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Free Crochet Scarf Patterns - 59 Different Scarves

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Looking for free scarf patterns? Enjoy these fantastic free patterns for crocheting scarves.

Easy Infinity Scarf Pattern

Get the Free Crochet Pattern for This Infinity Scarf.
Get the Free Crochet Pattern for This Infinity Scarf. Photos © Michael Solovay. All Rights Reserved.

Not only is this scarf a fantastic fashion statement, it's also easy to crochet. An added bonus: it's warm, soft and luxurious as well. My infinity scarf has become a go-to staple in my wardrobe, and if you make one of these, I'm betting yours would quickly become your new favorite cold-weather accessory too.

Basic Crochet Scarf Pattern for Beginners

Basic Crochet Scarf Pattern for Beginners
Basic Crochet Scarf for Beginners -- Photo © Amy Solovay

This easy scarf is recommended for total beginners, or for anyone who wants a no-brainer project to work on. The scarf is a classic style in a unisex design; it's appropriate for fall and winter wear, and if you live in an area where spring days are likely to be chilly you'll get even more use out of it.

If you haven't yet learned how to read a crochet pattern, please don't let that stop you from giving this pattern a try. I've written it without using any abbreviations, and I've included detailed instructions to help you get started.

Men's Classic Winter Scarf Pattern

Man's Crocheted Scarf  With Matching Hat
Man's Crocheted Scarf With Matching Hat - Photo © Amy Solovay
This classic scarf is a guy-friendly design that works well for cold-weather wear; if you crochet it in wool yarn or a similar fiber, it's perfect for use in late fall and dead-of-winter. There's a matching hat pattern too.

Simple Crochet Scarf Pattern -- Easy Enough for Beginners

Simple Crocheted Scarf
Simple Crochet Scarf - Click here for pics of the scarf and matching accessories. Photo © M Solovay.

If you're just getting started with learning how to crochet, this pattern is a good one to consider; you only need to know chain stitches and single crochet to create this simple textured scarf. This is a great pattern to consider even if you're an experienced crocheter, because sometimes you just want to chill out with an easy, relaxing project -- and this definitely qualifies.

This scarf is part of a matching set. You'll also find free crochet patterns for a beanie hat, a headband, and fingerless gloves; the coordinating patterns are all made using the same easy stitch combination, which is known as "moss stitch."

This scarf measures about 4" wide. It's easy to vary the length; you can make your scarf as long or short as you want it to be by crocheting more rows until the scarf is the length you want.

Lace Scarf in Thread Crochet

Crochet Lace Scarf Pattern
Crochet Lace Scarf Pattern - Photo © Amy Solovay
This delicate, lacy scarf is perfect for dressing up tailored suits, summer dresses, and any other type of outfit that could benefit from a hint of thread crochet. It's also a great layering piece for those transitional days in spring and fall when the air's a bit chilly, but not chilly enough for a heavy scarf.

Beginner's Easy Short Scarflette / Neck Warmer Pattern

Beginner's Jeweled Crochet Neck Warmer AKA Jeweled Scarflette
Beginner's Jeweled Crochet Neck Warmer AKA Jeweled Scarflette -- Photo © Michael Solovay

If you're looking for a fast, easy, beginner-friendly, gift-worthy, no-brainer project, this pretty neck warmer is a good pattern to consider. My project sample only took an hour to crochet! And as far as the crocheting goes, it doesn't get any easier than this.

This design is made using double crochet stitch. The pattern is written out without any abbreviations, making it easy for total beginners to understand.

Holiday Scarves -- Patterns for Christmas, Valentine's Day and July 4th

Holiday Scarves
Holiday Scarves - Photo © 2011 Amy Solovay

These scarves look fancy, don't you think? But they're actually quick and easy to crochet, thanks to easy stitches plus a lovely textured chunky-weight yarn. There are several different versions of this pattern available:

Feel free to adapt this design to come up with your own variations as well. This pattern is easy to re-color, and the yarn used -- Sprout organic cotton by Classic Elite -- comes in a delightful color palette.

See Also: Holiday Patterns

Easy Thick and Thin Crochet Scarf Pattern

Easy Thick and Thin Crochet Scarf
Easy Thick and Thin Crochet Scarf -- Photo © Amy Solovay

This scarf is worked completely in single crochet stitch; the interesting contrasts in texture are created because you crochet the design using two different yarn weights.

Lacy Treble Crochet Shell Stitch Scarf Pattern

Lacy Treble Crochet Shell Stitch Scarf
Lacy Treble Crochet Shell Stitch Scarf -- Photo © Amy Solovay

In the past, I wasn't a fan of the treble crochet stitch, but I changed my mind after discovering the lacy treble shell stitch pattern. This stitch pattern incorporates treble crochet plus chain stitch and half double crochet. It makes full use of the treble crochet's height, yet the trebles don't look spindly, gangly, or awkward as they do when worked in plain rows.

This scarf utilizes the lacy treble shell stitch mirror-imaged to create a perfectly symmetrical design.

As pictured, the scarf is crocheted using three colors of yarn. If you'd rather not mess around with color changes and weaving in bunches of loose ends, you can ignore the color changes and work the scarf in a single solid color.

You can click here to visit the project's photo gallery.

Easy Grid Lace Scarf Pattern

Easy Crocheted Grid Lace Scarf
Easy Crocheted Grid Lace Scarf -- Photo © Michael Solovay

This delightful scarf is lacy without being overly "froofroo." The lace is made using beginner-friendly stitches, making for an accessible first crochet project.

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