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24 Free Knit Scarf Patterns



Fairy Fingers ScarfThese free knit scarf patterns are going to work their way into your list of favorite knitting patterns.  Scarves are a must-have accessory for the fall; they help keep you warm and they're incredibly stylish. If you're not sure how to knit a scarf, don't worry - most of them are easy to make!  Naturally, the best thing about free knit scarf patterns is that they're free (well, minus the yarn).  Take your time to peruse these easy knitting patterns to find the one that appeals to you the most, or pick out a couple!  Scarves make great gifts, so start crossing those names off of your gift list and get knitting.  If you're just in the market for a personal project, these scarf patterns are a great place to begin. Starting with the absolutely gorgeous Gossamer Infinity Scarf (pictured to the left), you're sure to find something for you.  And now, without further ado, here are 24 free knit scarf patterns for you to enjoy!



13 Free Knit Scarf Patterns

24 Free Knit Scarf Patterns
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How to Knit an Infinity Scarf + 9 Fashionable Cowl Knitting Patterns

If you simply can't enough of knit scarf patterns, you've got to check out How to Knit an Infinity Scarf + 9 Fashionable Cowl Knitting Patterns. Take a break from traditional knitted scarves and jump on board the newest fashion trend that is sweeping the knitting world.




Favorite Easy Scarf Knitting Patterns

Whether you're trying to learn how to knit a scarf or simply want a stress-free pattern to cast on during restless nights, we've got something for you. These knitted scarf pattens are great for beginner knitters and veteran knitters alike. So, what are you waiting for? Your beautiful scarf isn't going to knit itself!

Easy Breezy Banter Cowl
Drop Stitch Scarf
Elegant Seed Stitch Scarf
Homespun Circle Scarf
Garter Drop-Stitch Scarf
Effortless Shoots & Leaves Scarf
Double Basketweave Cowl
Easy Breezy Banter Cowl




Quick and Quirky Knit Scarf Patterns

This is for the knitters who want to complete a beautiful knit but just don't have the time to set aside for a long-term project. Now, you can have your cake and eat too with these fast and furious knits. Cast on one of these knit scarf patterns. You're guaranteed to be binding off on your newest favorite accessory in no time at all.

Dewdrop Scarf
Two Hour Cowl
Lazy Friday Cowl
Dewdrop Scarf
Simple Infinity Scarf
45 min Recycled Sari Ribbon Scarf
DIY 30 Minute Infinity Scarf
Peacock Scarf Pattern


Even More Knitted Scarf Patterns

We know you just can't get enough scarf patterns, so we thought we'd throw in a couple of extra patterns for you.  There's everything here from beginner patterns to more challenging lace scarves. Keep reading to find out how to knit the scarf of your dreams!

Lovely Lace Scarf
Bed of Moss Infinity Scarf
Autumn Wowza Scarf
A Little Ruffle
Archernar Cabled Scarf
Gossamer Infinity Scarf
Mead Scarf
Ocean Blue Cable Scarf
Easy Mistake Stitch Scarf
Liquid Silver Scarf
Candle Flame Scarf




Bonus Infinity Scarf Patterns!

12 Infinity Scarf Patterns to Knit TodayScarves are certainly fun projects to work on.  Quick and relatively simple, you can get through a knit scarf pattern in almost no time at all.  If your collection of scarves is starting to take off, why not try your hand at an infinity scarf for a little variety?  These 12 Infinity Scarf Patterns to Knit Today are a great place to start your pattern search.




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Jun 28, 2014

thank you!! just what I needed!


Dec 8, 2013

I know this is off topic, but I would like to send a pattern in. What do you mean by, "Topic"? Thank you for your help and sorry that I posted this.


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Feb 2, 2013

Very difficult to find Fitzgerald scarf patterns. When trying to download it takes you to other pictures of projects. t takes you to pictures of


Oct 5, 2012

I'm trying to get the free pattern for the Bossa Nova scarf. How do I get that? Thank you.


Jul 26, 2012

I am looking for infinity scarf patterns. So far, I see none.


Jul 18, 2012

Hi Weberling, To access the patterns in this article, please just click on the links. These will take you to the project page for each where the designer's pattern link is given. Hope this helps! editors, AllFreeKnitting


Jul 18, 2012

I would like to recieve the patterns for the Free Knitting Scarfs, how do I get the patterns. I see the information but no directions. Please inform this poor person on how to complete receiving all this free information. Thank you. M. H.


Jul 14, 2012

Thank you, I am excited about starting my scarf!


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