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It's A Wrap: 275 Cowl & Scarf Knitting Patterns

By: Julie DaMario, editor for AllFreeKnitting

It's no surprise that scarves and cowls are some of the most popular free knitting patterns you can find on the Internet. A knit scarf or cowl pattern serves a variety of purposes for knitters of all skill levels. Whether you're looking for a little extra warmth on a cold winter day, want to infuse a bit of texture into an otherwise plain outfit, or you're looking to master a certain stitch, a good knitting pattern for a scarf or a cowl can come in handy when you need it most. Because scarves and cowls are some of our most popular patterns, we've rounded up all of our favorite collections for your accessorizing pleasure. So sit back, relax, and browse through our favorite patterns for knit scarves and cowls.

It's a Wrap: 275 Cowl & Scarf Knitting Patterns

It's a Wrap: 275 Cowl & Scarf Knitting Patterns


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20 Artisan Knit Cowl Patterns20 Artisan Knit Cowl Pattern Ideas - When your average knit cowl pattern just won't do, we've got 20 creative designs from which to choose. Find cozy cowls with dazzling stitchwork, unique construction, and impressive colorwork. These artisan knit cowl patterns are sure to make heads turn.






21 Killer Knit Cowl Patterns21 Killer Knit Cowl Patterns - It's hard not to love a good knit cowl pattern. Smaller and quicker to knit than your average scarf, cowls give you something to wear while you work on bigger projects. These fun and fast knits are a great accessory not only for cold weather, but for year-round wear.




18 Infinity Scarf Patterns to Knit Today18 Infinity Scarf Patterns to Knit Today - The infinity scarf is taking the world by storm, so don't be caught without one! This trendy knitted scarf style is not only stylish, but extremely practical. Wrap it once, twice, or however many times for a cold weather accessory you'll cherish for years to come.





28 Free Knit Scarf Patterns for Fall28 Free Knit Scarf Patterns for Fall - Autumn is officially scarf season, so we've rounded up some of our favorite styles for your knitting pleasure. Find crisp-colored knits to complement the falling leaves and bulky knits to keep your neck warm during your favorite outdoor fall activities.





44 Cowl and Scarf Knitting Patterns for the Holidays44 Cowl and Scarf Knitting Patterns for the Holidays - There's nothing more festive than a little holiday accessorizing. This collection of knitted scarf and cowl patterns is just the thing to polish off that holiday ensemble. From bright solids to winter neutrals, you're sure to find the perfect finishing touch for your Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve outfits.



3 Elegant Knit Scarf Patterns3 Elegant Knit Scarf Patterns - Not only are scarves a great way to keep warm or add a little visual interest to whatever you're wearing, they're also a great way to learn a complicated stitch before venturing on to larger, more in-depth projects. Choose from three elegant knit scarf patterns in this darling collection of knits.




24 Free Knit Scarf Patterns24 Free Knit Scarf Patterns - From sophisticated ruffled knits to everyday grab-n-go scarves, you're sure to find a pattern (or five!) that's right for you. This extensive collection of designs includes knit scarf patterns for knitters of all skill levels.





40 Light and Lacy Scarf Knitting Patterns40 Light and Lacy Scarf Knitting Patterns - A light and lacy scarf is the easiest way to add a creative finishing touch to whatever you're wearing. The best part about lacy scarf patterns is that they can be worn year-round without fear of over or under heating the wearer. Check out this lovely collection of delicate and darling scarves.




22 Favorite Knit Scarf Patterns Ever22 Favorite Knit Scarf Patterns Ever - From thick and chunky infinity scarves to light and lacy designs, this varied collection of gorgeous neck accessories is chock full of our favorite year-round fashions. Trendsetters and comfort-cravers alike will love every single one of these beautiful knit scarf patterns.



20 Knitting Patterns for Scarves: Lightning Fast Lace20 Knitting Patterns for Scarves: Lightning Fast Lace - Thick and chunky yarns aren't the only ones that knit up quickly. This light and airy collection of lacy scarves is one of our most elegant and efficient collections of scarves on the site. These easy knitting patterns will have you addicted to lace scarves in no time. 





12 Scarf Knitting Patterns Fit for a Queen12 Scarf Knitting Patterns Fit For A Queen - Exude elegance and grace in this regal collection of knit scarf patterns. From light and lacy designs to wooly and warm knits, you'll find an accessory perfect for bringing out your inner queen.





Fall in Love: 3 Knit Scarf Patterns for AutumnFall In Love: 3 Knit Scarf Patterns for Autumn - This stylish micro-collection of knit scarf patterns for autumn features three darling styles knitters will love. Choose from the lickety-split Two Hours or Less Scarf, the luxurious Cable Pull-Through Wrap, or the stunning Wavy Reverse Cable Scarf.






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I am trying to find the pattern for the gray and white scarf pictured on 'Its a wrap'. I can't find it. Can you tell me where it is located? Thank you.

Hi onemorestitch, the full pattern for that scarf can be found here: Hope this helps! -Editors of AllFreeKnitting


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