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Alza Crochet Scarf a Free + Easy Crochet Pattern

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The crochet Alza Scarf is squishy, warm and gorgeous. Create scarves with stunning pops of colors to layer over your neutrals or keep it simple with a solid.

The Alza Scarf can be crocheted with just 1 ball of Scarfie yarn, creating the perfect length crochet scarf.

This pattern uses simple stitches and a 2 row repeat. Easy to remember and fun to make in every color.

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.

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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.

picture of chunky teal easy crochet scarf wrapped around mannequin

More Scarf Patterns to Love:

Matteo Scarf is a highly textured scarf that works great for men or women.

Rossi Scarf is beautiful blend of reds on a grey backdrop. I love this classic polka dot look.

Dakota Scarf includes a matching crochet hat in multiple sizes. This gorgeous stitch works up amazing in two colors.

Skinny Summer Scarf and if you’re looking for another one skein scarf, but lighter weight design, you’ll love this crochet scarf.

picture of woman in teal to cream scarfie yarn easy crochet scarf one skein

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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  1. Ch 3 counts as a stitch, I highly recommend using a ch 3 alternative, here’s my favorite.
  2. St multiple is 5 + 3 for the foundation chain.

Skill Level


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

picture of teal scarf wrapped flat



dc-double crochet


sc-single crochet

sk-skip the indicated stitch

sl st-slip stitch


picture of crochet stitches close up in teal

Got to love a close up of those squishy stitches!


2” x 2” = 5 dc x 3 rows of dc

Finished dimensions

81” long x 7” wide


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.

picture of chunky teal scarf crochet pattern flat

Crochet Scarf Pattern

picture of chunky teal scarf

Alza Crochet 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

Crochet this easy one skein chunky scarf.


  • 312 yds #5 bulky weight yarn, pictured is 1 ball of Lion Brand Scarfie in cream/teal.


  • 7mm (L) hook, Yarn needle, Measuring tape, Scissors


Ch 23

  1. Row 1. Dc in the 4th ch from your hook (sk chs count as a st), dc in each of the next 3 chs, *{ch 1, sk next ch, dc in each of next 4 chs} rep from * til one ch left, dc in last ch, turn. (21 sts)
  2. 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 * til last 5 sts, ch 4, sk next 4 dc, sc in last dc, turn. (21 sts)
  3. Row 3. Ch 3 (or alt dc), *{4 dc in next ch 4 sp, ch 1, sk next sc} rep from * til last 5 sts, 4 dc in next ch 4 sp, dc in last sc, turn. (21sts)
  4. Rows 4-145. Rep Rows 2-3.


  1. Cut yarn & weave in ends.


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

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