My Best Selling Crocheted Scarf to Make for Craft Fairs

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This keyhole scarf is one of my best-selling crochet items for craft markets. My customers love the ease of use and I love how easy it is to make a pull through scarf that sells at craft fairs! The free pattern is just waiting for you, below!

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I love everything about this scarf. As a seller, it is easy to make and whips up in about 45 minutes. There are no extra embellishments or details to meddle with. And, it’s easy to display.

As a typically scarf-avoidant non-fashionista, this beauty gives all of the warmth but none of the bulk that causes me to leave most scarves on the shelf.

As buyers, my customers love this one because it’s adorable, easy to wear, affordable, and it makes a great gift for teachers, girlfriends, and grandmas!

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2019 Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along

This design is brought to you, today, as part of the 2019 Holiday Stashdown CAL. You can get all the details about this 5th annual CAL Central end-of-year Crochet Along here.

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  • Free CAL patterns will be shared each Monday and Thursday through Dec. 12, 2019.
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The Chevy Pull Through Scarf

I originally designed this scarf several years ago as I was creating my staple craft fair inventory. While I had more expensive neckwear options like button cowls and infinity scarves in the lineup, I was wanting a more affordable scarf option for my customers.

I was hoping to design something that I might want to wear, too. Since I don’t like scarves to be tight around my neck and I don’t appreciate the added bulk that some scarves cause, I knew it needed to be easily adjusted and to lay flat. I, also, wanted it to be light enough to be tucked into a jacket for a more polished look.

And this is what I came up with, a fully adjustable, flat laying, keyhole scarf that I love!

Now, it’s become my most popular item with my craft fair buyers. They happily pair it with their favorite hat to create sets for themselves and as gifts. It’s a total win/win.

Once you make your first one, I know you’ll love it as much as I do!

The free pattern for this pull through scarf is shared, below. However, I know many of you like to print your patterns or save them, digitally, for later use. So, I’ve created a beautifully formatted, large print, ad-free PDF of this pattern for you to use at your convenience. You can purchase for just $3 through either of the button links, below.

Image of a woman wearing a neck warmer at the right with the "Chevy Pull Thru Scarf" written at the left side

Skill Level

Easy

Materials

Gauge

8 sts x 7 rows of sc= 4″ square

However, meeting gauge is not crucial with this design.

Sizes/Finished Measurements

One size fits most: approximately 29″ (73.5 cm) x 5 ” (12.5 cm)

Stitch Abbreviations

  • ch – Chain
  • sc – Single Crochet
  • sc2tog – Single Crochet 2 Stitches Together (Decrease)
  • sk – Skip next stitch
  • sl st – Slip Stitch
  • sp – Space
  • st(s) – Stitch(es)

Pattern Notes

  • US Terminology 
  • When a row begins with a CH1, the ch does not count as a st. 
  • If you gauge doesn’t match the one given, just work the pattern repeat until your scarf is the desired length of 29″ or longer.
Photo of a blonde wearing glasses, a black coat, and a soft chunky neck warmer

How to Make this Pull Through Keyhole Scarf

Ch 15. Then, working loosely –

Row 1: Sl st in second ch from hook, sl st in next 2 chs, sc2tog across next 2 chs, ch 1, sk 1, sc in next ch, ch 1, sk 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch, ch 1, sk 1, sc in next ch, ch 1, sk 1, sc2tog across next 2 chs. (3 sl sts, 6 scs, 5 chs)

Row 2: Ch 1, turn. Sc2tog across first st and next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk 1, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in the center ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk 1, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk 1, sc2tog across next ch-1 sp and the following st. Leave last 3 sts unworked. (6 scs, 5 chs)

Row 3: Ch 1, turn. Sc2tog across first st and next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk 1, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in center ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk 1, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk 1, sc2tog across next ch-1 sp and st.

Rows 4 – 40: Repeat row 3.

Border

You’ll be working the border all the way around the scarf.

Ch 1, do not turn. Instead, rotate the piece to begin working along the long edge of the scarf.

Beginning with row 40, sc in the end-stitch of each row along this edge.

Sc in each of the 3 sl sts of row 1.

Form a loop at the top of the scarf (this V portion at the top now becomes an O) by working a sl st into the first ch created when starting the scarf (see photo).

Photo tutorial on how to make the border around the scarf

Beginning with row 1, sc in the end-stitch of each row along this edge.

Working along the bottom edge of scarf, repeat row 3. Sl st to first sc of border round.

Finish off. Tuck ends.

Purchase the Chevy Pull Thru Scarf PDF

Suggested Pricing: a Guide for Crochet Sellers

Permission is given (even encouraged) to sell your handmade products created from this original Made with a Twist pattern. I only ask that you give credit to Pam Grice from Made with a Twist as the designer, when possible, and link back to www.madewithatwist.com and/or @madewithatwist (on social media) when selling and sharing images online.

Suggested Retail Price

Chart with suggested retail price for small, medium, or large depending on the customer type

*Note

  • Marketing to bargain shoppers is not recommended.
  • Increase value for boutique buyers with luxury yarns, packaging, and/or embellishments for boutique shoppers.

More Best Selling Scarves You’ll Love to Sell or Gift

I love seeing your finished projects!  If you enjoyed making the Chevy Pull Thru Scarf, I’d love to see yours on Instagram. To be sure I don’t miss it, please tage me, @madewithatwist, when you post your photos!

A photo reminder to pin this image in your crochet related Pinterest boards

©2019 Montgomery Grice Enterprises, Inc | Made with a Twist | Pamela Grice This pattern and its associated images are copyright protected. The pattern is for your personal use only. Please do not copy/paste, distribute, or alter and claim as your own.

4 thoughts on “My Best Selling Crocheted Scarf to Make for Craft Fairs

  1. Deborah T Grossman

    What is the multiple if I wanted to make this keyhole scarf in a medium weight yarn?

    • Hi Deborah,
      You would use a multiple of 4 to increase the width of the scarf when using a medium weight yarn.
      Hope that helps!
      Pam

  2. Annette Specht

    Hello! I am working the Chevy Pull Thru Scarf and i cant get past row 2,, I guess i’m not doing it right?, I dont have the “3” stitches at the end of row 2. ,, Mine looks odd, Please help lol

    • Hi Annette,
      I’m sorry you’re having trouble. If you’ll pop over to the Crochet Patterns for Sellers Facebook group, there are others there who have made the scarf and would be happy to help. I’ll be there, too, and if you can describe more fully and made share a photo of what you’ve got completed, one of us will walk you through it.
      Pam

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