Hi everyone! I’m so excited to share my latest free crochet pattern with you! The Sunburst Crochet Scarf!
This pattern is accompanied by a video tutorial and I've also created a handy chart for this pattern!
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It’s bright, colourful, versatile and the perfect Mother’s Day gift! This crochet scarf pattern is super easy as it’s made entirely of chains and double crochet 🙂 Once you get a hang of the repeats it's a breeze to stitch up! I love this scarf because it can easily be extended into a shawl so it’s great for spring or autumn. I’ve also added tassels and provided instructions below but you can finish off this scarf anyway you like!
Since Mother’s Day is right around the corner, I wanted to create an item that my mum would love and work up quickly in case anyone needs a fast project to make before next Sunday 🙂 This scarf took me less than 5 hours to make and I think its pretty quick for a sport weight yarn!
The scarf begins in a sharp diamond shape but as you work on it the diamond evens out. If you decide to extend this pattern to a wrap you’ll probably end up with a shape closer to a triangle.
For this project I chose Lana Grossa’s Lace Seta Dégradé which is a light 5ply yarn. This yarn is soft, squishy and luxurious as it’s 70% alpaca and 30% silk and it makes a wonderful gift for a loved one or treat yourself!
My mum is most definitely a thin scarf person and loves bright, warm colours, which is pretty much opposite of my personal style haha. Red is my mum’s favourite colour so I picked this bright pink/red/orange/purple striping yarn. My skein had a very nice mix of colours and the best part is that it requires no effort on your part! I just rolled with the colour changes in the skein but you can also watch the colour changes and chose to alternate colours after every few rows.
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Written Crochet Pattern
*"3DC" means place 3 DC into the same stitch
*"DC 2" means DC into the next 2 stitches
*Ch 2 does NOT count as a stitch.
*This pattern uses US crochet terms
*This design is one size. To extend the scarf or create a shawl I suggest using 1-2 extra skeins of yarn.
Yarn – Lana Grossa Lace Seta Degradé – Sport(5ply), 500m/100g, 70% Alpaca, 30% Silk in 119(Raspberry/strawberry/pink/pastel purple) – 1 skein
Ch = Chain
Sl st = Slip Stitch
DC = Double Crochet
10cm/4” square = 20 sts wide x 10 rows tall in double crochet.
Finished Sample Size Measurements (one size)
FOUNDATION CHAIN: Ch 4, sl st into the 1st chain to create a ring.
ROW 1: Working in the centre of the ring, Ch 2, DC 3, Ch 2, DC 3 into the ring.
< 6 >
ROW 2: Ch 2, turn, 3DC into the 1st stitch, DC 2, [DC, Ch 2, DC] into the point Ch 2 space, DC 2, 3DC into the last stitch.
ROW 3: Ch 2, turn, 3DC into the 1st stitch, DC 5, [DC, Ch 2, DC] into the point Ch 2 space, DC 5, 3DC into the last stitch.
< 18 >
ROW 4: Ch 2, turn, 3DC into the 1st stitch, DC 8, [DC, Ch 2, DC] into the point Ch 2 space, DC 8, 3DC into the last stitch.
< 24 >
ROW 5: Ch 2, turn, 3DC into the 1st stitch, Ch 1, skip 1 stitch, *DC, Ch 1, skip 1 stitch; repeat from * until the point Ch 2 space, [DC, Ch 2, DC] into the point Ch 2 space, *DC, Ch 1, skip 1 stitch, repeat from * until last stitch, 3DC into the last stitch.
< 30 >
ROW 6: Ch 2, turn, 3DC into the 1st stitch, DC 2, *DC into Ch 1 space, DC, repeat from * until the point Ch 2 space, [DC, Ch 2, DC] into the point Ch 2 space, *DC into Ch 1 space, DC, repeat from * until last stitch, 3DC into the last stitch.
< 36 >
ROW 7: Ch 2, turn, 3DC into the 1st stitch, Ch 2, skip 2 stitches, *DC, Ch 2, skip 2 stitches, repeat from * until the point Ch 2 space, [DC, Ch 2, DC] into the point Ch 2 space, Ch 2, skip 2 stitches, *DC, Ch 2, skip 2 stitches, repeat from * until last stitch, 3DC into the last stitch.
< 42 >
ROW 8: Ch 2, turn. 3DC into the 1st stitch, DC 2, *3DC in each Ch 2 space, repeat from * until the point Ch 2 space, [DC, Ch 2, DC] into the point Ch 2 space, *3DC in each Ch 2 space, repeat from * until last Ch 2 space, DC 2, 3DC into the last stitch.
< 50 >
Repeat ROWS 5-8 until ROW 48.
Fasten off and weave in your ends.
Credit card/plastic card
Wrap yarn around the width of the card (8.5cm/3.5") 50 times, cut yarn.
Cut 2 x 15cm pieces of yarn.
Slide loop off the card (make sure to maintain the loop shape) and thread a piece of yarn through the loop and tie a double knot.
Tie the second piece of yarn around the tassel, about 2 cm from the top of the tassel.
Tie tassels onto the scarf and weave in ends to secure the tassel in place.
This is very pretty 🙂 Thanks for sharing the pattern, and especially the chart. Have a great day!!
Thank you! You're very welcome, I hope you have a great day too 🙂
Hi, I love this pattern. Thank you so much. I've just started making it. I just wanted to check should row 8 have 48 stitches in total not 50? I think you may just have a typo in the written pattern. The drawn pattern shows 48 I think.
thank you so much for this pattern; it is so well written and shown on your youtube channel.
i like how easy it is to make and still looking so delecate. as you did i have chosen lana grossa yarn too, i bought today at my local yarn shop. it is called "meilenweit sorbetto" and slao has a nice colourway. so ia am now finishing row 23. quite a bit to go and i am looking forward to it; i would like to have a really big shawl for winter.
thank you so much for all your work!
best wishes from germany from katja
I just finished making this lovely pattern using Lion’s Brand Truboo bamboo yarn and it worked wonderfully! Thanks so much!
This is another of your patterns that I am working on now. However my shawl is a square shape instead of triangle. Is it going to be ok after blocking or am I doing something wrong. Thank you for help. Your patterns are as beautiful as clearly explained.