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How Long Should a Scarf be?

May 15, 2020 2 min read

Scarves don't have to be a particular length or width to be successful. Usually, we knit scarves for different people with different sizes.

However, some people just like the long scarf, thinking it's more practical and straight forward to match. Some people just like the short scarf, think the short scarf is more fashionable. In most cases, the long scarf is about 82" in lenght, the short scarf is about 55" in length. There is also one medium size scarf which is about 70" in length.

a girl with long scarf

How long should a scarf be for men?

When knitting a scarf, you need consider the dimensions of the scarf. However, the dimensions of every brand scarf may vary, even the quality may vary according to the hemming method. If you appear as a chic and mature man, an extended scarf is a perfect choice for you.

Normally we make three sizes scarves, the short scarves are 55" long, that is 139.7cm, the medium is about 70.8", that is 180 cm, and the long scarves are about 82", that is 208.28cm in length. They are suitable for women and men.

Men with normal height usually need a scarf with a length of 70.8 inches. Here we recommended our mens plaid scarves. For tall guys, you can choose an 82 inches scarf.

How long should a scarf be for women?

In most cases, women and men wear a similar size scarf.

In our experience, a 70.8-inch scarf is enough for a lady to wear. If 70.8 inches is just too long for you, then 55 inches is the best choice.

Scarves are available a spread of designs and maybe tied during a sort of way, and you'll mix and match as you wish.

The scarf doesn't need to be a selected length or width to achieve success. Most scarves are 55 inches long and are an honest choice.

How long should a scarf be for children?

Scarves for children are in fashion now. You may think your child is just too young to wear it, but he or she also must stay warm within the winter and stand out from the gang.

For children's scarves, we differ them consistent with your child's age. If your child is under 5, wear a scarf that's 55 inches long and seven inches wide. If he or she is between 5 and 10 years old, wear a scarf that's 55 inches long and 10 inches wide.

A longer scarf is often tied from the front to the rear than to the front. It's warm. The short one is additionally nice to surround as an ornament.

It is vital to make sure the scarf is above the child's knees, or are often tucked into a coat, and take care to not tie the scarf too long to stop them from tripping over it.

Scarves sizes chart for your choice

  short Medium long
Men 55"=139.7cm 70.8"=180cm 82"=208.28cm
Women 55"=139.7cm 70.8"=180cm 82"=208.28cm
Children under 5 years old 55"=139.7cm, with 7.87" width
Children 5-10 years old 55"=139.7cm, with 9.84" width


updated on Sep 1st, 2021

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