Crochet a scarf men will love with this free pattern. The Mens Ribbed Scarf has a classic style using worsted weight yarn.
The ribbing is wider spaced on one side of the scarf giving it some fun styling options. Choose a tweedy yarn like in the sample or pick any color you love.
For more ideas for mens crochet scarves, check out this guide to more than 30 free mens crochet scarf patterns.
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This sample uses a worsted weight acrylic blend with a tweedy look. Try other fiber blends as well.
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The Mens Ribbed Scarf is a free crochet pattern for a scarf in U.S. crochet terminology. It is included for free on the blog below.
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About the Inspiration for the Mens Ribbed Scarf Pattern
This awesome tweedy look yarn was responsible for much of the inspiration for this scarf.
Combine that with a ribbing pattern that creates different looks on both side of the scarf, and this seemed like a great pattern that men would love.
About the Yarn
The sample scarf is made with WeCrochet/KnitPicks Brava Tweed in the mink colorway. Brava has been one of my go to worsted weight yarns. It was very exciting to see the release of the Brava Tweed line.
This yarn is smooth and easy to use. And the tweed line contains little flecks of light and dark on a heathery base.
Like many of WeCrochet/KnitPicks yarns, the Brava Tweed is also affordably priced.
Mens Ribbed Scarf Pattern
What You’ll Need
Yarn: Worsted Weight Yarn (#4) in color of choice. Approximately 380 yards.
Shown Above: WeCrochet/KnitPicks Brava Tweed (97% acrylic; 3% viscose), 218yd[200m]/3.5oz[100g]: #29510 Mink, 1 ¾ skein.
Hook: Size J/10 (6.0 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge (these are my favorite crochet hooks).
Sizing and Gauge
Size: Approximately 6” x 70”.
Gauge: 12 sts and 12 rows = 4” in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical.
- Work the base ch loosely.
- Work row one in the bottom bumps of the base chain. Tutorial at https://craftingeachday.com/how-to-crochet-in-the-bottom-bump-of-the-chain.
- Beg chs of each row do not count as sts.
- Placing markers in the edge sts and moving them up as you go along is recommended for maintaining even edges.
- Use the multiple to make a wider scarf. Add rows to make a longer scarf. Learn more about multiples at https://craftingeachday.com/crochet-stitch-multiples/.
Standard Stitch Abbreviations (U.S. Crochet Terminology):
alt-dc = alternative dc (see special stitch instructions below)
ch = chain
pm = place marker
rep = repeat
sc = single crochet
sc blo = single crochet back loop only
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
Special Stitch Instructions:
alt-dc: yarn over, insert hook in next st, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over, draw through first loop on hook (3 loops remain on hook), yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
ROW STITCH GUIDE
Use this row stitch guide as an aid while following the Scarf Pattern instructions.
|Row Numbers||Stitch Pattern|
|Row 1||Base Row of Alt-dc|
|Rows 2 – 4||Sc blo rows|
|Row 5||Alt-dc row|
|Rows 6 – 8||Sc blo rows|
|Rows 9 – 16||Repeat rows 5 – 8 until you finish row 16|
|Row 17||Alt-dc row. Fasten off.|
|Finishing||Weave in ends.|
Mens Ribbed Scarf Pattern
Multiple: any length + 2
Base Chain: Ch 212
Row 1 (base row of alt-dc): Alt-dc in 3rd ch from hook (pm in this alt-dc to mark edge if desired), alt-dc in each ch across, turn. (210 alt-dc)
Row 2 (sc blo): Ch 1, sc blo (pm in first sc blo to mark edge if desired) in each st across, turn. (210 sc blo)
Note: If using markers, move them up as you go along.
Row 3 – 4 (sc blo): Rep row 2.
Row 5 (alt-dc): Ch 2, alt-dc in each st across, turn.
Rows 6 – 8 (sc blo): Rep row 2.
Rows 9 – 16: Rep rows 5 – 8 three times or until Scarf is desired width.
Last Row (alt-dc): Rep row 5. Fasten off.
Finishing: Weave in ends.
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