Cotton might not be the first material you reach for when you decide to crochet a scarf, but it's actually an ideal fiber to use for this purpose. Cotton is an all-around fantastic fiber for crocheting with. It's comfortable to wear, and it's also comfortable to work with, even during the summer months. Cotton threads and yarns are generally affordable, and they are available in a wide variety of colors and weights.
Want to try crocheting a cotton scarf? If so, here are some free crochet patterns you are welcome to use.
Subtle stripes add an interesting visual element to this easy lace scarf pattern. The scarf is crocheted in a touchable, textured organic cotton yarn.
The scarf pattern is by Amy Solovay.
This chunky cotton scarf is crocheted in Sprout yarn by Classic Elite. This is an easy crochet pattern that works up quickly. The pattern design is by Amy Solovay.
This Christmas scarf is similar to the scarf pictured above, but there are a few differences -- the most notable being the hand-stitched detailing, and the Christmas colors of red, white and green. This is a fun design to wear to Christmas parties, or to make as a gift for friends / colleagues / loved ones. The best part: you can crochet these scarves at any time of year, so you don't have to wait for cold weather to get a jump start on your holiday crocheting.
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