20+ Ways to Tie a Head Scarf

Hello, sunshine! Long-awaited light and lovely days are upon us, and while for many this may signal the end of scarf season, we see it as an opportunity to twist, knot, and style our lightest and brightest scarves in a series of new ways!

This spring, the must-try trend we’re obsessing over is the head scarf. While it may seem like a daunting task to transform a scarf into a beautiful new ‘do, we’ve made it easier than ever to mimic the season’s most popular head scarf styles — and, of course, a few knots of our own! With step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow video tutorials, the SDN gals will have you tying like a pro in no time.

For instructions on our newest knots, click through the head scarves below. Also, be sure to check out our complete collection of head scarf tutorials over in the Knot Library and be sure to browse our Knots for Hope resource, the original inspiration for our head scarf obsession.

20+ ways to tie a head scarf

Twist & Shout Heidi Braid Knotty Twist Up in Knots Itty Bitty Bow Twisted Crown Twisty Turban Side Scarf Pony Knotty But Nice Knotted & Nautical Little Bow Peep Middle of Everywhere A Knot in My Hair All Twisted Up My Little Pony To Be or Knot to Be Criss Cross Oversized Chignon Miss Knotty Do The Twist Head Scarf Tutorials

Looking for new scarves to style this spring? Shop our spring collection, perfect for pairing with everything from maxi dresses to flowy blouses. Not to mention, they’re absolute head scarf perfection!

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For the Love of Scarves: Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show our moms just how much we love them by treating them with something they might not ordinarily buy for themselves. Scarves are a great spring accessory that can dress up any outfit by adding color, pattern, and texture — and they’re the perfect way to thank your mama for all she’s done for you! Aren’t sure what type of scarf might be best for the most important lady in your life? Check out our gift guide below to find a scarf that’s perfect for your mom’s individual style.

Scarves for Mom

And don’t forget to browse our special Mother’s Day Collection scarves until you come across something that just screams Mom!


Bianca Pleated Paisley ScarfAre you known for having the “fun” mom? Embrace her quirky nature and let her personality shine with a funky patterned scarf! The Bianca Pleated Paisley Scarf is ideal for spring with its bold floral print and bright colors.


Cambridge Houndstooth Wrap Scarf

If your mama is a working lady, her wardrobe is probably full of sophisticated work attire ready for a full day at the office. For the professional mom, dressy scarves are your best bet! We love this Cambridge Houndstooth Wrap Scarf that pairs perfectly with a shift dress or a feminine blouse and slacks.


Charlotte Polka Dot Infinity Scarf

If your mom is up on the latest trends, she’s probably already in love with polka dots. Our Charlotte Polka Dot Infinity Scarf is oh-so adorable and is sure to help your mom maintain her status as the reigning fashionista of the house … as long as you’re not around, at least!


Andie Striped Loop Scarf

She’s here, she’s there, she’s everywhere! While you may never know how she does it, your on-the-go mom conquers that busy schedule like a pro. A comfy yet practical scarf like the Andie Striped Loop Scarf is the perfect addition to a tee and light jacket combo.


Karissa Plaid Crinkle Scarf

Is your mom the comfy-casual type? If that sounds like her, you’re likely used to seeing her in jeans and tennis shoes. That doesn’t mean she can’t jazz up her look with fun accessories — maybe she just needs the right ones! Keep it simple with something like the Karissa Plaid Crinkle Scarf, which she can easily throw on with a comfy, lightweight cardigan and jeans before starting her day.

Which scarf fits your mom’s personal style best? Catch the whole collection here.

Keep Calm and Wear Scarves

With winter drawing to a close and spring hot on the horizon, it’s time to finally get outdoors and have some fun. We know you’ll want to add some spice to your warmer-weather wardrobe as your spring social calendar fills up. Our favorite mantra makes outfit-planning easy: Keep Calm and Wear Scarves!

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Scarf It Up! Spring Trends to Try Now

Gone are the days when scarves were just a cold-weather necessity! Appropriate for everything from casual weekend wear to office-ready attire, spring scarves are one accessory you shouldn’t live without. Take a look at these spring scarf trends featuring some of our newest and cutest arrivals — and sing away those winter blues once and for all!

Spring Trend: Prints & Patterns This trend is likely the most versatile, with a plethora of options ranging from striped scarves to scarves with polka dots! Take this opportunity to mix prints and patterns, such as striped blouses with animal print scarves or a chevron dress with a tribal print scarf, for a fresh look that will stand out from the crowd.

Pictured above: Caitlin Polka Dot Skinny Scarf | Liza Colorblock Zebra Scarf | Fiona Leopard Pashmina | Candice Feather Scarf | Sarah Striped Two-Way Scarf | Liz Tribal Infinity Scarf | Delia Giraffe Print Scarf | Mimi Metallic Leopard Scarf

Spring Trend: Pastels Nothing says spring like pastels! So, how can you wear pastel scarves without looking like an Easter egg? Pair pastels with a neutral base color such as black, white, or nude, or mix and match pastels (but try to limit your pales to avoid the Easter-egg effect). Whether solid or printed, these scarves are a must for your spring wardrobe.

Pictured above: Juliet Lace Scarf | Nicole Cotton Scarf | Heidi Striped Infinity Scarf | Marley Skull Scarf | Renee Polka Dot Skinny Scarf | Mila Cross Infinity Scarf | Beth Geometric Skinny Scarf | Margie Solid Color Scarf

Sprint Trend: Floral Scarves

April showers bring May flowers … and this trend captures that saying perfectly! Floral scarves are great for adding a touch of femininity to any outfit for even the most un-girly girl. From paisley pashminas to tropical infinity scarves, floral scarves come in nearly endless options and colors to fit a scarf gal’s style. Pair a striped dress with a floral scarf and a light jacket or blazer for the perfect spring look.

Pictured above: Sophie Floral Loop Scarf | Haley Floral Dot Scarf | Lilly Paisley Striped Pashmina | Paige Hawaiian Flower Scarf | Angela Paisley Scarf | Louisa Floral Scarf | Justine Floral Pashmina | Britta Floral Lace Infinity Scarf