Mini-Chevron Infinity Scarf

Crochet Chevron Scarf

This crochet chevron scarf is easy to make and feels great around your neck. I love that now it is definitely scarf weather in New England! Have you noticed that everyone wears infinity scarves? They do seem to go on forever as they wrap around your neck more than once creating snuggly volume. I’ve also noticed many accessories and garments that feature the classic zig-zag pattern which many yarn enthusiasts like to refer to as “chevrons”.

Crochet Zig-Zags in a ONE row Repeat!

So, I decided to create this crochet chevron scarf with Red Heart’s Soft Yarn and am calling it the “Mini-Chevron Infinity Scarf.” And guess what? You can achieve these sharp zig-zags with just single crochet and chains and a ONE row repeat! Yay! Read on to see the FREE PATTERN complete with a couple of diagrams and photos to help you succeed.

Crochet Chevron Scarf shown on a light blue background - scarf is a zig zag pattern in white, orange, navy, turquoise and green


Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Measurements: 6” wide x 60” long

Red Heart Soft yarn in a stack - orange, green, blue, off white and navy

Supplies for the Crochet Chevron Scarf:

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Red Heart Soft Yarn in 5 colors:

Off White, Guacamole, Tangerine, Navy and Turquoise

H/8/5 mm crochet hook

Yarn needle

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Special Stitches and Abbreviations:

Close up of the picot stitches made at each peak


Picot = (sc, ch 2, sc)


Simply work a single crochet; then ch 2; Now work another single crochet in the same place
There are many different types of “Picots” (pronounced “pee-kohs”) in the crochet world. A picot is basically a small chain loop made on top of a stitch as an accent. In this pattern they are where you work most of your stitches (after the first row).

Peak = [(sc, ch 2, sc), ch 3, (sc, ch 2, sc)] all in ch-3 sp of previous row’s peak

Close up of the stitches making each peak made with purple and blue yarn

Crochet Chevron Scarf Pattern Tips

A chevron pattern is all peaks and valleys. At every peak you must add stitches (or increase) and in every valley you decrease (or skip stitches in this pattern). Can you see what makes up our peaks?
Yup, you guessed it – 2 picots with a ch-3 in the middle!
By cramming double the amount of picots in each ch-3 sp across, you are increasing and creating peaks.
Each row is made with a series of picots and skips using just single crochets and chains.
There are 4 peaks in each row.
A new color is introduced every 3 rows (see photo at end of pattern for help changing colors)

Diagram to Help with the Stitches in this Crochet Chevron Scarf

Diagram 1 – Here is a simple sketch of the chain and first row of this pattern – for some seeing the stitches mapped out like this can be helpful; If it makes it more confusing for you, then skip on to the pattern text below

Hand drawing of how to work the first row of stitches

Instructions for the Crochet Chevron Scarf:

Ch 61

Row 1:

Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sk next ch,
[Picot in next ch, sk next 2 chs,
Peak in next ch, sk next 2 chs,
Picot in next ch, sk next 2 chs,
sc in next ch, sk next 3 chs,
sc in next ch, sk next 2 chs] 3 times;
Picot in next ch, sk next 2 chs,
Peak in next ch, sk next 2 chs,
Picot in next ch, sk next 2 chs,
dc in last ch. Turn.

Row 1 of the crochet chevron scarf shown laying flat on a tan surface with turquoise yarn and crochet hook


Row 2:

Ch 1, sc in dc, sc in next Picot,
[Picot in next Picot,
Peak in next ch-3 sp,
Picot in next Picot,
(sc in next Picot) 2x] 3 times;
Peak in next ch-3 sp,
Picot in next Picot,
sc in last Picot, dc in last sc. Turn.

Showing row 2 completed in a different color


Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 60”

Close up view of the Crochet Chevron Scarf rows and colors

Color changing Order for the Crochet Chevron Scarf:

I changed color every 3 rows.
This is my color order:
Off White
Guacamole
Off White
Turquoise
Off White
Cinnabar
Off White
Navy

Showing how to change color at end of rows for the crochet chevron scarf

How to Change Yarn Color:

To change color first fasten off the previous color and weave in the end.
Put new color on your hook with a slip knot.

Insert hook into dc at beginning of the row (you just completed) and work a sc – (Remember, you will be looking at the Wrong Side of this completed row) –

(I like to call this color-changing technique, “Join with sc” and you can watch a short video tutorial of it here)

Now you can pick up the pattern in Row 2 after the section marked in bold red (sc in dc)


Finishing of the Crochet Chevron Scarf Pattern:

Using yarn needle and last yarn tail, whip stitch first and last row together matching up peaks and valleys. (I made sure I ended with Off White so I could use the Off White yarn to sew up both white ends and it wouldn’t show.)

Weave in all ends and wear to your next Thanksgiving get together!

Mini chevron infinity scarf shown on young woman in a fall foliage scene - scarf made with zig-zags in white, navy, green, orange and blue

Your Mini-Chevron Infinity Scarf is Complete!

Your Crochet Chevron Scarf project is complete! Would you say that once you got into the groove of the stitch pattern, it worked up very quickly? I love how you can create such a pretty crochet chevron pattern with just a one-row repeat! Which colors would you choose? Let us know in the comments below. There are so many wonderful colors of the Red Heart Soft yarn that you could make a wide variety of different scarves with this easy pattern!

If you would like to see more FREE scarf patterns on this blog, then check out these projects: Repeat and Relax Scarf, Radiant Reversible Scarf, Snowman Pocket Scarf and the Crochet Shamrock Cowl.

Remember, you can find all of my FREE crochet patterns here and don’t forget to pin the image below so you remember where you found this easy crochet scarf pattern!

Thank you for stopping by – Happy crocheting!

Jennifer

Crochet Chevron Scarf shown on young woman with fall foliage in background

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