32 Easy-To-DIY Scarves To Suit Every Style

Instead of throwing out old flannel shirts and scarves your sick of, cut, dye, sew, embellish and re-use them to keep your neck toasty this winter.

1. Pom Pom Infinity Scarf

This infinity scarf is made out of linen. Check out the directions here.

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2. Pom Pom Wrap

Simply thread pom poms around the perimeter of a simple scarf, as shown here.

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3. Tie Dye Infinity Scarf

You’ll need a couple yards of fabric, dye, rubber bands, and this helpful tutorial.

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4. Vintage Wool Cowl

Revamp a vintage wool scarf into a cowl with minimal sewing. Directions can be found here.

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5. Autumn Crochet Infinity Scarf

With this simple pattern, you only need the most basic crochet skills — you could even teach yourself as you go.

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6. Braided Infinity Scarf

Make a two-tone braided scarf by following these simple steps.

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7. Simple Shot Cotton Scarves

Check out this great tutorial for minimal sewing scarves, made from soft and brightly colored shot cotton fabrics.

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8. Big Button Cowl

Add buttons to a simple scarf like this blogger for a quick and easy upgrade.

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9. Ringlet T-Shirt Scarf

No sewing required to make this unique scarf. All you need are some old T-shirts, scissors, and the ability to tie knots.

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10. Ruffled Scarf

Inspired by Anthropologie’s Catch and Release Scarf, this clever crafter came up with a tutorial on how to make one of your own.

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11. Stenciled Scarf

Make a stencil out of freezer paper, adhere it to some jersey fabric, paint it in, remove, and voila! Check out these instructions.

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12. Scripted Scarf

Use a fabric marker to write your favorite poem or quote on a scarf, like this blogger.

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13. Flannel Scarf

If you have some leftover shirts thanks to last year’s flannel craze, make a cozy flannel scarf with these step-by-step directions.

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14. Cargo Scarf

No need to carry a purse. Check out this tutorial to make your own scarf-pocket hybrid.

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15. Yarn Skein Scarf

No knitting required to create this stylish yarn scarf. Scraps of leather are used to hold the skeins in place.

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16. Stranded T-Shirt Scarf

All you need is a T-shirt, ruler, and about ten minutes to make this simple scarf.

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17. Frayed Edges Scarf

All you need is a piece of cotton flannel. Simply pull out threads along the edges to make the fringe! Details here.

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18. Wool Cowl

Use wool in two different colors to make an elegant bow-like cowl, like this crafter did.

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19. Pleated Scarf

Pleats give some body to an otherwise straightforward scarf made out of jersey knit fabric. You’ll need to do a lot of folding, pinning, and stitching, as shown here.

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20. Sunshine Knit Scarf

Just the most basic knitting scales required to create this citrus-colored scarf. Check out the pattern.

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21. Lace Scarf

Make a dainty lace scarf that you can dress up or down. Check out this quick and easy tutorial.

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22. Circle Scarf

Make your own American-Apparel-style circle scarf. Just some very simple sewing required, and you can also wear it as a shawl!

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Check out the tutorial here.

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24. Patchwork Scarf

Mix up a bunch of printed fabrics, like this blogger did. Patchwork never goes out of style.

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25. Felted Flowers Scarf

This particular scarf is by an Etsy seller but you could easily make your own like this blogger.

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26. Upcycled Cashmere Sweater Scarf

If you happen to have unused cashmere sweaters that you don’t mind cutting up, you can make this adorable two-toned scarf.

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27. Faux Fur Skinny Scarf

Faux (or real) fur will keep you warm in winter months. Find the step-by-step instructions here.

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28. Faux Fur Skinny Scarf with Ribbon

This version has a slit for easy wrapping, and a fish-tail ribbon detail. All the details here

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29. Ombre Scarves

These sweet and simple colorful scarves were made using cheesecloth. Check out the directions and video tutorial.

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30. Men’s Sweater Cowl

Turn an old guy’s sweater into a cowl with this tutorial.

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31. Spiral Scarves

These aren’t as hard as they may seem. Make your own version with these directions.

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32. Giant Pom Pom Scarf

Transform an old scarf by tying the ends together with a giant pom pom, like this inspired crater.

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Pippa Armbrester is a quilt maker and designer. Follow her adventures in quilting and life on her website.

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