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Granny Stitch Triangle Scarf

My favorite accessories are ones that I can use in multiple seasons. Transitional pieces that I can use to spice up an outfit as we switch from winter to summer and from summer to winter. Triangle scarfs are perfect for those more chilly days that come when the weather changes and granny squares are a timeless stitch pattern. Enter the Granny Triangle Scarf! Perfect on all fronts! 

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It is easy and quick to make up and a perfect pattern for beginning crocheters who want to try their hand as simple shaping. You can also easily customize the size by continuing the pattern repeat until the scarf is as long as you want it to be. It could even be made into a shawl if that is what you are looking for! I hope you enjoy making and wearing yours as much as I do.

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Granny Stitch Triangle Scarf

Child 32 1/2" wide x 16 1/2" long
Teen/Adult 52 1/2"wide x 26" long


I (5.5 mm) hook 
WW yarn (558 yds) (I used Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable in Parrot)
yarn needle 


beg - beginning
ch - chain
dc - double crochet
sl st - slip stitch
sp - space
st - stitch


13 dc st x 7 dc rows = 4" square

Difficulty Level



-Please read all notes before beginning the pattern.
-Ch 3 counts as a dc stitch.
-Ch 4 counts as a dc and ch 1 stitch.

Ch 8, sl st to first ch to form a loop.

Row 1: Ch 4, counts as dc and ch 1 here and throughout, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, ch 1, dc) in ring, ch 4, turn. (8 dc)

Row 2: 3 dc in first ch 1, ch 1, skip 3 dc, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch 3 sp, ch 1, skip 3 dc, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, dc in third ch of beg ch 4, ch 4, turn. (14 dc)

Row 3: 3 dc in first ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in ch 3 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, dc in third ch of beg ch 4, ch 3, counts as a dc here and throughout, turn. (20 dc)

Row 4: Dc in each ch 1 sp and each dc across to ch 3 sp, 6 dc in ch 3 sp, dc in each ch 1 sp and each dc across, ch 4, turn. (32 dc)

Row 5: 3 dc in next st, ch 1, skip one st, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, skip 3 st, *3 dc in next st, ch 1, skip 3 st,* repeat *to* across to 6 dc in ch 3 sp, 3 dc in next st, ch 3, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, skip 3 st, repeat *to* across to last 3 st, skip 1 st, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, dc in top of ch 3, ch 4, turn. (32 dc)

Row 6: 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, *3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1,* repeat *to* to ch 3 sp, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in ch 3 sp, ch 1, repeat *to* across to last ch 1, sp 3 dc in last ch 1 sp, ch 1, dc in third ch of beg ch 4, ch 4, turn. (38 dc)

Row 7: Repeat row 6.

Repeat rows 4-7 until desired length. Recommended child length: 19 rows. Recommended teen/adult length: 31 rows. 

Continue on to border.


On last row 7 repeat ch 2, turn, *sl st to FLO of next st, ch 2, sl st to BLO, ch 2,* repeat *to* across the triangle point to last st, ch 1, working across the straight side of the scarf, sc evenly across, ch 1, sl st to the same loop as first sl st of the border.

Break yarn and weave in all ends.

Wear your new scarf and enjoy!

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Smile and be happy!

If you enjoyed this pattern you should check out my Sassy Girl Triangle Shawl. It could also very easily be worn as a triangle scarf.


  1. How many balls of RH Unforgettable did you use for this? 😊

    1. Hi Alison, sorry to keep you waiting. Busy weekend here. I listed the yardage in the materials section of the pattern. I used almost two full skeins.

  2. Hi! This is the first time I am crocheting the granny square so this may be the reason for my error. I am getting a count of 31 in row 4 which is then putting my count and my point in the wrong place/off centered a bit. Any suggestions on what I may be doing wrong? I am counting my chains a a stitch. Also, I. Row 3 it says to chain 3 and turn and I am guessing it should be chain 4 and turn as that is what it is for all other rows. Thanks!

    1. Hi Julie! You're right, there is an error in the st count for row 4. It should actually be 32. I'm guessing you are missing the dc in the ch 1 sp at the end of the row. The ch 4 from the previous row counts as a dc (first 3 chs) and a ch 1 sp ( the 4th ch). So make sure that you have a dc in that ch 1 sp and then a dc in the third ch of that ch 4. (3rd ch if you're counting them from the bottom up, the way they we're stitched) Does that make sense? I will get the row count updated as soon as I can get on a computer.

      The end of row 3 is correct with a ch 3 turn. Row 4 is done in all dc stitches. There are no ch 1 spaces and so the ch 3 counts as only a dc stitch instead of having a dc and ch 1 at the beginning of row 4.

      Hope that helps! Please let me know if you have any other questions and thanks for bringing that error to my attention. I'll get it fixed asap!

  3. Hi, I love the pattern but am confused as to FLO and BLO abbrev on the Border part. Thanks.

  4. Hi, I think I figured it out--FLO front loop only and BLO back loop only. Thank you so much for such an awesome free pattern. I love the look and style of it. The colors just 'pop'.

    1. Yep! You've got it! I hope you enjoy your scarf. Have a wonderful day.

  5. Can you please give me the stitch count for rows 7 and 8? I am having trouble with the middle of row 8 lining up correctly and have attempted 3 times. Thank you!

    1. Hi Crystin, I’m so sorry I missed this question almost a year ago now! 😢 If you still need help I’d like to try and help you figure it out.

  6. Hi,
    Is there a video of this anywhere? My start is wonky.

    1. Hi Kat, I’m sorry, I don’t have my patterns on video at this time. If it helps I can go live on either Instagram or Facebook and demo the first few rows. Do you prefer one over the other?


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