Reversible Scarf Knitting Patterns
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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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You don’t have to worry about right or wrong side with these reversible scarves that have the same look on both sides.
Free Knitting Patterns
Reversible Asherton Scarf
This geometric tumbling blocks pattern looks the same on both sides. The geometric effect depends on how much you block it. It can look very sharp with blocking as in the pictured project or more wavy without much blocking. Designed by SmarieK. Pictured project by Carmela-Biscuit who also created a chart.
This scarf combines lace and texture in a simple, grid-like pattern with a six-row repeat worked over a multiple of 4 stitches. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Sandhya S. Pictured project by Mrsdarth.
Reversible Garter Plaid Scarf
Reversible colorwork scarf knit in garter stitch stripes with plaid woven in with a needle at the ends of the scarf. Designed by Chuck Wilmesher for Skacel. 6” Wide x 72” Long
Duo Columns Reversible Scarf
Lace columns frame a garter stitch section on this scarf. Designed by Quenna Lee for Knit Picks. Quick knit in bulky yarn on big needles.
Reversible Multidirectional Diagonal Scarf
Knit in garter stitch and short rows that shape the triangles this is perfect for showcasing variegated or sock yarns. Designed by Karen Baumer. Pictured projects by Godzilla and iknit4joy
Reversible Cabled Scarf
Ribbing and cables result in a squishy reversible scarf. Designed by Shannon Dunbabin
No Purl Ribbed Reversible Scarf
Knit with a 2-row repeat Cartridge Belt Rib stitch that uses slip stitches to create ribbing without purls. Designed by Purl Soho. Pictured project by HandSoOnKnits. 2 Sizes: 8 ½ inches wide x 64 (80) inches long. Rated easy by most Ravelrers
Reversible Cabled Scarf
Designed by Turvid, this scarf looks the same on both sides. Pictured project by tigermum
Faux Weave Super Scarf
This reversible Purple Super Scarf is made with the Faux Woven Stitch. One size: 10″ (25 cm) wide x 120″ (305 cm) long (including pompom and tassels). Designed by Alexandra Davidoff
Braid Cable Reversible Hiking Scarf
Designed by Jeanna Quinones
Patterns for Purchase
Easy to memorize cable pattern. Size 6” wide and 68” long. Designed by Carolyn Pfeifer.
A new technique for reversible colorwork knitting with 10 knitting patterns from Vicki Twigg. NOT brioche, NOT double knitting, NO slipped stitches, yarn-overs, or knitting into the stitch below.
Reversible Super Scarf
Each of the six designs in Super Scarves to Knit from Leisure Arts is about 14 inches wide and 120 inches long. The designs by Lisa Gentry include Pebbles, Radiance, Regency, Reversible Cables, Chevron, and Mosaic.
Bear Lake Cowl
Reversible infinity scarf with panels of ribbing and mock cables knit with double strands of Aran yarn. Designed by Quenna Lee
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!