A Triangle Scarf Crochet Pattern with so much texture – simple combination of double crochet stitches creates beautiful texture with popcorn stitches and a fun, flirty pom pom edge! A free crochet pattern by Nana’s Crafty Home.
I have designed several crochet scarf patterns and the Misty Morning Triangle Scarf is one of my first and favorite! With just one Caron Big Cake and an interesting repeating pattern this scarf will work up quickly and easily.
Triangle Scarf Crochet Pattern Details
This free pattern for a triangle scarf made from one Caron Big Cake* was my first project with this yarn. Caron Big Cakes are self-striping #4 medium worsted weight yarn with so many beautiful color combos available! I fell in love with how this yarn worked up – the self-striping really did all of the color work for me.
I have designed a couple of other patterns using Caron Big Cakes including the Cozy Fireside Cardigan and the Spring Caron Big Cake C2C Blanket for beginners. I also made a version of my Brandywine Falls Vest in Caron Big Cakes and loved it!
Just a note that yarn cake yardage can vary from cake to cake. I was able to make this pattern with just one Caron Big Cake but there are those that ran out during the pom pom edging. That row is a yarn eater and since yardage may vary you can certainly purchase an additional cake just in case or eliminate one previous dc row in order to finish out your crochet triangle scarf pattern.
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I really like the stitch definition with this yarn as well so I believe it is very suited to a triangle shawl pattern as the yarn is on full display! I believe you will really enjoy this pattern as once you get the pattern down it is repetitive and goes quickly.
If you wanted to make a larger shawl out of this pattern it would be easy to do with two full cakes. Just repeat the pattern until the 2nd cake is just about depleted. Just remember, if you are planning on doing the pom pom row it is a yarn eater and plan accordingly.
Let’s talk about the pom poms — love, love, love! I planned the pom pom row to be made from the wrong side as I believe they look better from the back side. You could certainly do a different edging if you so choose but I really like how the pom poms complement the popcorn stitches and give the scarf a finished look. And I guarantee you are going to want to take this edging to other projects as well – would be perfect as a baby blanket border!
You could certainly use another weight yarn for this project. I made one another one of my favorite self-striping yarns Mandala which is a dk weight yarn. You can read all about Mandala yarn here . Since Mandala is a smaller weight yarn it ends up feeling lighter a bonus if you want something for warmer weather. To use the whole cake I just added a couple more dc rows and a filet row prior to the pom pom row and used up every bit of the yarn.
I have the complete video tutorial for this scarf now available. The video will help you each step of the way with particular emphasis on the pom pom edging. You can now view it here or watch it on YouTube. (Subscribe to my YouTube Channel to get notified whenever I post a new video).
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You may also like the following free crochet scarf patterns by Nana’s Crafty Home:
1. DC All Day Triangle Scarf free crochet pattern perfect for beginners!
2. Lavender Garden C2C Scarf free crochet pattern
3. Spring Lark Asymmetrical Scarf free crochet pattern
Triangle Scarf Crochet Pattern – Misty Morning Triangle Scarf written pattern instructions
Pattern written in US crochet terminology
Caron Big Cakes Blue, Weight 4 Medium (100% acrylic) 10.5 oz / 603 yds
Color Cake Roll
Size H (5 mm) crochet hook
Approximate finished size: 47” width x 27” center depth
Gauge: First 4 rows = 3” tall x 5” wide
ch(s) = chain(s)
RS = right side
WS = wrong side
sk = skip
dc = double crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
sp = space
sc = single crochet
pc = popcorn stitch (see special stitches section below)
dc4tog = double crochet 4 together (see special stitches section below)
yo = yarn over
pc (popcorn): work 5 dc sts in same st, drop loop from hook, insert hook into top of first dc made, place dropped loop on hook and pull through st.
dc4tog: *yo, insert hook in ch indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops*; repeat from * to * 3 more times in same st (5 loops on hook), yo, pull through all loops on hook.
Misty Morning Triangle Scarf complete video tutorial
- In the filet rows, you have a ch-sp after first st of row and before final st of row. Be sure to work a dc st into each ch-space.
- Ch 3 counts as first st of each row.
- Each pc row will be written out as the sts between pc stitches will be different for each.
Row 1: (RS) sk 2 chs (counts as first dc), (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) now referred to corner sp into third ch from hook. Turn. (6)
Row 2: ch 3, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next 2 sts, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner sp from previous row, 1 dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in last st. Turn. (12)
Row 3: (dc row) ch 3, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in each st to 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. (18)
Row 4: repeat row 3. (24)
Row 5: (filet row A) ch 4 (counts as first dc + ch 1), dc in same st, ch 1, sk next st, *dc in next st, ch 1, sk next st*; repeat from * to * to corner sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner sp, ch 1, sk next st, repeat from * to * last st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in last st. Turn. (18 dc sts)
Row 6: Note: There is a ch-1 sp after first st and before last st. ch 3, dc in same st, dc in each ch-1 sp and st to corner sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner sp, 1 dc in each ch-1 sp and st to last st, 2 dc in last st. Turn. (38)
Row 7 – 8: dc row. (50 dc sts at end of row 8)
Row 9: (pc row) ch 3, dc in same st, *dc in next 4 sts, pc in next st*; repeat from * to * 3 times, dc in next 4 sts, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner sp, repeat from * to * 4 times, dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in last st. Turn. (48 dc + 8 pc = 56 total sts)
Row 10 – 12: dc row. (74 dc sts at end of row 12)
Row 13: (filet row B) ch 4, dc in same st, ch 1, sk next st, *dc in next st, ch 1, sk next st*; repeat from * to * to last st before corner sp, dc in last st, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner sp, dc in next st, ch 1, sk next st, repeat from * to * last st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in last st. Turn. (44 dc sts)
Row 14: repeat row 6. (88)
Row 15 – 16: dc row. (100 dc sts at end of row 16)
Row 17: Filet Row A. (56 dc sts)
Row 18: repeat row 6. (114)
Row 19 – 20: dc row. (126 dc sts at end of row 20)
Row 21 (pc row): ch 3, 1 dc in same st, dc in next 3 sts, pc in next st, *1 dc in next 5 sts, pc in next st*; repeat from * to * 8 times, 1 dc in next 4 sts, (2 dc, ch 2, 2dc) in corner sp, 1 dc in next 4 sts, pc in next st, repeat from * to * 9 times, 1 dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in last st. Turn. (112 dc + 20 pc = 132 total stitches )
Row 22 – 24: dc row. (150 sts at end of row 24)
Row 25: filet row B. (82 dc sts)
Row 26: repeat row 6. (164)
Row 27 – 28: dc row. (176 sts at end of row 28)
Row 29: filet row A. (94 dc sts)
Row 30: repeat row 6. (190)
Row 31 – 32: dc row. (202 sts at end of row 32)
Row 33 (pc row): ch 3, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next 5 sts, pc in next st, *1 dc in next 7 sts, pc in next st*; repeat from * to * 10 times, 1 dc in next 6 sts (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner sp, 1 dc in next 6 sts, pc in next st, repeat from * to * 11 times, 1 dc in next 5 sts, 2 dc in last st. Turn. (184 dc sts + 24 pc = 208 total stitches)
Row 34 – 36: dc row. (226)
Row 37: filet row B. (120)
Row 38: (pom pom edging row): ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in ch-1 sp,*ch 6, dc4tog in fourth ch from hook, ch 3, dc4tog in 3rd ch from hook, fold clusters together, sl st in same ch as first dc4tog (pom pom made), ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp*; repeat from * to * to corner sp, work pom pom, ch 2, (1 sc, pom pom, ch 2, 1 sc) in corner sp, repeat from * to * to last ch-1 sp, work pom pom, ch 2, sc in last ch-1 sp, sc in last st. (59 pom poms)
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Stitch type by row
Row Stitch Row Stitch Row Stitch Row Stitch
1 dc 11 dc 21 popcorn 31 dc
2 dc 12 dc 22 dc 32 dc
3 dc 13 Filet B 23 dc 33 popcorn
4 dc 14 Fill Filet 24 dc 34 dc
5 Filet A 15 dc 25 Filet B 35 dc
6 Fill Filet 16 dc 26 Fill Filet 36 dc
7 dc 17 Filet A 27 dc 37 Filet B
8 dc 18 Fill Filet 28 dc 38 pom pom edge
9 popcorn 19 dc 29 Filet A
10 dc 20 dc 30 Fill Filet
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