One of my favorite things about crochet, is that you can make projects as complicated, or as quick and easy as you want! This chunky crochet infinity scarf definitely falls into that latter category.
It’s the perfect, quick and easy project to kick off Scarf Week.
This scarf pattern works with any bulky weight (size 6) yarn, but I really designed it for this super cool gold leaf yarn from Lion Brand. Isn’t it amazing?
I didn’t want the flecks of gold to get lost into a tightly woven project, so I kept things loose and open to really let it shine.
It’s a really fun yarn, and the flecks aren’t scratchy or uncomfortable to wear at all. They can peel off if you pick at them or tug on them too hard, but they otherwise hold up pretty well.
What makes this scarf so fast, and so chunky is, the bulky yarn and this oversized Wrights Plastic Crochet Hook, 15.75mm (affliate link).
It’s a great project for beginners and a quick, 1-2 hour project for more experienced crocheters.
MATERIALS3 skeins of Gold Leaf, Super Bulky Yarn OR 150 yards any kind of bulky weight yarn (size 6) Wrights Plastic Crochet Hook, 15.75mm Yarn needle
GAUGE4 x 4 inch square = 4 stitches x 3 rows Gauge is not really that important for this pattern though. Use this as a guideline, and just keep things loose.
ABBREVIATIONSch = chain dc = double crochet
NOTESYou will notice that I chain two before double crocheting, instead of the traditional three. This is personal preference. I think, as long as you keep those two chains loose, the third chain is unnecessary and the resulting seams are cleaner. If you feel more comfortable with the traditional method, simply chain 3 instead of 2 at the beginning of each row.
PATTERNFoundation Row: Ch 65, slip stitch end to first chain, creating a loop. Be careful to not twist chain. You will now be crocheting in looped rows. Row 1: Ch 2 , dc in each stitch across, sl st into top of ch 2 from beginning of row. (65) Rows 2 – 8: Repeat Row 1 When you run out of yarn, tie the end of the finished skein to the next skein. Be sure to leave 6″ long tails and tie them with a square knot, so they don’t come apart later. Optional: Crochet the tails into your work as you go, so that you don’t have to weave those ends in later.
Bada bing, bada boom. Easy! Right?
Or gift one to a friend. They are so fast and fun to make, you can whip them up as handmade gifts lickety split.
This pattern is pretty brief. If you are new to crochet and need some more tutorials and instructions, my basic double crochet infinity scarf is helpful and links to other great beginner tutorials. My mesh scarf is also a good one to reference as it is crocheted in the same looped row method.
Happy hooking! 😉
Love the scarf. That yarn looks very pretty made into the lacy scarf. I am definitely going to make one for my sister’s b-day. I have a question, why do you slip stitch all the way across in the last row?
Thanks Nona! It’s definitly an optional step, but I feel like the slip stitching helps “finish” the scarf a little more. The initial chain has hardly any give to it, and I like the other side to match that, if that makes sense?
Gold-flecked yarn? How fun is that! And that scarf looks incredibly comfortable and cozy.
I know right? It’s a super fun yarn. Thanks Charity!
All your crochet projects are classy and chic! Your photos really showcase your creations so well. 🙂
Thank you Bethany! That is so kind of you to say!
Your scarf is really beautiful, I can’t wait to purchase the yarn and make the scarf. Thank you for sharing your pattern.
Thank you so much Becca!
L Hamm says
Beautiful scarf and I would love to have the pattern emailed to me. Thank you in advance.
Thank you! Normally, I would suggest that you copy and paste the pattern to an email and email it to yourself, but if you want, email me : delia dot randall at gmail dot com indicating that you would like this pattern emailed to you. I can copy and paste it into the body of an email for you this one time. Please allow up to 10 days for email delivery. It probably won’t take that long, but that is my standard leeway for free patterns that are available through other means.
Lisa Reynolds says
Love this scarf, please e-mail me the pattern.
Just sent it along to you. Let me know if you didn’t get it.
F. H says
Was wondering if you have, or if there is a video tutorial for this pattern anywhere?
Hi! I don’t have any videos at this time. Sorry!
mama spins says
Thanks for sharing your crochet ideas and talent! Love this yarn! a simple pattern but it loves so luxurious! Still have time to make some for fall:) Thanks again!
Thank you! You are so kind. Happy crocheting!
I did your infinity scatf, my 1st ever mafe, ty. Love it…
Colorful Canary says
Thank you for the beautiful pattern 🙂 I featured it on my blog: http://www.colorfulcanary.com/2015/11/10-free-cozy-crochet-infinity-scarf.html
Love this scarf and can’t wait to try it! Here is a much safer way to add a new ball of yarn. https://youtu.be/-nq_7EXTWHE
And an even safer way is the Russian join.https://youtu.be/Ng66f8nP4C4
You won’t have to weave the ends in with this one.
Those are great joining methods. Thanks for the links!
Dawn Stauffer says
Just wondering if this is in a knitted version of the chunky infinity scarf??
Hey Dawn! It is really similar to the double crochet infinity scarf but with chunkier yarn and looser stitches (but still crocheted). Does that help?
I went to AC Moore today to look for the yarn and unfortunately they don’t stock it. I guess it’s Lion’s website unfortunately. The pattern looks fantastic. I’m going to try it in black with silver. Thank you!
Sorry about that! Black with silver sounds striking and lovely!
Alison Richman says
Thank you for your pattern. Just wanted to confirm something… you are dbl crocheting into the top of the stitch below, not into the loop, correct?
Good question Alison! Yes. Dc into the top of the stitch (top two loops), not the space.
I am going to make this it is very pretty….It reminds me of popcorn 🙂
It kind of does huh? Ha! Thanks Jan!
Connie Clark says
Thanks for the free pattern! Made two scarfs this long weekend? My 21 year old granddaughter loved them!! My daughter-in-law has put her order in for a red one! Thanks again!
I am so glad you like it! You’re such a generous grandmother and mother-in-law! Your daughters are lucky to have you.
I mostly knit but I love the look of your beautiful scarf! I am an okay crocheter and keep improving with each project. My question: What do you mean by “You will now be crocheting in looped rows.” I researched everywhere to find an answer. Thank you for your help and Happy Holidays!
Great question Susan. To be honest, I’m not really sure if that is a technical crochet term. I don’t think it is…? I just designed the pattern to work in a row that is connected together in a loop from end to end and used that wording to help describe it. Instead of working normal rows into a rectangle, and then seaming the ends of the rectangle together, I have you connect the chain together from the get go for a more seamless look. I hope that helps?
Kathy P. says
I am not able to look at the package with the yarn deal????? Just sayin”
It is a beautiful scarf. I may have to do a few for Christmas. I just finished a unicorn hood scarf for my Grand daughters birthday so cute!! The Velvet acorn company 🙂
Have a good one
My apologies. Lion Brand must have discontinued that sale and kit and not informed me. I will make the change to the post. Thanks for the heads up! Your unicorn hook scarf sounds adorable! Your girls sound very lucky to have you as their grandmother.
Any similar yarn you recommend? The ivory is discontinued ?
I tried to see if I could find an alternative and could not. You could also just use a cream or ivory yarn with no gold. So sorry they discontinued it!