35+ Free Scarf Knitting Patterns for 2020

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!

35+ Free Scarf Knitting Patterns for 2020
35+ Free Scarf Knitting Patterns 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.

Knitted Time Travellers Scarf free pattern
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Drifting Scarf

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.

Free scarf knitting pattern for 2010 Easy
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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.

Easy and free scarf knitting pattern
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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.

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The Sea in a Chasm

Garter stitch variation long and thinner scarf.

Free knitting pattern for a scarf
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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.

Free knitting pattern for a Patons infinity scarf
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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.

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Easy Infinity Scarf Pattern

Super easy infinity scarf pattern from “Be Sweet’s” Blog.

Easy Infinity Scarf Pattern
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Infinity Drop Stitch Scarf

Infinity Drop Stitch Scarf by Leslie from Single Stitch. Stunning drop stitch infinity scarf pattern to enjoy!

Free knitting pattern for a drop stitch infinity scarf
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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.

Free knitting pattern for a keyhole scarf
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Willow Ribbed Triangle Scarf

Ribbed triangle scarf knitting pattern from Trendsetter Yarns.

Willow Ribbed Triangle Scarf Free Pattern Knit
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Fiesta Scarf

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.

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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.

Free knitting pattern for a lace scarf
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Flourish Scarf

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.

Free knitting pattern for a long lace scarf
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Isadora Lace Scarf

Stunning free pattern for a lace eyelet scarf.

Free knitting pattern for a lace scarf
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Easy Chunky Lace Scarf

A great introduction for those beginning with lace knitting.

Free knitting pattern for an easy chunky lace scarf
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Cable Scarf Knitting Patterns

Easy Cables

A wide and long scarf with fun and easy cable and ridge pattern.

Knitting pattern for a cabled scarf
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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.

Free knitting pattern for a cable scarf
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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.

Free knitting pattern for a chunky hat and beanie set for men
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Fisherman Rib Scarf

Knit this warm scarf using a fisherman’s rib in two contrasting colors.

Free easy risherman rib scarf for men
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Men’s Hat and Infinity Scarf

Free knitting pattern for a men’s beanie and infinity scarf set.

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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 knitting pattern for an easy ribbed scarf and beanie set for men
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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.

Free Scarf Knitting Patterns with Beads
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Dayflower Scarf

Lace and beaded scarf pattern.

Free Scarf Knitting Patterns with Beads and Lace
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Beautiful and intricate lace scarf pattern with carefully added beads.

Free Scarf Knitting Patterns with Beads and Lace
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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.

Free knitting pattern for a big knit scarf
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Patons Marl Stripe Scarf

Mix-up your yarn to create solids and heathers when you knit this super scarf in Patons Classic Wool Worsted.

Free knitting pattern for a chunky striped big scarf
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Argyle Cable Lace Scarf

Cable argyle and heavy fringe take this super scarf to the next level.

Aryle cable lace free scarf knitting pattern
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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.

Free colorwork scarf knitting pattern
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Twined Flowers

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.

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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.

Free knitting pattern for a unique scarf

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Meander Scarf

Easy textured and openwork stitch pattern to work into a long and luxurious scarf.

Free knitting pattern for an easy eyelet and texture scarf
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Butterfly 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.

Free knitting pattern for a butterfly stitch scarf
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