Cheshire Cat Scarf

This is by far my most popular scarf. I don’t know if it’s the great colors or the popularity of the character. The Cheshire Cat lends himself to simple but very recognizable motifs. I like it because I don’t have a lot of counting to do. Make sure you work in your loose ends as you go.  It will save you lots of time and headaches in the end.

Cheshire Cat Scarf

You will need an H crochet hook and less than one skein each of Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn in:

  • Hot Rose
  • Mulberry
  • White

Scarf Body:

Row 1:  With Hot Rose, ch18.  Hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Hdc in next 15 ch.  Turn

Row 2:  Ch 2.  Hdc in next 16 Hdc. Turn.

Row 3:  Repeat row 2.

Row 4:  Change to Mulberry. Repeat row 2.

Row 5:  Repeat row 2.

Row 6:  Repeat row 2.

Row 7:  Change to Hot Rose.  Repeat row 2

Continue until you have 50 3-row alternating stripes, 150 rows.  Finish off.

Smile: (make 2)

Ch 21.  Sl st in 2nd ch from hook.  Sl st, 2 sc, 2 hdc, 2 dc, 4 tr, 2 dc, 2 hdc, 2 sc, 2 sl st.

Finish off leaving a long tail for sewing.

Cheshire smile


Sew 1 smile to each end of scarf.


In both Hot Rose and Mulberry, cut 30 strands of yarn to 12″. Use 10 strands for each group.  On the end of the scarf ending with Hot Rose, attach 2 groups of Mulberry and one of Hot Rose.  On the end of the scarf ending with Mulberry, attach 2 groups of Hot Rose and one of Mulberry.

Cheshire ends


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