Infinity Scarf Knitting Patterns
These versatile loops can be worn open as scarves or can be wound one or more times to wear as a cowl.
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
Two Ribs Infinity Scarf
Reversible cowl knit in a combination of 2 row repeat fisherman’s rib and 2 row repeat welting. Designed by Susan Lawrence. Aran weight yarn. One of the free patterns in the free ebook Exploring the Infinity Scarf Pattern: 7 Free Designs for Knitting Infinity Scarves.
Estee Refined Cowl
Cable and lace infinity scarf in worsted weight. Designed by Jennifer Wood and excerpted from her book Refined Knits
Cable infinity scarf knit flat and seamed. Quick knit for super bulky yarn. Designed by Sierra Morningstar
Change of Heart Cowl
Infinity scarf knit longways in 4 stitch patterns including cable, lace, and garter stitch. Designed by Justyna Lorkowska. Pictured project by gosik.
Misty Rainbow Infinity Scarf
A two row repeat herringbone stitch creates a colorful cowl with beautiful texture. Photo tutorial of the herringbone stitch included. Designed by Life Is Cozy to showcase multi-color yarn but also creates a beautiful solid color scarf.
I’m fascinated by the look of this scarf / cowl. It’s actually easy and the effect of the floating loops of yarn is made by knitting with laceweight yarn alternating with a bulky multi-color yarn. Poncho pattern also included. Designed by Laura Cunitz
Jeweled X Infinity Scarf
This long cowl features a beaded eyelet X. Designed by Sachiko Uemura.
Woven Lines Cowl
This cowl is knit in linen stitch cowl in two colors creating a woven-like texture with beautiful drape and has long and short versions. Designed by Aimee Sulser
This inifinity scarf features a Teardrop drop stitch pattern. Designed by Lisa R. Myers
Covet This Lacy Cowl
This easy lace infinity scarf in worsted weight yarn. Designed by Nancy J. Thomas for Red Heart.
Layer Cake Loop
Easy infinity scarf cowl is reversible and features 3 textures knit on circular needles. Designed by steepndeep. Pictured project by mtorresusa
Lace and Cable Infinity Scarf Cowl
This stunning cowl comes in two sizes, short 63 cm (25 inches) or long 126 cm (49.5 inches). Designed by Sara Thornett for Rowan
Jo Strong designed this cowl with alternating panels of diamond (checkerboard) lace mesh and garter stitch. She recommends two lace weight yarn strands knit together or fingering weight yarn.
Five by Five Cowl
Very easy infinity scarf is knit with 3 strands of fingering yarn together to give it great color variations. Designed by Felicia Lo for SweetGeorgia Yarns
Patterns for Purchase
Light of the Universe Infinity Scarf
This reversible infinity scarf cowl has lace that looks great on both sides – the same with the stitches reversed. Knit with fingering weight yarn. Designed by Katrin Klaffenböck who recommends using gradient yarn. Available in English and German
- See more pics and get the knitting pattern on Etsy
- Get the recommended Wollelfe Merino-Twin yarn used in this project on Etsy
Slanted Gansey Cowl
This reversible infinity scarf cowl worked flat on the bias then seamed. Knit with sport-, DK- or worsted-weight yarn. Designed by Carol Sunday
Allegiant Hat and Cowl Set
Hat and cowl set featuring garter stripes and sections of colorblock in garter stitch, mesh and garter rib. Cowl is worked flat with 3 options: cowl, infinity scarf and scarf. Aran weight yarn. Designed by britt schmiesing
Cabled infinity scarf in DK yarn. Size 50” circumference and 7¼” tall. Designed by Bonnie Sennott. Pictured project by AsheleyVN
Challah Infinity Scarf
Easy braided scarf cowl features contrasting textures.
Firehouse Alley Infinity Scarf Cowl
Easy to remember stitch patterns in sections of lace and texture make a fabric that’s beautiful loose or wrapped around the neck. Designed by Bonnie Sennott. Finished Size: 66″ circumference and 16½” wide.
Bear Lake Cowl
Reversible infinity scarf with panels of ribbing and mock cables knit with double strands of Aran yarn. Designed by Quenna Lee
Easy infinity scarf combines color and texture for a bold, fashion-forward look. Designed by Benjamin Matthews.
Moss stitch brioche infinity scarf is a quick knit in bulky yarn.
Eyelet Infinity Scarf
An eyelet and garter ridge pattern slants diagonally across the fabric of this long loop that is wrapped twice as a cowl. Designed by Sarah Radow for multi-color yarn. One of patterns in Noro Silk Garden: The 20th Anniversary Collection
Lace Infinity Loop
Lace-edged infinity scarf designed by Pam Powers.
Terry 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, intheloopknitting.com. 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!