Neckwarmer Knitting Patterns
Call them neck wraps, scarves that button, or close fitting cowls, I love these knitting patterns because they keep my neck warm but fasten and unfasten so I don’t have to muss my hair by pulling them over my head.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Ups and Down Cowl
This cabled neckwarmer is worked flat and fastened with buttons. Designed by Jean Guirguis
Yellow Brick Road
This versatile neck wrap and cowl can be worn many different ways.
Celtic Cable Neck Warmer
This neck wrap by Lindsay Hendricks features an allover cable pattern.
This neck wrap by Myrrhia Resneck is knit with a wide fan on one end that tucks into the loop on the other end — no buttons! The pictured project is knit in novelty yarn.
This easy and versatile design by Erron Anderson can be worn many different ways and is knit in garter stitch and dressed up with buttons. A great quick project for beginners.
Jodie Gordon Lucas designed this lace edged cowl, named for the pattern’s forgiving nature for less than perfect yarn.
Designed by Breean Elyse, this neckwarmer is a quick knit in super bulky yarn dressed up with giant buttons
Button Up Neck Warmer
Linda Cyr designed this neck wrap that looks great in multi color yarn.
Strawberry Jam Neck Wrap
Designed by Janet Dickerson, this neckwarmer is knit with a simple five row stitch sequence including a pretty eyelet row and no purling whatsoever! It’s a quick knit in super bulky yarn. I will say that you might want to use a larger needle than suggested.
Elisabethan Style Neck Warmer
Grace Karen Burns designed this ruffled neck wrap. There is an English version option when you click download.
Kim Selo designed this keyhole style neckwarmer.
Dragon Wing Cowl
Jessie Rayot’s neck wrap uses dropped stitches that are picked up and reknit in bunches to create fun ridges, and simple increases to give it shape.
Designed by Breean Elyse, this neckwarmer is a quick knit in super bulky yarn jazzed up with ribbon
Mintyfresh’s neckwarmer features a center tie. The pictured project by susannapianista added leaf motifs to the ties.
Designed by Vanessa Ewing, this neck wrap is created with short rows, not novelty ruffled yarn, so you can use any super chunky yarn you like. The buttons are options so you can knit this as a scarf instead.
Extra Chunky Neck Warmer
Designed by Breean Elyse, this neckwarmer is a quick knit in super bulky yarn.
Cabled Neck Warmer with Flower
DROPS designed this neck wrap featuring cables, a ruffled edge and optional crocheted flower.
Patterns for Purchase
Asterisque Cowl Knit Pattern
Chunky and elegant, this cowl can be worn a number of ways and can easily be stitched in a short amount of time.
Quilted Lattice Ascot
A dressy scarf becomes a neck wrap in this quick knit.
Two Texture Neckwarmer
I love the mix of mock cables and basketweave stitches in this buttoned scarf cowl. Two different length options.
Love the contrast of the boucle “fur” collar against the cable design on this neckwarmer.
Fun Ruffle Neck Warmer
It’s a fun and fast knit. The neck warmer adds style, fun and cosiness to any ordinary day! Knitted top-down, you first work the rib and then the ruffels spirals off your needles!
Easy Cable Neckwarmer
This looks complicated but isn’t!
Waterfall Cables Scarf
This buttoned scarf cascades in cables in an elegant shape.
Shawl Collared Cowl
A cozy, button-up neck wrap in chunky yarn.