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Colorful Scarf Knitting Patterns

by | Dec 31, 2015 | Accessories, Scarves

Colorful Scarf Knitting patterns including fair isle, entrelac, slipstitch colorwork, short rows, multi colored yarn and more

I love color and these scarf patterns deliver lots of color using fair isle, entrelac, slipstitch colorwork, short rows, multi colored yarn and more.

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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Bargello Scarf

Bargello Scarf

This easy lace scarf is knit with an easy 4-row repeat with three columns of color. Designed especially for multi-color yarn by Patty Nance for Red Heart.

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Free Knitting Pattern for Ribbon Candy Scarf

Ribbon Candy Scarf

The waves in this quick scarf are made with stacked increases and decreases to create a pattern inspired by Op Art. Designed by Xandy Peters. Quick knit in super bulky yarn.

Free knitting pattern for Mock Plaid Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

Mock Plaid Scarf

Designed by Susan Druding for Crystal Palace Yarns, easy slipped stitch colorwork with two multi-colored yarns creates a striking geometric pattern. You could also substitute one or two solid colors. Recommended yarn available on pattern page.

Free knitting pattern for Rainbow Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

Rainbow Scarf

This double knit scarf by Eline Sanders is easily customizable and perfect for multi-colored yarn!

Free knitting pattern for Penelope Cobblestone Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

Penelope Cobblestone Scarf

Jennifer Moretti’s design was inspired by the 2006 movie Penelope starring Christina Ricci and James McAvoy. Size: 8 inches wide and just over 60 inches long. Includes a photo tutorial for the Cobblestone stitch.

Free knitting pattern for On the Bias Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

On the Bias Scarf

Designed by Knit and Crochet Now, multi-colored yarn combines with short row sections to create a stunning scarf. This is a pattern that really cries out for multi-colored, self-striping, or variegated yarn. Recommended yarn available on pattern page.

Free knitting pattern for Rotini Scarf with short rows and multi color yarn and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

Rotini Scarf

Knitted short rows create this curly scarf that showcases multi-color yarn. Shared by Maggie Smith, though the original source is unknown.

Free knitting pattern for Fair isle Rapds scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

Fair Isle Rapids Scarf

Designed by Kieran Foley, this scarf comes in two versions – narrow and wide. Although the multi-color yarn version pictured is striking there are two-color projects that are also gorgeous.

Free knitting pattern for Argosy Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

Argosy Scarf

Vyvyan Neel’s lace scarf may look modular but it isn’t. The blocky effect is created by casting on and decreases throughout the pattern. Written instructions and charts. Though it looks great in multi-color yarn, she has solid color examples.

Free knitting pattern for Woven Mesh Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns. I love this idea! Lee Gant designed this easy garter stitch scarf dressed up by weaving yarn strands through the scarf that end up as fringe. Ingenious!

Woven Mesh Scarf

I love this idea! Lee Gant designed this easy garter stitch scarf dressed up by weaving yarn strands through the scarf that end up as fringe. Ingenious! The recommended yarn is available on the pattern page. Great for multi-colored yarn!

Free knitting pattern for Entrelac Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

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Entrelac Scarf

Allison LoCicero’s scarf is a perfect introduction to entrelac knitting — there is even a link to a video tutorial. This design is also great for multi-color yarn.

Free knitting pattern for Lana's Striped Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

Lana’s Scarf

Stylish striped scarf by Yarnspirations. Approx 11″ [28 cm] deep x 62″ [157.5 cm] long.

Free knitting pattern for Lacy Scarf and more colorful knitting patterns

Lacy Scarf

Tanis Gray’s narrow lace scarf is perfect for multi-color yarn.

Free knitting pattern for Oszilla Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

Oszilla Scarf

Sybil Ramkin designed this garter stitch scarf that gets its design from a curve of short row stripes.

Free knitting pattern for Art Nouveau Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

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Art Nouveau Scarf

Andreas Banholzer was inspired by the roses and squares in the artwork of Glasgow Art Nouveau artist and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The scarf is double-knit and reversible.

Free knitting pattern for Rose Tyler's Boomtown Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

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Rose Tyler’s Boomtown Scarf

Zoe Stevens designed this scarf after the scarf worn by Rose Tyler in the Boomtown episode of Doctor Who.

Free knitting pattern for Hot Point Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

Hot Point Scarf

Designed by Yarnspirations, neon details and trim make these scarves pop — but you can use whatever colors you want.

Free knitting pattern for Technicolor Crazy Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

Technicolor Crazy Scarf

GridMammalCrafts’ geometric scarf is double-knit and reversible. Made with multi-color yarn, you could tone it down with solid colors.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Ripple Slip Scarf

Ripple Slip Scarf

This versatile slip stitch colorwork pattern can be used to make a scarves, shawls, washcloths, baby blankets or even a full size afghan. It can be knit at any gauge, lengthwise or crosswise.

Knitting Pattern for Spectra Scarf by Stephen West

Spectra Scarf by Stephen West

No designer is better with color than Stephen West. This lightweight scarf uses two colors of yarn and short row shaping to create wedges like a color wheel. Great with multi-color yarn! Pictured project by MetalIndigo

Knitting Pattern for Secret Beach Scarf

Secret Beach Diagonal Scarf

Two patterns in one for an infinity scarf or regular scarf in lace color block and garter stripes knit on the diagonal.

Knitting Pattern for Gradient Scarf

Gradiente Scarf

Three colors of yarn are combined in this easy scarf pattern to make a gradient look. Recommended yarn available on pattern page

Knitting Pattern for 2 Color Cable Scarf

Two-Color Cable Scarf

This striking cabled scarf is knit in two colors to really highlight the cable pattern. Quick knit in bulky yarn.

Knitting pattern for Spitcurl Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

Spitcurl Scarf

The designer says “The Spitcurl Scarf is easy and fun to knit, a twisty puzzle that will have people {at least knitters} wondering how you did it.” Great for multi-color yarn!

Free knitting pattern for Churros Scarf with brioche knitting

Churros Scarf

The brioche stitch gives this scarf its color pattern and soft drape.

Knitting Pattern for Outside In Scarf

Outside In Scarf

Knit as a tube with slipped stitch colorwork, all you have to do is turn this scarf inside out to get a different look. See the inside out look by clicking the link below and then clicking See more images.

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