A crochet scarf may be the perfect project. In addition to being supremely portable, it is an excellent way to experiment with new crochet stitches. And scarves make excellent presents—for yourself or someone else.
Here we give you eight free crochet scarf patterns, ranging from practical warm scarves to whimsical accessories.
The Zigzag Scarf by Judith Swartz, styled after the classic ripple afghan, is a warm scarf with a whimsical corkscrew fringe.
The Off the Grid Scarf by Marilyn Murphy uses a simple stitch pattern
to create an elegant accessory that you can embellish further with
Biker Chick Scarves by Sara Tobias work up quickly, making them perfect for beginner
crocheters. Use your own favorite colors to create a scarf to suit any
The Sweet Lorraine Lace Scarf by Doris Chan is a celebration of lace
crochet. With its four-row repeat, it is an excellent introduction to
working crocheted lace patterns following a crochet stitch chart
(written crochet instructions are provided as well).
The Float Away Scarf by Kim Werker is a slender variation of the ripple afghan, with sweet circles for fringe. Worked in double crochet, it is a quick crochet project.
The Mermaid Scarf by Sandi Wiseheart is an exuberantly lacy crochet scarf with wavy edges, perfect for mermaid-wannabes.
The Crocus Scarf by Laura Rintala is a light, lacy scarf designed for fickle spring climates, where it can be sunny one day and snowing the next. It keeps you warm without weighing you down.
The Big Lacy Scarf by the Knitscene team is an instant-gratification scarf worked with double yarn on a Size N hook.
Whatever your scarf needs, you're sure to find a reason to crochet a scarf or two from this collection.
We hope you enjoy these 8 free crochet scarf patterns!