Sunday, June 30, 2013


Many thanks to Vanessa in NW Washington for testing this pattern.

CHILD SIZE: measured flat approximately:  Scarf portion 24 inches wide, face opening of 7.5 inches

Approximately 4 ounces worsted weight yarn  (208 yards)
US I (5.5 mm) crochet hook
Tapestry needle

Fsc = foundation single crochet
Ch = Chain
Dc = Double crochet
Hdc = Half double crochet
Sc = Single Crochet
Fpdc = Front post double crochet
Bpdc = Back post double crochet

GAUGE:  (not important)
12 dc = 4 inches

  1. Read instructions through before beginning.
  2. Hooded scarf in photo was crocheted using Red Heart Super Saver in medium purple.  If you use one of the thinner worsted weight (4) yarns, it will turn out smaller than mine.


Fsc 22

Row 1:  Ch 2, turn (turning chains do not count as first st here or throughout).  Dc in 21 sts, 2 dc in last st, 3 dc in end of fsc row, 2 dc in next st, dc back along bottoms of 21 fsc. (49 sts)

Row 2:  Ch 2, turn.  Dc in 21 sts, 2 dc in 7 sts, dc in 21 sts. (56 sts)

Row 3:  Ch 2, turn.  Dc in 21 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in next st] 7 times, dc in 21 sts (63 sts)

Row 4:  Ch 2, turn.  Dc in 22 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts] 7 times, dc in 20 sts (70 sts)

Row 5:  Ch 2, turn.  Dc in 20 sts, 2 dc in next st, [dc in next 6 sts, 2 dc in next st] 4 times, dc in 21 sts (75 sts)

Rows 6-7:  Ch 2, turn.  Dc in each st. (75 sts)

Rows 8-9:  Ch 1, turn.  Sc in 16 sts, hdc in 13 sts, dc in 17 sts, hdc in 13 sts, sc in 16 sts (75 sts)

Row 10:  Ch 1, turn.  Sc in 14 sts, hdc in 15 sts, dc in 17 sts, hdc in 15 sts, sc in 14 sts (75 sts)

Row 11:  Ch 1, turn.  Sc in 14 sts, *fpdc around next st, bpdc around next st.  Repeat from * 22 times.  Fpdc once, sc in last 14 sts.  (75 sts)

Row 12:  Ch 1, turn.  Sc in 14 sts, *bpdc around next st, fpdc around next st.  Repeat from * 22 times.  Bpdc once, sc in last 14 sts.  (75 sts)

Row 13 (right side):  Ch 1, turn.  Sc in 14 sts, *fpdc around next st, bpdc around next st.  Repeat from * 22 times.  Fpdc once, sc in last 14 sts.  (75 sts)

Do not fasten off.


Rows 14-47 (34 rows):  Ch 2 (doesn’t count as a hdc), turn.  Hdc in back loop for 14 sts.  (14 sts)

Fasten off.

Count 14 sts from opposite corner mark st.  Working on the wrong side attach yarn with hdc (counts as first hdc of row 14) in marked st.  

Repeat rows 14-47.  (14 sts)

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

Precious pattern but I am confused... I got the 49 stitches for row 1(yay)....then Row 2 - 21 DC but not understanding what to do next....
2 dc in each of the next 7 stitches.
So I am actually going around the entire first row?!
Maybe I should have not said all the way around...maybe like a "u".

Sorry for being a doofus :) but I love this little hood and have tried other hoods and just can't seem to get them right and your seemed so easy when I read it!! I am actually trying it with rainbow colors!!!
That's what you did on row one.
Now you got it, yes a "U" shape. Rainbow colors will be great. Would love to see it when it is completed.

you can send a photo to me at
What size would you cocider this to be , how old of a child I need for a 8 and 10 year old

Children vary so much in size I couldn't say. However I gave measurements of each size pattern.
The other sizes are listed in the sidebar.
Is there a tutorial on this? It would be great if there is so I can follow along. Thanks☺️
Sorry I don't do tutorials.
I'm seriously confused I did the fsc then all the way down to the 2 DC in the last stitch if row 1 I don't know what it means by 3 DC in end of row and along bottom idk I am seriously confused lol
The end of the row, how about if we call it the side of the fsc? Then you work along the unused loop of the fsc. Hope that helps.
My daughter requested a cowled hat for baby girl this winter do I adapted your great pattern here into this creation! Now I'm creating matching thumbless mittens... thanks for all you share!
I'm confused as well. I have dc across for the fsc, to where will the 2dc in the last st, end 3dc at the end of fsc go? There aren't enough stitches for that in the fsc row.
Those stitches go in the side of the indicated stitch.
Will I crochet continuing on around? I have an oval shape now.

Oone end will be straight and the other curved. Just follow the instructions, one row at a time. Try not to overthink it..
I am not able to see the sizing for different ages. Could you post it or send it to me. I need it for an 8 yr old and a big 3 yr old. Thank you for your help. Michele
Sorry, there is only one size.
My brother and I do a charity function around Christmas every year I'm wondering if you would be okay with me using this pattern I will NOT be making a profit off of the scarfs they are given to women and children from the shelter
I'm always happy for people to use my patterns for charitable purposes.
Very easy to follow thank you. I get bored easily, so I turned the scarf bit into a balaclaver. Really pleased with the result.
Enjoyed making this.Im a learner crocheter but found it easy.Thanks for the pattern
I'm pleased you enjoyed the pattern. Try another of my patterns, most are beginner friendly.
How would I modify this wonderful pattern for an adult? I want!
Look on the side bar that pattern is listed there.
Is the back loops in the first step of the scarf the straight side not the U shape right just go down the line
The back loop is for the ribbing of the scarf portion.
I don't see a side bar but on a smart phone. I'm needing for a small framed 8 yr old and average size 8 yr old...would the pattern posted fit you think?
Probably will fit, but I don't have any children so can't say for sure.
Ok thanks! 🙂
Is it okay make this pattern and sell it? One of my customers have asked me to make it for them.
Since I no longer post things on Etsy that is okay.
I tried this pattern however it is way too small for a 2 year old, any ideas on how to fix it please?
With worsted weight and an I hook it should have been plenty big for a 2 year old. My guess is you used a thinner yarn. You could always make one with the adult instructions.
Where van I find the adult instructions? Please and thank you!
All the patterns are listed in the sidebar, browse and you will see it there.
I do not understand the scarf portion....makes no sense to me :-\
I am totally confused by the scarf portion of the hooded scarf pattern..I got the hood done, now im stuck..
Added shell st boarder around scarf and bottom of hood nice pattern thanks
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