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Free Infinity Scarf Crochet Patterns

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Whether it’s for a date night, a night out with friends, or just a walk around the neighborhood we’ve picked 25 free crochet infinity scarf patterns to keep you warm this season.

If you are looking for infinity scarf crochet pattern inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll find a wide variety of crochet infinities scarves and hopefully your next favorite crochet pattern.

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Infinity scarves are my absolute favorite types of scarves. Traditional scarves end up unwrapping or I have to tie them so tightly to get them to stay that I feel like I’m choking!

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Now that my kids are older and I am not reaching down to pick someone up constantly, I don’t mind regular scarves as much, but I still prefer the ease of throwing an infinity scarf around my head.

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What is a crocheted infinity scarf?

An infinity scarf is a scarf that is looped into a closed circle so there are no ends that drape down. They are also sometimes referred to as circle scarves.

Sometimes the terms cowls and infinity scarves are also used interchangeably, but I think of cowls as a circle scarf that sits right on your neck and cannot be twisted to wrap multiple times. Infinity scarves are longer and can be wrapped around the neck at least twice.

Infinity scarves can be made by working in the round or by crocheting a long rectangle and then joining the ends as the last step. You’ll find free crochet infinity scarf patterns below that use both methods.

Infinity Scarves Free Crochet Patterns

lady wearing a coat and bulky crochet scarf

Easy Crochet Infinity Scarf by Stitching Together

This easy crochet infinity scarf is perfect for beginners who know how to chain and double crochet and want to update their wardrobe with a warm and cozy scarf. If you are wondering how to crochet an easy infinity scarf, then this is the place to start! All levels of crocheters will find that they love having this bulky scarf on hand. It is made with Wool-Ease Thick and Quick.

blue and white crochet scarf on a woman

Lady of Luxury Crochet Infinity Scarf by Stitching Together

If a scarf and a hug could make a baby, it would be this luxury infinity scarf. It is heavy in the best way possible and it sits around your shoulders like a warm hug. Did I mention how soft it is? So soft. Since the entire scarf is made with half double crochets, it is a great beginner project. 

puff stitch scarf hanging

The Selma Chunky Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern by Stitching Together

Delightful texture blends with chunky yarn in this gorgeous chunky infinity scarf crochet pattern. The stacked puff stitches between rows of double stitches, give the scarf so much visual interest even when worked in a neutral color. It is rated at an Easy skill level.

two toned infinity scarf wrapped on a woman

Half n Half Infinity Scarf by Woods and Wool

This color-blocked infinity scarf is absolutely gorgeous. I love the stitches, color combination, and look of the yarn. The beautiful stitch texture is achieved by working single crochets into the back loop only. It’s easy and beautiful! 

lady wearing a chunky crochet infinity scarf

Chunky Ribbed Infinity Scarf By Yarn + Chai

Half Double crochet stitches worked in the back loop only give this ribbed infinity scarf it’s a lovely texture. It looks so warm and cozy due to the Super Bulky yarn. This easy crochet scarf is sure to keep you warm all winter long. It is marked as an easy pattern but I think an adventurous beginner could tackle this pattern. 

striped crochet infinity scarf wrapped around the neck of a mannequin

Lightweight Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern by Stitching Together

This lightweight scarf combines easy open stitches with stripes to create a perfect fall or spring scarf. Sometimes you just need a light scarf to keep the chill off and this one is wonderful. It can be worn on its own as a cute fall accessory. 

ribbed crochet infinity scarf circled on the ground

Aspen Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern by Maria’s Blue Crayon

I had no idea until I looked at the pattern that this scarf is made with front post double crochets! No wonder it has all that lovely texture. I love it because it is textured and beautiful but also simple enough that it would look good on both a man and a woman and would make a great gift!

chevron scarf hanging

Gray Skies Chevron Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern by Stitching Together

One giant chevron made into an infinity scarf? Yes, please. This free crochet infinity scarf pattern is one of my first designs and remains one of my favorites. I love the chevron, ribbed texture, and stripes and you’ll love how surprisingly simple it is to make. It’s made with basic crochet stitches worked in one large chevron design.

crochet infinity scarf with fringe and buttons on a lady

Rustic Fringe Infinity Scarf By Yarn + Chai

Normally fringe is saved for the ends of regular scarves but this clever design uses fringe on the bottom of the infinity scarf. I love how the color of the yarn, the large buttons, and the fringe really match the rustic vibe of this scarf. 

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Love This Chunky Yarn Crochet Scarf Pattern by Stitching Together

The chunky crochet infinity scarf pattern is written for a child’s size, but there are instructions in the notes for adjusting the size for an adult scarf. Don’t miss the matching chunky hat pattern too! The warm and squishy texture of the scarf works well for a child or for an adult!

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North Shore Crochet Kid Scarf by Stitching Together

Infinity scarves work so well for kids since they stay around their necks and are less likely to get dropped and forgotten while they are playing. This easy infinity scarf for a child is work in the round using half double crochets in the third loop. It had a squishy fabric that looks knitted. 

large crochet infinity scarf on a hanger

The Hartfield Oversized Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern by Stitching Together

This oversized infinity scarf is made for all the cold weather. It’s so large that you can wear it on a chilly day without a coat or you layer it under a coat for the colder days. The scarf is oversized in both length and width and it hangs loosely when wrapped around the neck twice and fits snuggly wrapped 3 times for those extra cold days.

bean stitch infinity scarf on a mannequin

Bulky Bean Stitch Infinity Scarf by Left in Knots

The bean stitch is such a fun stitch combination that looks absolutely amazing with bulky yarn. The whole scarf uses only one skein of Lion Brand Scarfie yarn which comes in beautiful ombre colors so color changes are not needed.

blue and yellow scarf

The Rival Crochet Shell Infinity Scarf by Stitching Together

I absolutely love the color blocking and shell stitches of this pattern. I want to make another one to match my current winter coat. It’s a warm scarf good for cool fall weather. It’s also a fun one to make in your favorite team colors. The shell stitches work up faster than you’d expect and give this scarf a wonderful drape. 

striped crochet scarf on a hanger

Silky Striped Crochet Infinity Scarf by Stitching Together

This striped infinity scarf uses some of my favorite stitch combinations which make an absolutely gorgeous fabric. The large stripes allow you to be creative in your color combinations. Unfortunately, the yarn used for this scarf has been discontinued but there are plenty of other, beautiful Super Fine weight yarns out there that you can use. 

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Triangles Crochet Button Scarf – Free Pattern by Stitching Together

Here you’ll find a scarf that can be worn as a normal scarf or can be buttoned to make an infinity scarf. It uses unique stitches that take a bit to get the hang of, but it works up quickly once you get going. 

purple circle scarf draped on a mannequin

Free Crochet Pattern: Eve’s Fine Yarn Scarf by Pattern Paradise 

The pattern and texture of this scarf are just gorgeous. The stitchwork looks different on each side, but both sides are equally beautiful. It’s made with sport weight fine yarn and open stitches so it is a light scarf perfect for fall or spring. 

gray crochet scarf

Diamonds Cowl & Infinity Scarf – Free Crochet Patterns by A Crocheted Simplicity

Can you even believe the design work on this scarf? I love how much it pops with the gray worsted weight yarn. The pattern comes with instructions for making a cowl or an infinity scarf and there are matching hat and ear warmer patterns!

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Pocket Infinity Scarf Easy Free Crochet Pattern by Winding Road Crochet

Not only is this infinity scarf so warm and cozy looking, but it also has built-in pockets! What a wonderful idea. I also love that it is made with Caron Cake yarn so you do not have to worry about color changes or even planning a multicolored scarf.

coral colored lacy infinity scarf on a mannequin

Rouge Lacy Infinity Scarf by Country Willow Designs 

If you try to make this scarf as a gift for someone else, I am going to advise you now to just buy enough yarn to make a second scarf. You are going to want your own lacy crochet infinity scarf. Despite how intricate and detailed it looks, it is labeled as an Easy skill level! The design is unique and mirrored so the lacy details work out from the center and match on both sides. Gorgeous.  

crochet scarf with buttons on a mannequin

Button Accent Infinity Scarf Free Crochet Pattern by Left in Knots

Here’s another great scarf that incorporates buttons. It uses a spike v-stitch combined with one skein of yarn. A lovely combo that looks like it will keep you warm all winter long! 

blue scarf with lace edging

Easy Astoria Infinity Scarf Free Crochet Pattern by Kirsten Holloway Designs and Ambassador Crochet

This lovely scarf was modified as part of a designer remix challenge some of us participated in a couple of years ago. It was so fun to take an existing pattern and add our own spin to it. Kirsten did just that with the gorgeous edging on the already beautiful design by Ambassador crochet. Make sure to look closely or you might miss the glass beads added for a pop of detail. 

lady wearing and ivory colored infinity scarf

Super Plush Faux-Knit Infinity Scarf by Yarn + Chai 

What a gorgeous ribbed crochet infinity scarf! It is made with Longwood 100% Superwash Extrafine Merino Wool and it looks so soft and squishy. It looks like an expensive scarf you’d buy in a boutique. 

lady wearing a scarf with a hood

Hooded Infinity Scarf with Faux Fur yarn by Wilmade

Here is an infinity scarf with a hood to keep your head and neck warm! It is made with Faux Fur yarn which is a fuzzy super bulky yarn, so it is extremely soft and cozy. 

burnt orange crochet scarf on a mannequin

Ginger Snap Infinity Scarf for Fall by Fiber Flux

The puff stitches mixed with the open stitches give this scarf such a lovely and unique look. I love that the sample was made in that beautiful burnt orange color that just puts you in the mood for fall.

If you’d like to see other free crochet scarf patterns don’t miss these Winter Scarves!

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