BEST Crochet Winter Scarf Patterns (All Free!)

Are you looking for warm crochet winter scarf patterns? With the colder months quickly approaching, it’s time to start pulling out those winter clothes. Scarves are a great way to accessorize an outfit while staying warm at the same time. I’ve selected over 20 beautiful scarf patterns that I’m sure you will love!

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Have you crocheted a scarf before? They’re one of my favorite projects because depending on what design you choose, they can be as simple or as intricate as you’d like.

If you’d like to crochet a scarf, but you aren’t sure where to start, these patterns are for you! There are a wide variety of levels included.

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Crochet Winter Scarf Patterns Collage

Tips for Crocheting Scarves

Since I love crocheting scarves so much, I have quite a few tips on making them here on the blog. Here is my list of recommended stitches for scarves or recommended yarn for scarves.

You can also read up on how long and wide scarves should be before you start making them. These 3 articles will give you lots of info that is helpful before you jump into a specific pattern.

Winter Scarf Crochet Patterns

Without further ado, let’s take a look at all the awesome patterns! If you have more questions about crocheting scarves (like length, what stitch to use, etc.) make sure to read the FAQ at the bottom too.

1. Nordic Scarf

First up, check out the Nordic Super Scarf! Isn’t this one amazing? I just love the geometric flower-like design. Another thing I like about this one is its blanket-like size. This thing is literally perfect for snuggling up in on a cold day! You can use just about any yarn for this one, though it’s particularly great with a thick, woolly yarn.

Designer: Make and Do Crochet

Yarn Used: Patons Classic Wool Roving Yarn

nordic crochet winter scarf

2. Snowbank Infinity

Next up is one I designed: the Snowbank Infinity! This one is super warm and cozy which makes it the perfect thing to snuggle up in on a cold day. I love how the puff stitches paired with a thick white yarn resemble freshly fallen snow! Of course, your scarf will have a gorgeous texture no matter what color you choose.

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: WeCrochet City Tweed Aran Yarn

snowbank infinity scarf crochet

3. Modern Mint Cable Crochet Scarf

Next, meet the Modern Mint Cable Scarf! Isn’t this one pretty? This one features a neat, knit-like texture without you having to touch any knitting needles! I love how well the cables pop on top of the half double crochet background! You can make this scarf in a color of your choosing to add a fun pop of color to your wardrobe!

Designer: Han Jan Crochet

Yarn Used: StyleCraft Life DK Yarn

cable crochet scarf pattern

4. Alpine Scarf

Are you looking for a more masculine pattern? If so, I think you’ll enjoy the Alpine Scarf! This pattern features a thick, unique texture that almost resembles tree bark. Although the Alpine stitch may be a little tricky initially, once you get the hang of it, this pattern is quite simple and repetitive. If you stick to more earthy colors, this makes the perfect gift for any man in your life!

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: Lion Brand Heartland

Alpine Stitch Scarf Crochet Pattern for Men

5. Marjorie Scarf

Are you looking for something a little more intricate? Look no further than the Marjorie Scarf! Isn’t this one gorgeous? I just love all the different textures! Because of all the different stitches this design features, there’s a ton of room to experiment with all kinds of fun color combinations. And the best part? It has pockets!

Designer: Nana’s Crafty Home

Yarn Used: Lion Brand Basic Stitch Yarn

textured winter crochet scarf with bobbles

6. Icicle Infinity

Here’s another one I designed: the Icicle Infinity! This one isn’t only super stylish, but it’s really quick and easy to make as well. In fact, it’s so easy to recreate that a beginner could definitely tackle this one! I love its lacy texture. Pair this with your favorite sweater or coat for an extra cozy look!

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: LoveCrafts Alpaca Yarn

crochet icicle infinity scarf

7. Snowflake Keyhole Scarf

Next up, meet the Snowflake Keyhole Scarf! This scarf is absolutely gorgeous, I just love the delicate snowflake motif! Not only does this scarf feature a pretty pattern, but it’s nice and cozy as well. The unique keyhole design makes this scarf perfect for those of you who aren’t a fan of having things too close to your neck. The keyhole also means it’s fuss-free as well!

Designer: A Crocheted Simplicity

Yarn Used: Lion Brand Homespun

crochet snowflake keyhole scarf

8. Everglade Cowl

Are you looking for a pattern you can use worsted weight yarn for? If so, I think you’ll enjoy the Everglade Cowl! I don’t know about you, but I don’t like overly thick cowls because they just seem to swallow me up. Luckily, this cowl is the perfect mix of light and cozy for the perfect warm, yet stylish look!

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: Malabrigo Rios

puff stitch green crochet winter cowl

9. Faux Fur Hooded Scarf With Pockets

Now here’s a fun one: the Faux Fur Hooded Scarf With Pockets! This one takes cozy to the next level with its super fuzzy texture, deep pockets, and fluffy hood. And what’s better? Because of the thickness of this yarn, it can be made just one day! This guy would make the perfect last minute gift idea for any of your friends or family members.

Designer: Sigoni Macaroni

Yarn Used: Go for Faux Thick and Quick Yarn

faux fur hooded crochet scarf

10. Simple Crochet Scarf

Are you looking for something a bit more beginner friendly? Look no further than the Simple Crochet Scarf! This pattern is seriously simple. It only uses two stitches, and yet creates a gorgeous, modern texture that gives it the illusion that it’s harder than it really is. Not only is this a great beginner project, but it’s also the perfect multi-tasking pattern for a more advanced crocheter who doesn’t want to put 100% of their focus on their work.

Designer: Jo to the World

Yarn Used: Lion Brand Pound of Love

simple winter crochet scarf pattern

11. Crochet Knit-Look Infinity Scarf

Do you like the knit-look, but not the fuss of actually knitting? If so, I bet you’ll love the Knit-Look Crochet Infinity Scarf! This guy is quick and simple to make and has a gorgeous, knit-like texture. The stitch design of this one also gives it a soft plushness that makes it perfect for snuggling up in on a cold day!

Designer: My Crochet Space

Yarn Used: Caron Cotton Cakes

crochet knit-look infinity scarf

12. Rustic Lace Scarf

If you’re wanting to make something with a more rustic vibe, then this next pattern is for you! Meet the Rustic Lace Scarf. Isn’t this one so pretty? I love how the lacy texture gives it a touch of elegance, while still maintaining its overall simplicity. This is the perfect scarf to add an outdoorsy touch to any of your outfits!

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: We Crochet Arcadia DK Special Reserve yarn

crochet rustic lace scarf

13. The Easiest Chunky Crochet Scarf

Are you still new to crocheting? Or maybe you just want a scarf pattern you can make on a time crunch? Whatever level you’re at, I think you’ll enjoy this Easy Chunky Scarf pattern! This one is plushy, comfy, and super easy to make (it only uses 2 stitches)! I love the classic feel of this one. This scarf would make the perfect last minute gift or addition to your winter wardrobe!

Designer: Jewels and Jones

Yarn Used: Lion Brand Thick & Quick Yarn

easy chunky winter crochet scarf

14. Heather Super Scarf

Next up, check out the Heather Super Scarf! This scarf is made using super chunky yarn and a simple 2-row repeat stitch pattern meaning it works up super quickly AND it’s beginner friendly! This is also a great pattern to make while listening to an audio book or while binge-watching a show since it’s pretty repetitive.

Designer: Loopy Lamb

Yarn Used: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick

crochet warm super scarf

15. Easy Puff & Lace Triangle Scarf

Are you looking for something more shawl-like? Check out the Easy Puff & Lace Triangle Scarf! I love the texture and elegant feel of this one. The combo of puff and double crochets make it the perfect mix of delicate and cozy, so you can easily dress it up or down. It’s also super versatile, since it can be worn in several different ways!

Designer: Make and Do Crochet

Yarn Used: Lion Brand Touch of Alpaca Yarn

puff and lace crochet scarf

16 . Ocean Breeze Scarf

Another one of my favorites is the Ocean Breeze Scarf! Isn’t this one so pretty? I love the woven texture and oceany colors. This scarf only uses one stitch throughout the entire pattern, so it’s super quick and easy to recreate. In fact, it can be made in just one day! Additionally, the fringe at the end adds a fun flair to an otherwise simple design!

Designer: My Crochet Space

Yarn Used: Caron Cotton Cakes by Yarnspirations

crochet ocean breeze scarf

17. Scrappy Mandala Scarf

Next up, meet the Scrappy Mandala Scarf! This one has such a unique look/texture that I haven’t seen anywhere else. I love how the bright colors pop on top of the white background! Because there are so many colors involved in this one, it’s perfect for using up any scrap yarn you have lying around (hence the name). Of course, you can use any combo of colors you’d like!

Designer: Jen Hayes Creations

Yarn Used: Lion Brand Mandala Yarn

crochet scrappy winter scarf

18. Brave at Heart Scarf

Next, let me introduce you the the Brave at Heart Scarf. This one has a gorgeous texture that will add a touch of elegance to any of your outfits! This pattern is also surprisingly easy to recreate and looks amazing in almost any combo of colors and, because of the way it’s designed, you don’t have to worry about weaving in any ends! The Brave at Heart Scarf would make the perfect last-minute gift for any of your friends or family or addition to your fall wardrobe!

Designer: The Loopy Lamb

Yarn Used: Furls Wander

crochet striped winter scarf

19. Bonfire Scarf

Next is another unique one: the Bonfire Scarf. Isn’t this one neat? It uses the moss stitch—the gorgeous texture looks way more intricate than it actually is. Plus, it is the perfect scarf for all seasons since it’s warm enough for an extra layering piece on a frigid winter day, yet light enough to use as a cozy shawl on a cool summer evening! This scarf is also perfect for using variegated yarn, since the thick texture shows off the colors well.

Designer: Mama in a Stitch

Yarn Used: Lion Brand Scarfie Yarn

crochet moss stitch winter scarf

20. Mustard Puff Infinity SCarf

Are you looking for something with a really unique texture? If so, I think you’ll love the Mustard Puff Infinity Scarf! The neat thing about this pattern is how deceptively intricate it looks, when in reality, it’s simple to recreate. I love how the puff and braid stitches give it a cable-like feel, but with half the work! This scarf will add a rustic, yet elegant twist to your wardrobe!

Designer: Knotted Nest

Yarn Used: Yarn Bee Rustic Romance Yarn

mustard puff infinity scarf

21. Cozy Bean Scarf

Next, meet the Cozy Bean Scarf. This pattern features a sophisticated, yet simple stitch design that looks gorgeous with any combo of colors! This scarf is a great “mindless” project for when you’re wanting to make something without pouring all of your focus into it. You can also easily adjust this one to whatever length you’d like to make it your own!

Designer: Knotted Nest

Yarn Used: Yarn Bee Alpaca Twist

crochet bean stitch scarf

22. Sea Breeze Scarf

Last but not least, let me show you the Sea Breeze Scarf. This textured infinity scarf combines several different stitches (like the puff stitch, front and back post double crochet stitches, etc.) to create this stunning, sea-like look. Because of how textured this design is, it would look just as gorgeous with solid, or variegated yarn. This would make a beautiful gift for any of your friends and family!

Designer: Made by Gootie

Yarn Used: King Cole Cottonsoft Crush DK Rhododendron

crochet sea breeze scarf


A crocheted winter scarf is not only warm, but also stylish. Depending on the pattern you choose, you can get a ton of different “looks”! And best of all, scarves are easy to customize to your own style. You can go simple or complex. Colorful or muted. Whatever you decide, I’m sure it will be lovely!

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