A simple lace crochet scarf pattern that uses only one skein of yarn! A light delicate scarf perfect for adding a pop of colour to your outfit any time of year. The easy pattern creates a beautiful mesh lace design that is sophisticated and stylish. Using simple stitches with minimum counting, you will be whipping up a few of these in no time! Get the Free Pattern below or purchase the ad-free PDF version of this pattern on Ravelry or on Etsy. The PDF is designed for printing.
I used One Skein of a fingering weight yarn from Olann an Irish yarn company that produces ethically sourced yarns in beautiful colours that are loved by crafters worldwide. The colour-way is called Kismet and is a gorgeous golden shade with flecks of pink. The pattern is very versatile and you could also use a heavier yarn to make a cosy scarf for winter.
You can make this design wider if you wish by simply adding more chains (the multiple is 8 + 4). The pattern grows quickly and is perfect for picking up when you just want to crochet and relax. I love light and airy scarves to wear all year round and have many of them in my wardrobe!
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- Olann Singles Sock Fingering Weight /400yds [366m]: Merino Superwash/100gr) in colourway Kismet
- 3.5mm crochet hook
- You can use 400m of any fingering weight yarn or yarn weight of your choice and matching hook.
Scarf measures 80 in [203cm] in length x 9 in [23cm] wide after blocking and without a fringe
Gauge is not important for this piece
US Crochet Terms (UK terms in brackets)
Beg – beginning
Ch – chain
St – stitch
Sp – space
Sc – single crochet (UK double crochet)
Dc – double crochet (UK treble crochet)
- Ch 3 at the beginning of a row counts as 1 dc
- Ch 1 at the beginning of a row does not count as a stitch
- The pattern is worked in multiples of 8 + 4
- You can make this scarf wider by adding more multiples but be aware you will need more yarn
- It is recommended that you block your scarf for a polished finish
- The pattern is written in US crochet terms
Instructions for Simple Lace Crochet Scarf
Multiple of 8 + 4 for foundation
Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in next ch, * ch 4, skip 3 ch, 1 dc in next ch, ch 4, skip 3 ch, 1 sc in next ch; rep from * across until 1 ch remains, 1 sc in last ch, turn
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc here and throughout), 1 dc in next st, * ch 4, skip next ch-4 sp, 1 sc in next dc, ch 4, skip next ch-4 sp, 1 dc in next sc; rep from * across until 1 st remains, 1 dc in last st, turn
Row 3: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), 1 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in next st, * ch 4, skip next ch-4 sp, 1 dc in next sc, ch 4, skip next ch-4 sp, 1 sc in next dc; rep from * across until 1 st remains, 1 sc in last st, turn
Repeat rows 2 & 3 for pattern
Scarf pictured has a total of 186 rows finishing on a row 3. You can make your scarf longer or shorter if you wish, making sure to leave some yarn for fringing.
For each piece of fringing, cut 10 x 8in lengths of yarn. Fold in half and using your crochet hook to pull the folded loop through the end of each ch-3 space at one end of your scarf, and each ch-4 space at the other end. Tighten to secure.
Weave in all loose ends. Soak your scarf in lukewarm water and gently wring in a towel. Lay project out to finished size and pull gently into shape. Pin in place and leave to dry.
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