This quick and easy scarf includes two small pockets for your child to store favorite finds. Personalize the scarf by including coordinating or contrasting buttons.
With this Children’s Crochet Pocket Scarves Pattern, it’s easy for your little ones to keep their hands warm on blustery days.
Skill Level: Beginner
Size: 3” x 45.5”
Gauge: 20 sts x 12 rows = 4” [10 cm] in hdc before blocking
Yarn: Lion Brand Yarns Heartland (100% acrylic; 251 yards [230 meters]/142 grams): #169 Shenandoah or #174 Joshua Tree (1 ball)
Hook: US size I/9 (5.5 mm) hook
Notions: Two 1” sew through or shank buttons for each scarf, tapestry needle with eye small enough to sew through button or shank, 6 locking stitch markers (optional)
Ch 2 at beginning of rows does not count as a st.
Row 1: Turn, skip 2 ch, hdc in next st and ea st across. (15 sts)
Row 2: Turn, ch 2, hdc flo in ea st across.
Row 3: Turn, ch 2, hdc flo in ea of first 6 sts, ch 3, sk 3 sts, hdc flo in ea of last 6 sts – buttonhole made.
Row 4: Turn, ch 2, hdc flo in ea of first 6 sts, hdc in ea of next 3 ch, hdc flo in ea of last 6 sts.
Rep Row 2 until scarf measures approximately 52”/132 cm long.
Row 5: Rep Row 3.
Row 6: Rep Row 4.
Row 7: Rep Row 2. Fasten off.
Finishing – Form and Join Pockets
Fold edge of scarf over approximately 4”/10 cm to form first pocket. (Optional: Use 3 locking stitch markers to pin each side of scarf in place before joining as pocket.) Join yarn with sl st to top edge of pocket, ch 1. Inserting hook through both sides of scarf, sc in edge of each row across, removing stitch markers as you work. Fasten off. Repeat to join along opposite edge of pocket. Form pocket on opposite edge of scarf, being certain that folded edges are on same side of scarf before joining. With tapestry needle, weave in ends. After pockets are formed, turn inside out so that sc join is on pocket interior.
Sew on Buttons
Place first button inside of pocket, and line up with button hole. With tapestry needle and a strand of yarn measuring approximately 12” (30.5 cm), sew button into place.
Weave in yarn ends with tapestry needles. Spray block if necessary.