This beautiful crochet scarf works up quickly using the crossed double crochet stitch. It's a fun pattern that isn't seen too often but is simple to master.

Our Crossed Double Crochet Scarf pattern is written in toddler size with changes for child and adult sizes in parenthesis. The first number in the parenthesis is for the child size and the second number is for the adult size.


  • ch = chain
  • sc = single crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • sk = skip a stitch

Materials and Supplies

Crochet Supplies:

  • Red Heart Worsted Weight yarn*
  • Size H Crochet hook
  • Yarn needle

* The amount of yarn needed depends on the size of the scarf you are making and on your tension. The following is a guideline but the actual amount needed may vary:

  • Toddler size - 3 to 4 ounces
  • Child size - Approximately 4 ounces
  • Adult size - Approximately 5 ounces

Craft Instructions

Finished sizes: Toddler = 4" x 38"; Child = 5" x 45"; Adult 6" x 54"

  • Ch 16 (20, 22); turn
  • Foundation row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn 14 (18, 20)
  • Row 1: Ch 2, Work through both loops now and throughout *sk 1, dc in next sc, dc in skipped stitch; repeat from * to end of row
  • Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each dc across
  • Repeat rows 1 and 2 until scarf measures approximately 38" (45", 54")
  • Fasten off and weave loose ends back into your work.

To make the fringe, cut 24 (36, 48) strands of yarn 14" long. Group the strands in groups of three. Holding the three strands together, fold them in half. Insert the crochet hook into one of the spaces on one of the ends of the scarf. Hook the crochet hook around the center of the folded strands of yarn and pull through the space in the scarf. Remove the crochet hook and pass the ends of the yarn through the fold in the yarn and pull taught.

For the toddler scarf, attach 4 sets of fringe on each end; child's scarf attach 6 sets of fringe on each end; adult size, attach 8 sets of fringe to each end of the scarf. Once all the fringe is attached to the scarf, trim it with a pair of scissors so that it is even.

Note: If you are new to reading patterns, the numbers at the end of a row indicates how many stitches you should have after completing that row.

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