Olga Summer Scarf Pattern

The Olga Summer Scarf pattern uses two variations of the popular v-stitch combination and has a simple 2-row repeat. Use self-striping yarn to make the colorwork easy for this one-skein summer scarf pattern. The Olga Summer Scarf can also be worn as a rectangular shawl in transitional weather. The Olga Summer Scarf is forever free on my blog, but it is also available as a free PDF download with coupon code as part of the annual Summer Vibes Blog Hop with Fosbas Designs through 1 pm London time on July 27, 2023, so read on for details!

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I’m so excited to be joining the annual Summer Vibes Blog Hop and Pattern Bundle with Fosbas Designs! Every year, you can find a fabulous collection of crochet patterns perfect for summer in this collection! This year’s Summer Vibes Blog Hop has 31 fabulous patterns including garments, accessories, and home decor projects that are perfect for the summer (or for year-round, for those of you in warmer climates). The Summer Vibes Pattern Bundle includes two additional patterns at a deeply discounted price and is only available through July 31, 2023.

Scroll down for the free crochet Olga Summer Scarf pattern. There are three ways to participate in the 2023 Summer Vibes Blog Hop and Crochet Pattern Bundle.

  • You can buy the Summer Vibes Crochet Pattern Bundle, which includes 33 fabulous and perfect for summer patterns for less than 40¢ each, through July 31, 2023. If you use my affiliate link to make your purchase, I’ll send you your choice of 2 additional patterns or ebooks from my Ravelry shop for free! Details on how to claim this extra bonus will be emailed to you when you buy the Summer Vibes Crochet Pattern Bundle, or you can email me at marie AT undergroundcrafter DOT com with your receipt and a list of patterns or ebooks you’d like to receive.
  • Visit the Summer Vibes Blog Hop roundup post on Fosbas Designs to get links to all of the free patterns included in the Blog Hop. Each day through July 31, 2023, you’ll also be able to grab the coupon code to get the PDF version of that day’s featured pattern for free.
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Olga Summer Scarf

Crochet Summer Scarf Pattern by Underground Crafter

Using two variations of the popular v-stitch combination, this pattern has an easy to remember 2-row repeat. This one-skein summer scarf uses self-striping yarn to make colorwork easy. Wear it as a rectangular shawl in transitional weather.

Finished Size

  • Adult: 52” (132 cm) long x 8.5” (21.5 cm) wide.


  • King Cole Tropical Beaches DK yarn (70% acrylic/30% polyamide (nylon), 7 oz/200 g, 557 yd/510 m) – 1 skein in 4850 Patara Beach, or approximately 557 yd (510 m) in any light weight, self-striping yarn.
  • US Size G-6/4 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Bent-tip yarn needle.


  • 23 sts = 4” (10 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • dv-st – double v-stitch – (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same st or sp.
  • rep – repeat
  • sk – skip
  • sp – space
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • v-st – v-stitch – (dc, ch 1, dc) in same st or sp.
  • * Repeat instructions after asterisk as indicated.
  • () Work stitches between parentheses into same stitch or space.
  • [] – Repeat instructions between brackets as indicated.

Pattern Notes

  • You can find tips for crocheting with a long foundation chain in the video below.
  • If you can’t see the video tutorial above demonstrating how to work with a long foundation chain, click HERE to watch it on Instagram.
  • There are several ways to crochet into chain spaces shown in the video below. I used the first method for crocheting into the ch-1 spaces within the dv-st and v-st. I used the second method for crocheting into the ch-1 spaces between dv-st.

Pattern Instructions

Blanket (All Sizes)


  • Ch 296 (or any multiple of 6 sts, + 2 sts).
  • Row 1: Turn, sk 4 ch (counts as dc + skipped ch), v-st in next ch, *sk 2 ch,** v-st in next ch; rep from * across, ending last rep at ** with 1 ch remaining, dc in next st. (294 sts)
  • Row 2: Turn, ch 3 (counts as dc), sk next dc, dv-st in next ch-1 sp, *ch 1, sk (next dc, next ch-1 sp, next 2 dc), dv-st in next ch-1 sp; rep from * across to last 2 dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc.
  • Row 3: Turn, ch 3 (counts as dc), *sk next 2 dc, v-st in next ch-1 sp, sk 2 dc, v-st in next ch-1 sp, sk 2 dc; rep from * across to last ch-1 sp, v-st in next ch-1 sp, sk 2 dc, dc in next st.
  • Rep Rows 2-3 until scarf measures 8.5” (21.5 cm) wide, or desired width. Fasten off.


  • With yarn needle, weave in yarn tails.
  • Spray or wet block (see Pattern Notes) if desired.
© 2023 by Marie Segares (Underground Crafter). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Marie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: https://undergroundcrafter.com/2023/07/25/olga-summer-scarf-patern/. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

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