10 Of The Best Scarf And Shawl Patterns On The Web

Whether you’re looking for a warm cover up for winter or a light layer for spring. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best scarf and shawl patterns on the web. So pick your favourite and get knitting!

Adrienne Lash’s Windowpane Scarf

This lightweight scarf is the perfect cover up for a summer evening or when you just want a light layer. Her clear and easy to follow pattern also includes adjustments to change the width of the scarf. Available as a free download from Ravelry.


Adrienne is on Ravelry as BadAtCounting

Heidi May’s Unice Unicorn Hood

Although not technically a scarf or shawl this unicorn hood is too cute not to include. Heidi has kindly created this pattern in a variety of sizes from baby up to adult. So, whoever you want to make this for, she has got you covered. Available as a downloadable pattern from Ravelry.


Heidi is on Ravelry as TheVelvetAcorn

Andrea Mowry’s Om Shawl

This gorgeous knitted shawl it extremely versatile. A drape, poncho or even a blanket, it can be worn in so many different ways. Definitely one to add to your Ravelry queue! Available as a downloadable pattern from Ravelry.

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Andrea is on Ravelry as DreaReneeKnits

Heather Boyer’s Tumbleweed Infinity Scarf

Infinity scarves are such a brilliant idea as they can be just looped around the neck to keep it cosy or pulled up over the head to make a scarf/hat in one. Heather’s pattern has concise instructions and it is available as a written pattern on her blog.


Heather is on Ravelry as HeatherBoyer

Alia Bland’s Sunday Shawl

This triangle-shaped shawl is something you’ll defiantly want to add to your list of crochet projects. With a lovely open weave this shawl would make a great additional layer to you outfit. Available as a downloadable pattern from Ravelry.


Alia is on Ravelry as Aliab

Jessica Reeves Potasz’s Manly Man Beginner Knit Cowl

Who says scarves should just be for women? Jessica has written this pattern with beginner knitters in mind, so if you fancy making something for the man in your life, this pattern is for you! Available as a very clear, written pattern on MamaInAStitch.


Jessica is on Ravelry as MamaInAStitch

Carissa Browning’s Wonder Woman Wrap

You’re never to old to enjoy superheroes. Carissa obviously agrees as she has created this wonder-ful wrap in both knit and crochet so everyone can enjoy it. Both patterns are available as free, downloadable PDF from Ravelry.


Carissa is on Ravelry as NoSmallFeet

Charlotta’s Sippa Crochet Scarf

This scarf is made up of a selection of granny squares which are then joined together to form the triangle scarf shape. This pattern is ideal for beginner crocheters and is available as a written pattern on InTheYarnGarden.

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Charlotta is on Ravelry as InTheYarnGarden

Pam Jemelian’s Newporter Shawlette

The pattern for this shawlette is knit using German short rows, so would be ideal for those learning the technique. Though don’t panic if you don’t know it was Pam has kindly provided full instructions as well as video links to help you through it. Available as a downloadable pattern from Ravelry.


Pam is on Ravelry as WingShadowWraps

Cheri Borden’s Pearl-barred Scallop Scarf

We are in love with this lace knitted scarf pattern, and the best part is it is a lot more simple than it appears. With only one line of pattern stitches to remember, it is suitable for those wanting to learn lace knitting. Available as free, downloadable pattern from OneWarmLine.


Cheri is on Raverly as PotteryFreak