Free scarf knitting patterns for 2020. Firstly, all these amazing scarf knitting patterns are absolutely free to download! We have some pattern designs here that are fresh off the needles for 2020!
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Easy Scarf Knitting Patterns
Easy scarf knitting patterns for beginners, very easy knitting patterns for beginners, usually consist of very easy knitting stitches to get you started. Many of these really easy scarves are constructed using the basic garter stitch and stockinette stitch. Then utilizing simple knit and purl patterns there are an infinite number of combinations to get you going.
Knitted Time Travellers Scarf
Knit your self a version of the popular Doctor’s scarf with this easy pattern from Stylecraft Yarns.
The Drifting Scarf uses a strand of Cabrito, a laceweight mohair yarn, to blend 2 colors of Silk Blend (Manos del Uruguay). The effect is a neat visual texture as the dark and light colors of Silk Blend drift towards and away from each other. This garter stitch scarf is knit on a diagonal adding an extra dimension for a beginner knitter looking to get to the next level.
Lines Not Stripes
A fun striped knitting project for the holidays! Seed stitch borders with stockinette stitch in-between. Knit horizontally to get this look, you will need to get circular knitting needles.
Sencilla is a long, lightweight scarf ending in a fun tousled fringe. With one skein of Fino and one Fino Mini-Skein set, this sheer scarf can play to an endless number of color combinations. Easy striped garter stitch scarf pattern.
The Sea in a Chasm
Garter stitch variation long and thinner scarf.
Infinity Scarf Knitting Patterns
Infinity scarf knitting patterns to download for free that you will absolutely love!
Patons Infinity Waves Scarf
This incredible scarf is easy to knit and very versatile, a scarf everyone will love on a cold winter’s day.
Nakia’s Infinity Scarf
Nakia’s Infinity Scarf (inMarvel’s Black Panter) by Jeff Gillies. An oversized wrap scarf created from 4 different yarns and a variety of textural stitches. Ends are grafted to form an infinity Möbius loop.
Easy Infinity Scarf Pattern
Super easy infinity scarf pattern from “Be Sweet’s” Blog.
Infinity Drop Stitch Scarf
Infinity Drop Stitch Scarf by Leslie from Single Stitch. Stunning drop stitch infinity scarf pattern to enjoy!
Ribbed Scarf Knitting Patterns
Ribbed scarf pattern. Featuring ribbed scarf pattern k2 p2, chunky ribbed scarf pattern, knitted scarf patterns using bulky yarn, broken rib scarf pattern, interrupted rib stitch and more!
Gradient Ribbed Keyhole Scarf Pattern
Easy wide rib scarf pattern with a keyhole from Lion Brand Yarns.
Willow Ribbed Triangle Scarf
Ribbed triangle scarf knitting pattern from Trendsetter Yarns.
Face the cold with bright and saturated hues, an easy to knit, squishy and fun wrap with an easy rib stitch pattern. The Fiesta Scarf uses 1 skein of each color of Manos del Uruguay Franca Color.
Lace Knitting Patterns
All the free lace scarf knit patterns you could ever want, including easy lace scarf patterns, leaf lace scarf knitting pattern, open knit scarf pattern and more!
Stunning Lace Scarf
You’ll love the brushed effect on this knit scarf and the delicate lace pattern.
The long scarf will keep you cozy all winter long. Its dramatic length is great for wrapping around your neck at least one time. It features a lovely, oversized lace stitch pattern. At just 21 stitches across, the Flourish Scarf works up unbelievably fast.
Isadora Lace Scarf
Stunning free pattern for a lace eyelet scarf.
Easy Chunky Lace Scarf
A great introduction for those beginning with lace knitting.
Cable Scarf Knitting Patterns
A wide and long scarf with fun and easy cable and ridge pattern.
Sugar Bush Hill and Valley Cable Scarf
Sugar Bush Bliss yarn gives this classic cable knit scarf incredible softness and stitch definition. Stunning Celtic style cable pattern on this scarf.
Men’s Scarf Knitting Patterns
Featuring free and easy knitting patterns for men’s scarves, mens scarf knitting patterns chunky, men’s cable knit scarf pattern and more masculine knitting patterns.
Chunky Scarf and Beanie Set
A wonderful free knitting pattern for a man’s scarf and beanie set using chunky yarn.
Fisherman Rib Scarf
Knit this warm scarf using a fisherman’s rib in two contrasting colors.
Men’s Hat and Infinity Scarf
Free knitting pattern for a men’s beanie and infinity scarf set.
Easy Ribbed Beanie and Scarf Set
Super easy free knitting pattern for a men’s beanie and scarf set with a rib pattern stitch.
Free Scarf Knitting Patterns with Beads
Free scarf knitting patterns with beads, for those who love an extra challenge and love knitting with beads.
Sojourn Falls Scarf
This scarf takes you on a journey down twisting paths and over the sparkling cascades of waterfalls. The simple lace and cable construction of this design is an easy lesson in new skills, yet interesting enough for seasoned knitters. This scarf shimmers with the addition of beads.
Lace and beaded scarf pattern.
Beautiful and intricate lace scarf pattern with carefully added beads.
Big Knit Scarf Patterns
Love some modern and stylish big knits? these super chunky scarf knitting patterns and bulky yarn scarf patterns are just the right choice for you, and they are all free!
Rib Check Knit
Simple big scarf knitting pattern with a big impact.
Patons Marl Stripe Scarf
Mix-up your yarn to create solids and heathers when you knit this super scarf in Patons Classic Wool Worsted.
Argyle Cable Lace Scarf
Cable argyle and heavy fringe take this super scarf to the next level.
Colorwork Scarf Patterns Free
Columns Scarf Pattern
Alternate colors every other row, with an easy to memorize stitch pattern to create this richly textured and warm scarf. Knit this one into an extra long scarf for a stunning effect. A great scarf pattern for the intermediate knitter, using slip and make 1 stitches.
A happy blend of superwash merino wool and modal (a manufactured cellulose fiber), Feliz has lovely drape without sacrificing wool’s “bounce”. With Manos del Uruguay’s popular space-dyed colors take on a heathery look that blends the hues beautifully in this yarn.
Free Knitting Patterns for Textured Scarves
Mainly knit and purl, slip stitch and other textured scarf downloadable patterns that would not fall into the “easy” category.
Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could have one pattern to make everyone on your gift list happy whether a tween, a collegiate, or even your fashionista NYC aunt? That’s the inspiration for this pattern—a scarf for practically everyone.
Easy textured and openwork stitch pattern to work into a long and luxurious scarf.
This pattern creates a beautiful scarf with small butterfly looking stitches fluttering across the scarf.
The pattern is created using the 12-row butterfly stitch repeat, with ribbing on each edge. This pattern is written in such a way that is can be created to any desired length.