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Easy Fashion Scarf Knitting Patterns

by | Mar 4, 2018 | Accessories, Featured, Scarves

Free Knitting Patterns for Easy Fashion Scarves. Lightweight accessories perfect for spring and summer.

These lightweight scarves are designed as stylish accessories, perfect for spring and summer. Rated easy by Ravelrers and/or the designer.

To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.

These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.

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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Lagoa Scarf

Lagoa Scarf

Garter stitch scarf with 2 row repeat mesh lace border. The only challenge is the beads added to the backward loop cast on. Fingering weight yarn, Designed by Rhona R. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Great with multi-colored yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for 2 Row Repeat Easy Striped Chevron Scarf

Striped Chevron Scarf

Two row repeat stripes zig-zag off your needles in an easy-to-memorize chevron pattern paired with alternating color blocks. DK weight yarn. Designed by Churchmouse Yarns & Teas. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Great for mini skeins or stashbusting.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Berry Lacey Scarf

 Berry Lacey Scarf

Drop stitch scarf knit with one skein of the recommended multi-colored yarn on larger needles for extra laciness. DK weight yarn, Designed by Denise Twum of  NiseyKnits. Rated very easy by Ravelrers

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Drop Stitch Scarf

Drop Stitch Scarf

This scarf uses a horizontal drop stitch or seafoam pattern, and looks beautiful in a variegated yarn. Designed by Christine Vogel. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Pictured project by jaydee83 . Available in a variety of languages.

Free Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Summer Scarf

Noro Summer Scarf

This easy lightweight scarf is knit with a 4 row repeat trinity / berry stitch that showcases multi-colored yarn. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Absolute Knits. Rated very easy by Ravelrers.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Wakefield Scarf

Wakefield Scarf

Easy diagonal lace scarf knit with an easy to memorize 12 row repeat with all wrong side rows just purl. DK weight yarn, Can easily customize into a shawl. Designed by Melissa LaBarre. Rated easy by Ravelrers. A note from the designer: “Although the written directions on the Knitting Daily blog do not match the chart, they really are the same. They appear to just start the pattern at different points, but if either are followed, the end result will be the same.”

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy 2 Row Repeat Aegean Scarf

Aegean Scarf

Zigzag mesh scarf with alternating 2 row repeat patterns for right leaning and left leaning to create the zigzag. Fingering weight yarn, Designed by Skeinwalker for Knotions. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Great with multi-colored yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Jubilee Scarf

 Jubilee Scarf

Lace and cable scarf using mostly an easy 2 row repeat of eyelet lace border and stockinette, with all wrong side rows as rest rows. There’s one cable row about every 20 rows. Fingering or lace weight yarn. Designed by Norah Gaughan for Berroco. Pictured project by yarnandflowersRated easy by Ravelrers

Free Knitting Pattern for Bias Stripe Scarf

Bias Stripe Scarf

An 8 row lace pattern (with wrong side rows just knit) alternates with stockinette in this elegant scarf. The only challenges might be that the bias requires decreasing and increasing on most rows and lace is charted. Use contrasting yarns for the best effect. Designed by Amy Gunderson for Universal Yarns.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Workday Scarf

Workday Scarf

Easy scarf that consists of an 8 row repeat (7 of garter stitch and one of the lace). You do the 8 row increase repeat until the scarf is as half the length you want and then do the 8 row repeat decrease. Great for showcasing variegated, gradient, or cake yarn. Designed by Sue Flanders. Finished measurements; Length=60″, Width=1-1/2 to 8″. Pictured projects by cbass who used a gradient yarn and slwalsh

Free Knitting Pattern for Pearl-barred Scallop Scarf

Pearl-barred Scallop Scarf

There’s only one line of pattern stitches to remember in this very easy chevron lace scarf. Designed by Cheri Borden. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Fingering weight yarn. Pictured project by beaukat

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Swell Scarf

Wellegang / Swell Scarf

This easy lace scarf is knit with a 12 row repeat, but the wrong side rows are all purled and some of the right side rows are all knit. Fingering weight yarn on larger needles for lacier look. Designed by Christiane Stemberg. Available in English and German. Pictured projects by CairAndros and MyDailyFiber

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Gathered Scarf

Gathered Scarf

Maryse Roudier’s easy scarf creates ruching by using increases to add fabric and decreases to “gather” between garter stitch rows. Warning: this is a yarn eater because you use twice as many stitches for the gathered sections. Pictured project by elsteffo.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Colliding Stars Scarf

 Colliding Stars Scarf

Scarf knit with a diagonal lace stitch in a 10 row repeat inspired by The Harmony Guides: Lace & Eyelets. Optional crochet edging. Use any weight of yarn. Designed by Denise Twum of Niseyknits. Rated easy by Ravelrers

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Naname Scarf

Naname Scarf

Bias stripe scarf knit with alternating stripes of 2 row eyelet lace and garter stitch. Naname (say “nah-nah-may”) means diagonal in Japanese. 4 sizes: Short Scarf (Long scarf, Short Wrap, Long Wrap). Fingering weight yarn on larger needles for lacier look. Designed by Emily Bolduan. Pictured projects by the designer, llomakermaker, and jfsincali. Rated very easy by Ravelrers

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy 4 Row Repeat Sage Smudging Scarf

Sage Smudging Scarf

This easy lace scarf is knit with a 4 row repeat presented in written instructions and chart. 9” wide x 64” long. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Rox Reverendo for Manos del Uruguay

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Summer Stream Scarf

Summer Stream Scarf

This versatile lace scarf is perfect for warmer weather if knit in cotton or silk, or knit it in cozier yarns for cold weather. The bottom lace pattern is a 16 row repeat with all even rows purled, and then the rest of the scarf is a 2 row repeat. Charted and does require grafting. Designed by Asami Kawa. Most Ravelrers rated it very easy or easy and said the stitch pattern was easy to memorize (but it might be challenging for beginners). Pictured project by saphirsteph who added 2 repetitions of the leaf lace.

Free Knitting for Firefly Scarf

Firefly Scarf

This easy lace scarf features a 14 row stitch pattern (but the wrong side rows are all the same). Written instructions and chart. Knit in 2 pieces and grafted. Use a fingering weight for spring and summer scarf or a heavier weight for cold weather. Designed by Kristen TenDyke by Classic Elite Yarns. Pictured project by BonnieRuth

One Row Lace Scarf Free Knitting Pattern and more lacy scarf knitting patterns

© jondrejka

One Row Lace Scarf

Turvid designed this super simple scarf pattern. Cast on 24 sts (or any number of stiches dividable with 4). Knit 2 rows. Knit pattern row: K4, (YO, K2tog, K2) repeat between ( ) 5 times. Repeat the pattern row until your scarf is at desired length. Knit 1 row and cast off. The pictured project by jondrejka used a sport weight mohair yarn with size 9 needles, though the pattern recommends fingering weight on size 10 needles.

Free Knitting Pattern for 2 Row Repeat Delta Scarf

Delta Scarf

A simple but elegant lace scarf worked on the bias in a 2 row repeat. 2 sizes: Small (S) (13” x 72”) and Large (L) (18” x 86”), requiring 50g and 100g of lace weight yarn, respectively. Designed by Galt House of Yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Lace Scarf

Lace Scarf

The lace in this scarf is a 4 row repeat trimmed with edges of 2 row repeat twisted rib. Designed by the Universal Design Team.

Free Knitting Pattern for One-Row Repeat Marmalade Scarf

Marmalade Scarf

Easy lace scarf with a one row repeat. Designed by Angela Juergens who says you can get a nice sized scarf with one skein of yarn. Pictured projectby devonnejoy

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Damariscotta Scarf

Damariscotta Scarf

Relatively simple crescent shaped scarf knit with an eyelet rib placed against a reverse stockinette stitch background. Designed by Katherine Vaughan. Fingering weight yarn.

Knitting Pattern for Beach Scarf

Beach Scarf

Lightweight stockinette scarf with wavy lace at ends. Great with multi-colored yarn. Rated easy by designer. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Brianna K

Knitting Pattern for Mistral Scarf

Mistral Scarf

Lightweight lace scarf with eyelet mesh lace and zigzag edge. Rated easy by designer. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Lavender Hill Knits

Knitting Pattern for Tidal Cove Scarf

Tidal Cove Scarf

Garter stitch scarf with three-dimensional folds inspired by the ocean tide. Personalize with beads, charms, feathers, shells, tassels, or other fun stuff. Easy to customize for different weights and sizes. Designer says this is suitable for an advanced beginner knitter. Designed by Knitwise Design

Knitting Pattern for Zigzag Lace Scarf

Zigzag Lace Scarf

Lightweight cotton scarf. Designed as a teaching pattern to help knitters grow in their skills and knowledge and includes tutorials. Designed by Knitting Guru. Great lightweight scarf for spring and summer,

Knitting Pattern for Pompa Scarf

Pompa Scarf

Accent scarf with zigzag lace and drop stitch openwork. Designed by Anne Hanson of Knitspot. Pictured project by fisherwomanknits. Fingering weight yarn. Rated easy by Ravelrers and the designer.

Knitting Pattern for Easy South Beach Scarf

South Beach Scarf

Easy neckerchief openwork scarf can be also be worn as a cowl or shawlette. Designed by Christine Marie Chen. Pictured project by JULIECLAUDE. Sport weight yarn. Rated easy by Ravelrers and the designer.

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Knitting Pattern for Twirling Leaf Scarf

Twirling Leaf Scarf

Wavy scarf knit with short rows (wrap & turn), worked in garter stitch. you can knit to whatever length you want. Designed by

Knitting Pattern for Pseudo Shibori Scarf

Pseudo Shibori Scarf

Ribbed and textured scarf knit on the bias, but without the felting associated with shibori. Designed by Laura Irwin. Pictured project by AryaStark. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. One of the 20 patterns in the Boutique Knits eBook

Easy Knitting Pattern for Phiaro Scarf

Phiaro Scarf

Katie Himmelberg designed this easy, flowing drop stitch scarf.  Stitches are dropped during the bind-off to create the dropped-stitch sections and the fringe. Pictured project by stephccng. This is on the knitting patterns selected for Best of Knitscene.

Knitting Pattern for Easy Hillflowers Scarf or Shawl

Hillflowers Scarf or Shawl

Rectangular wrap knit in with an easy to remember lace pattern in 2 pieces and grafted at the center back for symmetry. It works well with tonal variegated colorways. Can be resized by adding/subtracting repeats or worked in a different gauge by changing yarn weight and needles. Designed by Anne Hanson. Rated easy by Ravelrers and the designer.

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Terry Matz

meTerry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!


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