The Chameleon Scarf: Crocheting with Self-Striping Yarn

Connie Lee Lynch, Crochet Designer & Certified Instructor

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8 Lessons (47m)
    • 1. Introduction and Project Overview

    • 2. Selecting Yarn

    • 3. Tools & Notions

    • 4. Pattern Review

    • 5. Getting Started

    • 6. Round Two

    • 7. Round Three

    • 8. Round Four and Final Thoughts


About This Class

Learn to create a beautiful woven fabric with the linen stitch while you crochet one of my most popular designs! Worked in the round lengthwise in a variegated yarn with long color changes, the Chameleon Scarf is a simple but mesmerizing project that will leave you wanting more!



Crochet Basics: From Skein to Scarf class recommended or some previous experience with crochet techniques including single crochet and working in the round.

Class Objectives:

  • Discuss Variegated Yarns
  • Review Pattern & Chart Reading
  • Review working into the Starting Chain
  • Learn¬†the Linen Stitch
  • Have fun playing with color!

Suggested Materials:

  • Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable, 1 skein (100g/280 yds) in color of choice
  • 6.00mm/J Crochet Hook or size that results in a fabric that YOU like the way looks and feels
  • Scissors
  • Yarn or Tapestry Needle
  • 4 - 6 Locking Stitch Marker(s)


Resources include the written pattern with photos and chart as well as links to Crochet Guild of America and Craft Yarn Council webpages for students needing further visual aid (i.e. tutorials for left-handed crocheters)