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How to crochet a Scarf for Beginners

crochet pattern tutorial created  by janne kleivset for

Crochet Scarf for Beginners

This crochet scarf pattern is great for crochet beginners. It is worked back and forth in rows using only beginner friendly stitches.

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Only Single & Double Crochet Stitches

This crochet scarf pattern for beginners use only the beginner stitches single and double crochet.

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6.5 mm crochet hook / US: K 1 color of 4 medium cotton yarn Scissors Tapestry Needle Tape Measure

You Will need

White Scribbled Underline
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Step 1

Chain 63 stitches.  Crochet 63 chains. For detailed instructions on how to start a crochet pattern with chains, review the linked step by step tutorial.

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Step 2

Single Crochet.  Work single crochet into the second chain from the hook and in each stitch across. Review step by step tutorial on single crochet stitches on our blog.

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Step 3

Double Crochet.  Work double crochet stitches into each stitch from previous row.  You have now finished 2 rows on the crochet scarf.

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Step 4

Repeat.  Work single crochet one row, then double crochet the next row for a total of 203 rows.  More details on the blog.

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Step 5

Whip Stitch.  To create pockets, whip stitch the edges by folding the short edge upwards on each end of the scarf.

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