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End of Winter Double Strand Infinity Scarf

by | Accessories, All Designs, Crochet, Free Patterns

This past weekend was pretty warm here, and by warm, I mean, it’s still January, and the temperature is above freezing.  The snow is melting, and the magnolia next door is thinking about budding.  But it’s still winter, and we can get hit by frigid temps and snowy weather any day, at least until April.  So even though I’m already looking forward to Easter and spring and sunshine, there is still a need to stay warm.

One Dog Woof: Double Strand Infinity Scarf

Here’s a smaller sized infinity scarf (or cowl) that’s light yet cozy and will keep you warm and brighten your days until spring!  This was worked using a classic V-stitch, crocheted in the round.  For added bulk, use 2 strands of yarn held together.

One Dog Woof: Infinity Scarf Free Pattern

 

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Update:  I made some minor corrections after some questions came up.  There’s a round of sc before the V-stitches start.  Then the number of V-stitch rounds is optional.  I used 6, but you can work up as many or as little as you want.

Double-Strand Infinity Cowl

You’ll need:

M size (9.0 mm) crochet hook
2 balls of worsted weight yarn.
Yarn needle

Abbreviations, in US terms:

ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
dc = double crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
V-stitch = Work 1 dc, 1 ch, 1 dc into the same stitch.

Foundation: Ch 99 with 2 strands of yarn held together.  Join with a sl st in the back ridge of first chain.  This means you will twist the chain slightly in order to work into the back ridge or hump of the chain.

Round 1: Ch 1.  Work 1 sc into each st around.  Join to ch-1 with a sl st.

Round 2:  Ch 3.  Work 1 dc into same st  as join.  *Skip 2 st.  Work (dc, ch 1, dc) in next st.  This is one V-stitch made.  Repeat from * around.  Skip 2 st.  Join with a sl st into 2nd chain of round. – 99 sts

At this point, count your stitches and make sure you still have the same number you started with.

Round 3:  Ch 3. Work 1 dc into next ch-1 sp.  *Skip 2 st.  Work (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 sp.  Repeat from * around. Skip 1 st, then join with a sl st into 2nd chain of round. – 99 sts

Round 4:  Repeat Round 3.

Round 5:  Repeat Round 3.

Round 6:  Repeat Round 3.

Round 7:  Repeat Round 3.

Round 8:  Ch 1 (does not count as st).  Work 1 sc into each st around.  Join with a sl st.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

One Dog Woof: Double Strand Infinity Scarf, Free Pattern

 

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68 Comments

  1. Emily

    I was wondering if this could be worked up with an N hook instead of M. For some odd reason, I have everything but an M and I’m too lazy to go buy one unless I really need to. Or could this be worked up with just one strand of yarn using like an H or J?

    Thanks
    Emily

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    • ChiWei

      Sure, you can use any size hook really – you just have to adjust yarn and gauge. The difference between an M and an N isn’t big enough to noticeably change the outcome. Working with 1 strand of yarn may make the scarf too small to be cozy, but it’s definitely doable!

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      • Emily

        Thanks!

  2. Sara

    I am wondering if each row of vstitch goes into the middle of th v stitch in the previous row? Or does it go into horne top of a dc?

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    • Sara

      I must have been half asleep last night! The answer is in round three! Sorry!

      Reply
  3. Lynne ONeil

    I’m just getting into crochet and think this looks like a good first “real” project for me. You say two balls of worsted weight yarn. Can you expand on that with yardage or weight? I’m finding the amount of yarn needed for things to be the biggest mystery for me so far! Many thanks in advance!

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  4. ericka

    I loved the way mine came out using this pattern was seriously quick easy and soo cute! Thank you! Keep em comin!

    Reply
    • ChiWei

      You betcha! Stay tuned! 🙂

      Reply
  5. Molly

    I have made a few different cowls, but my first row is always too tight. When I get finished all the rows look great, but the first row sucks the rest of them towards it. I hope my description makes sense. The only thing I can think, is that I make the first 99 stitches too tight? Any advice would be greatly appreciated 🙂

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    • ChiWei

      Hi Molly, That happens to me a lot too. I force myself to make the foundation chain really loose. Sometimes, I use a larger hook to make the chain, and then switch to the correct hook for the rest of the piece. I also rip out the first couple of rows, a lot, once I realize I made my chain too tightly, so yup, you’re not alone there!

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  6. Michelle

    Have you ever thought about making a how to video. I would love to make this scarf but can’t figure out what exactly to do by reading a pattern. Would love to see it! 🙂

    Reply
    • ChiWei

      I’ve been told I should do videos, but to be super honest, I don’t like the sound of my voice, lol. So I’ve always shied away from video. If I do venture into the deep water that is video, I will definitely share it!

      Reply
  7. naomi

    I am almost finished with the cowl – coming out great! (present for my sister) Mine is definitley not as long as in the picture. Is it because this is the smaller size? Or is it because I am using a K hook or crocheting too tightly?
    Thank you! Fabulous pattern:)

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  8. Antimmons

    Needing some help. I chain the 99. Make the sc row which is ch 1 and 99sc. Join to the ch1 and make a double crochet in that same join. Skip two sts…..then when I could to the end of that row I have 3 sc left before the join to start on the next row when there so be two sc. Any idea what I might be doing right?

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    • Antimmons

      * I do chain the 3 then make a double crochet in the same st. That’s all worked in the join.

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    • ChiWei

      If you have 3 stitches left, then maybe not crochet in the same stitch when you begin the round? I’m sorry I can’t help more.

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  9. Elaine Williams

    Hi, I have just started your end of Winter Infinity scarf and I love the pattern. I have just started Round 3 and I am unsure whether I do the V stitch where it says “dc ch1 dc into the ch 1 space” which is the bigger space made from previous round where I skipped 2 stitches or the smaller space just under the ch 1 as they are both located close together. I have been doing the V stitch into the bigger space lower down – is this right? Please reply before I go any further. Thank you for sharing this pattern, I have made this scarf longer and I have 163 stitches and made it using a light grey bulky Bernat yarn and size 9 hook. Thanks again!

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