29 Cute Knitted Scarves Free Patterns

| |
Cute Knitted Scarves Free Patterns
Share this post with friends

Knitted scarves are the must-have items for autumn and winter wardrobes when it’s windy and chilly, and cuddling into a soft piece is a kind of salvation.

Knitting a scarf is also a meditative process when your mind is having a rest, your fingers do some fabulous work, and you get a beautiful accessory as a result. There are so many designs of knitted scarves, and it’s impossible to show you all of them. We select the best projects and share free knitting patterns with you. Take a look at the examples below and search for links to free patterns under the pictures to learn how to knit a scarf.

You may also like these projects:

1. Sage Smudging Scarf

This fabulous knitted scarf is not difficult for any knitting fan if using the written instruction free pattern. The size is 9” wide x 64” long, all materials which you need are 25% polyamide; 75% superwash merino, approx. 100 g /445 yds. Enjoy.

  • DESIGNED by Rox Reverendo
  • PROJECT TYPE knitted scarf
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
yellow lightweight knitted scarf

Photos by Fairmount Fibers, Ltd. / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

You may also like:

The link to the full post is here.

2. Father-in-Law Scarf

Simple in design and comfortable to wear, this knit scarf makes a perfect gift for a man. The pattern creates an elegant medium-length scarf perfect for spring and fall. It’s a great idea to knit when you have some free time before your next big project, as scarves knit quickly. Check out the free pattern to get started.

  • DESIGNED by KnitQ
  • PROJECT TYPE knitted scarf
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
beige textured knitted scarf

Photos by KnitQ / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on knitq.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

3. Baltic Beach Stole Knitted Scarf

A stunning piece that will make you stand out. With its pretty texture and gradient effect, this knit scarf is a real eye-catcher. The project is easy to make and goes quickly once you get the hang of it. This scarf is perfect for cooler weather, so start today, and you’ll have new colors in your wardrobe by fall. The knitting pattern is free to download.

  • DESIGNED by Beate Mieslinger
  • PROJECT TYPE knitted scarf
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Baltic Beach Stole knit scarf

Photos by Beate Mieslinger / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

4. Scarf: Slow Down

Scarves are at their best when they’re handmade. This one has a classic knit cable design that adds a touch of serenity to any look. The solid color makes it easy to pair with both casual and formal outfits. This project is suitable for intermediate knitters who already know some basics. Follow the free infinity scarf pattern to get started.

  • DESIGNED by Brome Fields
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a woman wearing a knitted scarf in cream color

Photos by Brome Fields / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on bromefields.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

5. Tuck Cables Big Scarf

A long cable design knit scarf that will make you stand out! The softness of the fabric combined with the soft color and ombre effect make this scarf a must-have for the season. It’s a real eye-catcher with a much higher quality than similar ones in the clothing stores. The step-by-step free knitting pattern for this piece is available for free. Give it a go!

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
a woman wearing a knitted scarf in blue and pink

Photos by Yarnspirations Design Studio / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

6. London – Knitted Scarf

This simple knit scarf is a great choice for those who want to add a nice accent to their look. Made in muted colors, it will work with any fall outfit. Meanwhile, the simple design makes it perfect for beginners. See the free step-by-step knitting pattern and spend your time productively. It will be worth the effort!

  • DESIGNED by Sara Klint
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A woman and a man wearing knitted scarves.

Photos by Sara Klint / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on svartafaret.se, or read more about it on Ravelry.

7. Dotty Wrap

A special pattern makes this scarf both interesting-looking and versatile. The alpaca yarn makes it super warm and great for fall and winter. The project is suitable for beginners, but it’s a great choice for all knitters. View the free step-by-step pattern and get started today. Get in the spirit of the season!

  • DESIGNED by Sarah Opie for Purl Soho
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Two pictures of a woman wearing knitted scarves.

Photos by Purl Soho / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

8. Sleeve Scarf

This easy to make scarf design will become your favorite. Quick and great for knitters of all levels, this project will brighten some of your evenings. The right yarn choice will enhance the style and you’ll have a versatile piece that goes with everything. Follow the knitted scarf free pattern to get started. It’s really that easy.

  • DESIGNED by Hiromi Glover for Purl Soho
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner 
a woman wearing a knitted scarf in yellow

Photos by Purl Soho / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

9. The Barbie Scarf

The two-tone color scheme of this knit scarf makes it a versatile piece that can go with any outfit. Inspired by the Barbie movie, this design adds a touch of tenderness and softness to your outfit. The pattern features a simple garter stitch so it is easy to knit. Follow the step-by-step instructions to get started. You won’t regret it.

  • DESIGNED by Nicole Cobb
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner 
a knitted scarf in pink and white on a mannequin

Photos by Nicole Cobb / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on allthingsknit.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

10. A Fine Line Scarf

Elevate your style with a knitting project that’s all about showcasing the artistry of stitches. Crafted from sumptuous yarn, this scarf showcases intriguing stitching techniques to create a chic and versatile accessory. Inspired by the elegance of simple yet intriguing stitches, the design creates an eye-catching piece that’s perfect for both showcasing your knitting skills and giving to someone special. Follow the easy scarf knitting instructions to get started.

  • DESIGNED by Holly Sorkin
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
A woman wearing a knitted scarf.

Photos by Knit Picks / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on knitpicks.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

11. 4th Street Wrap

Indulge in the art of knitting with this seamless project, a haven for beginners and seasoned crafters alike. The rhythmic dance of the seed stitch creates a meditative experience, resulting in a scarf that’s uniquely yours thanks to the ombré and solid color pairings. Whether draped elegantly over your shoulders, wrapped around you in the embrace of a book, or providing cozy warmth against the elements, this 4th Street Wrap is made to be enjoyed and shared. Worked in one piece, it transitions from Wonderfluff Ombré to solid Wonderfluff for a mesmerizing mix of colors. The pattern is free.

  • DESIGNED by Alexis Wilson-Castaldi
  • PROJECT TYPE 
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
A woman wearing a knitted blue and white shawl.

Photos by Knit Picks / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on knitpicks.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

12. Symphony Wrap

Discover the allure of the Symphony Wrap, a creation that transcends fashion boundaries. Crafted with a lacey, long knit scarf and adorned with an intriguing striped design, this piece embodies elegance. Made from an incredibly warm yarn, it offers comfort on the coldest of days. Not only is the Symphony Wrap easy to make, it’s a versatile size that embodies style. Effortlessly embrace warmth and style. Follow the step-by-step pattern to get started right away. You won’t regret it. 

  • DESIGNED by Lauren Rad
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A woman wearing a knitted shawl with a striped design.

Photos by Lauren Rad / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnalia.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

13. Chocolate Shop Scarf

Inspired by the enchanting “Chocolate Shop” yarn from Oak and Fiber some time ago, a line of cozy accessories was born. The beanie, mittens and headband, each adorned with bold, chunky heart-shaped cables, have graced the knitting world. Now the collection is complete with the Chocolate Shop Scarf, a free knitting pattern, a token of affection for this exquisite yarn. See the free knitting pattern and make it today!

  • DESIGNED by Crysti-Leta Evans
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman wearing knitted scarves.

Photos by Crysti-Leta Evans / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

14. Sunnyside Cable Scarf

This voluminous scarf pattern could be another great accent in your wardrobe. The stunning cable design combined with the rich colored yarn makes it a real eye-catcher. If you’re looking for a comfortable and trendy accessory to elevate your winter style, add this project to your to-do list. Once you understand the pattern, it goes really fast. Follow the step-by-step knitting instructions and get started!

  • DESIGNED by Annanitato Lolo
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
        Learn how to knit a cable stitch and create beautiful textured patterns for your knitted scarves.

Photos by Annanitato Lolo / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on crazyhands.net, or read more about it on Ravelry.

15. Chunky No Purl Ribbed Scarf

If you’re looking for an easy knit accessory, learn how to make a scarf! This rubbed design is beginner friendly and you won’t have any trouble with it because of the simple techniques used. The scarf will be very soft and cozy, so it will definitely keep you warm on the coldest of days. Plus, you will practice the purl stitch, which you can use in your other projects. Follow the free knitting pattern and enjoy the results!

  • DESIGNED by Snufflebean Yarn
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of teal knitted scarves.

Photos by Snufflebean Yarn / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on snufflebean.co.uk, or read more about it on Ravelry.

16. Rubic Knitted Scarf

Warm up with this easy-to-knit scarf design. Its oversized fit combined with the super bulky yarn adds to the vibe of the piece and makes sure you feel the ultimate in comfort. It uses the simple knit and purl pop texture for a sophisticated look and is suitable for beginners. Follow the free knitting pattern and get started.

  • DESIGNED by Berroco Design Team
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman wearing a purple knitted scarf, showcasing the beauty of knitted scarves.

Photos by Berroco Design Team / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on berroco.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

17. Pocket Scarf

This simple knit scarf is a must-have winter staple in your wardrobe. Made with simple knitting techniques, it offers an effortless crafting experience for crafters of all levels. Plus, the pockets make the design even more practical and give you an extra way to keep your hands toasty. Follow the knitting instructions and get started today.

  • DESIGNED by Purl Soho
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman sporting knitted scarves.

Photos by Purl Soho / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

18. All Wrapped Up Bulky

If you want to follow the trend and wrap yourself in a voluminous scarf, consider this project. It’s a simplified pattern designed to be quick and easy for beginners. This accessory looks great in both muted and bright colors. The project allows for mindless knitting if you understand the pattern well. Just follow the instructions and enjoy the result!

  • DESIGNED by Hanna Wolse
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman wearing knitted scarves.

PHOTOS by Hanna Wolse / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

19. Sedona Scarf

Made with a special hurdle stitch, this knitted scarf has a remarkable texture that is hard to find in store-bought products. The stitch is very simple and uses only simple knit and purl stitches. The scarf is both lightweight and warm. If you’re looking for a real windbreaker, this is it. The free pattern is in PDF format.

  • DESIGNED by Holly Beemer
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A row of knitted scarves in different colors.

PHOTOS by Holly Beemer / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on atyarnslength.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

20. Butte Infinity Scarf

Infinite knit scarves are extremely cozy and sometimes much more comfortable to wear than classic scarves. This pattern allows you to make one for yourself easily, it has a nice texture and will work for both winter and fall. Plus, the neutral pastel color makes it wearable with almost anything from other neutrals and earth tones to more vibrant colors.

  • DESIGNED by Jess Coppom
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman wearing knitted scarves.

Photos by Jess Coppom / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on makeanddocrew.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

21. Wrap Me Up Scarf

A simple knit scarf for your stunning outfits. It’s a true basic knit scarf: it has a good minimalist design, it’s comfortable to wear, and it’s made in a solid color. You can experiment with the color of the yarn and choose either a neutral one or something more eye-catching in case you want it to match the particular outfit. Either way, a scarf like this is a good thing to have.

  • DESIGNED by Lisa Overby
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman knitting a scarf and holding a cup of coffee, showcasing her expertise in knitted scarves.

Photos by Lisa Overby / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarntwisters.ca, or read more about it on Ravelry.

22. Rainbow Ribbon

If you’re looking for an easy knitted scarf to make for your spring outfits, this one will do the trick. It’s totally beginner-friendly and requires very little knowledge. However, the piece is of high quality and looks great with rainbow yarn. An accessory like this is great for a fun, casual look, so don’t hesitate!

  • DESIGNED by Andrea Rothwell
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A colorful knitted scarf draped on a mannequin.

Photos by Andrea Rothwell / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on loomandspindle.com.au, or read more about it on Ravelry.

23. Simplicity Scarf

A good basic knitted scarf for any occasion. The piece is really versatile: the neutral design and simple plain color make it go with anything. Despite its simple look, the scarf is cozy and warm, so you’ll feel just fine in it during the mid-season. The pattern comes in two sizes: small and large.

  • DESIGNED by Purl Soho
  • PROJECT TYPE scarves
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman wearing a knitted scarf.

Photos by Purl Soho / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

24. Warm + Fuzzy Kerchief

Tiny knitted scarf to protect your neck from the still cold March winds. Early spring is when you need to wear your scarf in the morning and take off your shirt in the afternoon. This knitted scarf is the perfect choice for unpredictable weather: it’s very compact and won’t take up much space in your bag. Highly recommended.

  • DESIGNED by Purl Soho
  • PROJECT TYPE scarf
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A person wearing pink knitted scarves with a close-up of the scarves' texture.

Photos by Purl Soho / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

25. Sorgenfri Tørkle

A simple triangular crochet scarf. Made with light yarn, it’s great for spring. The scarf will keep you warm when it’s still cold, and then you can just wear it as a chic accessory over your shoulders. The pattern is simple and suitable for anyone with a basic knowledge of crochet stitches. This scarf pattern is free and easy to follow.

  • DESIGNED by Guri Pedersen
  • PROJECT TYPE scarf
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two knitted scarves, each showcasing different patterns, are elegantly displayed on a linen background.

Photos by Guri Pedersen / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

26. Taylor Swift Folklore Scarf

A timeless knitted scarf would be the coziest and most favorite piece in your wardrobe. Mix different colors to make it more personal and unique. This free knitting pattern by Alexis Thompson will guide you in creating a dreamy scarf and I’m sure that you can learn something new.

  • DESIGNED by Alexis Thompson
  • PROJECT TYPE Knitted scarf
  • CRAFT Knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL Beginner
a pink knitted scarf with a cable design

Photos by Alexis Thompson / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

27. 90s Nostalgia Velvet Stripe Scarf

This super comfy scarf is beginner-friendly so it won’t take too much time to create such a wonderful thing. And awesome that you can use free knitting pattern to learn new techniques and play with different yarns and colors. Hurry up and start knitting!

  • DESIGNED by Moth and Rust
  • PROJECT TYPE Knitted scarf
  • CRAFT Knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL Beginner
a woman wearing a yellow knit scarf

Photos by Moth and Rust / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

28. Lacy Waves Wrap

You will enjoy not only wearing this magnificent knitted scarf but also the process of creating because you will learn lots of new techniques: knit, purl, knit 2 together, easy yarn overs, decrease and others. After this knitted scarf, you will be able to create absolutely everything.

  • DESIGNED by Red Heart Design Team
  • PROJECT TYPE Knitted scarf
  • CRAFT Knitted
  • SKILL LEVEL Beginner
a girl wearing a colorful knit scarf with a lace wave pattern

Photos by Red Heart Design Team / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

29. Vibes Scarf

A knitted scarf isn’t just thing for warming up! It’s much better – a splendid accessory which could brighten up our outfits and add a happy mood to our lives. With this free pattern for a knit scarf you can create an amazing item for your wardrobe and make it any color you like.

  • DESIGNED by Guri Pedersen
  • PROJECT TYPE Knitted scarf
  • CRAFT Knitted
  • SKILL LEVEL Beginner
a blue knitted scarf with a lace design

Photos by Guri Pedersen / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on indiblomst.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Share this post with friends

Similar Patterns

2 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *