Melody Scarf

Hello everyone! the weather has been miserable these past few days where I live. It has been snowing and raining non stop. To cheer myself up, I made a summery scarf. It only took two days to finish.

Level: Easy

PLEASE NOTE: the written instructions have been updated and a chart has been added on December 31st, 2018.

  • Yarn : Alize “diva baby” color 143 (1 skein) 100% Microfiber Acrylic (100 g - 3.52 Oz/ 350 m - 383 yds)
  • Hook size: 3 mm.
  • Tapestry needle.

Measurements: Width 16 cm / 6.3 inches approx. Length 140.5 cm / 55.3 inches approx. 


  • ch: chain
  • sc: single crochet
  • dc: double crochet
  • tc: treble crochet
  • picot: ch 3, slip stitch to first chain.
  • shell pattern: dc 3, 1 picot, dc 3.


ch 46 then work pattern as follows:

Row 1: skip 1 ch, sc in ch, skip 3 ch, ch 1, *1 shell pattern in the next ch, skip 5 ch, ch 1, repeat from * six times, 1 shell pattern in next ch, skip 3 ch, ch 1, sc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: ch 4, *(tc, ch 1, tc) in ch 1 space, skip the shell pattern, ch 4, repeat from * seven times, (tc, ch 1, tc) in ch 1 space, tc in first ch of previous row, turn.

Row 3: ch 5, *sc in ch 1 space, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, dc) in ch 4 space, ch 3, repeat seven times, sc in ch 1 space, ch 2, dc into the fourth ch of previous row, turn.

Row 4: ch 4. tc in first st, ch 3, *(tc, ch 1, tc) in ch 1 space, skip (ch 3, sc, ch 3), ch 4, repeat from * six times, (tc, ch 1, tc) in ch 1 space, ch 3, tc in third ch of previous row, turn.

Row 5: ch 1 and sc in first st, ch 1, Skip ch 3 space, *1 shell pattern in ch 1 space, skip ch 4 space, ch 1, repeat from * six more times, 1 shell pattern in ch 1 space, skip ch 3 space, ch 1, sc in the fourth ch of previous row, turn.

Repeat the rows 2-5 to the required length. l repeated the pattern 38 times.

Repeat rows 2 and 3 one last time, cut yarn, and weave in loose ends.

On the other end of the scarf, facing right, work one more row as follows:

Make a standing dc on the first ch (or ch 3), ch 2, sc in the ch 3 space, *ch 3, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the next ch, ch 3, sc in ch 5 space, repeat from * six times
ch 3, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the next ch, ch 3, sc in ch 3 space, ch 2, dc in last ch, cut yarn, weave in loose end. 

Lastly, feel free to leave a comment if you have any questions or find something confusing in the pattern.

Happy crocheting/knitting! follow me on Instagram @wiams_crafts and Twitter @wiamscrafts to see my upcoming projects.


  1. What a lovely, light and lacy scarf! Thanks so much for sharing it. I certainly can use it - like, yesterday! Hehe.

  2. Thanks so much for sharing this pretty pattern. I was looking to find a "cheer up" gift for a lady named Melody, and what did I find (on Ravelry) but this pretty pattern!

  3. Beautiful, can't wait to make it for my Melody and friends. Thank you so much.

  4. It's a beautiful scarf. I'm just a bit confused with something. On Row 2, it says skip 4 chains twice. Does that mean skip 8 or just 4? Thanks for clearing it up. Also, what does it mean when you say "picot?" Is that a stitch we should know. If so, where can I find how to do that? Thanks a bunch. :)

    1. Thank you,
      Yes you should skip 8 chains in total, the first 4 chains are the ones that will count as a ds and ch 2 made in the first row. Sorry it is a little bit confusing.

      You can learn how to make a picot st here

    2. Thank you very much for clearing that up for me. :)

  5. Very pretty! I just started this scarf but I am confused already (my fault I'm sure).At the beginning of Row 3 you say to (tc, ch 1, tc) in ch 2 space. I can't figure out what ch2 space you are referring to. Help please?

    1. Thank you for your feedback. I updated the pattern. I corrected a few mistakes and made it less confusing. I apologise for the late reply.

  6. This crochet pattern is very pretty. However, the instructions make no sense. Is there anyone out in Crochet Land that has made this scarf, will you make a comprehensive YouTube video for this pretty scarf, please? Pretty please?

    1. Thank you for your comment, first; I apologize for the inconvenience, and second; yes, when I read my post, I felt lost a little. it's been almost two years since I've published it. in few days, you will see a clearer version of the instructions.

  7. I am using a 100g cotton bamboo. I am not sure if I have my tension right. Should the stitches be tight or a little loose?

    1. Thank you for your comment and I'm glad you are making the melody scarf.
      It doesn't matter how tight or loose your crocheting is as long as you are using a DK and finer yarn that needs 3.5 mm or less number hook. The design needs delicate yarn and I think the bamboo is very good choice. My daughter and I worked two versions of this scarf, hers is very tight and mine is somehow loose and they both look nice.
      have a nice day

    2. Can a similar pattern be knitted instead?

    3. Good day seabee, I don't think this is possible. Knitting and crochet have different methods and appearance.

  8. Merci pour ce joli modèle! Je vais le faire un peu plus large pour une étole.

    1. Merci pour votre commentaire. J'adorerais voir votre version de l'écharpe bientôt.

  9. Your all ideas are really impressed for everyone. thanks for sharing.


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