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Loads of Free Crochet Scarf Patterns


Making Crocheted Scarves

Crocheting scarves is one of the easiest and fastest gifts you can create for any special occasion. These free patterns are sure to spice up your own wardrobe for the holidays or to give as gifts to him or her.

I've enjoyed crocheting since I was a young girl and learned from my mom and grandmother. When the weather starts keeping me indoors more and more, I must have a crocheting or other crafting project at hand when I'm not working.

Hopefully you will find several projects in this article that you can make very quickly for everyone on your gift giving list. Be sure to scroll down the article as there are several links to lovely patterns throughout.

*** I now have several Link Lists for free patterns and even some for Spring and Summer listed below! ***

Image Courtesy of smittenkittenorig

Make a Cowl Snood

Cowl Snood Neck Scarf

Cowl Snood Neck Scarf

Image used with permission by Sarah at Annaboo's House

I love discovering blogs and websites that leave my head spinning with all kinds of yummy creative ideas! They really grab me when the photography is amazing and the patterns I can create from are vast.

Sarah at Annaboo's House is one of those blog jewels and she has a very lovely pattern for you!

Not only is this an awesome free cowl/neck project, it is super simple to make as well. Since you will be working with chunky yarn and a massive hook, you should be able to turn out several for yourself or gifts for your besties in no time at all

Hope over and check out The Ultimate Cowl/Snood Pattern and read about Sarah's motivation for creating this awesome project while drooling over her lovely photography!


Chunky Infinity - Quick and Easy Patterns

Chunky Crochet Infinity Scarf

Chunky Crochet Infinity Scarf

Image used with permission from Karen Clements

I love the look of chunky crocheted patterns! This one is especially nice as it is the popular Infinity design.

Visit this lovely Quick and Easy project by Karen Clements at The Crocheted Canadian.

Check out her awesome blog for even more patterns and inspiration at knit1la.

Whip up a Scarf for Spring - Flirty Design for Warmer Seasons

Check out this video tutorial for crocheting a flirty spring accessory.

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How To Crochet a Spring Scarf


Who says you only need scarves in the fall and winter months? Today's fashion accessories feature scarves all year long in springy colors and in much looser stitches. I will be adding to this list so check back often. Give one a shot and let me know how it turns out!

  • Arugula Scarf
    I love the shade of green this pattern is made in. I made it in all pink for my daughter-in-law for Christmas this year as she loves wearing accessory style scarves. It is very easy and worked up quickly as I knew it would!
  • Spring Stash Buster Scarf
    Got lots of yarn scraps leftover from other projects? This pattern just might help you put them to good use! Pattern is listed as 'Easy'.
  • Spring Frills Tutorial
    A light and frilly design for a spring scarf. Made with spring green cotton thread, this freebie and tutorial will have you 'styling it' in no time at all.
  • Flirty Spring Scarves
    This lovely pattern is posted as Easy. A very pretty fashion accessory.
  • Queen Anne's Lace Tutorial
    A very feminine and lacy tutorial to make.
  • Colorful Spring Accessory
    Lots of lovely colorful photos to inspire your spring crocheting madness in this link! Scroll to the bottom to get the pattern.

What's Your Opinion?

Crochet Scarf Autumn Colors

Crochet Scarf Autumn Colors

Image Courtesy Of smittenkittenoriginals

Crocheted Faux Woven Scarf

Crochet Faux Woven Scarf

Crochet Faux Woven Scarf

Image used with permission from KarinV

Another lovely free project is this Faux Woven Scarf pattern!

I love for my stitches to be placed fairly close together when I am crocheting something for warmth. I think this project design will definitely keep that in mind.

In a message from Karin, she advised me that she designed and has taught this particular project in crocheting workshops to total beginners that have never crocheted before.

So although it may look more advanced, it's totally not!

Visit Karin to get the Free Pattern for this Faux Woven Scarf.

More Crochet Scarf Patterns for your Collection

How To Make an Infinity Scarf - Video Tutorials

Here are several style Infinity Scarf patterns and tutorials to help inspire you.

An Easy Infinity Scarf to Crochet.

Crochet Tutorial - Beginners - Circle/Infinity Scarf.

Step-by-step Tutorial - How to crochet a round scarf.

Crochet an Infinity Scarf - Part 1

How to crochet an Infinity Scarf, Mobius or Cowl.

Easy - Crochet soft stitch Infinity/Cowl Scarf

Easy - Crochet Infinity Scarf - Orange.

DIY - Crochet Circle Scarf.

Lacy Infinity Scarf

Crochet Lacy Infinity Scarf

Crochet Lacy Infinity Scarf

Image with permission by Heidi Hengel

If you are interested in a more lacy look in your accessory crocheting pattern, check out the Infinity and Beyond Broomstick Lace Infinity Scarf by Heidi Hengel.

This pattern is supposed to be quick and easy so I'm thinking about Christmas and Birthday gifts.

I've done the broomstick pattern in the past and it was fun so I think I'm going to keep this pattern handy.

I can just see this lacy looking design around a few special necks this winter. :)

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I would love to hear if you found a pattern that you may try or your thoughts about crocheting in general!

© 2012 Itaya Lightbourne

Did You Find A Pattern That You Love?

Mary Norton from Ontario, Canada on January 04, 2015:

I love the look of this scarf. I will definitely put this on my to do list. Have a blessed 2015.

Itaya Lightbourne (author) from Topeka, KS on September 18, 2014:

Thank you blue22d! I hope you found a few patterns that you can make use of. :)

blue22d on September 18, 2014:

Great information and well presented.

KelCan on April 27, 2014:

Thanks for all the helpful links

Itaya Lightbourne (author) from Topeka, KS on February 02, 2014:

@ecogranny: You are so welcome Grace! Hope you find a pattern or two that you can try. :)

Kathryn Grace from San Francisco on February 02, 2014:

I don't know why I've never crocheted a cowl. I always admire them on women wearing them about town. Thank you for all the links to patterns. Fun to explore.

Delia on December 14, 2013:

Nicely done lens and information on crocheting scarves and patterns...this is very popular at this time

Mishael A Witty on November 26, 2013:

I'm a crochet newbie, and I find it's very hard for me. I think that knitting might be easier, because I keep trying to use both my hands. I'm not giving up yet, though. I finished one whole row of a blanket! (Just please don't ask me how long it took or how much help I had to have to get there!) ;-)

WriterJanis2 on November 05, 2013:

These are beautiful. My mom used to crochet scarves and they turned out so nicely.

Itaya Lightbourne (author) from Topeka, KS on August 21, 2013:

@alwaysapril: Thank you! I start about the middle of August when things start cooling down in our part of the country. I like to crochet all kinds of gifts for Christmas. Glad you enjoy it as well! :)

April King from Texas on August 21, 2013:

I make crochet scarves starting around September. I try to whip up enough for gifts at Christmas for teachers, mail carrier, friends and family. Love this lense!

Socialpro54 LM on June 25, 2013:

My wife does this, they are very beautiful to wear.

anonymous on June 16, 2013:

I only made squares when i was young and never got past that but they could have grown and become scarves I suppose if I'd kept have a very nice variety of possibilities here...I'm really liking that faux woven look, it really does look woven. Nicely done! :)

Shelly Sellers from Midwest U.S.A. on April 05, 2013:

I don't crochet, but used to knit scarves. It kept my hands busy and scarves are an easy pattern :)

CoolFool83 on January 27, 2013:

These look great!

srsddn lm on January 14, 2013:

These patterns are too good.

LiliLove on January 09, 2013:

Beautiful page with helpful information - thanks for sharing!

Cynthia Sylvestermouse from United States on December 31, 2012:

Wishing you a year of many new blessings starting with this one! Happy New Year!

Linda Pogue from Missouri on December 28, 2012:

I had to revisit this lens. I love the layout. The photos are great, since they help me see what the projects should look like when done. I need to get started on making some of these. Thanks!

bisersmbg lm on December 27, 2012:

This is very nice lens. I wish you very Happy new year 2013 and I hope to see you in the area of USA despite I am out of work now. But I am still a squidoo lensmaster!?

hotsquid on December 26, 2012:

I love knit and crochet...some pretty scarf here.

applejacking on December 22, 2012:

Knit and crochet are my grandma's hobby. She able to make beautiful scarf with some different pattern.

Iudit Gherghiteanu from Ozun on December 22, 2012:

nice scarves, i like to knit, and crochet, but lately somehow i do not have time anymore...

nicey on December 20, 2012:

I want to learn how to crochet. I like the videos and thanks for educating us on how to crochet.

Itaya Lightbourne (author) from Topeka, KS on December 18, 2012:

@Rock Artist: Glad you like all the free crochet scarf patterns Nancy! Sorry but don't have a pattern for the purple intro scarf. I thought it was a very nice image and borrowed it from Flikr Creative Commons for that purpose. :) I feel like it may be a Tunisian Crochet pattern if I were to guess from just looking. There is a Tunisian Crochet pattern farther down in the links list in this article but not for an infinity scarf. If you find a free pattern that looks like the purple one, let me know and I'll add it to the list!

Rock Artist on December 18, 2012:

LOVE this lens, thank you!!! but I can't seem to find the purple scarf pattern

anonymous on December 17, 2012:

This is great, thank you for your sharing, I really like them. :)

tophatpro on December 17, 2012:

I haven't done crochet since I was a young girl at school. However, back then they taught us how to make placemats, dinner table clothes and things that you hung on the back of the chair. Nothing as cool as these scarves. I especially liked the Lacy Crochet Infinity Scarf! It looks so pretty and could be an easy accessory and help keep you warm.

casquid on December 17, 2012:


Fruitfulvine2 on December 11, 2012:

I love crochet but time to do it eludes me. Maybe later on in life I'll pick it up again.

miaponzo on December 10, 2012:

I absolutely LOVE those endless scarf designs! Each one is amazing!!! Blessed!

Linda Pogue from Missouri on December 08, 2012:

I love this lens. I have been looking for some good crochet patterns and this fits what I need. Thanks and blessed!

MrsCompost on December 07, 2012:

The scarves are lovely..I will definitely make one for myself!

AshleysCorner on December 05, 2012:

Beautiful :)

BonnieSmith on December 02, 2012:

So, winter is coming....

maryseena on December 02, 2012:

you have made crocheting look really easy. Shall go through the video again and learn it. Thank you.

Darcie French from Abbotsford, BC on December 01, 2012:

Your crochet and craft patterns are so lovely, I really enjoy seeing what one can create from your lenses.

getmoreinfo on December 01, 2012:

Wow these crochet scarves are wonderful, I love the variety of colors too.

Judith Nazarewicz from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on November 30, 2012:

Love all the scarves! Great lens!

Cheryl D Thomas on November 28, 2012:

thanks for this lens. I just recently got back to crocheting so I will have to try some of these patterns.