Shell Crochet Scarf Pattern – The Lilac Scarf

This Shell Crochet Scarf Pattern is so easy to make and so cozy to wear you will want to make a few!

I chose this very soft Lilac kind of Grey shade color yarn to fit my aesthetics, but any color is a win!

If you are into the Hygge style and feel, this scarf is a perfect match.

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Crochet scarf shell pattern

What can I tell you about this Shell crochet scarf pattern?

  1. It is a perfect project for when you need to calm down
  2. The yarn I used is very soft and feels like feathers
  3. When using multiple colors – color blocks can be amazing since the texture is busy

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Let’s get to the pattern, shall we?




  1. Ice Yarns Saver 100, 100gr , 210 mt I used two Skeins
  2. 5mm hook, scissors, tapestry needle.


One Size Women Adult

Length: 80 “ 200 cm Width: 8”  20cm


10cm X 10cm = 13 st X 8 rows

Stitch Key

ch = chain

dc = double crochet

Sc = single crochet

Shst = shell stitch

st = stitches

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  • This Pattern is beginner-friendly, it uses only basic stitches, of course, you have to be familiar with single crochet, double crochet, half double crochet and slip stitch, if you are not please visit any YouTube channel tutorial before starting this Project.
  •  Instructions for the Shell stitch in the pattern!
  • This pattern is made in Rows.
  • This pattern is two rows repeat, so you can decide about the length as you go.
  • This pattern has a foundation chain  of a multiple of 6+1
  • Please make a gauge before you start to count your measurements with the specific yarn of your choice.
  • Of course, you can choose any combination of colors or make it with one color as you wish!
lilac shell scarf free pattern


Foundation chain:  multiples of 6+1, i started with 31   chains

R1: Dc in 4th ch from hook (first 3 ch count as 1st dc), dc 2 in the same ch to a total of 4 dc, skip 2, sc 1 in next ch, skip 2, dc 5 in next ch, sk 2, sc 1 in next ch , sk 2, dc 5 in next ch and so on to end of row. 

You should finish the row with a sc in the last ch.

R2 : Ch 3 and turn your work, this ch 3 counts as 1st dc, dc 3 in same 1st st from prev row, sc 1 in 3rd dc from prev row shell, dc 5 in sc from prev row, sc on top of  3rd dc from prev row and so on to end of row. 

Make sure you finish the row with a sc on top of the turning ch..

R3: Ch 3 and turn your work (counts as 1st dc) dc 3 in the same st from prev row, sc 1 on top of 3rd dc from prev row and so on to end of row.

Repeat rows 2+3 to the length you want your scarf

Cut yarn and weave in ends.


You can add Tassels to this Scarf to make it fancier.

Here is a YouTube video on how to make tassels:

You can add a fringe to give the Scarf more length. Here is a YouTube on how to add fringe to a Scarf:


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