40+ Infinity Scarf Patterns You'll Love
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No matter what the season, infinity scarves are one of the simplest ways to add a touch of style to your outfit. That and they're also incredibly addicting to knit! Depending on the weight of yarn your infinity scarf calls for, you can make your circle scarf suitable for sunny days, snowy days and everything in between.
Given their versatility, I guarantee at least one infinity scarf pattern will become a welcomed addition to your wardrobe — starting today. Infinity scarves, which are just scarves with both ends sewn to one another to create a long loop, are excellent channels for practicing and experimenting with new stitches.
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Colorful Spring Infinity Scarf Patterns
Brighten up your collection of spring clothes with these light, lacy and colorful designs for circle scarves. If you're wavering between two yarn choices, just look to nature for some inspiration — new flowers are budding and blooming into life every day during this season that's centered on regrowth.
Once you've settled on a pattern and a yarn, just pair any of these spring knitted cowls with a flowy top and jeans to create a winning combination that's perfect for all your weekend endeavors — or for a drafty day at the office. My personal favorite is the Cool Breeze Infinity Cowl; this scarf pattern has a basic design that provides an exceptional backdrop for bolder yarn colors.
- Colorful Anime Cowl
Made with an art yarn that features various flecks of vibrant hues including red, green, yellow, red and blue, the Colorful Anime Cowl is a super long knit accessory, meaning it can easily be worn looped around your neck twice for an instantly chic look.
- Cool Breeze Infinity Cowl
Suitable for most yarn types, this easy-to-wear Cool Breeze Infinity Cowl is just what you need this winter. Rich texture, made possible by the Cartridge Belt Rib stitch, blends elegantly with the varying shades of blue featured on this knit cowl pattern.
- Striped Affair Infinity Scarf
The Striped Affair Infinity Scarf is a classically constructed, simple beauty you'll love making over and over again in all of your favorite colors. This light and airy scarf is perfect for breezy spring days and cool summer nights.
- Mindless Mystic Cowl
The Mindless Mystic Cowl is a great project for a lazy afternoon relaxing in front of the TV or catching up with friends. The pretty grey to pink color gradient in this scarf is perfect for any season.
- Button Love Scarf
If you're all about the embellishments, then this Button Love Scarf is for you. The extra length allows you to style it tons of different ways, and you can always substitute beads or small pompoms for the buttons if you'd like.
- Chinese Fans Infinity Scarf
Sock yarn isn't just for socks. This light and lacy infinity scarf is a lovely way to add some bright colors to your wardrobe. The scarf can be worn long or looped and worn like a cowl.
- 3 Step Infinity Scarf
If you need a meaningful last-minute gift or simply want to work up a chic scarf in a short amount of time, the 3 Step Infinity Scarf is the perfect pattern. This bright yellow knit scarf will add some sunshine to those dreary winter days.
- Spring Lace Infinity Scarf
This chartreuse-colored infinity scarf pattern is pretty lace option for warm weather accessorizing. The Spring Lace Infinity Scarf features gorgeous lace edging and a simple body interspersed with few rows of dropped stitches for added interest.
- Fresh Spring Infinity Scarf
This refreshing mint-colored infinity scarf is the perfect accessory to brighten up your spring wardrobe. The Fresh Spring Infinity Scarf is a great weight for breezy spring days - not too light, and not too heavy.
- Two Hour Princess Scarf
The Two Hour Princess Scarf is a pretty pastel scarf that is perfect for all you girly-girls out there. This easy infinity scarf is perfect for the spring, from its light, fresh color to its open stitches.
- London Fog Knit Cowl
Take a look at this London Fog Knit Cowl. Ridiculously simple, even those who have never picked up a pair of knitting needles in their lives can manage this cowl.
- Totally Looped Infinity Scarf
The Totally Looped Infinity Scarf is a lovely piece to wear around your neck without any fuss. When it's warm, you can wear this knitted scarf long and loose and when it's cold, you can double it around your neck for extra coverage.
- Lavender Lace Infinity Scarf
If you've been searching for a spring infinity scarf pattern, then this Lavender Lace Infinity Scarf might be just what you're looking for. With its soft lavender color, airy lace texture, and gentle drape, this infinity scarf knitting pattern is the perfect spring accessory.
- Lace and Mohair Infinity Scarf
This beautiful knit scarf pattern is the perfect addition to your pile of knit accessories. The Lace and Mohair Infinity Scarf has a delicate lace design, but is substantial enough to keep you warm all season long.
If you're looking for some super simple beginning knitting patterns, check out this collection and tell us which of these free knitting patterns is your favorite in the comments: Knitting for Beginners: 50+ Easy Knitting Patterns
Fashionable Fall Knit Circle Scarf Patterns
While it's easy to get swept up in the beautiful hues that autumn brings, let's not forget that the weather is also chilly. Bundle up in style with these classic patterns that are ideal for a fall climate.
Beginner knitters can put their skills to the test with the straightforward Cozy Autumn Cowl; while more experienced knitters can build upon existing talents with the attractive Lavender Magic Scarf, which boasts large, twisted cables.
When it comes to knitting, the possibilities are simply endless. Browse these great ideas, find the style that speaks to you, and get to work. You will have a beautiful addition to your knitted infinity scarf collection in no time.
- Brioche Rib Infinity Scarf
There's something to be said for knit scarf patterns that are not only quick and easy to finish but also incredibly fashionable. The Brioche Rib Infinity Scarf is everything you need to keep warm while still maintaining your sense of style.
- Cozy Autumn Cowl
Made with style and comfort in mind, this Cozy Autumn Cowl features warm, bulky wool and can easily be wrapped around your neck twice for additional protection from cold winds.
- Elegant Waves Infinity Scarf
This beautiful cream colored scarf is fashionable yet understated, giving you a sleek and chic vibe. The Elegant Waves Infinity Scarf is thin enough to drape nicely, yet thick enough to keep you warm.
- Brickworks Thin-finity Scarf
This easy knit infinity scarf pattern is great for beginner knitters who want to learn how to knit a scarf with some style and flair. It also works great as a stress-free knitting pattern that can be taken up between big projects.
- Cozy Weekend Infinity Scarf
It may seem impossible to find a scarf that is cozy yet chic but this Cozy Weekend Infinity Scarf does the trick! This beginner's knitting project makes for a simple and lovely scarf.
- Coral Corduroy Infinity Scarf
This Coral Corduroy Infinity Scarf is soft, chunky, and super easy. Using chunky weight yarn and circular needles, this free knitting pattern knits up quickly and makes a very cozy infinity scarf.
- Infinity Waves Scarf
The Infinity Waves Scarf is an incredible scarf easily knit using DK-weight yarn. You will love wearing this easy knitting pattern all season long and the multitude of colors will surely catch your eye.
- Favorite Circle Scarf
The Favorite Circle Scarf is one of those lovely infinity scarves that fill my heart with joy. This adorable knit infinity scarf pattern is about to become your new favorite neck warmer, outfit enhancer, mood lifter, and smile maker.
- Lace and Mohair Infinity Scarf
This beautiful knit infinity scarf pattern is the perfect addition to your pile of knit accessories. The Lace and Mohair Infinity Scarf has a delicate lace design, but is substantial enough to keep you warm all season long.
- Gossamer Infinity Scarf
Intermediate knitters will love being able to say they made this beautiful lacy scarf pattern. The Gossamer Infinity Scarf is a gorgeous display of varying sizes of lace circles, giving the piece a whimsical, ethereal look.
- Fast Fashion Infinity Scarf
Have you tried arm knitting yet? With the Fast Fashion Infinity Scarf, you get a beautiful knitted scarf in less than half the time. This knit scarf pattern comes in the form of a step-by-step tutorial to create your special scarf.
- Braided Cables Winter Infinity Scarf
This thick and luxurious winter scarf is perfect for keeping warm during the deep freeze. Its long enough that you can wrap it around twice for added warmth, but it still looks and feels great just as is.
- Cane Stitch Infinity Scarf
The Cane Stitch Infinity Scarf is a lovely free knitting pattern that features an open fabric and an interesting design. This pattern features instructions for both a woman and a teenager, so you can customize the size accordingly.
- Diamonds Infinity Scarf
Traveling eyelets form a diamond pattern in this cozy, color blocked infinity scarf. This unique design will surely stand out from the crowd on a cold winter day. You certainly do not want to miss this stunning pattern.
How to Knit an Infinity Scarf for Winter
When the weather is particularly brutal, it's best to select a chunky circle scarf that can be looped around the neck multiple times to create a dense layer of warmth. Did I mention that because these patterns require thicker yarn, you'll be able to whip up multiple circle scarves in a matter of hours? Select your favorite yarn this weekend, sit down with one of these patterns, start knitting and watch as your new accessory begins to come to life right before your eyes.
Now, there are many insulating patterns out there, but if you're having trouble choosing which one to knit first, know that you can't go wrong with any of these fabulous projects below. Each one, with its unique charm and soft textures, is essential for colder seasons.
- Openwork Infinity Scarf
The Openwork Infinity Scarf is not only a cozy option for a chilly winter day, it's a gorgeous, outfit-enhancing accessory. This beautiful knit infinity scarf pattern is perfect for stylish fashionistas who hate being cold.
- Homespun Circle Scarf
This rustic and chic project is a wardrobe staple as well as a sweet treat for your neck. The Homespun Circle Scarf is a beautiful shade of warm brown with a lovely stitch texture.
- Cozy Eternity Scarf
Knit entirely in garter stitch, the Cozy Eternity Scarf proves that you don't have to toil over a complicated pattern for a beautiful result. Made with super bulky yarn, this is a great quick knit and one of the easiest knitting patterns for beginners you will ever find.
- Outlander Infinity Cowl
If you've been wanting to learn how to knit a scarf in time for the cooler temperatures to come, you've come to the right place. Inspired by the popular novel and TV series, the Outlander Infinity Cowl is the easy knitting pattern it won't take you long to complete.
- Checkmate Knit Infinity Scarf
This super easy and quick Checkmate Knit Infinity Scarf goes with anything and can be finished in one evening. It is knit on big needles with super bulky yarn, making it a great beginner project.
- Half Fisherman Rib Stitch Scarf
The Half Fisherman Rib Stitch Scarf is a beautiful oversized knit infinity scarf pattern you won't be able to resist. This scarf works up quickly and will keep you warm all season long.
- Stockholm Scarf
Elegant free knitting patterns like this one are great for kicking off the start of autumn. Wear your cozy Stockholm Scarf wrapped twice around your neck for instant glamor.
- Chunky Orchid Cowl
Just say no to dark and depressing winter weather and cheer yourself up by donning this chunky cowl knitting pattern. Made with two different types of yarn, the Chunky Orchid Cowl is perfect for showing off your favorite skein of specialty yarn.
- Chevron Delight Infinity Scarf
Knits like the Chevron Delight Infinity Scarf are just as versatile as they are trendy and fashionable. The many different color changes in this knit scarf pattern are sure to help you create a beautifully unique infinity scarf you'll just love reaching for again and again.
- The Easiest Elegant Infinity Scarf
The pattern for this simple circle scarf is so straightforward, you can catch up on your favorite shows or keep an eye on the kids while you finish it up. The end result is a lovely, sophisticated infinity scarf that you can wear in any season.
- Gargantuan Infinity Scarf
If you want the look of an oversized knit infinity scarf, but you don't want to blow your budget on expensive skeins of super bulky yarn, then the Gargantuan Infinity Scarf can't be beat.
- Purple Ombre Infinity Scarf
This Purple Ombre Infinity Scarf is absolutely stunning. The lace yarn with its gentle purple fade makes this infinity scarf knitting pattern look soft and delicate. The open weave of the lace pattern is lovely as well.
- Ocean Star Infinity Scarf
Bulky yarn and an easy, openwork star stitch combine to form a great last-minute gift or quick project for when cold weather strikes! Check out this pattern that utilizes basic knitting techniques.
If you can't get enough of these knit infinity scarves, be sure to check out this free eBook. You will find tons of great scarf patterns for every occasion - Knitted Scarf Patterns: Even More of Your Favorite Knit Scarf Patterns Free eBook
What do you love most about infinity scarves? Let us know in the comments!
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