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Lacy Crochet Scarf Patterns


This carefully curated roundup post features 20 of the best free lacy crochet scarf patterns, plus two of my personal favourite paid patterns.

Lacy crochet scarves elevate casual outfits and add a touch of elegance to special occasions. The lightweight and airy nature of the stitches not only makes these scarves comfortable to wear, but they also require less yarn. And these delicate stitch patterns are surprisingly quick to crochet.

After completing your lacy crochet scarf, I recommended blocking it to enhance the stitch definition. Blocking helps your finished project look more polished and professional, allowing the delicate stitches to settle into their intended shape. So, don’t forget to block your lacy crochet scarves to bring out their true beauty!

Free Lacy Crochet Scarf Patterns

Close-up view of a womand wearing a lacy crochet scarf iwth jeans and a white t-shirt.
Photo: brennaannhandmade.blogspot.com

Lightweight Boho Fringe Scarf from Brenna Ann Handmade

Learn how to make a lightweight cotton crochet scarf with this free, step-by-step tutorial. The pattern is suitable for beginners; it’s easy to follow, includes lots of pictures, and uses basic crochet stitches.

YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton, e.g., Cottony from La Mia.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: Two 50 g skeins.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a ruler, and a large-eyed tapestry needle.

A woman wearing a long, beige coloured, lacy crochet scarf.
Photo: revelcrochet.com

Tholive from Revel Crochet

Tholive is a free pattern for a lightweight crochet scarf perfect for spring.

SIZE: 11″ wide and 83″ long (28 x 210 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Cottonsoft DK from King Cole.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 627 yards (574 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a tape measure, stitch markers, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Stacked Double Crochet and Standing Single Crochet.

A light coloured, crochet lace scarf with tassels.
Photo: masonjaryarndesigns.com

The Luminescence Scarf from Mason Jar Yarn Designs

The Luminescence Scarf is a free pattern for an easy, lacy crochet scarf.

YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Truboo Sparkle from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: Three skeins; approximately 585 yards.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Iris Stitch.

A blue, lacy crochet scarf with stripes and tassels.
Photo: virklust.wordpress.com

Jessamine Scarf from Virklust

The Jessamine Scarf is a free PDF download for a lightweight crochet scarf featuring a lacy stitch pattern.

SIZE: 14″ x 72″ (36 x 185 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #2 / Fine / Sport weight yarn, e.g., River Washed from Scheepjes.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: Four 50 g skeins; about 711 yards (650 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4.50 mm (7) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Four Double Crochet Cluster.

A woman holding a large, lacy crochet scarf worked in gradient yarn.
Photo: joyofmotioncrochet.com

Crochet Lace Scarf Pattern from Joy of Motion Crochet

This free, lightweight crochet scarf pattern is perfect for warmer weather. It’s an easy pattern using basic crochet stitches.

SIZE: 18½” x 51½” (47 x 131 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Soleil from Katia.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 820 yards (750 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: A tapestry needle, scissors, and a tape measure.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Single Crochet.

A lacy crochet scarf with pink triangles on a wooden coat hanger.
Photo: persialou.com

The Trillium Scarf Pattern from Persia Lou

The Trillium Scarf is a lightweight crochet scarf featuring a geometric, filet crochet pattern

SIZE: 18″ wide and 45″ long (46 x 114 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight yarn, e.g., Knit Picks’ Lindy Chain.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 240 yards (220 m) of white yarn and 160 yards (146 m) of pink.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Filet Crochet, Double Crochet Three Together Cluster Stitch.

A woman wearing a bright yelllow lacy crochet scarf with a bright blue sky background.
Photo: mamainastitch.com

Easy Crochet Spring Scarf from Mama In A Stitch

This lacy crochet scarf pattern is an infinity scarf suitable for beginners. The scarf is crocheted completely in Single Crochet and gets its lacy look by pairing lightweight yarn with a large hook.

SIZE: 82″ long (208 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: One 70 g skein (282 yards/258 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 10 mm (N/P-15) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a tapestry needle.

A delciate, orange, crochet lace scarf.
Photo: hanjancrochet.com

Orange Blossom Scarf from Han Jan Crochet

The Orange Blossom scarf uses the herringbone double crochet stitch. This easy, beginner-friendly filet crochet pattern looks really beautiful worked up in a mohair yarn.

SIZE: The size is easy to customise.
YARN WEIGHT: #0 / Thread / Lace weight yarn, e.g., Kidsilk Haze from Rowan.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 150 g.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6.50 mm (K-10 ½) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a tapestry needle, and a stitch marker.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: crocheting with two strands of yarn held together.

A woman wearing a fuschia coloured lacycrochet scarf and a matching hat.
Photo: Brenda Grobler

Lace Triangle Scarf from Brenda Grobler

A mohair yarn is perfect for this pretty, lacy crochet scarf.

SIZE: 31½” x 19″ (80 cm x 125 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., Love from African Expressions.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 437-547 yards (400-500 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 8 mm (L-11) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle and blocking supplies.

A crochet lace scarf in a variegated green yarn with plants in the background.
Photo: Taylor Tengelsen

Holy Guacamole Lacy Crochet Scarf from Taylor Tengelsen

This earthy, crochet lace scarf pattern is available as a free Ravelry download.

SIZE: The finished scarf measures approximately 9″ x 66″ after blocking (23 cm x 168 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: about 360 yards (330 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Blocking supplies, a tape measure, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Single Crochet and Standing Single Crochet.

A delciate blue crochet lace scarf with a white background.
Photo: raffamusadesigns.com

Spring Breeze Lace Scarf from Raffamusa Designs

This lacy crochet scarf pattern is a lightweight and airy design, perfect for spring days and summer nights. The free, written pattern includes a step-by-step photo tutorial.

SIZE: 10″ x 70″ (25.5 cm x 178 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight yarn. e.g., Mohair Cotton from Concept by Katia.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: Two 50 g skeins.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: A measuring tape, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Lace Shell Stitch and Foundation Double Crochet.

A white crochet lace scarf on a wooden coat hanger with a timber paling fence in the background.
Photo: highlandhickoryraffamusadesigns.comdesigns.com

Rustic Lace Scarf from Highland Hickory Designs

The Rustic Lace Scarf pattern is a good crochet scarf pattern for beginners. It uses basic crochet stitches and a one-row repeat.

SIZE: 5″ wide and 74″ long (13 cm x 188 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #0 / Thread / Lace / Light Fingering weight yarn, e.g., Woolike from Loops & Threads.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: One skein.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4.25 mm (G) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle, and a tape measure.

A lacy crochet scarf made in blue and yellow cake yarn.
Photo: mycrochetory.com

Zarina Lacy Crochet Scarf Pattern from My Crochetory

This elegant lacy crochet scarf pattern uses a corner-to-corner crochet technique. Suitble for intermedite skill levels.

SIZE: 15¾” x 73¼” (40 cm x 194 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight yarn, e.g., Woolly Whirl from Scheepjes.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: One cake.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Blocking supplies, scissors, and a yarn needle.

A woman wearing a blue crochet lace scarf with a black tee.
Photo: fireflyfiberarts.com

Summer Shells Scarf by Sarah Jamison

This easy lacy crochet scarf pattern is available free on the Firefly Fibre Arts BLog.

SIZE: 6″ x 60″ (15 cm x 152 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 100 g.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.75 mm (F-5) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a tapestry needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Cluster Stitches.

A woman with bright red lipstick wearing a blue 1920s style crochet lace scarf.
Photo: James Strieby

Miss Fisher’s Jazz Age Scarf by James Strieby

This 1920s-style, vintage-inspired lacy crochet scarf pattern is available as a free Ravelry download. The pattern is suitable for intermediate to advanced skill levels.

SIZE: 10′ x 3½” (3 m x 9 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #0 / Thread / Lace / Light Fingering weight yarn
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 350 yards (320 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, size 8/0 seed beads or larger, a beading needle, a tapestry needle, a small crochet hook to go through beads,
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Crochet Beading.

Free Lacy Crochet Scarf Patterns with Video Tutorials

An autumn coloured lace crochet scarf.
Photo: thelazyhobbyhopper.blogspot.com

Falling Leaves Crochet Scarf from The Lazy Hobbyhopper

This delicate, lacy crochet scarf is a free written pattern with a video tutorial.

SIZE: 12½” wide and 70″ long (32 x 180 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: approximately 547 yards (500 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: A measuring tape, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Five Double Crochet Cluster Stitch.

Video: Olga Poltava

How to Crochet an Easy Lacy Scarf from Olga Poltava

This free tutorial will teach you how to make this delicate lacy crochet scarf featuring treble shells. The video is detailed and easy to follow.

SIZE: approximately 70″ long and 11″ wide (178 cm x 28 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #2 / Fine / Sport weight cotton, e.g., Bahar from Alize.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: about 850 yards (777 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.75 mm (F-5) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Treble Crochet Shell.

Video: Yarnspirations

Red Heart One Skein Diamond Lace Crochet Scarf

This delicate crochet lace scarf is an easy pattern, you can follow along with the video tutorial or the written pattern (link below). It’s designed with simple stitches and works up quickly.

SIZE: approximately 6″ wide and 78″ long (15 x 98 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight cotton thread, e.g., Croquette from Red Heart.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: One skein.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.75 mm (F-5) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a tapestry needle.

Video: Crochet by Valentina

Beginner Level Easy Crochet Lacy Scarf from Crochet by Valentina

This free lacy scarf pattern is great for beginners and experienced crocheters alike. The pattern is a simple two-row repeat and crochets up quickly in #4 weight yarn.

SIZE: 10″ wide and 70″ long (25 x 178 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Red Heart Super Saver.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Star Stitch.

A lacy shell stitch crochet scarf.
Photo: thelazyhobbyhopper.blogspot.com

Sahara Lace Crochet Scarf from The Lazy Hobby Hopper

This is a lightweight, lacy crochet scarf pattern with an open airy stitch pattern. Watch the video tutorial for a step-by-step walkthrough.

SIZE: 10″ x 78″ (25.5 cm x 198 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: about 547 yards (500 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Blocking supplies, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Two Double Crochet Cluster Stitch.

Lacy Crochet Scarves – Favourite Paid Patterns

A long, cream coloueed, lace crochet scarf on a wooden hanger.
Photo: Crochet Love Melbourne

Lacy Crochet Scarf Pattern from Crochet Love Melbourne

This gorgeous crochet lace scarf is a paid pattern, suitable for advanced beginners. The pattern download includes row-by-row photos, and there is also a full video linked in the pattern instructions.

A light grey crochet scarf featuring a lacy fan stitch.
Photo: KK Enjoy The Moment

Fancy Fan Stitch Scarf from KK Enjoy The Moment

The Fancy Fan Stitch Scarf Pattern is a paid pattern suitable for advanced beginners to intermediate skill levels.

SIZE: 7¾” x 70¾” (20 cm x 180 cm)
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.

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