Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Free Crochet Pattern...Mango Salsa Scarf

The Mango Salsa Scarf is a joyful and pretty scarf crocheted with fun sock yarn.  Use self striping yarn as shown or have fun experimenting with variegated, hand painted or solid varieties.  A super simple mesh stitch sequence adds lightness while still being soft and cozy.

Mango Salsa Scarf
By Jennifer Dickerson


  • 4.5 inches wide and as long as you like 


  • Sock Yarn of your Choice, scarf shown used 393 yards.  Yarn pictured is Sensations "Truly Pattern" in the "Bright Multi" colorway.  However, feel free to use your favorite sock yarn.  This pattern produces a stretchy, drapey scarf, so a variety of different sock yarns would be lovely.
  • E (3.5 mm) Crochet Hook
  • Tapestry needle (for weaving in ends if needed)


Chain 37

Foundation row:  DC in 7th chain from hook, *chain 2, skip two chains and work one DC in the next chain, repeat to end.
Row 1: Chain 5 and turn.  *Work a dc in first chain space, chain two, repeat from * to end of row.

Repeat row 1 until scarf reaches desired length.  Fasten off.

Weave in any ends and block if you like (scarf shown is unblocked).

Click the video below to watch how to crochet the Vanilla Bean scarf stitch by stitch:

Note: Be sure to work each double crochet in the chain spaces and not the stitches. To learn more about the chain spaces in your work, click the link below for a photo tutorial:

Chain Space Basics

© Jennifer Dickerson 2013

Please note: Patterns are for personal and charity use only.  In addition, if you enjoy the pattern, please link to it, but do not copy the pattern to your own website or blog (including other languages).  Thank you!


  1. Love this, Jenn! Thanks once again for sharing!! :)

  2. Ooo, pretty! I love scarves made with sock yarn. Thanks for sharing :-)

    1. Thanks! I love that sock yarn too!

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  4. Thankyou.. Will try this as soon as I can.

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  6. Could you give a length of the scarf pictured? I like the length just as you did it. Thanks. btw, I was looking for something to use sock yarn on other than socks. I love the colors they make this yarn in.


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