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Chunky Crochet Infinity Scarf – Free Pattern & Video

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Perfect for the coldest winter days, the Snowdrop Infinity Scarf is a cozy, chunky crochet infinity scarf with a gorgeous texture. I used a super bulky chenille yarn for my infinity scarf, but a velvet yarn also works great with this pattern.

So, read on for the free Snowdrop Infinity Scarf pattern and video, as well as some yarn suggestions for your own snuggly scarf!

Chunky Crochet Infinity Scarf Free Pattern

This pattern uses basic crochet stitches and a simple one row repeat, making it a perfect crochet pattern for beginners. Honestly, if you can make a single crochet and a chain, then you can make this scarf!

Even if you are a complete beginner, there are some step-by-step photos below to get you started on the first couple of rows. And after that it’s rinse and repeat πŸ™‚

Chunky Crochet Infinity Scarf

This scarf is also super easy to customize. I have written the pattern for 3 sizes – Toddler, Child and Teen/Adult. But you could easily alter the length by adding/subtracting rows – it’s as simple as that!

This is one of my crochet makes that I have decided to keep for myself. It’s just so warm and cozy I couldn’t part with it! But if you are looking for a quick and easy crochet gift, then I definitely think this ticks all the boxes.

It’s a great couch project to work on during a Netflix (or crochet podcast!) session, and you could absolutely get one of these infinity scarfs turned out in an evening πŸ™‚

Chunky Crochet Infinity Scarf (in progress)

Crochet Infinity Scarf Video

What you’ll need for this crochet infinity scarf

For my scarf, I used James C. Brett Flutterby Chunky which is a #6/Super Bulky chenille yarn. Some other great substitutes include:

I used a 6mm (J-10) hook for my scarf, but any hook that suits your chosen yarn will work great. I probably wouldn’t go up past a 7mm hook, just to make sure your scarf stays cozy.

Ashley (@amaymaycreations) used Bernat Velvet for her scarf

Monica (@hookandloopdesigns) also used Bernat Velvet!
Chunky Crochet Infinity Scarf

More Crochet Patterns

If you like this crochet infinity scarf pattern, you might also enjoy these patterns:

Snowdrop Infinity Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern


Notes

Skill Level

Construction

  • This infinity scarf is worked flat, as a long strip.
  • Edges are seamed at the end.

Abbreviations (US Terms)

  • ch = chain                      
  • tch = turning chain
  • st = stitch    
  • sk = skip
  • sc = single crochet            
  • rem = remaining

General Pattern Notes

  • Instructions are given for the smallest size, with larger sizes in brackets ( ).
  • Stitch counts are given in [ ] at the end of each row.
  • If no stitch count is given, the count is the same as for the previous row.
  • This pattern uses the single crochet β€œv” st [(sc, ch 2, sc) all worked in same place]. For ease of counting, stitch counts are given for sc only, and do not include the ch-2 sps.
  • Ch 1 at the start of ROW 1 does not count as a st.
  • Ch 2 at the start of subsequent rows counts as tch-1 and 1 st.
  • Take note of the last row of the pattern; it is slightly different to the main row repeat, and is designed to give a flat edge to the end of the scarf.
  • Please see Appendix: Stitch Chart for a diagram of the stitch pattern and repeats.

Finished Measurements

Toddler: 36″ x 3.5″  / 91.5cm x 9cm

Child: 50″ x 4.5″ / 127cm x 11.5cm

Teen/Adult: 64″ x 6.75″ / 162.5 cm x 17 cm


Gauge

11 single crochet x 9 rows = 4″ x 4″ / 10 cm x 10 cm measured over pattern.

Note: Gauge is not critical for this project. This pattern uses the single crochet β€œv” st [(sc, ch 2, sc) all worked in same place]. When counting your stitches, it is much easier to simply count the sc stitches on their own, and leave out the ch-2 sps. Stitch counts in the pattern are given for sc only.


Materials

Hook: 6mm (J-10) crochet hook (or hook required to meet gauge).

Yarn: Any chenille or velvet #6 / Super Bulky weight yarn.

The amounts given here are for James C. Brett Flutterby Chunky (175m/191yds per 100g skein; Weight 6/Super Bulky; 100% Polyester).

Toddler: 85 yds / 78 m (45g) – 1 skein

Child: 155 yds / 142 m (81g) – 1 skein

Adult: 295 yds / 270 m (155g) – 2 skeins

Suitable yarn substitutions are listed above.

Misc.

  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch markers

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Written Pattern

All Sizes: Toddler (Child, Adult)

Ch 15 (21, 30).

ROW 1: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), sc in second ch from hook, sk next ch, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch, *sk next 2 ch, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch; repeat from * until 2 ch rem, sk next ch, sc in last ch, turn. [10 (14, 20) sc]

Note: at the start of the next row, you may find it helpful to mark the second ch with a stitch marker. This will make it a little easier to finish ROW 3.

ROW 2: Ch 2 (counts as tch-1 and 1 st, here and throughout), *(sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp; repeat from * across, sc in last sc, turn. [9 (13, 19) sc plus ch-1 at beg of row]

ROW 3: Ch 2, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 sp; repeat from * across, sc in marked ch at top of tch-2, turn.

Repeat ROW 3 until work measures approx. 36” / 91.5cm

(50” / 127cm, 64” / 162.5cm).

LAST ROW: Ch 2, *(sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-2 sp; repeat from * across, sc in top of tch-2. [9 (13, 19) sc plus ch-1 at beg of row]

Cut yarn and fasten off, leaving a long tail for seaming.


Finishing

Fold scarf in half. Whip stitch edges together (there is no right or wrong side for this scarf).

Weave in ends.

All done!

Appendix: Rows 1 – 4 Photos

Row 1

Row 2

Rows 3 & 4


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Happy crocheting!

Sarah

20 thoughts on “Chunky Crochet Infinity Scarf – Free Pattern & Video”

  1. Thank you for this beautiful pattern! Looking forward to making it as a gift this winter. Keep on creating beautiful pieces!

  2. This looks very cozy for our local Pennsylvania cold winter that is just starting. Will start as soon as I finish the arms of a sweater am working on. Thanks for participating in Marly’s 24 days of quickies.

    • You’re very welcome Bobbi Jo πŸ™‚ It really is a cozy one, I’ve been wearing it most days!

  3. Thank you so much for the pattern. I am always looking for new designers. This is a great chance to try new patterns.

    • You are very welcome Donna, I have discovered so many designers through this event too, it’s the best πŸ™‚

  4. I love this pattern. I am going to make one for Daughterinlaw and one for granddaughter. Winter in Michigan is bitter cold and this will keep them really cold. Thank you for offering free PDF for 24 days of Quickies with Marly Bird. I signed up for your newsletter. Happy Holidays.

    • Thank you so much for your lovely message Marsha, I am delighted to hear that it will help you make some gifts for your family! Happy holidays πŸ™‚

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