We’re Obsessed With These 10 Twisting Crochet Cable Scarf Patterns


Who says knitters get to have all the fun with cables? With just a few twists and turns, crocheters can create cables, too — and there are plenty of beautiful ones to choose from in each of these crochet cable scarf patterns.

If you’re new to the common stitches used in these crochet cable scarves, check out our tutorial for crochet post stitches before you get started.

Cables and Puffs Crochet Cable Scarf Pattern

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1. Cables and Puffs Scarf

Scarf or cowl — your choice. You’ll use front-post double crochet, back-post double crochet and a puff stitch to create this cool texture. Your choice in buttons could totally alter the style of your scarf, so choose wisely!

Cable Keyhole Scarf Crochet Pattern

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2. Cable Keyhole Scarf

Sometimes scarves blow around in the wind a bit, which is a major pain when it’s chilly and cold. This keyhole scarf will keep you warm and secure. This is a good opportunity to use some of your coziest yarns since it will be snug against your neck.

Icelandic Cable Scarf Crochet Pattern

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3. Icelandic Cable Scarf

This scarf is stitched with Tunisian crochet. You’ll easily memorize the pattern after a few rows, so this is a great pattern to work on at stitch group or while watching television. If you’re new to this technique, check out Craftsy’s Tunisian Crochet class with Jennifer Hansen.

Crochet Cables Cowl FREE Crochet Pattern

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4. Crochet Cables Cowl

This cowl features smaller cables that can be accentuated by using a lighter color of yarn. If you’re new to working post stitches, you may want to practice them in your test swatch before beginning the actual project.

Chunky Cable Crochet Scarf Pattern

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5. Chunky Cabled Crochet Scarf

The chunky effect for this scarf is made with a worsted-weight yarn. You could make it even chunkier when a bulky or super-bulky yarn. You also have the option to create a traditional scarf, infinity scarf or a cowl.

 Cable and Clusters Hooded Scarf Scoodie Crochet Pattern

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6.  Cable and Clusters Hooded Scarf

You can stitch this hooded scarf for anyone from toddlers to adults. The combined scarf and hood give you the perfect amount of coverage for freezing cold temperatures. You can even play with the size of the hood, as well as the length and width of the scarf, to customize the scarf to fit your preferences.

Elliott Cable Crochet Unisex Scarf Pattern

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7. Elliott Cable Crochet Unisex Scarf

Grab your favorite bulky-weight yarn and stitch up this cable scarf that would look good on everyone. The cable is designed to be a unisex design that both guys and girls will love. (And yep, the fringe is optional!)

Forest Trails Cable Scarf Crochet Patterns

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8. Forest Trails Cable Scarves

Try your hook at four different cable scarf patterns. Each scarf has a beautiful texture and yet completely different cables. You can even use these techniques on other accessories like hats if you’d like to create a matching set.

Crochet Cabled Infinity Loop Scarf Pattern

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9. Crochet Cabled Infinity Loop Scarf

This scarf showcases one giant cable down the middle of the infinity loop. The stitches on both sides of the cable are super basic, giving you the ability to put all your energy into that beautiful cable.

Riga Scarf Crochet Pattern

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10. Riga Scarf

This is a great pattern for crocheters new to cabling because the cable doesn’t run down the entire side of the scarf. You’ll be able to take some breaks and crochet easy stitches in between cable panels, which also means that you’ll stitch this scarf up quickly.

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4 Responses to “We’re Obsessed With These 10 Twisting Crochet Cable Scarf Patterns”
    • Andrea

      I was able to google the name of the scarf and found the pattern on Ravelry – it’s a paid pattern.

  1. Nabiyah Yisrael
    Nabiyah Yisrael

    I really like these scarves and would like to make the Riga one with my own design if having fewer space holes and more double crochet and twisting cable post.