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16 Free Knitting Scarves Patterns and More

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Explore these 16 Free Knitting Scarves Patterns and More for some great lacy summer scarf ideas! We have everything from scarf knitting patterns, to cowl knitting patterns, to shawl knitting patterns. Rest assured, there is a free lace scarf knitting pattern for everyone. Made of lightweight yarn, lace, and silk, these knit scarf patterns are the perfect summertime accessory. Simply follow these scarf knitting instructions for detailed directions on creating your very own work of art for around your neck. Make one for yourself, or make one for a friend! Everyone is sure to love wearing these gorgeous scarves and shawls.


16 Free Knitting Scarves Patterns and More: Canaletto Cowl


16 Free Knitting Scarves Patterns and More

Table of Contents

Fabulous Cowl Knitting Patterns
Knitting Scarves Patterns for All
Knit Shawl Patterns


Fabulous Cowl Knitting Patterns

City Girl CowlThese free knitted cowl patterns will add the just the right touch of simple elegance to any summertime outfit. With the help of a fun yarn, these knitted cowl patterns are also fun to knit.  They are easy to make and beautiful to wear! Wrap them around your neck to stay comfortable and cozy when the sun goes down and the breeze kicks in.

Canaletto Cowl

City Girl Cowl

Frost Flowers Lace Cowl



Knitting Scarves Patterns for All

Swiss Cheese ScarfJust because the weather is getting warmer, doesn't mean you can't wear scarves. Check out these gorgeous summer knit scarf patterns that are lightweight and beautiful enough to wear all summer long. Nothing says summer quite scalloped edges, ruffles, and lace!  Keep your crafting obsession on a budget this summer and pick out one of these free knitting scarf patterns to make.  That way you can spend more money on yarn. No matter your skill level, there's a scarf knitting pattern for everyone.

Fitzgerald Scarf

Purple Waterfall Scarf

Breast Cancer Awareness Scarf

Tao Silk and Parisienne Scarf

Madeira Cascade Kid Merino Lace Scarf

Resolution Lace Scarf

Mother of Pearl Scarf

Mead Scarf

Swiss Cheese Scarf

NEW! Bonfire Lace Scarf



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Knit Shawl Patterns

Emily's Lace ShawlOur free knitting scarf patterns don't just stop at scarves; we have shawls, too. Add a touch of elegance to your evening ensemble with these free lace shawl knitting patterns. Drape these stylish shawls over your shoulders for instant glam; you'll feel like a princess all night long. Though these free shawl knitting patterns take a little longer to make, the visual effect created by perfectly pairing an outfit with your wrap is worth it.

Claire Lace Shawl

Stella Luna Lacey Shawl

Emily's Lace Shawl





Bonus:  Even More Free Knitting Scarves Patterns

Butter Cookie ScarfCan't get enough of these wonderful scarf knitting instructions? Then look no further! We've included a couple of bonus patterns for the voracious knitter who just can't get enough scarfs.

Golden Wheat Scarf

Butter Cookie Scarf

NEW! Peekaboo Lace Chain Link Scarf








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not coming here anymore its tons of clicks to get to more clicks, then to links to things and everything is confusing. waste of time

So far this site sucks! can't find the one thing I came here for!

looking for a knit cable scarf

Patterns look great, but I was looking for the Infinity scarf

I like this site - but not sure how to print the patterns. And can someone explain a 3 needle bind off?

@alargay - You can print most of these patterns by copying and pasting them into Word documents or notepad files. Hope this helps! -- Editors of

3 needle bindo off is when you use 3 needles to bind and graft an item together, instead of sewing a seam-its quite easy-lots of videos on youtube for it. Hope this helps.

I save them into pdf file onto my cp & the print them off. :)

Wonderful patterns, I have I pad, I download and print each that I need. I don't understand those having problems. Thanks to all who have made this possible for we who look look for bargains!!!

Hi Lynparks940, I can assure you that all of the links in the main content of the scarf pattern guide go to patterns on this site that will provide you with lovely free knitting patterns. There are ads on the page, but they surround the main text and are located on the page borders. editors of AllFreeKnitting

You are running a scam. There are no free knitting patterns, just links to things to buy

I wish they were in PDF form. Makes it easy to download on the iPad. But can't complain because it's free patterns.

While I love all the patterns I wish getting to them didn't mean having to go thru so many steps. Isn't there a way you can show us a picture with the name and then when you click on that get the pattern instead of having to click on the name, see the picture then click again to get the pattern? It is very time consuming as it is an makes me as well as I'm sure others decide not to bother and just delete the whole thing? I'm sure I can't be the only person who has made this comment? I get very frustrated after one or two items and just say forget it and go to Ravelry which has a much easier system to view the patterns.


looking for pattern for knit hat with scarf attached

@eviekranz13 2788205, Here is a link to a great, free pattern for a potato chip scarf: I hope this helps! -editors of AllFreeKnitting

i am looking for a potato chip patern scarf


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