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Free Crochet Spiral Scarf Patterns

Updated on May 12, 2017
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I've been crocheting since I was a little girl. Since then I've designed for magazines and offer free patterns at my site.

These scarves go by many names. Corkscrew, spiral, ruffled, or potato chip scarves. You'll find a list here of several free crochet patterns for spiral scarves. These are quite fashionable to wear with a coat or jacket or crochet one to wear with a sweater. A few of the scarves are light and lacy enough to wear with a summer dress.

A tutorial and two videos are included to help you along the way. Crocheting a spiral is easy once you get the hang of it. Once you get started you'll be designing your own patterns in no time.

Free Pattern List

Just click on the blue titles to find the photos and free patterns.

All Free Crafts Spiral Scarf - This scarf was originally crocheted for a fall festival in Scotland and is created with beautiful autumn colors. It uses UK terms, but gives the American terms that you can change to easily. It provides basic instructions so you can change the width.

YouTube Video by Maggie Weldon

Cascade Scarf - The A Little Slice of Life site offers this free pattern for a scarf that could be used for both summer or winter wear. It is light and lacy and is created with Sirdar Blur yarn and a size 8.0 mm hook. The pattern is offered in UK terms, but could easily be changed to US terms.

Crochet Hooks You Spiral Scarf - A video tutorial is provided below for this scarf. This is a shorter scarf than the others offered here. The pattern is offered on this page. This is a super quick and easy project.

Crochet Spot Ruffled Scarf - A touch of style is added to this scarf just by crocheting a different colored edging. She used medium weight yarn (this is usually 4-ply worsted weight). The scarf is super easy to crochet. You'll need a size H hook.

FaveCraft Double the Fun Potato Chip Scarf - These scarves are sometimes called potato chip scarves, because they have the appearance of a stack of potato chips. This pattern has softer ruffles than most spirals. It uses Red Heart Super Soft and a J hook. The combination of the yarn and hook size gives the scarf a nice drape.

FaveCraft Fluffy Ruffle Potato Chip Scarf - Caron Bliss yarn and a size K hook were used to crochet this soft scarf pattern. Even a beginner can attempt this. The pattern is short and easy to follow.

Find the free pattern link above

Fun Ruffle Scarf - Sew Divertimeonto blog offers this free pattern. It is for a skinny scarf crocheted with Lion Brand Super Bulky yarn and a size N crochet hook. It is a skinny scarf, but is wide enough to keep you warm this winter. The finished scarf is 67 inches long, but she suggest just chaining more chains to make it longer or less to crochet a shorter scarf.

How to Crochet a Spiral Scarf - Yahoo Voices offers this free pattern that is different than the other scarves. She crocheted lots of circles to complete the project rather than using a long chain like the others. At the end, you sew the circles together. You'll need 4-ply worsted weight yarn and a size H hook.

Knotty Generation Spiral Scarf - You'll need to scroll down the page to find the pattern for this pretty scarf. The scarf is rated Easy. She suggests using a fabulous color for a spectacular effect. She used Paton's Divine yarn and a size K hook.

Red Heart Frilly Scarf - Red Heart Shashay yarn was used for this project. You'll need to watch the video if you haven't already used this yarn. The yarn is described as looking like a ribbon yarn, but you spread it out and work in the holes. The project is rated Easy.

Red Heart Rosy Ripple Scarf - This is a pretty scarf with an edging crocheted in a different color. It is created with Red Heart Sports yarn and a size H hook. The project is rated Easy.

Vanna's Choice Potato Chip Scarf - This scarf pattern is a winner in a Vanna's crochet contest. It uses Vanna's Choice yarn and a size J hook. It is super simple to crochet.


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      Barbara Badder 5 years ago from USA

      Tammy, Thanks for viewing the hub and commenting. I like that one too.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Gorgeous patterns! I love the blue scarf. It has a wonderful vintage/ romantic look. I will definatley have to try this!

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      Barbara Badder 5 years ago from USA

      teaches12345, Thanks for viewing the scarves. I'm happy that you enjoy them.

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      Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

      Interesting patterns for a scarf. Always enjoy looking in on your posts, Barbara, and this one was rewarding.

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      Barbara Badder 5 years ago from USA

      Cyndi10, These are quick to crochet. I'm like you. Afghans and stuff seem like they take forever. Thanks for viewing. Barb

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      Barbara Badder 5 years ago from USA

      thumbi7, I go through streaks myself. I love to crochet Christmas presents for everyone. Then I take several months off until I am in the mood again. Thanks for replying. Barb

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      Cynthia B Turner 5 years ago from Georgia

      Hey, thanks for giving us a wonderful collection. I crochet in spurts and like patterns that are fast and easy so that I can finish and move on. This is great!

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      JR Krishna 5 years ago from India

      I am not very much into crocheting.

      But the links you have given here and the patterns are worth looking at

      Thanks for sharing

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      Barbara Badder 5 years ago from USA

      ChitrangadaSharan, These are quick and easy. I hope you find the time to crochet a few of them. Thanks for commenting.

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      Barbara Badder 5 years ago from USA

      RTalloni,, I'm going to get busy crocheting a few for Christmas gifts I like that pattern too. .

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      Chitrangada Sharan 5 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Wow! All the patterns are so beautiful. I love crocheting and all these scarf patterns are worth trying. Thanks for sharing them.

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      RTalloni 5 years ago from the short journey

      I'm going to vote for the Rosy Ripple right now, but this is a delightful collection. Thanks for adding the how to.