Crocheting a scarf is a great way to use up extra yarn, make a quick project and experiment with different crochet stitches.
Keep on reading to learn more about different crochet stitches for scarves and which ones are my favorite! Enjoy.
You will find that crochet stitches can make a big difference in how comfy or warm a scarf is. If you use open stitches in a scarf it won’t be as cozy as a tight single crochet or half double crochet stitch. In comparison, if you use a looser stitch like a double crochet or granny stitch it will more than likely have more drape and be comfortable.
Since most scarf patterns are fairly small projects you can play around with all the different types of crochet stitches for scarves below to find the one that you like best!
After you take look all the unique crochet stitches for scarves be sure to check out a few of my crochet scarf pattern suggestions too!
Crochet Stitch Patterns for Scarves
The single crochet is the simplest of all the crochet stitches and is one most beginners learn when first starting. When used in crocheting a scarf it leaves a clean modern look which is always a positive.
Want to make a scarf with this stitch? Check out this beginner-friendly scarf pattern.
2. Spike Stitch
This version of the spike stitch uses single crochets but with two colors to add variety. If you’d like to have more than two colors in your scarf they can easily be added!
Tunisian crochet is quite fun to work up and EASY! Tunisian crochet can use a regular crochet hook or an afghan hook when making a scarf.
You can make a cowl or scarf with the Tunisian Simple Stitch and see first hand how beautiful this stitch is worked up.
The bobble stitch featured below uses a combination of five double crochets clustered together to create a fun bobble look! This style of crochet stitch would add great texture to a crochet scarf!
Take a look at this bobble stitch crochet scarf pattern to see how great this stitch looks worked up in a design.
A classic chevron looks great in a scarf design and is quite easy to work up! If you can single crochet then you can make this chevron stitch pattern.
Take a peek at this chevron stitch scarf pattern to see how modern and beautiful it looks.
6. Puff Stitch
The puff crochet stitch is quite easy to crochet a scarf with looks similar to a bobble stitch. If you want a thick textured scarf this is the stitch for you!
Take a look at this puff stitch crochet scarf to try your hand at it!
The griddle stitch is a combination of single crochets, double crochets and chains to great a beautiful textured piece. This stitch would look perfect in a scarf if you want a classic simple look.
I hope you enjoyed this fun list of stitches and you found on that you will make a crochet scarf out of soon! If you have any more fun ideas for stitches please join the Easy Crochet Facebook Group or leave a comment here on the blog.
If you liked this post you may also enjoy this list of blanket stitches that are fun to try too!