7 Free Scarf Knitting Patterns

Do you like collecting knitted scarf patterns? We do too! We’re always on the lookout for scarves of all lengths and design, such as a lace pattern or a fun spiral scarf with metallic yarn that can add just a slight bit of twinkle to a neutral colored dress. Unique patterns are in high demand not only during the colder times of year, but during the warmer seasons when your knitting often goes on the road.

Knitted scarves are one of our favorite accessories. Make it big and bulky, light and lacy, it’s up to you. With this collection of free scarf patterns, you’ll have the perfect variety to fulfill all your needs. From feminine lace and color blocks, to knitting patterns for scarves you can customize for anyone, this collection is sure to become one of your favorites. Download all seven designs, grab your yarn and needles, and start knitting today!

Enjoy knitting scarves for all seasons with these 7 free scarf knitting patterns.
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The Spiral Scarf by Laura Bryant

Pattern #1

The Spiral Scarf by Laura Bryant

This design appears to be in constant motion, giving the wearer a vibrant look. This is one pattern that makes the knitting scarves so addictive! Laura used cushy merino yarn with short-rows to make the wedge shapes that cause the scarf to spiral as it is knit. Use an angora yarn between the wedges to add a wisp of softness.

The Rittenhouse Scarf by Marilyn Murphy

Pattern #2

The Rittenhouse Scarf by Marilyn Murphy

This knitted scarf is a fun, fast knit that is reversible! It is worked in single rib that grows into cables, then working in two halves from the center making the ends identical. It’s a perfect gift for college students who like to show off their school colors.

The Wavy Orange Scarf by Rebecca L. Daniels

Pattern #3

The Wavy Orange Scarf by Rebecca L. Daniels

This fun lace scarf pattern features a version of the popular feather and fan stitch, knit lengthwise. This pattern is perfect for a mother-daughter teaching project. It’s not only easy to knit, it takes just the right amount of time to complete that maintains a beginner’s enthusiasm.

The Modern Quilt Wrap by Mags Kandis

Pattern #4

The Modern Quilt Wrap by Mags Kandis

If you’re looking for colorful knitted patterns for scarves, this wrap is the perfect solution. A great way to show off your talent it’s created square by square in the easy and satisfying mitered-square method of color knitting. Sure to be a conversation starter at any event and one of our most popular scarf knitting patterns.

The Juliet Scarf by Louisa Harding

Pattern #5

The Juliet Scarf by Louisa Harding

If you love knitting scarves this lace scarf pattern offers a unique scarf and little rosette brooch. The brooch is created separately and attached via a pin. You can create several different colored rosette brooches, making it unique to your outfit and mood!

The Blooming Cotton Scarf by Eunny Jang

Pattern #6

The Blooming Cotton Scarf by Eunny Jang

Challenge yourself with this blooming scarf, one of the no-finish fringe knitting patterns for scarves, made by cutting and unraveling edge stitches. This is color knitting at its best. It’s knit in the round using a combination of knit and slipped stitches, stretched over two rows. It’s a great gift for lifting spirits during a non-colorful winter season.

Building Block Scarves by Sarah Hoadle

Pattern #7

Building Block Scarves by Sarah Hoadle

This is one of our most popular easy scarf knitting patterns and it comes in two sizes. It is knit with mitered corners and center graft line, worked in the round from the outside in. This is another great project for mom-daughter or grandmother-granddaughter. Pick two contrasting colors to really make the mitered corners stand out.

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Of all the knitting patterns, scarves are truly a knitter’s staple. They’re wonderful gifts, fabulous stash-busters, and a fun way to work with new stitch patterns and yarns. These seven patterns offer a range of difficulty from easy scarf knitting patterns to challenging (and fun!) patterns.

You’re sure to find at least one knit scarf pattern, most likely two or three, that will strike your fancy! Most of all, we hope you enjoy this collection of free knitted scarf patterns. Download them today and begin your favorite whenever you’re ready.

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