This single crochet scarf pattern is beginner-friendly, and perfect for anyone who needs a simple, yet elegant, crochet scarf. It is perfect for both genders, and makes for a great gift idea during the winter months.
Shown in a solid color, this crochet scarf would also look very nice if you changed colors after every second or fourth row. That way you could easily turn this into a stashbuster to help you with your spring cleaning!
Wear it long, or wrap it over the shoulder if you like. Either way, it’ll sit nicely underneath a winter coat to help keep the cold drafts out. Another option is to wear it over the coat or over a long-sleeved shirt when the weather isn’t too cold!
This simple scarf is worked up in short rows using only the single crochet stitch. But, the stitches are worked into the front loops only, which gives you a beautiful, yet simple, ribbed texture.
If you are an absolute beginner, you can always go in under both loops if that makes it easier. Then work your way up to working into the front loops and even do color changes.
I did not add an edging, but I did write out instructions for a basic edging if you’d like to even things out along the edges. If you do add an edging you’ll need a second ball of yarn, or make it slightly shorter to give you enough yarn to go around the edge.
The finished size measures 7.5 inches by 60 inches. But, it is super easy to adjust this to any size from child to adult large!
For this scarf I used Bernat Premium, which is a medium worsted weight yarn. However, any yarn and hook size will work.
Other Crochet Scarf Patterns to Try
- Offset Shell Quick Crochet Scarf
- Stashbuster Crochet Striped Scarf
- Seed Stitch One Skein Crochet Scarf
- Crunch Stitch Easy Crochet Winter Scarf
- Slanted Cluster Crochet Scarf Pattern
Front Loop Single Crochet Scarf
- Yarn: Bernat Premium (Worsted Weight, #4; 100% Acrylic; 7oz/198g; 360yds/329m) Color: Grape Soda, 1 ball without an edging. Two balls if want to work an edging.
- Crochet Hook: H/8-5.00mm
- Other: Measuring Tape, Scissors, Yarn Needle.
- Gauge: 16 sts = 4".
- Finished Size: Without an edging it measures 7.5" wide by 60" long.
Special Stitch Instructions
- The front loop single crochet is the same as a normal single crochet, except it is worked into the front loops only of the previous stitches.
- Ch 31,
- Row 1 (RS): Working into back bumps, sc in 2nd ch from hook and into each ch across. Turn. [30 sts]
- Row 2: Ch 1, flsc into first st and into each st across. Turn. [30 sts]
- Rows 3-200: Rep Row 2.
- Optional Edging: With RS facing, ch 1, flsc in first st, *flsc into next st and each st across to last st, work 3 flsc into last st; turn to work along the side and sc evenly across to the next corner*; work 3 flsc in corner; rep from * to *; work another flsc into the same st as the first flsc, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.