch

Inspired by the smoky plumes of a bonfire, this scarf is both beautiful and functional. Whether you wear it on cool summer nights or blustery winter days, this piece is sure to keep you warm and on trend. While it may look knit or woven, it’s easily made with simple crochet stitch work.

The pattern itself is super easy as it’s worked by alternating single crochet stitches with chain stitches.  It’s easy enough for a new crocheter to do, yet it looks complicated and almost appears to be knit.

Bonfire Scarf Free Crochet Pattern by Mama In A Stitch

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14. Moss Fringe Scarf Crochet Pattern by All About Ami

Crochet this gorgeous beginner-friendly scarf using chunky wool and a large crochet hook (15 mm)! This warm and stylish scarf makes a statement with its beautiful texture and luxurious fringe. 

When you’re new to crochet, it can be intimidating to learn a new stitch. If you’re ready to try a new stitch, give the moss stitch a try. The moss stitch will give your project a knitted look and it adds texture to your project.

Moss Fringe Scarf Crochet Pattern by All About Ami

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15. Easy Fringe Scarf Crochet Pattern by The Easy Design

With its simplicity, this fringed boho scarf offers a wonderful fashion statement! It can be made in any size/weight of yarn and in any type of fiber: cotton, silk, or use whatever you like, select your favorite yarn. It can be worn in any season and would look amazing with any outfit.

Easy Fringe Scarf Crochet Pattern by The Easy Design

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16. Sunshine Crochet Scarf Pattern by Hooked Homemade Happy

Let the warm sunshine in with this Sunshine Crochet Scarf Pattern! It’s made with super lightweight cotton and that makes it perfect for warmer weather. It hangs loosely around the neck so you don’t have to worry about getting too warm with this scarf.

Sunshine Crochet Scarf Pattern by Hooked Homemade Happy

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17. Easy Crochet Color Block Scarf Pattern by Annie Design Crochet

This Easy Crochet Color Block Scarf Pattern for a cozy crochet scarf, is suitable for a beginner and is perfect for cooler weather, to wrap you in all the warmth you will need.

The easy repeat pattern makes this project a fast make, you could rustle up a trendy color-block scarf for everyone on your Christmas list!

Easy Crochet Color Block Scarf Pattern by Annie Design Crochet

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18. Easy Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern by Left In Knots

Use this crochet pattern to make an easy infinity scarf featuring the colors of your favorite school or team! The color block/striping design is easily customizable, and this project is perfect for working on while relaxing in front of the TV. This crochet pattern is suitable for a beginner and the size is easily adjustable.

Easy Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern by Left In Knots

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19. Shimmer Crochet Scarf Pattern by Just Be Crafty Shop

This Shimmer Crochet Scarf is a fun, quick, and easy project that could easily be worked up in just a weekend! Whip up a few in your favorite colors to spice up your wardrobe!

The stitch looks complicated, but it’s not! The stitch is comprised of alternating between single and double crochets and the end result is a beautiful and elegant texture with a super dreamy drape!

Shimmer Crochet Scarf Pattern by Just Be Crafty Shop

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20. Beginner Crochet Scarf Free Pattern by Fiber Flux

Vibrant variegated yarn makes this scarf totally fun to stitch up, but with simple stitches to keep it easy for beginners (even if you’ve never crocheted before)!  For those of you who are seasoned crocheters, this is a fabulous gift scarf too!

Beginner Crochet Scarf Free Pattern by Fiber Flux

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21. Crochet Infinity Scarf Pattern For Beginners by Kathy’s Crochet Closet

This Crochet Infinity Scarf is a fast project using a large hook and worsted weight yarn. This is a great project for showing off your favorite skein of variegated yarn while balancing it with a solid color yarn: a modern take on using variegated yarn.

The openwork design is created with simple stitches of single crochet and double crochet. The finished scarf will measure approximately 58” around and 6 ½” wide.

Crochet Infinity Scarf Pattern For Beginners by Kathy's Crochet Closet

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22. Easy Lace Scarf Free Crochet Pattern by Kirsten Holloway Designs

With spring just around the corner, you might want a lightweight, lacy scarf that would be pretty, and be simple enough for beginners to crochet.

This Easy Lace Scarf delivers on both accounts with a simple, but pleasing stitch pattern that is repeated as many times as you want, to make this beautiful accessory as wide or narrow as you’d like. 

This lace scarf pattern is very basic stitch-wise. It only uses chains, double crochet, and single crochet (for the ends).

Easy Lace Scarf Free Crochet Pattern by Kirsten Holloway Designs

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23. Easy Keyhole Scarf Crochet Pattern by LES By Ruby Baby

This unique scarf design is guaranteed to turn heads! It’s a very simple construction with a stunning outcome. Trendy and warm this scarf can be worn in a few different ways.

This pattern design fits teen to adult but can be slightly modified by going up or down a hook size and/or yarn weight.

Easy Keyhole Scarf Crochet Pattern by LES By Ruby Baby

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24. Crochet Easy Light Fluffy Scarf Pattern by For The Frills Store

Wrap yourself up this winter with this Light Fluffy Scarf. Effortlessly light yet incredibly warm, this easy crochet scarf is great for crochet beginners!

This design uses single crochets and chains to create a simple yet unique stitch texture that’s also easily customizable. For more advanced crocheters, this is the perfect project for a relaxing crochet break in front of a fire or the tv!

Crochet Easy Light Fluffy Scarf Pattern by For The Frills Store

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25. Candy Kisses Triangle Scarf Crochet Pattern by Nana’s Crafty Home

An easy, beautiful, and lacy triangle scarf free crochet pattern featuring a simple two-row repeat and gorgeous open stitches. This Candy Kisses Triangle Scarf Crochet Pattern works up quickly and makes perfect gifts or just to treat yourself to a lovely scarf. The perfect light touch to any outfit!

This is an easy and repetitive pattern but with a lot of appeals!  So pretty, frilly, and feminine!  The edging is just about the easiest edging you could ever do — just single crochet and chains!

Candy Kisses Triangle Scarf Crochet Pattern by Nana's Crafty Home

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26. Super Scarf Crochet Pattern by Simply Collectible Crochet

This super scarf is an easy crochet scarf pattern and looks great with just about any outfit that needs an extra touch. It’s also long and wide enough that you can wear it many ways.

Try it draped over both your shoulders, wrapped under a coat, or keeping you warm on top of a matching t-shirt. All your other scarves can move over, because this is a super scarf, and it’s here to stay!

Super Scarf Crochet Pattern by Simply Collectible Crochet

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27. Crochet Fringe Infinity Scarf Pattern For Beginners by Traverse Bay Crochet

This fringe infinity scarf will be your new favorite scarf! This is light weight and extremely soft. The scarf is worked with 2 strands together with a clear easy to follow pattern. This can also be made with medium worsted weight yarn or any weight yarn if you prefer a thicker scarf.

Crochet Fringe Infinity Scarf Pattern For Beginners by Traverse Bay Crochet

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28. Delancey Crochet Scarf Free Pattern For Beginners by Stitch And Hustle

This Delancey Crochet Scarf Free Pattern For Beginners uses just 2 beginner and simple crochet stitches and is a great way to explore stitch work while creating a wonderful scarf for guys and gals.

You can make it as long or short as you like as it is designed in sections. I also love how two simple stitches can create such a wonderfully subtle texture.

Delancey Crochet Scarf Free Pattern For Beginners by Stitch And Hustle

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29. Easy Ribbed Scarf Crochet Pattern by Darling Jadore

Classic all-over ribbing drapes effortlessly, making this scarf the perfect cozy accessory for any outdoorsman. The understated vertical ribbing on the body of the scarf flows down to meet a more structured ribbing at the two ends, making this a must-have scarf that pairs with any outfit.

Easy Ribbed Scarf Crochet Pattern by Darling Jadore

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30. Easy Granny Square Scarf Crochet Pattern by Annie Design

If you love making granny squares, you will enjoy this fun retro crochet scarf! You can use a lot of colors like the version below, or if you prefer, you could make this scarf in a single color, which would be beautiful either way!

This easy crochet pattern consists of 14 granny squares attached together, and a fun border added on each side. You can use any Worsted Weight/Aran yarn to achieve a similar effect.

Easy Granny Square Scarf Crochet Pattern by Annie Design

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31. Crochet Plaid Scarf For Beginners Free Pattern by Crafting Happiness

This Crochet Plaid Scarf is easy to make and it’s a classic look for the cold season. This fashionable plaid scarf for beginners it’s easier to make than it looks at a first glance.

Easy double crochet rows combined with surface crochet create a beautiful and classic plaid pattern that you can make in any color scheme you like.

Crochet Plaid Scarf For Beginners Free Pattern by Crafting Happiness

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32. Alpine Pocket Scarf Crochet Pattern by Red Heart

Make a winter scarf that keeps both your neck and hands warm! This Alpine Pocket Scarf is an easy crochet pattern that features the gorgeous alpine stitch, which is made of foundation double crochet, front post treble crochet, and single crochet.

You work this stitch throughout the scarf, making it simple to work up and great for practicing.

Alpine Pocket Scarf Crochet Pattern by Red Heart

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33. Easy Crochet Button Down Scarf Pattern by Dabbles And Babbles

This Easy Crochet Button Down Scarf Pattern is so easy to make and works up quickly. you’re looking for a fun crochet project that looks great with just about any outfit, this project is perfect for you. You might even find yourself making a few cowls for your friends too!

Easy Crochet Button Down Scarf Pattern by Dabbles And Babbles

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34. Beginner Scarf Crochet Pattern by Yarnspirations

Create this basic scarf for beginners, or as a quick finish item for the more experienced hand. Imagine the personality you want, and bring it to fruition in the colors you picture using a thick chunky yarn of your choice. It makes a great gift for dad, brother, uncle, or grandfather!

Beginner Scarf Crochet Pattern by Yarnspirations

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35. Easy Diagonal Scarf Crochet Pattern by Hooked Homemade Happy

This Easy Diagonal Scarf Crochet Pattern is just that easy! You can make any simple striped scarf a little extra fun by making it diagonal. It’s a wonderful accessory to enhance any outfit, so be sure to make one for a friend too!

Easy Diagonal Scarf Crochet Pattern by Hooked Homemade Happy

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36. Crisscross Crochet Super Scarf Pattern For Beginners by Dream A Little Bigger

Want one of those pretty and giant super scarves? This Crisscross Crochet Super Scarf Pattern is gorgeously oversized and easy enough for beginners!

This pattern is worked using a super bulky yarn that you can get done in a day. And if you’re a particularly fast hooker, it will only take 4-5 hours!

Crisscross Crochet Super Scarf Pattern For Beginners by Dream A Little Bigger

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37. Tunisian Colorblock Scarf Crochet Pattern by Croyden Crochet

This Tunisian Colorblock Scarf Crochet Pattern is perfect for beginners. It’s a great first Tunisian crochet project and will help you get comfortable working the Tunisian Half Double Crochet Stitch. It creates such a beautiful and interesting texture!

Tunisian Colorblock Scarf Crochet Pattern by Croyden Crochet

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Get comfy and prepare for an easy and fun crochet day with these crochet scarf beginner patterns!

Many of these are one skein projects or great scrap busters and use every type of yarn from thread to worsted weight yarn. Which one is your favorite?

For each of the scarves that you make, please share the progress pictures to our Facebook Page, we’d love to see what color you crocheted your scarves in.

If you’re an absolute beginner and been wanting to learn different crochet stitches from beginner to advanced ones, check our Crochet Stitch Tutorials to help you get started!

If you’re a beginner you can start by practicing the first few beginner crochet stitches listed and apply them to our favorite beginner crochet patterns.

Or make your way through to the more advanced stitches and discover an array of amazing advanced crochet patterns that make wonderful projects.

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