This infinity crochet scarf pattern is a free crochet pattern by Nana’s Crafty Home!
The Mountain Trail Infinity Scarf is part of my Mountain Trail stitch pattern series which has a simple stitch pattern that creates a beautifully textured woven look. The Mountain Trail pattern series started with the Mountain Trail Tweed Poncho. The other patterns in this series are the Mountain Trail Tweed Blanket, Mountain Trail Beanie Hat and the Mountain Trail crochet cowl pattern.
I have a couple of patterns coming up this Fall that will incorporate this fun stitch pattern as well so be sure to check back for those!
This infinity scarf crochet pattern is part of the 2022 Christmas in July Make a Long hosted by Underground Crafter!
I’ve teamed up with 27 other bloggers for the fourth annual Christmas in July Make Along! We’re bringing you a month full of free patterns to kick start the handmade holiday season — including crochet, knitting, and sewing projects. There’s something new to make every day in July, and you can also enter to win great prizes from some of our favorite companies!
Every day in July, there will be something new to make, including crochet, knitting, and sewing patterns. Twenty-eight bloggers have teamed up to bring you a month full of free patterns perfect for winter holiday gifts. Each week will have a theme. This week’s theme is gifts for women and this crochet scarf would make a lovely Christmas gift! Give the gift of coziness this year with this beautiful scarf!
Mountain Trail Infinity Crochet Scarf Pattern Details
This easy crochet infinity scarf pattern has very simple, beginner-friendly construction. You will crochet a rectangle which is worked row by row and the ends are then folded together and sewn or crocheted to create the infinity scarf shape. The added buttons are decorative only and completely optional.
This easy crochet scarf is worked by alternating colors from two yarn cakes or by working both ends of the same yarn cake, switching colors every second row. Since this pattern requires two cakes to finish I would recommend working yarn ends from the two cakes at the same time. If you get into a situation where you have just one cake left to work you can “split” the cake into two with a Yarn Winder* (my recommended brand of Yarn Winder is the Stanwood. I have been using mine for years!) . Working from separate cakes makes this method much easier!
Using self-striping yarn with this technique really provides interesting texture and a unique woven look to your finished infinity crochet scarf. You could certainly choose to alternate two solid colors instead of the self-striping yarn I used for another option as well.
And, even though you are working color changes throughout no worries about a ton of ends to weave in at the end. You will not cut yarn when changing between yarn cakes – drop unused yarn to be picked up 2 rows later. Yarn floats will be covered during the seaming process.
Even though this stitch pattern may look complicated it is much easier than it looks. You are using basic crochet stitches; the beginner-friendly double crochet stitch and single crochet stitches throughout. The unique placement of the double crochet stitches creates the interesting woven appearance.
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I am using another one of my favorite yarns by Lion Brand – Ferris Wheel yarn* with many vibrant color options and short ombre color changes. Another great yarn choice for this stitch pattern is Lion Brand Mandala Tweed Stripes yarn*. However, you could certainly use another self-striping medium worsted weight yarn of your choice.
For the buttons I purchased an assortment of fun Decorative Wood Buttons from Amazon. Very economical assortment of 100 decorative wood buttons which would be great for so many different projects!
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You may also like the following crochet scarf patterns by Nana’s Crafty Home:
- 1. Color Fusion Tunisian Infinity Scarf free crochet pattern
- 2. Shades of Pink free crochet infinity scarf pattern
- 3. Uptown Brioche Infinity scarf premium crochet pattern
Mountain Trail Infinity Crochet Scarf free written pattern instructions
Pattern written in US crochet terminology
Crochet hook size H/8 (5.0 mm)
3 – 3/4” – 1” Decorative Wood Buttons (optional)
Approximate finished size: 61.5” long x 7.5” wide
Gauge: 13.5 pattern rows x 16 dc st = 4” x 4”
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
sk = skip(ped)
st = stitch
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
RS = right side
WS = wrong side
beg = beginning
- Scarf is worked by alternating colors from two yarn cakes.
- Do not cut yarn when changing between yarn cakes – drop unused yarn to be picked up 2 rows later. Yarn will be covered during joining process.
- Chain 4 at beginning of a row counts as first dc + ch 1 throughout.
- Rows with even numbers are RS, odd numbers are WS.
With Cake A, ch 245
Row 1: Dc in 5th ch from hook (sk chains count as first dc + ch 1), ch 1, *sk next ch, dc in next ch, ch 1*; repeat from * to last 2 chs, sk next ch, 1 dc in last ch. Turn. Do not fasten off. Switch to Cake B or opposite end of cake. 122 sts, 121 ch-1 sps
Row 2 (RS): Ch 1, sc in same st, *working in front of ch-1 sp work dc in skipped ch from foundation chain, sc in next dc of row 1; repeat from * across working last dc in 4th ch from foundation ch and sc in third ch of beg ch-4. Turn. (243) Note: use a stitch marker to mark this as right side of scarf, if desired.
Row 3: Ch 4 (counts as first dc + ch 1), sk next st, *dc in sc, ch 1, sk next st*, repeat from * to * to last st, dc in last st. Turn. Do not fasten off. Switch to Cake A or opposite end of cake.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in same st, *working behind the ch-1 from previous row work dc in skipped st 2 rows below, sc in next st from previous row,* repeat from * to * to end, sc in third ch of beg ch-4. Turn.
Row 5: Ch 4 (counts as first dc + ch 1), sk next st, *dc in sc, ch 1, sk next st*, repeat from * to * to last st, dc in last st. Turn. Do not fasten off. Switch to Cake B or opposite end of cake.
Row 6: Ch 1, sc in same st, *working in front of the ch-1 from previous row work dc in skipped st 2 rows below, sc in next st (top of dc post from previous row),* repeat from * to * to end. Turn.
Row 7 – 26: Repeat rows 3-6, ending after row 6 or until measures approximately 7.5” in height.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Fold ends of rectangle together with RS facing out. With ends overlapping approximately 1” and end with yarn jogs on the bottom, place buttons evenly along the edge and sew buttons through both layers to hold scarf together.
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