An Easy Crochet Scarf with Pockets free crochet pattern

Mar 25, 2022 | Crochet patterns

This easy crochet scarf with pockets is a free crochet pattern by Nana’s Crafty Home!

crochet scarf with pockets free pattern

This beautiful and simple crochet pocket scarf works up quickly and is a great scrap project.  Made from 5 identical double crochet triangles that are joined together using an interesting mesh crochet join – without sewing!

Bring Back Spring Crochet Scarf design details

I am definitely a pocket person.  My hands are always cold and yet I frequently forget to wear gloves or they end up being too much of a hassle so I skip them.  A great reason to have pockets handy! 

Spring here in Kansas can be interesting to say the least.  A couple of weeks ago we had a few days of 85+ degree temps and it felt like summer.  Tomorrow will be a high of 27 with arctic wind chills and the possibility of 4-8″ of snow!  There is a saying here – if you don’t like the weather wait 5 minutes 😂

bring back spring scarf yarn

This pocket scarf uses KnitPicks Comfy Color Mist* which is a beautiful cotton blend yarn that is light and breathable with a lot of lovely drape.  And, with the addition of the mesh join details it creates a more open and airy feel to this lovely pocket scarf which makes it perfect for changeable spring weather!

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This fun design features 5 identical double crochet triangles that are joined together with a unique mesh join. Then the triangles at each end of the scarf are folded up and seamed to create the pockets.  You then end up with a perfect rectangle shape!

However, if you choose to skip the pockets altogether that is perfectly fine. This scarf would make a lovely long scarf or wrap without pockets.

Bring Back Spring Pocket Scarf back

I wanted the triangles themselves to be beginner-friendly so I designed a one-row repeat made with double crochet stitches only.  This triangle makes a lovely scarf all on its own as well.  I have the complete video tutorial for the triangle on the blog and you can also find it on YouTube.

DC All Day Triangle Scarf free crochet pattern & tutorial

Then once the 5 triangles are finished, they are joined together with a unique mesh join – no sewing involved!  I have the complete photo and video tutorial for this fun join method on the blog or on YouTube.  However, you could certainly skip the mesh join and seam the triangles together.  This would make your scarf shorter but would be perfect if you are skipping the pockets!

Crochet Lace Mesh Join Method Tutorial

Once your triangles are all joined together you will fold up the ends to create the pockets.  I have a complete video tutorial for how to fold and seam the pockets for the Bring Back Spring Scarf on this page or you can find it on YouTube as well.  Subscribe to my YouTube Channel to get notified whenever I post a new video.

Bring Back Spring Scarf Pocket Tutorial

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You may also like the following free crochet scarf patterns at Nana’s Crafty Home:

Bring Back Spring Scarf wing side

Bring Back Spring Crochet Scarf with Pockets free written pattern

Pattern written in US crochet terminology


Crochet hook size H (5.0 mm)

Tapestry Needle
Stitch Markers (optional)

Approximate finished size:  17.5” wide x 63.5” long

Gauge:  first 5 rows of triangle = 4”


MC = main color
CC = contrasting color
RS = right side
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
sp = space
st = stitch
sk = skip

Recommended Tutorials:

Crochet Lace Mesh Join Method Tutorial

Bring Back Spring Scarf Pocket Tutorial

How to Crochet a Double Crochet Triangle Tutorial

Pattern Notes:

  • Ch 3 at beginning of a row counts as first st.
  • Stitch count will increase by 6 stitches each row.

Pattern Instructions

Triangle (make 5)

Row 1: (RS) With MC, ch 4, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in fourth ch from hook (skipped chs count as first dc st). Turn. (6 dc + ch-2 sp)

Row 2: ch 3, dc in same st, 1 dc in each st to ch-2 corner sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner sp, 1 dc in each st to last st, 2 dc in last st.  Turn.  (12 dc + ch-2)

Continue repeating row 2 following color chart below.

Row 1 – 8: MC

Row 9: CC

Row 10 – 12: MC

Row 13: CC

Row 14 – 18: MC

Row 19: CC

Row 20 – 24: MC

Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

Bring Back Spring Pocket Scarf Triangle Diagram

Triangle 1:                Triangle 4:

MC: green                MC: green

CC: cream                CC: purple

Triangle 2:                Triangle 5:

MC: purple                MC: purple

CC: cream                CC: green

Triangle 3:

MC: cream

CC: green 

Joining Triangles

How to join triangles for Bring Back Spring scarf

Assemble triangles as shown below:

With RS of triangles facing and with purple, attach with slip stitch to top ch-2 corner space of right green triangle (marked with an X on Triangle 1 in diagram below), ch 2, dc in corner stitch of Triangle 2, *ch 1, sk next st of Triangle 1, dc in next st on Triangle 1, sk next st Triangle 2, dc in next st on Triangle 2,* repeat from * to * to end of side working last dc in ch-2 space of Triangle 2, arrange Triangle 3 as shown in diagram, repeat from * to * alternating between triangles 2 and 3.  With purple, repeat steps to attach triangles from right to left attaching yarn at Xs shown below.

bring back spring scarf diagram

Fasten off.  Weave in ends. 


With RS facing, fold Triangle 1 and Triangle 5 towards X (see diagrams below).

Crochet pocket scarf fold pocket process

Pocket 1

Attach green to ch-2 sp of Triangle 1 and single crochet through each stitch of both front and back of Triangle 1. Note:  you will be working your stitch into stitches with dc posts from join between triangle 1 and 2.  Work a total of 42 sc stitches through both sides of triangle.  After 42 sc stitches, do not work through both sides of triangle and only work your sc stitches through front facing portion of triangle for next 30 stitches.  (This creates the opening for the pocket.). At the corner work 3 stitches and then continue working sc stitches along edge to close pocket.  Follow arrows in below diagram.

bring back spring pocket diagram 1

 Pocket 2

With RS facing, attach green to bottom right edge of Triangle 5 and work sc sts evenly along the edge to next corner working through both sides of triangle. At the corner of Triangle 5 begin working along top edge in the front stitches ONLY of triangle 5 to create pocket opening.  Work sc sts through first 30 stitches.  After 30 stitches worked through front stitches of triangle, begin working sc sts through both front and back of triangle to close the pocket to next corner.  Follow arrows shown in below diagram.

bring back spring pocket diagram 2

Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

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Hi! Thank you so much for being here! I am Tonya the designer behind Nana's Crafty Home. As a wife, mother, Nana of 9 & with 2 fur babies, my days are filled with love, laughter, hugs and yarn! Here you will find colorful and creative crochet designs for yourself or loved ones. My hope is that you will be inspired to learn and create along with me!