Looking for free scarf patterns? Enjoy these fantastic free patterns for crocheting scarves.
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This classic scarf is a guy-friendly design that works well for cold-weather wear; if you crochet it in wool yarn or a similar fiber, it's perfect for use in late fall and dead-of-winter. There's a matching hat pattern too.
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Not only is this scarf a fantastic fashion statement, it's also easy to crochet. An added bonus: it's warm, soft and luxurious as well. My infinity scarf has become a go-to staple in my wardrobe, and if you make one of these, I'm betting yours would quickly become your new favorite cold-weather accessory too.
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This easy scarf is recommended for total beginners, or for anyone who wants a no-brainer project to work on. The scarf is a classic style in a unisex design; it's appropriate for fall and winter wear, and if you live in an area where spring days are likely to be chilly you'll get even more use out of it.
If you haven't yet learned how to read a crochet pattern, please don't let that stop you from giving this pattern a try. I've written it without using any abbreviations, and... I've included detailed instructions to help you get started.
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If you're just getting started with learning how to crochet, this pattern is a good one to consider; you only need to know chain stitches and single crochet to create this simple textured scarf. This is a great pattern to consider even if you're an experienced crocheter because sometimes you just want to chill out with an easy, relaxing project -- and this definitely qualifies.
This scarf is part of a matching set. You'll also find free crochet patterns for a beanie hat, a headband, an...d fingerless gloves; the coordinating patterns are all made using the same easy stitch combination, which is known as "moss stitch."
This scarf measures about 4" wide. It's easy to vary the length; you can make your scarf as long or short as you want it to be by crocheting more rows until the scarf is the length you want.Continue to 5 of 27 below.
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This delicate, lacy scarf is perfect for dressing up tailored suits, summer dresses, and any other type of outfit that could benefit from a hint of thread crochet. It's also a great layering piece for those transitional days in spring and fall when the air's a bit chilly, but not chilly enough for a heavy scarf.
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If you're looking for a fast, easy, beginner-friendly, gift-worthy, no-brainer project, this pretty neck warmer is a good pattern to consider. My project sample only took an hour to crochet! And as far as the crocheting goes, it doesn't get any easier than this.
This design is made using double crochet stitch. The pattern is written out without any abbreviations, making it easy for total beginners to understand.
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These scarves look fancy, don't you think? But they're actually quick and easy to crochet, thanks to easy stitches plus a lovely textured chunky-weight yarn. There are several different versions of this pattern available:
Feel free to adapt this design to come up with your own variations as well. This pattern is easy to re-color, and the yarn used -- Sprout organic cotton by Classic Elite --... comes in a delightful color palette.
See Also: Holiday Patterns
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This scarf is worked completely in single crochet stitch; the interesting contrasts in texture are created because you crochet the design using two different yarn weights.Continue to 9 of 27 below.
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In the past, I wasn't a fan of the treble crochet stitch, but I changed my mind after discovering the lacy treble shell stitch pattern. This stitch pattern incorporates treble crochet plus chain stitch and half double crochet. It makes full use of the treble crochet's height, yet the trebles don't look spindly, gangly, or awkward as they do when worked in plain rows.
This scarf utilizes the lacy treble shell stitch mirror-imaged to create a perfectly symmetrical design.
As pictured,... the scarf is crocheted using three colors of yarn. If you'd rather not mess around with color changes and weaving in bunches of loose ends, you can ignore the color changes and work the scarf in a single solid color.
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This delightful scarf is lacy without being overly "froofroo." The lace is made using beginner-friendly stitches, making for an accessible first crochet project.Continue to 13 of 27 below.
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I re-worked the grid lace scarf to create a version that does not lean so much to one side. There are other differences too; this version is a bit weightier and not quite as lacy as the first version.
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I found the grid lace pattern so interesting to work on that I tried a third version of the scarf as well. This version features two different colors alternating in a lacy striped pattern. For the sample you see pictured, I chose to use red and green yarns; I think they are "Christmas-y," although the color names are "autumn red" and "dark sage." This design could easily be worn in fall and throughout the winter holiday season. If you'd like to crochet scarves as... Christmas gifts, this pattern is a good one to consider.
See Also: Free Christmas Patterns
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This soft, drapey scarf is easy enough to be a beginner's first crochet project.
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Amy's Crocheted Scarf of Many Colors
I can't tell you how many hours I've spent daydreaming about what Joseph's coat of many colors might have looked like. I'd love to crochet a coat of many colors someday, but in the meanwhile, I keep coming up with smaller projects inspired by the "many colors" theme.
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- Get the free crochet pattern for this scarf.
- There's a free color chart too. I've created two slightly different variations of the chart because it will be easier for left-handed crocheters to work from... a reversed version. If you're left-handed, you'll want to grab this version of the chart.
- Check out the project gallery featuring multiple photos of this scarf.
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Crochet this trendy women's scarf in either Lion Brand Fancy Fur yarn, or the super-bulky eyelash yarn of your choice. The scarf works up quickly. It is crocheted using a V-stitch in brick repeat.
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Subtle Striped Eyelash Yarn Scarf Pattern
This scarf was designed in long rows of subtle stripes. While the stripes add visual interest, they aren't the first thing you notice; it's the eyelash yarn that catches your eye.
My sample scarf was crocheted using a combination of Caron Simply Soft along with Lion Brand's Fun Fur eyelash yarn. You can feel free to substitute any comparable yarns if you like.
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There are two similar designs for checkered eyelash scarves. The one pictured at left features solid yarn alternated with eyelash yarn for maximum contrast between the checkers.
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This version of the checkered scarf is really touchable, soft and "furry."Continue to 21 of 27 below.
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Here's a soft, stylish scarf for you to crochet. The sample scarf is crocheted using Lion Brand Fun Fur yarn, but you can make it in the bulky eyelash yarn of your choice. This scarf works up quickly using single crochet stitch.
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Easy Checkered Neck Warmer Scarf
This neck warmer is crocheted in single crochet, and it's way easier than you'd guess by looking at the picture.
This pattern was designed by Andrea Lyn Van Benschoten.
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Cowls are all the rage right now, and it's no wonder; they're fast projects that don't use a lot of yarn. This gorgeous crocheted cowl is a one-skein pattern that offers you the perfect opportunity to try out a luscious luxury yarn. This pattern was designed by Erica Jackofsky.
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This pattern is made available to you for free compliments of Anastacia Zittel at Anastacia Knits Designs. Anastacia is a prolific pattern designer and also a prolific crocheter; she makes many crochet patterns available for free and for sale.Continue to 25 of 27 below.
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This colorful shells and chains scarf is another design by Anastacia Zittel at Anastacia Knits. Anastacia used a variegated sock yarn to achieve this eye-catching look.
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Here's another fab textured crochet scarf design by Anastacia.
In case you're scratching your head wondering what that name means, I'll explain it to you. Anastacia also has a free pattern for a matching pair of fingerless gloves called "forget the fingers," so she went with the same theme when naming the scarf.
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This scarf is crocheted in worsted weight yarn using easy v stitches. This scarf is part of a coordinating set; the set includes a shawl, fingerless gloves, cowl and hat. Both the scarf and the hat are available as free patterns; the other patterns can be purchased on this page if you are interested.
This set was designed by Anastacia at Anastacia Knits.