7 Festive Crochet Scarves to Make for Christmas

Are you looking for some Christmas scarf crochet pattern ideas? If so, then you’ll love this roundup of festive scarf crochet patterns for every skill level.

These scarves are perfect for gifting or keeping yourself cozy. Plus, they work up quick, so you can make one for everyone on your list! And the best part is that they are all free crochet patterns!


I don’t know about you but when I think of Christmas crochet scarves I imagine red, white, green, and even some snow – inspired blue designs in there too. While these are the colors I think of, you may think differently, and that’s totally ok! The holidays are unique to each of us, and that’s what makes them special!

Most of the scarf patterns below are simple, but there will be some that use more complicated stitches for those who’d like a challenge.

Basic Crochet Stitches for Christmas Scarves

When I was searching for holiday scarf crochet ideas, I looked for ones that used various beginner-friendly stitches. Basic stitches are perfect for patterns because they can be done pretty easily.

  1. Single Crochet Stitch
  2. Half Double Crochet (Video)
  3. Double Crochet Stitch (Video)

Single Crochet

Single Crochet Crochet Stitch

Abbreviation: sc
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Patterns Using This Stitch →

Half Double Crochet

Half Double Crochet Crochet Stitch

Abbreviation: hdc
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Double Crochet

Double Crochet Crochet Stitch

Abbreviation: dc
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Patterns Using This Stitch →

Tip: If you are new to crochet, then take a look at the stitches I linked up above to get a more profound understanding of each stitch. If you are a pro already, then you should be good to go with the scarf patterns I found below.

Crochet Christmas Scarf Patterns
All the Christmas Crochet Scarves shown can be found below!

Ready to Get Started?

Scroll on down to find some of the most festive holiday crochet scarf patterns you can make!

The patterns will be broken down into skill level, so be sure to take a moment to look over each one to see how difficult it will be to crochet.

Favorite Christmas Crochet Scarf Patterns

Check out our collection of festive crochet Christmas scarves! They’re all free patterns, so you can get your holiday hooking on without breaking the bank.

Cozy Winter Scarf

Skill Level: Easy
Designer: Easy Crochet
Yarn: Lion Brand Touch of Alpaca

Snuggle up this winter with our crochet scarf made from ultra-soft alpaca yarn. It’s not just cozy, it’s also super warm, making it your go-to accessory for those chilly days.

Falling Snowflake Scarf

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designer: Yarnspirations
Yarn: Super Saver

You’ll love how festive this scarf is and the fact that it is a FREE PDF download! It is made with simple stitches such as the single and double crochet, so it shouldn’t be too hard to make.

Christmas Tree Crochet Scarf

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designer: Sew Crafty Crochet
Yarn: Vanna’s Choice

Just like the snowflake scarf above, this Christmas tree scarf is so unique! You’ll love this extra cute crochet tree scarf next project! Get the tutorial below.

Green Fringe Scarf

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designer: Easy Crochet
Yarn: Vanna’s Choice

This scarf can be made in any color, but it looks extra festive in Kelly Green, a beautiful color from Lion Brand’s Vanna’s Choice line. If you love quick scarves, then you’ll love this pattern!

Free Snowflake Scarf

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designer: ACrochetedSimplicity
Yarn: Homespun

Use this beautiful holiday scarf design with this free snowflake chart to create a scarf today.

Elf Crochet Scarf

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designer: The Crafter Life
Yarn: Impeccable

This adorable elf crochet scarf is perfect for the holidays and will be sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face! Make one of these elf scarves for everyone you know!

Crochet Mittens Scarf

Skill Level: Easy
Designer: Underground Crafter
Yarn: Super Saver

If you are looking for a cute holiday scarf (and easy to crochet) design, then this pattern is for you! Crochet one for yourself and everyone you know, since it is extra cute!

Christmas Cowl / Scarf Video Pattern

Which Christmas crochet scarf pattern above was the front-runner for you? Tell me in the Easy Crochet Facebook group where you can share patterns, ask questions and get in on fabulous yarny deals.

I hope you enjoyed this collection of Christmas scarf crochet project ideas that you can make in no time at all.

More Free Crochet Holiday Patterns

If you’d like more free crochet patterns, refer to the list below that includes a few of my favorites.


  1. Hello Krista,I loved the Christmas scarf pattern,it is very pretty
    Thank you for a great Christmas gift idea.the video you did was very good and you explained all very nicely.
    I plan on making 5 for family,they will love them.

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