Cloud Scarf Free Crochet Pattern

I was in a scarf making mood and playing around with a cute pattern when I had the idea to  make a scarf that would look like clouds in the sky. Hope you like it!

cloud scarf crochet pattern 2crochethooks

This is a fairly short scarf, if you desire a longer scarf start with a longer starting chain. The difference between the lighter weight simply soft and the thicker Homespun provides the definition and cloud-like nature.  

Cloud Scarf

NOTE: To really get this fluffy look you need to use homespun or similar yarn


1 skein light blue Simply Soft

1 skein Homespun white

G hook

K Hook

Gauge: not needed

With G hook and light blue chain 85.

Round 1: YO twice and Triple crochet (trc) in 5th ch from hook. Triple in each ch. 5 triple in end ch, and continue around the other side with a triple in each chain, make 4 triples in the end and join in 4th ch of first triple. Switch to white and K hook.

Round 2: Ch3 (counts as dc), dc and ch 1 in same space, (2dc, ch1) in each triple all the way around the scarf. Join in 3rd ch of beginning ch3.

Round 3: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, including  ch1 spaces. Finish off and weave in ends.

UPDATE: We made a few more in fun colors too! The first I did half of the last row in Homespun Ebony, the rest in Homespun Wildfire (Black simply soft to start) 

Wyld Fire and Ebony cloud scarf 2crochethooks Wild fire and Ebony cloud scarf 2crochethooks

Then I tested out what would happen if I used a Size H hook on the Simply Soft. The scarf is a bit wider and longer but just as curly! Used scraps so not sure the colors – beige Simply Soft and two shades of purple in Homespun (the darker purple is Grape)

Purple Ombre cloud scarf 2crochethooks Purple Ombre cloud scarf 2crochethooks


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  1. Nancy says:

    Thank you !
    I am making this for my son’s teacher for Christmas .

  2. Terra says:

    I made this last year & I’m making 3, so far, this year. The patterns is easy to follow. Thank you for sharing. I loves it!!!!
    How do I post my pictures for you?

  3. Terra says:

    Thanks for allowing me to share with you!! The pattern is easy to follow. Thank you! 🙂

  4. Gail says:

    Just responding re pattern tester request. If you are still in need of testers just let me know at the e-mail above.

    Thank you for the pattern.


  5. karen says:

    responding to pattern testers advert if you still require any email me at supplied email address.

  6. Barb Sugg says:

    If you are still in need of pattern testers I would like to become one. I love to crochet and would be happy to help.

  7. Tamrey says:

    Would like to be included as a pattern tester. I love to try new projects!

  8. Sharon Haas says:

    On the last round it says dc in each space around including ch 1 spaces. Where are the other spaces or is it dc in each dc around?

    • Corrected! Thanks for bringing that to our attention Sharon! Yes, dc in each dc space and the chain 1, no other unspecified spaces there…not sure what I was thinking when I wrote that lol. Shows why we need some pattern testers!!

  9. Cheryl says:

    I would love to be a pattern tester…..even though I have been crocheting for years I have finally started using patterns. …

  10. Carol Arrant says:

    I am interested in becoming a pattern tester.

  11. sue says:

    Thank you for the free pattern. My niece saw it and wanted me to make one for her. Also, if you are in need of pattern-testers still, please keep me in mind. I’e tested patterns for several designers on Ravelry and would love to join you too. Thanks again.

  12. Linda Campbell says:

    I love making scarves for the female members of my family. This one looks fantastic. I would also be interested in becoming a pattern tester.

  13. Rose says:

    I did the 85 ch and the triple crochets in the first chain tot he end…then I did the 5tr in end ch and then I continued around with a tr in each chain and did 4 tr in end etc…..but even with the next just doesn’t seem to make a long scarf like in the pictures……I like the width already with the tr and then the next row of 2dc and ch 1 in each tr and then I’m on the last dc round….but it just doesn’t seem like a long scarf at all…am I doing something wrong (I see it lengthens as I did the next round but I don’t really want it any wider….any thought?

    • I’m sorry it isn’t as long as you’d like. This one really wasn’t that long. You can always start with a longer chain, I hate that you would have to pull it back out but that is really the only way to get length without width on this one. Ch out till it is slightly shorter than you want as there isn’t much length added with the rounds.

      • Rose says:

        if I make a longer chain, should I chain in groups of 5 so it would come out or???thank you…I thought about that…I just wasn’t sure how long it should have been …mine measures about 19 inches (stretched)….does that sound about right…it is a very pretty pattern though..thank you for helps….

        • It doesn’t really have to be in increments of anything. It is basically a large oval. The ripple effect comes from the change in yarn. To answer your second question at the same time, yes, there were just 2 rows of the second color pictured here. The difference was the thin yarn versus the thick yarn. If you get done with your two rows and think it needs to be bigger you can always add to it. That is my favorite part of crochet, adjusting till it is just how I want it.

      • Rose says:

        one last question…after I change colors, just 2 more rounds?…(2dc,ch1) in each triple all the way around…and then the last round is the dc in each dc and ch1 space……………..that is the complete scarf?…thank you…just wanted to be sure…thank you for your help….you can post your answers here if you want or email…

  14. Ashley Lebo says:

    Interested in being a pattern tester! Thanks

  15. Teresa Patton says:

    Just wondering if you still need pattern testers?
    Made your scarf and I love the simplicity of your instructions. Thank you for the free pattern.

    • Hey Teresa! We would love to see photo’s of your scarf for our gallery page if you are willing to send them. 🙂 Also at the top of the main page there is a sign up spot for pattern testers, if you fill that out with your email we will send some info right out to you! Thanks for stopping by, for the compliments and for your willingness to test our patterns!

  16. Marcelle says:

    really loved this pattern!!! Easy to fpllow and the outcome was great. Can’t wait to start another one and make it longer.

  17. Darlene Stephens says:

    I would love to be a pattern tester!

  18. Jenn says:

    Thank you so much for this pattern! I have enjoyed making many scarves for my friends and family. So easy.

  19. Jenn says:

    I would like to send you a picture of my scarves but I couldn’t find your email address.

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