Free knitting patterns for scarves and other wraps to use up leftover stash or scrap yarn. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 2/18/24
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Rippling Rainbow Scarf
Colorful scarf knit with 10 row repeat ripple lace bordered with garter ridges. Designed for at least 7 colors, it's a great stash buster. DK weight yarn. Designed by Helen Kurtz
Sideways scarf designed for your scraps and leftovers knit in garter stitch lengthwise. Any weight yarn. Designed by BeckyinVT
Stash buster scarf with 25 different lace sections. Originally meant to be knit with a section a day during Advent, it can be a stash buster any time of year. Sample of lace includes Horseshoe Lace, Butterfly Eyelet, Ribbon Eyelet, Lace Holes Diamond, Lace Check Pattern, and more. Each section uses 10g 0f sock weight yarn. Designed by Suzi Ashworth
Zigzag striped scarf knit in a 2 row repeat. Designed for 6 colors it's a perfect stash buster for leftover fingering weight or mini skeins. Size Length: 64” / 163cm Width: 15” / 38cm. Designed by Lisa R. Myers
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page
- Get the recommended Manos del Uruguay Fino yarn mini skeins at Amazon
Good Things Scarf
Stash buster rectangular wrap rippled lace sections perfect for leftover fingering weight or mini skeins. Instructions include 12 color version, 3 color version, and 2 color version, but obviously it's very flexible. Size Length: 64” / 163cm Width: 15” / 38cm. Designed by Hannah Bearup
Stash buster scarf or shawl designed to use up your leftover sock yarn or fingering weight mini skeins. Knit with a 2 row repeat Half-Fisherman’s Rib Stitch. Designed by Jacqui Verbeek
Easy yet unique scarf knit in staggered rectangles of garter stitch created by binding off and casting on after each color. Designed for 8 colors it's great for stash-busting or mini skeins Fingering weight yarn. Designed by SKEINO LLC
14 Color Stripe Scarf
Striped scarf knit in 7 striped sections, knit with a 2 row repeat slipped stitch garter rib, with 4 row stripes of two colors per section. Designed for 14 colors it's great for stash-busting Bulky weight yarn. It looks like you need about 30 yards per color. Caron X Patone Stripe Scarf designed by Yarnspirations
Cushy garter stitch scarf created from triangles that are placed to create prismatic, pinwheel, and geometric patterns. Great for stash-busting Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Erin Black
Pelham Bay Scarf
Sampler scarf knit with knit with five different blocks of texture and colors. Great for stash-busting DK weight yarn. Designed by Irina Poludnenko
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Magnificent Striped Scarf
Striped lace scarf knit with lace sections and feather and fan striped ends. Designed for at least 5 colors, it's great for stash-busting. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Chavie Fiszer
Earthy Stripes Scarf
Striped scarf knit with a 4 row repeat Beehive Stitch and 8 colors. Great for stash-busting. Bulky weight yarn! Designed by Caron
Striped Diagonal Scarf
Striped scarf knit in the bias in an 8 row repeat with at least four colors. Great for stash-busting! Plymouth Yarn Nettle Grove F702
Miter Me This Chic Scarf
Artfully arranged garter stitch mitered squares in 3 columns of different sized squares create a unique, colorful scarf. Great for stash-busting because it's designed for at least 5 colors. Worsted weight yarn! Designed by Red Heart
Striped lace scarf that's knit with a 9 row repeat. Designed for at least 4 colors so it's perfect for stash busting. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand
Stripes and Ladders Scarf
This scarf combines Garter stitch and Stockinette stitch in a fun and easy stripe pattern. Great for stash-busting and using up scraps as each stripe only requires about 6 yds of worsted weight yarn! Designed by Margaret Sullivan
A unique and colorful stepped color block pattern creates a stylish scarf. Designed for 9 colors it's perfect for stash busting. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand
Garter Stitch Scarf
Beginner level striped scarf that would also make a great stash buster. Quick knit in Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Bliss
Fenangle the Angles Blanket Scarf
Oversized scarf knit in colorful triangles of garter stitch shaped with short rows. Looks like a great stashbuster though it was designed for 3 colorways of Caron O'Go. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio.
- Get the free PDF VERSION knitting pattern at Yarnspirations
- Get the recommended Caron Colorama O’Go yarn at Amazon
Shifting Blocks Super Scarf
Easy color-blocked scarf knit in garter stitch with fringe. Perfect for beginners who want to try intarsia. Great for mini skeins or stashbusting. Quick knit in Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Caron
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Wander Knit Wrap
Alternating sections of 14 row of knit lace separated by contrasting eyelet make this scarf a great stash buster. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Briana K Designs.
Next in Line Wrap Scarf
Five colors of sock yarn, lots of soothing garter stitch, and a fun log cabin construction create a striking unisex scarf that's also a great stash buster. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Bonnie Sennott.
Celebrate Color Scarf
Mix and match your sock yarn stash in the playful stash buster scarf knit in garter stitch. Designed by Cindy Craig.
All You Need Scarf
Scarf knit with modular squares spelling LOVE. Sizes Small: 18 x 180 cm (7 x 71 inches) and Large: 23 x 180 cm (9 x 71 inches). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Heidi Kirrmaier.