Knitted, crocheted, or machine-sewn scarfs make ideal gifts for anyone on your list. Young or old, everyone wears scarfs to keep away winter chills (instructions are linked).
Better Homes and Gardens shows us a lovely selection of scarves, with instructions included, as in this feminine, ” Feathery Knit Fringed Scarf ” to knit. Or sew one of these fabulously-wrapped “Easy Ruffled Scarves”, perfect for any ultra-stylista.
And this lovely, bright, and feminine shawl “Nog één in zomerkleuren”, in shades-of-summer, becomes a super-warm wrap for even the coldest days. Advanced crocheters will immediately recognize the whimsical array of stitches from T-Jonge online, whether you understand a Dutch-language blog or not.
Design an “Infinity T-Shirt Scarf” using layers of colorful, worn-out T’s, braided and intertwined, for fashionable warmth. Or have your kids learn-by-making this “Crochet Beginner 1 Hour Cowl” neck-warmer, from Fynes Designs online.
Create this free-flowing “Splurge! Knit Mohair Scarf”, knitted in fall shades, is a dramatic 90-inches long, including 14-inches of sexy fringe. Or to prevent fly-away fringe, or skinny-scarf ends, “Crochet a Festive Baja Belt or Scarf with Shell Accents” to weigh them down with interest.
Rugged Beginner’s Scarf Styles
This rugged-textured beige, white, and navy blue “Garter Stripe Scarf” can be handsomely paired with either jeans or overcoat, and is easy for the beginning knitter. Another good beginner’s scarf to knit, using the same rough-textured garter stitch, is this marbled-looking “Thick and Cozy Knit Variegated Scarf”.
Learn how to crochet with this “Fall Season Quick-Crochet Ombre` Scarf” in graduated shades of a single color palette. Options are included for color tones that will suit you, or an intended gift recipient.
Tweed & Multicolor-Shaded Scarves
Crochet an “Adorable Puppet Scarf” for young children, in bright-rainbow colors, with puppets for mittens at both scarf ends. Or knit a matching set of “Shaded Knit Scarf, Hat, and Wristers” in interesting stripes, with a shorter-than-usual scarf, to keep warm all over.
Knit a sophisticated skinny scarf, understated with 2-toned, white-on-white, barber-pole striping, as shown in “Quick and Easy Knit Fringed Scarf”. Or knit a raisin, rum, and shades of pumpkin “Reversible Tweed Knit Scarf”, which is an 80-inch-long, bulky-weight muffler, that combines both solid, and variegated yarns.
Big & Bulky Scarves
This “Beautiful Crocheted Shawl” is a large and lacy knit in red, and will provide ample warmth throughout the Christmas holidays. Or this “Hadley Scarf” with fringe, is a super-bulky weight, open weave, for wearing to work or play.
This ultra bulky “Lamar” scarf from She Shoots Sheep Shots online, is an over-sized, cable-braided, chunky scarf to knit, if you dare! It is a fabulous scarf that looks like it would keep anyone warm, even in the coldest polar regions, and is high-fashion enough for beach bonfires too.