Easy chunky Crochet Scarf – Free Pattern

Looking for a quick and easy crochet project that’s perfect for a lazy weekend? Then this free pattern for an easy chunky crochet scarf is perfect for that! With just a few simple stitches and some chunky yarn, you can create a cozy and stylish accessory that’s perfect for keeping you warm on those chilly days. So grab your crochet hook and let’s get started!

As someone who loves both crochet and cozy accessories, I’m always on the lookout for new scarf patterns to add to my collection. And when it comes to scarves, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a chunky, oversized design that’s as warm as it is stylish. That’s why I’m thrilled to share with you this free pattern for an easy chunky scarf that’s perfect for beginners and advanced crocheters alike.

Bulky Weight Yarn Makes the Perfect Chunky Crochet Scarf

Not only does the scarf made using chunky yarn works up pretty quickly. Bulky weight yarn makes a perfect warm and cozy scarf!

Bulky weight scarf are also beginner friendly and also perfect mindless crochet project.

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Easy Chunky Crochet Scarf

Most of my crochet scarves are made using light weight yarn! In fact, a cozy scarf can be the perfect accessory for those chilly days. It is perfect for anyone looking for a quick and satisfying project.

Get the free pattern below or the print friendly version on Ravelry or ETSY

Easy crochet chunky scarf PDF on RAVELRY

Chunky Scarf pattern on ETSY

Yarn Needed for the Chunky Crochet Scarf

Any yarn in the class – Bulky, super Bulky and Jumbo would make a perfect chunky scarf.

If you do not have access to any of these yarns, you can combine 2 strands of a worsted weight yarn to get a chunky weight yarn!

This prototype was made using Hobbii Bungee Mini. Which is a super Jumbo yarn classified as a #7.

Other suggested bulky weight yarn that can be substituted includes – Lion Brand Thick and Quick more bulky weight yarn can be seen here and some more yarns can be seen here

Supplies for your chunky crochet scarf

Yarn – Hobbii Bungee Mini, #7 (42% Cotton, 58% Polyester, 68 yds (62 m) per 7 oz / 200g).

Estimated total yardage – 400 yards 

Hook – 15 mm Crochet Hook 

Gauge – 8 sts over 7 rows = 10 cm square/4” made in hdc

Notes for this chunky crochet scarf pattern

  1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
  2. Any #6 weights can be used in colors of your choice.
  3. Chains at the beginning of the rows do not count as a stitch 

Difficulty – Easy

Terms – US Terminology

Stitch Abbreviations 

Chain – ch

Half double crochet – hdc

Stitch – st

Slip Stitch – sl st

Crossed half double crochet (xhdc)

Special stitch used for this chunky crochet scarf pattern

Crossed half double crochet (xhdc)

First row of xhdc = *Skip next st, hdc in next st, crocheting over the hdc just made into the skipped st, yarn over hook, insert hook into skipped stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop (3 loops on the hook), yarn over, pull through the loops

The first xhdc made.

Rep from * to the end of the round

Subsequent rows of xhdc =

 *Skip the first leg of xhdc, hdc in the second leg of xhdc, crocheting over the hdc just made into the first leg of xhdc, yarn over hook, insert hook into skipped stitch,yarn over, pull up a loop, (3 loops on the hook), yarn over, pull through the loops

Rep from * to the end

Finished Measurement

10” by 100”


  • Increase or reduce the number of repeats for your desired length.
  • Increase the starting chain in multiples of 2, for a wider scarf. 

Chunky Crochet Scarf Pattern

Chain 14

Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from the hook and in each ch across, turn. 12 hdc

Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in first st, xhdc across until the last st, hdc in last st, turn.5 xhdc, 2 hdc

Row 3 – 80: Repeat Row 2

Increase or decrease the number of rows until you have a desired length.

Row 81: Ch 1, hdc in each st across, turn. 12 hdc

Do not fasten off


  • Crocheting around the whole piece 

Round 1: Ch 1, hdc in each st around, aim for (2 hdc, ch 2, 2 hdc) in each corner, join with a sl st to the beginning ch.

Fasten off

Weave in ends

In conclusion, chunky crochet scarves are a great way to keep warm and stylish during the colder months. Also versatile and can be made in a variety of colors to suit any personal style.

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced crocheter, creating a chunky crochet scarf is a satisfying and rewarding project. With its thick, cozy texture, this chunky crochet scarf can make a statement while also providing warmth and comfort.

So, whether you’re looking for a winter accessory for yourself or a handmade gift for a loved one, a chunky crochet scarf is a great choice that you won’t regret.

Other free crochet scarf patterns

Brava Rectangular scarf

Elima crochet scarf free pattern

Tartan crochet scarf pattern

Florence free scarf pattern

Light weight crochet scarf

Blooming Bobbles triangular scarf

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