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Easy Crochet Scarf Pattern One Skein Scarfie | Alza Scarf

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The Alza Scarf is an easy crochet scarf pattern that’s squishy, warm and gorgeous. Just one skein of Scarfie yarn is all you need to crochet this cozy scarf.

As the name implies, Scarfie yarn is excellent for crocheting the perfect length scarf. The subtle color changes make for an interest and easy colorful scarf that isn’t too busy.

This beginner friendly crochet scarf pattern uses simple stitches. The two row repeat is easy to remember for a relaxing crochet project.

Teal crochet scarf wrapped on mannequin.

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If crochet cowls are more your style, then you can simply seam the ends of this scarf to create an infinity cowl. The pattern includes the stitch multiple for those who might like to adjust the width also. If you wonder how long it takes to crochet a scarf then read my post about all the factors here.

Self striping yarns are a great choice with such a simple repeat. This allows the colors and the stitches to showcase one another. Not too busy for bright colors, and stands out to feature your beautiful work.

Woman smiling with ombre teal and cream crochet scarf on.

More easy crochet scarf patterns to love:

Rossi Scarf is beautiful blend of reds on a grey backdrop. I love this classic crochet scarf pattern with it’s polka dot look.

Skinny Summer Scarf is another one skein scarf, but lighter weight design, you’ll love this crochet scarf.

The Pietra Scarf is a total beginner pattern, this single crochet scarf works up beautifully in multicolored yarns.

If you have a single hank of hand dyed yarn then check out the Tuscan Scarf is a simple single crochet triangle scarf pattern.

I love the wool blend yarns, with their added warmth and ease of care. Scarfie comes in so many amazing color combos, choosing one is the hardest part. Scarfie is a #5 bulky yarn and this scarf works up so quickly.


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Crochet hook, scissors and cream and teal scarf laid on wood table.

Materials

My favorite Hooks are Furls* and Clover*!

For this pattern I use my Furls Streamline in Rosewood. The ergonomic handle keeps my hands healthy!

Notes

  1. Ch 3 counts as a stitch, I highly recommend using a ch 3 alternative, like one of these standing stitches.
  2. St multiple is 5 + 3 for the foundation chain.
Teal and white crochet scarf laid out in u shape.

Skill Level

Easy

The one skein scarf uses simple crochet stitches so it’s perfect for beginners. Plus it’s an easy repeat to remember!

Stitches/Abbreviations US Terms

ch(s)-chain(s)

dc-double crochet

rep-repeat

sc-single crochet

sk-skip the indicated stitch

sl st-slip stitch

st(s)-stitch(es)

Double crochet stitches in scarf close up in teal.

Got to love a close up of those squishy stitches! If you love this yarn as much as I do be sure to check out 7 Days of Scarfie from Left in Knots!

Gauge

2” / 5 cm x 2” / 5 cm = 5 dc x 3 rows of dc

Finished dimensions

81” / 206 cm long x 7” / 18 cm wide

Adjustments

For a longer scarf, simply crochet more rows of the repeat until your desired length. Likewise, if you’d rather a shorter length then stop crocheting early.

To adjust the width of your scarf you’ll need the stitch multiple found in the Notes section. You can start with a chain that is a multiple of 5, so 5, 10, 15, 20, etc. Then you add 3.

For this pattern it’s 20 (a multiple of 5) plus 3 = 23 (our starting chain for this pattern).

To make this scarf narrower, you might choose 15 + 3 = ch 18 to start.

To crochet this scarf wider than the one pictured, increase the starting chain. So 25 + 3 = 28 chains.

You can use this method to customize your scarf.

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Alza Scarf Free Crochet Pattern an easy crochet scarf in teal blocks this free pattern works up in one skein of Scarfie yarn.

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Video Tutorial

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picture of chunky teal scarf

Easy Crochet Scarf Pattern in One Skein Scarfie Yarn | Alza Scarf

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 1 hour
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $10

The Alza is an easy crochet scarf pattern. This chunky scarf works up quickly in just one skein of Scarfie yarn. These make great gifts for him or her!

Materials

  • Lion Brand Scarfie Yarn a #5 bulky weight yarn (78% Acrylic, 22% Wool, 5.3oz/150g, 312 yd/285m); color: teal/cream, 1 ball, or 312 yd/285m of comparable #5 yarn.

Tools

  • 7mm (L) hook, or hook needed to meet gauge
  • Yarn needle,
  • Measuring tape,
  • Scissors

Instructions

Ch 23Crochet chain in pink yarn on yellow hook.

This gives me a 7" wide scarf, you can adjust if you like.

To adjust the width of your scarf you can add or subtract 5 to my starting chain. See more info under Adjustments.

  1. Row 1. Dc in the 4th ch from your hook (sk chs count as a st),
  2. Row 1. (cont.) Place 1 dc in each of the next 3 chs, First double crochets of row 1.
  3. Row 1. (cont.) *{Ch 1, sk the next ch, and place 1 dc in each of the next 4 chs} Second repeat for crochet scarf. rep from * until only one ch is left, Row one repeat with one chain left. dc in last ch, turn. (21 sts)
  4. Row 2. Ch 1 (does not count as a st here and throughout), Turn and chain 1 for row 2. sc in same st, Single crochet in first stitch. *{ch 4, sk next 4 dc, sc in next ch 1 sp}, Chain 4, skip the double crochets and single crochet in space.rep from * until last 5 sts, Repeat until last 5 stitches. ch 4, sk next 4 dc, sc in last st, turn. (21 sts)Single crochet in last stitch.
  5. Row 3. Ch 3 (or use an alternative dc), Chain 3 alternative to start the row.*{place 4 dc in next ch 4 sp, ch 1, sk the next sc} 4 double crochets in chain 4 space.rep from * until last 5 sts, Repeat double crochets across.place 4 dc in next ch 4 sp, 4 double crochets in the last chain space.dc in last sc, turn. (21 sts)Double crochet in last stitch.
  6. Rep Row 2. Ch 1 (does not count as a st), sc in same st, *{ch 4, sk next 4 dc, sc in next ch 1 sp}, rep from * until last 5 sts, ch 4, sk next 4 dc, sc in last dc, turn. (21 sts) Chain 4 single crochet row 2 repeat.
  7. Rep Row 3. Ch 3, *{4 dc in next ch 4 sp, ch 1, sk next sc} rep from * until last 5 sts, 4 dc in next ch 4 sp, dc in last sc, turn. (21 sts) Double crochet row 3 repeat.
  8. Rows 6 - 145. Rep Rows 2-3 until scarf is 81” / 206 cm long, or to your desired length. This is an especially long scarf on me since I'm only 5' 2" but I love how cozy and versatile the length is this long!
    Pink yarn for easy crochet scarf pattern in blocks. This is a swatch from the video tutorial for the Alza scarf. I crochet in the back bump here which leaves a nice edge.

Finishing

  1. If you would like to seam this into an infinity loop scarf, match up the short ends and sew with a mattress stitch or whip stitch.
  2. You may also consider adding fringe to the ends, I have a tutorial here if you like.
  3. Or once your scarf is to length you're done!
  4. Cut yarn & weave in ends.

Notes

Watch the full, step by step video tutorial on my YouTube channel.

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  1. Hello, I am on my 3rd one this week! very easy and so lovely. One is for my sisters birthday and the other 2 our for our Church Fundraiser!

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