Get the look without the heat – the Pinstripe Bandana Scarf is made with cool cotton bamboo yarn and sized just right for wearing with every outfit. Add a little extra coverage, ward off a little chill, or just make your outfit pop with this fast and easy free crochet scarf pattern!
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Of course, this pattern can be made as a full-size shawl too! It’s infinitely adaptable, and just a matter of starting with a chain that’s the width you want for the shawl. The stitch multiple is listed in the pattern below, or you can use the long chain method to create your own custom Pinstripe Bandana Shawl with this pattern!
Pinstripe Bandana Scarf
- US – J, 6.0mm hook – Furls Crochet
- 175 yds Lion Brand LB Collection Cotton Bamboo (DK/yarn symbol “3”/UK: 8 ply; 245 yds/224 m; 3.53 oz)
Color A – Magnolia (1 ball, or 130 yds)
Color B – Hibiscus (1 ball, or 45 yds)
- Stitch Markers – Clover
- Button (optional) – Favorite Findings Buttons, Meadow Flowers
- Gauge: 12 sts x 7 rows = 4″/10 cm in main st pattern
- Finished Size: see schematic below
- Stitch pattern: multiple of 4 +1
- Crochet Abbreviations
- Helpful Tutorial: join with sc
Row 1: With Color A, ch 85, dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next ch, *ch 1, skip next ch, dc in next 3 chs; repeat from * across; turn. (63 dc – skipped 3 chs count as 1st dc of row)
Row 2: Skip 1st st, sl st in next 2 sts, ch 3 (counts as 1st st), dc in next ch sp, dc in next st, *ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st, dc in next ch sp, dc in next st; repeat from * across until 2 sts remain, turn (remaining sts left unworked). (60 dc)
Row 3: Repeat Row 2, remove hook from active loop and place stitch marker in loop to secure. (57 dc)
Row 4: With Color B, join with sc in 3rd st of previous row, sc in each ch sp and st across until 2 sts remain; break yarn, do not turn. (71 sc)
Row 5: Insert hook in active loop of Color A (remove st marker), skip 1st st of Row 3, sl st in next st of Row 3, sl st in 1st st of Row 4, ch 3, dc in next 2 sts, *ch 1, skip next st, dc in next 3 sts; repeat from * across Row 4, turn. (54 dc)
Row 6 and 7: Repeat Row 2. (48 dc in Row 7)
Row 8: Repeat Row 3. (45 dc)
Row 9: Repeat Row 4. (55 sc)
Row 10: Repeat Row 5. (42 dc)
Row 11 – 23: Repeat Row 2. (3 dc in Row 23)
Border Round 1: (Continue with Color A) Ch 1, sc in next 3 sts, *ch 3, sl st in first/last st of previous row;** repeat from * to Row 1, skipping Rows 4 and 9 (Color B Rows), ch 2, 3 sc in 1st foundation ch (bottom of 1st st of Row 1), sc in each st across foundation ch to last st, 3 sc in last foundation ch, ch 2, sl st in top of same st; repeat from * to ** ending with a sc in the same st as 1st sc, sc again in same st, join to 1st sc.
Border Round 2: Ch 1, sc in 1st st, (hdc, dc, hdc) in next st, sc in next st, then sc in each st around, working 3 sc in each ch sp; join and break yarn.
Border Round 3: With Color B, join with sc to any st, sc in each st around, working 3 sc in the dc st; join and break yarn.
Assembly: Add button to one top corner and a Color B chain loop (long enough to get around your chosen button) to the opposite corner if desired.
And that’s it! It’s a very quick project to crochet, and provides just the right bit of color and style right where you want it most! I hope you enjoy this free crochet pattern on Moogly!
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