15 Different Ways to Tie Scarf Knots

15 Different Ways to Tie Scarf Knots

As the cold winds of winter roll in, scarves inevitably become a wardrobe accessory no woman can live without. Explore this Fashionhance post to find not 1 or 2, but 15 stylish ways to tie your favorite scarf.
"There is something that feels stagnant about having things you don't use or wear. But shoes are my thing. Shoes and scarves, I'm a big fan of the scarf."
― Leslie Bibb
Whether it's to keep yourself warm on a cold winter morning, or add a bit of chic sophistication to a simple outfit, scarves can be the perfect companion. Depending on an outfit, you can style the scarf in a variety of different styles to complement an occasion or time of day. While there are a lot of ways a scarf can be worn, we have selected 15 amazing styles that will suit anyone.
Quick Tip
To make your scarves more noticeable, wear outfits in contrasting colors.
15 Types of Scarf Knots
For many of us, wearing a scarf means wrapping it once or twice around the neck. But wait! There are different ways you can tie a scarf into a knot and change the way you look. Below you will find a step-by-step illustration on some our favorite scarf knots.
Boho Loop Knot
Boho Loop Scarf Knot Step1
Step 1 - Place the middle of your scarf in front of your neck, with the ends going over your shoulders.
Boho Loop Scarf Knot Step2
Step 2 - Pull on both ends of your scarf and bring it around in front.
Boho Loop Scarf Knot Step3
Step 3 - Tie a simple, loose knot with both ends of your scarf.
French Scarf Knot
French Scarf Knot Step1
Step 1 - Place the middle of your scarf in front of your neck, with the ends going over your shoulders.
French Scarf Knot Step2
Step 2 - Pull on both ends of your scarf and bring it around in front.
French Scarf Knot Step3
Step 3 - Tie a loose knot with both ends of your scarf and tighten it as you bring it to rest on either side of your neck.
Bow Scarf Knot
Bow Scarf Knot Step1
Step 1 - Place your scarf around the back of your neck, keeping one end slightly longer than the other.
Bow Scarf Knot Step2
Step 2 - With the longer side, make a loop in such a way that it hides the end of your scarf.
Bow Scarf Knot Step3
Step 3 - Hold your scarf from the middle so that it takes the shape of a bow.
Bow Scarf Knot Step4
Step 4 - Wrap the shorter side of your scarf around the bow and through the middle to hold it in place.
Knotted Shawl
Knotted Shawl Step1
Step 1 - Hold your scarf with your arms at the back.
Knotted Shawl Step2
Step 2 - Secure both ends of your scarf with a simple knot.
Knotted Shawl Step3
Step 3 - Tighten the knot and pull the edges of your scarf so that it hides neatly inside the shawl.
Knotted Shawl Step4
Step 4 - This is what it'll look like from the front.
Layered Scarf Knot
Layered Scarf Knot Step1
Step 1 - Place the middle of your scarf in front of your neck, with the ends going over your shoulders.
Layered Scarf Knot Step2
Step 2 - Pull on both ends of your scarf and bring it around in front.
Layered Scarf Knot Step3
Step 3 - Tie a simple, loose knot with both ends of your scarf so that it hangs belong the first loop.
Layered Scarf Knot Step4
Step 4 - Adjust your scarf in such a way that the ends rest neatly in the center.
Neck Scarf Wrap
Neck Wrap Step1
Step 1 - Place your scarf around the back of your neck, keeping one end slightly longer than the other.
Neck Wrap Step2
Step 2 - Bring the longer end of the scarf behind your shoulder and let it rest there.
Neck Wrap Step3
Step 3 - Wrap the longer end from around your other shoulder and place it in front.
Neck Wrap Step4
Step 4 - With the same end, tuck the end of your scarf in so that it hides inside the loop.
Neck Wrap Step5
Step 5 - Tuck in the shorter end of your scarf on the other side to complete the knot.
Necklace Scarf Knot
Necklace Scarf Knot Step1
Step 1 - Fold your scarf in half lengthwise.
Necklace Scarf Knot Step2
Step 2 - Hold the diagonal ends of your scarf in front of you.
Necklace Scarf Knot Step3
Step 3 - Tie the ends of your scarf into a secured knot.
Necklace Scarf Knot Step4
Step 4 - Place your scarf over your neck and adjust it so that the edges are pointing downward.
Double-sided Knot
Double-sided Scarf Knot Step1
Step 1 - Hold your favorite double-sided scarf in front of you; this will be the front side.
Double-sided Scarf Knot Step2
Step 2 - Aaand, this is other side.
Double-sided Scarf Knot Step4
Step 3 - Place the scarf around the back of your neck, keeping one end slightly longer than the other.
Double-sided Scarf Knot Step4
Step 4 - With the longer side, make a loop around your neck and adjust the ends so that it matches one another.
Twisted Scarf Knot
Twisted Scarf Knot Step1
Step 1 - Twist your scarf and place the middle in front of your neck, with the ends going over your shoulders.
Twisted Scarf Knot Step2
Step 2 - Pull on both ends of your scarf and bring it around in front.
Twisted Scarf Knot Step3
Step 3 - Tie a simple, loose knot with both ends of your scarf.
Double Scarf Knots
Double Scarf Knots Step1
Step 1 - Twist the scarf and place it around the back of your neck.
Double Scarf Knots Step2
Step 2 - Make a knot on one side of your scarf.
Double Scarf Knots Step3
Step 3 - Similarly, make another knot on the other side as well.
Double Scarf Knots Step4
Step 4 - Join both knots with another large knot in such a way that the two previous knots appear as one.
Rosette Scarf Knot
Rosette Scarf Knot Step1
Step 1 - Place your scarf around the back of your neck.
Rosette Scarf Knot Step2
Step 2 - Hold both ends and twist your scarf as tightly as you can.
Rosette Scarf Knot Step3
Step 3 - Wrap your twisted scarf in a circular movement and bring it closer to your neck; secure the ends of the knot.
Chain Scarf Knot
Chain Scarf Knot Step1
Step 1 - Place your scarf around the back of your neck.
Chain Scarf Knot Step2
Step 2 - Wrap around both sides of your scarf in front of you.
Chain Scarf Knot Step3
Step 3 - Bring both ends of your scarf to the back of your neck and secure the knot by tying the ends together.
Side Double Knot
Side Double Knots Step1
Step 1 - Twist the scarf and place it around the back of your neck.
Side Double Knots Step2
Step 2 - Make a knot on one side of your scarf.
Side Double Knots Step3
Step 3 - Similarly, make another knot on the other side as well.
Side Double Knots Step4
Step 4 - Tie a large knot with the previous knots and place it on one side of your neck.
Simple Scarf Knot
Simple Scarf Knot Step1
Step 1 - Place your scarf around the back of your neck.
Simple Scarf Knot Step2
Step 2 - Tie a simple, loose knot with both sides of your scarf.
Simple Scarf Knot Step3
Step 3 - Make another knot and tighten it around the first knot to secure it.
Braided Scarf Knot
Braided Scarf Knot Step1
Step 1 - Place your scarf around the back of your neck.
Braided Scarf Knot Step2
Step 2 - Tie a simple, loose knot with both sides of your scarf.
Braided Scarf Knot Step3
Step 3 - Pull the knot onto one side, and make another loop that is tight enough to sit underneath the first one.
Braided Scarf Knot Step4
Step 4 - Then comes another loop that sits underneath the second loop you just made.
Braided Scarf Knot Step5
Step 5 - Depending on the length of your scarf, keep making loops till you reach the end.
No matter what type of scarf you choose to accessorize your outfits with, remember that there are a ton of ways to tie it. Don't be afraid to play around with a variety of styles to find the ones that suit your personality.