Crochet Snowman Scarf

Red crocheted scarf that has snowman faces on the pockets at ends of scarf

Crochet Snowman Scarf – FREE pattern

I love to crochet holiday projects this time of year and am excited to share this fun Snowman Pocket Scarf with you! A crochet scarf makes for a great gift or a craft fair item. I love how they are one-size-fits-all and add interest to any coat or outfit.

Details about the Crochet Snowman Scarf

This is a simple scarf to crochet using a two-row repeat for the main stitch consisting of chains and single crochet. The face details are created with easy stitches and small amounts of yarn from your stash. And the fun face creates the perfect little pocket to keep your hands warm!

Do you know someone who loves snowmen or snow? They would love to wear this scarf πŸ™‚

Crochet Scarf PDF in my Etsy Shop

You can find a large-print ad-free downloadable and printable PDF of this pattern in my Etsy Shop here.

Skill Level: Easy

Supplies:

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1 skein medium weight acrylic yarn in red (Approximately 355 yards (324m))

(For my scarf I used 1 skein of Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn in color: Cranberry)

Small amounts of medium weight acrylic yarn in white, black, orange and pink

5.5mm (I) and 3.75mm (F) hooks by Clover

Jumbo tapestry needle

Finished Measurements:Β 

6” wide x 60” long (15.24 cm x 152.4 cm)

Each pocket approximately 6 ½” tall (16.51 cm)

Gauge:Β 

15 rows = 4” (10.16 cm); Β 18 scs = 4” (10.16 cm)

Abbreviations:

YO (yarn over)

Hk (hook)

Lp (loop)

Ch (chain)

St (stitch)

Sp (space)

Sl st (slip stitch)

Sc (single crochet)

Hdc (half double crochet)

Dc (double crochet)

Special Stitches:

Join with sc (join with single crochet):

With slip knot on hk, insert hk into st; YO, draw up a lp; YO, pull through both lps on hk

Adjustable Ring: Wrap yarn around hand to create a loop; pull working end of yarn through lp with hk; work stitches inside lp as indicated by pattern

To see a video tutorial of this technique on my Youtube Channel, click here

Crochet Snowman Scarf close up of one pocket showing a snowman's face

Notes:

First the main scarf length is crocheted in red and then the white and black sections are added in the same stitch

The face details are crocheted and sewn on with yarn tails and a tapestry needle

Lastly the pockets are assembled by joining sides with sc and fringe is added at the bottom of each pocket

**You can purchase an instant downloadable PDF of the project here in my Etsy shop**

Red crochet scarf base with a crochet hook

Instructions for the Crochet Snowman Scarf:

(All Special Stitches are in bold and italicized text and defined above)

Main Scarf Length:

With larger hook ch 24

Row 1:Β  Sc in 2nd ch from hk; (ch 1, sk next ch, sc in next ch) across. (12 scs, 11 ch-1 sps) Turn.

Row 2:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st and in next ch-1 sp; (ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp) across up to last st; sc in last st. Turn. (13 scs, 10 ch-1 sps)

Row 3:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st; (ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next st) across. Turn. (12 scs, 11 ch-1 sps)

Repeat Rows 2 & 3 until scarf measures 60” (long (making sure to end after completing a Row 3 repeat). Fasten off red.

Showing how to start the pocket and face section with white yarn and crochet hook

First Snowman Face Section:

Join white with sc in 1st sc; sc in next ch-1 sp; (ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp) across up to last st; sc in last st. Turn.

Repeat Row 3

Repeat Rows 2 & 3 with white until white section measures 5” (12.7 cm)(approximately 22 rows). Fasten off white.

Join black with sc in 1st sc; sc in next ch-1 sp; (ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp) across up to last st; sc in last st. Turn.

Repeat Row 3

Repeat Rows 2 & 3 with black until black section measures 1 ½” (approximately 5-6 rows). Fasten off black.

Second Snowman Face Section (on other end of Scarf):

Now working in bottom of Row 1 of scarf length, join white with sc in 1st st; (ch 1, sk next st, sc in next st) across. Turn.

Repeat Rows 2 & 3 with white as for first face section

Join black with sc in 1st sc; (ch 1, sk next st, sc in next st) across. Turn.

Repeat Rows 2 & 3 with black as for the first face section

All facial features shown next to the base of the snowman face to become the pocket

Snowman Face Details

* Fasten off ALL face details with long yarn tails to use in assembly:

Nose – 3” (12.7 cm) long (Make 2):

With smaller hook, ch 2

Row 1:  Sc in 2nd ch. Turn.

Row 2:  Ch 1, 2 sc in st. Turn.

Row 3:  Ch 1, sc in each st across. Turn.(2 sc)

Row 4:  Ch 1, 2 sc in 1st st, sc in next st. Turn. (3 sc)

Row 5:  Repeat Row 3

Row 6:  Ch 1, 2 sc in 1st st, sc in each of next 2 sts. Turn.(4 sc)

Row 7:   Repeat Row 3

Row 8:  Ch 1, 2 sc in 1st st, sc in each of next 3 sts. Turn. (5 sc)

Row 9:  Repeat Row 3

Row 10:  Ch 1, 2 sc in 1st st, sc in each st across. Turn. (6 sc)

Row 11:  Repeat Row 3

Row 12:  Ch 1, sc in each of next 2 sts, hdc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts; 2 dc in last st.

Do not fasten off.

Edging for the Nose:

Work sl st edging down side of rows to point of nose and then up the other side of rows. Fasten off.

Eyes

1 1/8” (2.85 cm)Β  diameter (Make 4):

With larger hook and black work (ch 2, 8 hdc) in an adjustable ring; join with sl st to 1st hdc. Pull yarn tail to close up center hole. Fasten off.

Rosy Cheeks

1 ¼” (3.17 cm) diameter (Make 4):

With larger hook and pink work (ch 1, 5 sc) in an adjustable ring; join with sl st to 1st sc. Pull yarn tail to close up center hole. Fasten off.

Mouth Buttons

¾” (1.9 cm) diameter (Make 10):

With larger hook and black work (ch 3, 12 dc) in an adjustable ring; join with sl st to 1st dc. Pull yarn tail to close up center hole. Fasten off.

Both snowman faces shown before turning them into the pockets

Finishing and Assembly of the Crochet Snowman Scarf:

With Jumbo Tapestry needle and yarn tails sew all face details onto white section using photo as a guide making sure that black section is at top of face/pocket

Showing how to turn the ends of the snowman scarf into pockets

Fold over face section and sc sides of pocket together using white and black yarn

Fringe:

With red cut 52 yarn lengths approximately 10” (25.4 cm) long

Tip:Β  Find a hard cover book that is 10” (25.4 cm) wide (or cut a piece of cardboard to this measurement) and wrap yarn around length of book 26 times; Then cut at top and bottom to create the 52 ten-inch (25.4 cm) lengths

Close up photo of attaching the fringe to the bottom of the crochet scarf

For each piece of fringe: Fold 2 yarn lengths in half; insert hook into stitch along edge of scarf pocket; Pull folded end (loop) of yarn length through the stitch/loop; Wrap cut ends of yarn length around hook and pull through loop of folded end; Pull cut ends to tighten knot; Trim lengths so all same length; Total Number of Fringe per Pocket = 13

Crochet Snowman Scarf shown on a mannequin next to a Christmas tree with a close up view of the pockets of snowman faces

And there you have it – your Crochet Snowman Scarf is complete! I really like the Cranberry (red) color of the yarn but you could make the scarf base in any color – green, blue, pink – to give the crochet scarf a different look.

I think this crochet snowman scarf is a good beginner project as well because this project uses basic stitches and many repeats. And if making some of the facial features intimidates you, you could cut them out of felt and sew them on so you only need to crochet the scarf base.

I hope you enjoyed making the Crochet Snowman Pocket Scarf – remember to send me a photo (jennifer@celticknotcrochet.com) of your finished scarf or tag me on Instagram (@celticknotcrochet). I really enjoy seeing what you make!

Remember all of my FREE patterns can be found here and many other patterns that make good Christmas gifts can be found in my Etsy Shop here.

Thank you for stopping by! Happy crocheting!

Jennifer

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