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Nebbia Chunky Scarf a Free Crochet Scarf Pattern

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The Nebbia Chunky Crochet Scarf is the softest and coziest! Simple stitches paired with Red Heart’s Dreamy yarn create this lovely draping scarf.

This chunky scarf is long enough to double wrap. Or if you prefer to, style it as a cowl.

The chunky yarn I chose has a brushed halo look and it is truly dreamy, as implied by the name.

Nebbia scarf in chunky yarn that's fuzzy and white laid on table with hook and candle.

I first fell in love with this yarn when I designed the fastest and easiest pullover ever, the Nebbia Sweater! I knew then that I needed to design a matching Nebbia Scarf.

The subtle texture of the stitches creates the squishiest chunky crochet scarf.

I love layering scarves for mornings and evenings. So many of them are chilly through the entire year. A stylish scarf is a beautiful and simple way to combat the cold.

The Nebbia Scarf is worked on the short end so it’s easy to customize the length. You can even seam the ends for an infinity cowl.

If you want to crochet a narrower (or wider) scarf just adjust the starting stitch in twos.

picture of long chunky white colored scarf on mannequin wearing purple dress

The Yarn

Red Heart Dreamy* is like crocheting with a cloud. It is so incredibly soft, The gorgeous brushed yarn lends this chunky crochet scarf a lovely fuzzy ethereal look.

I love the pairing of the looser front loop and back loop stitches with this yarn.

In planning the Nebbia design, I found that tighter stitches didn’t allow the yarn to shine.

Using a larger hook, plus crocheting under only one loop really let this yarn speak.

picture of chunky crochet scarf wrapped on mannequin

More Free Scarf Patterns

  • The Alza Scarf is another chunky weight scarf that works up quick and easy with just one skein of Scarfie yarn!
  • I love the Rossi Scarf for simple color work.
  • The Skinny Summer Scarf is always a popular scarf, especially for those who don’t live in the colder climates.
  • If you also knit (or want to learn!) you might like the Giana Pocket Shawl is a total beginner knitting pattern that works up quick in #5 bulky yarn!
picture of Nebbia scarf laid out flat in progress



  1. Ch 3 counts as a stitch, I highly recommend using a ch 3 alternative, here’s my favorite. 
  2. St multiple is an even number. 


ch(s) – chain(s)

rep – repeat

st(s) – stitch(es)

FDC – foundation double crochet

dc – double crochet

blo – back loop only – insert your hook under the back loop, the one that is farthest away from you. 

flo – flo loop only – insert your hook under the front loop, the one that is closest you. 


4” x 4” = 9 dcs x 6 rows of dc


84” long x 7” wide


To crochet a scarf that is narrower or wider, start with an even number of stitches.

To lengthen or shorten your scarf, just crochet more or less rows. For most adult scarves, at least a minimum of 60″ is a decent length.

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How to Crochet the Nebbia Scarf Pattern

How to Crochet the Nebbia Scarf Pattern

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 2 hours
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

The Nebbia Scarf is a chunky crochet scarf with beautiful drape and texture.


  • 350yds/320m of #5 bulky weight yarn


  • 7mm hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Measuring tape
  • Scissors


    1. Row 1. FDC 20 and turn, or if you are unfamiliar with foundation stitches, then follow the chain insturcitons in the next step.
    2. OR Ch 22 picture of crochet chain for chunky scarf and dc in the 3rd ch from your hook (skipped chs do not count as a st here) and dc in each ch across, turn. (20 sts) picture of wooden crochet hook and white double crochet stitches scarf tutorial
    3. Row 2. Ch 3, *{flo dc in next st, blo dc in next st} rep from * until one st left, dc in last st (under both loops), turn. (20 sts) picture through row 2 of Nebbia chunky scarf in white
    4. Row 3. Rep Row 2 until scarf is 84” long. picture of crochet textured scarf in white chunky scarf tutorial
    5. Finishing
    6. Cut yarn with scissors.
    7. Weave in ends using your yarn needle.

      If you love this scarf pattern, be sure to give the crochet Nebbia Sweater a try too. This chunky crochet sweater uses the same easy, drapey stitch!


Seam ends together to form a long infinity cowl, or leave style as a scarf.

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