Alternating Post Scarf

Alternating Post Scarf Crochet Pattern

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This is a super easy to make crochet scarf. All you have to do through it is alternate a Front Post Triple Crochet and Back Post Triple Crochet stitch. The result is this beautifully textured and springy scarf that is nice and warm for the wintertime.

Alternating Post Crochet Scarf

Notes

This crochet pattern is written in US terms.

If you want to change the width of this scarf the initial foundation chain needs to be a multiple or 2.

Finished Size: 60 inches long x 7 inches wide

Materials:

Crochet Stitches Used and Abbreviations:

  • YO – yarn over
  • ch – chain
  • SC – single crochet
  • DC – double crochet
  • FPDC – Front Post Double Crochet
  • BPDC – Back Post Double Crochet
  • FPTC – Front Post Triple Crochet
  • BPTC – Back Post Triple Crochet
Alternating Post Scarf

Alternating Post Scarf Pattern:

Special Stitches:

FPDC (Front Post Double Crochet): YO, insert your crochet hook from the front to the back and to the front again around the post of the stitch, YO, pull up a loop (3 loops are on your hook), YO and pull up a loop through 2 loops on your hook ( 2 loops left on your hook), YO and pull up a loop through the remaining 2 loops on your hook.

FPTC (Front Post Triple Crochet): YO 2 times, insert your crochet hook from the front to the back and to the front again around the post of the stitch, YO, pull up a loop (4 loops are on your hook), YO and pull up a loop through 2 loops on your hook ( 3 loops left on your hook), YO and pull up a loop through 2 loops on your hook (2 loops left on your hook), YO and pull up a loop through the remaining 2 loops on your hook.

Front Post Triple Crochet
A front post triple crochet start showing how to insert the hook around the post from the front

BPDC (Back Post Double Crochet): YO, insert your crochet hook from the back to the front and to the back again around the post of the stitch, YO, pull up a loop (3 loops are on your hook), YO and pull up a loop through 2 loops on your hook ( 2 loops left on your hook), YO and pull up a loop through the remaining 2 loops on your hook.

BPTC (Back Post Triple Crochet): YO 2 times, insert your crochet hook from the back to the front and to the back again around the post of the stitch, YO, pull up a loop (4 loops are on your hook), YO and pull up a loop through 2 loops on your hook ( 3 loops left on your hook), YO and pull up a loop through 2 loops on your hook (2 loops left on your hook), YO and pull up a loop through the remaining 2 loops on your hook.

Back Post Triple Crochet
A back post triple crochet start showing how to insert the hook around the post from the back

Foundation: ch 26

Row 1: SC in 2nd ch from hook, SC all across, turn (25 stitches)

Row 2: ch 2 (Counts as 1st DC), DC in next stitch, DC all across, turn (25 stitches)

Row 3 – 103: ch 2 (Counts as 1st DC), *  FPTC in next stitch, BPTC in next stitch, Repeat from * until 2 stitches are left in the row, FPTC in next stitch, DC in chain space in the initial turning chain, turn. (25 stitches)

Row 104: ch 2 (Counts as a stitch), FPDC in next stitch, BPDC in next stitch, Repeat from * until 2 stitches are left in the row, FPDC in next stitch, SC in chain space in the initial turning chain, turn. (25 stitches)

Row 105: ch 1 (does not count as a stitch), SC in 1st stitch, SC all across, fasten off, and weave in ends.

Alternating Post Scarf

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