The Alpine Crochet Scarf pattern is an easy-to-crochet triangular scarf if you know how to crochet the front post double crochet stitch, but is not a crochet pattern for beginners, so if you are a beginner do not make this project your first big project until you have practiced the stitches first. Crochet single crochet stitches, double crochet stitches, and front post double crochet stitches and be careful with your tension. The yarn tension is important whether you are crocheting or knitting. Without a doubt, this is the perfect chic accessory for this winter and spring/fall. And if you’re looking for how to crochet a scarf for men this scarf crochet pattern is perfect! I think the Alpine crochet scarf would also make a great gift for men.
I love how the single crochet, double crochet, and front post double crochet stitches look together, they create a solid fabric and the result is a strong, durable fabric that is ideal for crocheting scarves. And the textured pattern will hold up very well to washing. But I also think this is a great stitch for textured crochet baby blankets, lapghans, sweaters, cardigans, mittens, dishcloths and so many other projects that call for a great texture and excellent drape.
The Alpine stitch is a yarn eater, so if you have a lot of yarn to use this is the perfect project. Not only will you get rid of the yarn, but you’ll end up with a fabulous scarf to keep you warm. The Alpine Crochet Scarf is a quick and easy crochet pattern to make and a perfect way to learn new stitches. This free pattern is perfect if you are looking for a textured crochet scarf that looks beautiful, elegant, and special. If you are looking for a free crochet pattern for beginners, this pattern is perfect for you. The free pattern for the Alpine Crochet Scarf has written instructions, a chart, and a video tutorial for the Alpine stitch.
Crocheting scarves is one of my favorite things to crochet, especially since I love triangle scarves because I can adjust the size as I go. If you are looking for how to crochet a textured scarf this is an easy pattern to crochet. This textured crochet scarf pattern also has a diagram, so it’s much easier to follow, I prefer a diagram when I crochet.
For my Alpine crochet scarf I’ve used 700 g Paintbox yarns Simply DK 100% acrylic Caffee Bean (7 x 100g; 100 g= 276m; and a 4 mm hook.
Paintbox Yarns Simply DK is an inexpensive and high-quality acrylic yarn. Is a soft yarn with great airy volume, suitable for crochet and knitting projects. It is made from 100% high-quality acrylic and comes in a beautiful selection of colors. Whether you knit or crochet with this yarn, the stitches will stand out nicely and clearly. If you are allergic to wool, or just don’t want to use animal fibers, you can substitute this great acrylic yarn for a soft and lovely result. The soft yarn is great for many creative, colorful projects. It does not scratch and is comfortable to work with and wear on the body.
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sc= single crochet;
dc= double crochet;
fpdc= front post double crochet.
The pattern uses US crochet terminology.
The size of the Alpine crochet scarf: is 190 cm/ 75 inches- wingspan and 70 cm/ 27.5 inches- depth from the center.
The gauge: 21 stitches x 20 rows/ 10 cm (4 inches).
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First, let’s learn how to crochet the front post double crochet stitch and the herringbone half double crochet stitch:
How to crochet the front post double crochet stitch: 1. Yarn over, and insert the hook from the front around the stem of the double crochet in the row below from right to left;
2. Pull the yarn to make a loop, now you have 3 loops on the hook;
3. Yarn over and pull a new loop through the first two loops on the hook, two loops remain on the hook;
4. Yarn over and pull a new loop through both loops on the hook.
5. Repeat steps 1 to 4 for another stitch.
How to crochet the herringbone half double crochet stitch:
1. Yarn over, insert hook in the next st, yarn over, and pull the yarn through the st and the first loop from the hook; yarn over and draw the yarn through both loops on the hook- this is the first stitch.
2. For the next stitch: yarn over, insert hook in the next stitch, yarn over, and pull the yarn through the stitch and the first loop from the hook; yarn over and draw the yarn through both loops on the hook.
3. Repeat step 2 to crochet another stitch.
The pattern for the Alpine crochet scarf:
The chart for the Alpine crochet scarf (click on the photo for a better resolution):
The written instructions:
Start with 3 chains.
1. Row 1: In the 3rd ch from the hook crochet: 3 dc sts, turn;
2. Row 2: ch (don’t count as a st), crochet 1 sc in every next st, turn;
3. Row 3: 2 ch (don’t count as a st), dc in the next st, skip the next sc and crochet 1 fpdc st around the dc below the skipped sc, 2 dc in the next st, turn;
4. Row 4: ch (don’t count as a st), crochet 1 sc in every next st, turn;
5. Row 5: 2 ch (don’t count as a st), skip the next sc and crochet 1 fpdc around the dc below the skipped sc, dc in next stitch, skip the next sc and crochet 1 fpdc around the dc below the skipped sc, 2 dc in the next st, turn;
6. Row 6: ch (don’t count as a st), crochet 1 sc in every next st, turn;
7. Row 7: 2 ch (don’t count as a st), *dc in the next st, skip the next sc, and crochet 1 fpdc st around the dc below the skipped sc*. Repeat *-*to the last st and crochet 2 dc; turn.
8. Row 8: ch (don’t count as a st), crochet 1 sc in every next st, turn;
9. Row 9: 2 ch (don’t count as a st), skip the next sc and crochet 1 fpdc around the dc below the skipped sc, *dc in next stitch, skip the next sc and crochet 1 fpdc around the dc below the skipped sc*. Repeat *-*to the last st and crochet 2 dc; turn.
Row 10: ch (don’t count as a st), crochet 1 sc in every next st, turn.
Repeat the pattern from row 7 until you have the dimensions you want for your scarf.
Crochet the edge on the right side of the blanket. For the edge, you’ll crochet one round of single crochet sts and 1 row of herringbone half double crochet.
The sc round: Don’t cut the yarn and continue to crochet a single crochet stitch edge around the scarf. Start with 1 sc in the same st as the previous and continue to crochet 1 sc for every row of the scarf. Crochet 2 sc in the ch you started the scarf. Finish the round with a sl st. Don’t turn.
The herringbone half double crochet row: ch, crochet herringbone half double crochet in every next stitch of the round.
To prevent the edge from rolling, fold the edge and sew it on the Wrong side.
Tie off and weave in the ends.
Here are my other projects using the alpine stitch:
- Alpine crochet blanket;
- Alpine crochet mittens;
- Crochet Alpine Beanie;
- Textured baby blanket;
- Crochet dish/washcloth set;
- Crochet kitchen dish towel;
- Crochet Twist Headband.
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