1. Pom Pom Infinity Scarf
This infinity scarf is made out of linen. Check out the directions here.
2. Pom Pom Wrap
Simply thread pom poms around the perimeter of a simple scarf, as shown here.
3. Tie Dye Infinity Scarf
You’ll need a couple yards of fabric, dye, rubber bands, and this helpful tutorial.
4. Vintage Wool Cowl
Revamp a vintage wool scarf into a cowl with minimal sewing. Directions can be found here.
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.
6. Braided Infinity Scarf
Make a two-tone braided scarf by following these simple steps.
7. Simple Shot Cotton Scarves
Check out this great tutorial for minimal sewing scarves, made from soft and brightly colored shot cotton fabrics.
8. Big Button Cowl
Add buttons to a simple scarf like this blogger for a quick and easy upgrade.
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.
10. Ruffled Scarf
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.
12. Scripted Scarf
Use a fabric marker to write your favorite poem or quote on a scarf, like this blogger.
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.
14. Cargo Scarf
No need to carry a purse. Check out this tutorial to make your own scarf-pocket hybrid.
15. Yarn Skein Scarf
No knitting required to create this stylish yarn scarf. Scraps of leather are used to hold the skeins in place.
16. Stranded T-Shirt Scarf
All you need is a T-shirt, ruler, and about ten minutes to make this simple scarf.
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.
18. Wool Cowl
Use wool in two different colors to make an elegant bow-like cowl, like this crafter did.
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.
20. Sunshine Knit Scarf
Just the most basic knitting scales required to create this citrus-colored scarf. Check out the pattern.
21. Lace Scarf
Make a dainty lace scarf that you can dress up or down. Check out this quick and easy tutorial.
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!
24. Patchwork Scarf
Mix up a bunch of printed fabrics, like this blogger did. Patchwork never goes out of style.
25. Felted Flowers Scarf
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.
27. Faux Fur Skinny Scarf
Faux (or real) fur will keep you warm in winter months. Find the step-by-step instructions here.
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
29. Ombre Scarves
These sweet and simple colorful scarves were made using cheesecloth. Check out the directions and video tutorial.
30. Men’s Sweater Cowl
Turn an old guy’s sweater into a cowl with this tutorial.
31. Spiral Scarves
These aren’t as hard as they may seem. Make your own version with these directions.
32. Giant Pom Pom Scarf
Transform an old scarf by tying the ends together with a giant pom pom, like this inspired crater.
Pippa Armbrester is a quilt maker and designer. Follow her adventures in quilting and life on her website.
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