The Mint Twist Scarf is a crochet bandana scarf accented with twisted fringe. Keep reading for the free crochet pattern.
A Crochet Bandana Scarf that is Easy to Customize
I LOVE the look of the twisted fringe that has been trending lately. So much that I even made a video tutorial for you to learn how to make it (spoiler alert: it’s not difficult but a little bit time consuming).
This scarf is a triangular cowl shape, but if that’s not your jam it is easily customizable! This pattern only used a partial skein of Lion Brand Scarfie yarn. If you want to make a more classic scarf just use the whole skein and skip the joining. I can’t wait to see what you come up with!
Seven Days of Scarfie Pattern Collection #4
This pattern is part of my Seven Days of Scarfie pattern collections. Whether you are new to Seven Days of Scarfie or you have been making along with me every single year; I am so happy you are joining in the fun! Seven Days of Scarfie started on a total whim in 2016, and I have gotten so much positive feedback on the patterns that I just keep going with it every year.
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Yarn Substitutes for Scarfie Yarn
Ever since I started Seven Days of Scarfie, I’ve been asked a lot about yarn that can be substituted when Scarfie isn’t available or wool is an issue. The good news is that you can substitute almost any worsted weight yarn or light Category 5 yarn for this pattern! Since scarves aren’t particularly fitted you don’t even need to worry about gauge. Just add or subtract length as desired if your yarn is a different weight category. If you are looking for yarn similar to Lion Brand Scarfie yarn, check out my list of recommended substitutes here.
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Mint Twist Scarf - Free Crochet Pattern
- Approx. 215yards of Lion Brand Scarfie Yarn (‘Mint/Silver’ pictured) or a comparable Category 4/5 yarn. Find some of my substitution suggestions here.
- J/6.0mm crochet hook - I love Clover Amour.
- Scissors - I always keep these travel scissors in my hook case
- Yarn needle
Abbreviations (written in U.S. terms):
- sl st: slip stitch
- sk: skip
- ch: chain
- SC: single crochet
- DC: double crochet
- Bead: Bead Stitch
Bead Stitch: *YO, insert hook around post of previous st, YO, pull up a loop, repeat from * 3 more times, YO, pull through all loops on the hook.
Related Video Tutorials:
How to Crochet the Mini Bead Stitch - PLEASE NOTE that this video demonstrates a smaller version of the bead stitch. I am putting the video here so that you can see the basic concept of the stitch, but please follow the description of the bead stitch as written in the ‘ Special Stitch’ section above. Find the Left Handed version of this video here.
How to Make and Attach Twisted Fringe
6 sts x 3 rows = 2” square in DC
Length (before joining): 30”
- The chain stitches at the beginning of each row do not count as a stitch.
- This scarf can easily be adjusted in length by adding or subtracting the repeat of Rows 2-5
Row 1: DC in the fourth ch from the hook and DC across (19). Turn.
Row 2: ch 3, *DC in two stitches, bead st around the post of the previous DC, sk 1, repeat 5 more times across, DC in the last st of the row (19). Turn.
Row 3: ch 3, DC across (19). Turn
Row 4: ch 3, DC, *ch 1, sk 1, DC repeat from * across (19). Turn.
Row 5: ch 3, DC across (19). Turn
Rows 6-45: Repeat Rows 2-5
At the end of Row 45, tie off your yarn leaving a long tail. Fold your scarf as pictured in Fig. 1. Use a yarn needle and the tail to sew Row 45 to the edge indicated. Attach yarn to the outer edge of the scarf. ch 1 and SC along the outer edge. Tie off yarn and weave in ends.
Make and attach fringe as desired.
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