Learn how to crochet a scarf! The In The Clouds scarf is a light, fluffy and easy crochet winter accessory.
This free crochet scarf pattern is accompanied by a video tutorial.
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Wrap yourself up this winter with the In The Clouds Scarf! Effortlessly light yet incredibly warm, this easy crochet scarf is great for crochet beginners! This design uses single crochets and chains to create a simple yet unique stitch texture that’s also easily customisable.
With all the craziness of the Christmas season, I really wanted to design a simple and easy project that was relaxing to crochet. The In The Clouds Scarf is perfect for crocheting in front of a fire (or the tv) and although it’s a simple it still has a different feel to just crocheting rows and rows of single crochet 🙂
During winter, I love the feeling of being bundled up in a scarf and wrapped up like a burrito haha. However, sometimes thick and chunky scarves can be a bit too cumbersome. The In The Clouds Scarf is designed to be versatile and wearable while the stitches give the scarf surface a different look to typical knit and crochet items 🙂 I love long scarves (so I can wrap myself up as much as possible!) but feel free to extend or shorten this scarf to suit you.
Drops Air has featured in a bunch of my designs lately (check out the Stonewash Pocket Coatigan or Peplum Sweater) because I love its light and airy look and feel! I often get questions about Drops Air, the most popular being where to find it and how to find substitutes. I get Drops Air online from Wool Warehouse a UK based company but they ship internationally (and for very reasonable prices too)! I live in New Zealand I’ve always received my packages on time and undamaged.
Regarding substitutes, I’d recommend Wool and the Gang’s Feeling Good Yarn which is a ‘blown’ yarn with a similar alpaca blend. In general when looking for a substitute for this yarn try to find a ‘blown’ yarn or one that is very light for the amount of yardage you get. With Drops Air you get 150m for 50g whereas with a typical aran/worsted merino you’d only get 80-90m for every 50g. I find that chained yarns also work well (Lion Brand Chainette or Rico Luxury Alapca Superfine).
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(Includes crochet stitch chart!)
*This pattern is one size. Alteration instructions are provided in the pattern.
*This pattern is worked in horizontal rows.
*Total stitches are indicated between < >.
*This pattern uses US crochet terms.
*The turning chain of ch 1 does NOT count as a stitch. Otherwise, ch 1 does count as a stitch.
* For a straight and even edges, keep your tension even throughout making sure that the ch 1s are not too tight.
Yarn – Drops Air – 10ply/Aran/Worsted/Medium (4), 150m/50g, 65% Alpaca + 28% Polyamide + 7% Wool, Pearl Grey (03)
6mm (US J) Crochet Hook
Measurements (length x width):
188 x 26 cm / 74” x 10.25”
STITCHES & ABBREVIATIONS
Ch = Chain
Sl st = Slip Stitch
SC = Single Crochet
Ch-sp = Chain Space
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Rep = Repeat
Sk = Skip
GAUGE: 10cm/4” square = 13.5 stitches wide x 17 rows tall in single crochet
Stitch Chart included in purchasable, printable pdf!
Beginner Crochet Scarf Video Tutorial
IN THE CLOUDS SCARF PATTERN
FOUNDATION CHAIN: Ch 32.
*You can alter the width of your scarf by adding/removing chains to make it wider/narrower. Just make sure you have an even number of chains.
ROW 1: SC into the 2nd ch from the hook, *ch 1, sk 1 ch, SC into next ch; rep from * until end, turn.
<16 SC + 15 ch = 31 sts>
ROW 2: Ch 1 (turning ch 1 does not count as a st), SC, *ch 1, sk ch-sp, SC into next st; rep from * until end, turn.
<16 SC + 15 ch = 31 sts>
Repeat ROW 2 until ROW 284 or your scarf measures 188cm/74”.
You can add/remove rows to make your scarf longer/shorter.
Fasten off. Weave in all of your ends.
Voilà! You’ve finished your In The Clouds Scarf!
Hi Grace !
I have recently started to follow you and I love your creations. This scarf is going to be my new and first project of you. I'm heading to YouTube to watch the video. I know is going to look fantastic.
I have just finished my beautiful brown color scarf ! It is pretty and soft. Thank you Grace for the pattern.
Angela Smith says
Our of all your recommended yard, which is the lightest weight? I also want one that doesn't shed and is super soft and not itchy or scratchy.
Thanks for sharing this pattern. Can't wait to get started.