How to Style a Large Silk Scarf in 4 Different Ways

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to style a large silk scarf. The scarf I’m using measures 53x53 inches (135x135cm) and has a gorgeous paisley print. I think that scarves are like origami in that there are so many ways you can fold and style them and so many different looks you can create. Let’s get started!


Folding the large silk scarf into a large band

The base fold for all of the styles I’ll be showing you is a large band.


Style 1 - Voluminous braid

Crossing the scarf at the back

Step 1 - Cross at the back

Place the band on your neck, cross the ends behind and then bring them forward.

Twisting in the middle

Step 2 - Twist the middle

Pull the front loop down and twist it.

Passing the ends through the loop

Step 3 - Pass the ends through the loop

Take one end and pass it through the loop. The top part of this side is already passed over, so we’re going to pass the bottom part under.

How to tie a scarf

Then take the other end; the top part of this side is already passed under, so we’re going to pass the bottom part over the loop and then through it.

How to tie a large silk scarf

Tie a knot at the bottom of the scarf, and voila, you have a lovely voluminous braid.


Style 2 - Wide loop

Tying a double knot

Step 1 - Tie a double knot

For the second style, as before, place the band on your neck, cross the ends behind and then bring them forward. Then tie a double knot at the bottom, making the ends look pretty.

Pulling the middle down

Step 2 - Pull the middle down

Now, pull the middle part down and make it large. Cover the knot but leave the ends visible.

Ways to wear a large silk scarf

This was so easy to do, and it looks great.

Hiding the ends of the scarf

You also have the option of hiding the ends for an elegant-looking infinity scarf.


Style 3 - Decorative knot

Making a knot in the scarf

Step 1 - Make a knot

Place the scarf over your neck and make a knot on one side.

Passing the other side through

Step 2 - Pass the other side through

Then pass the other side through the loop. It should look like a big tie. Tighten the knot.

Passing both sides through

Step 3 - Pass both sides through

Next, take the ends and pass them both through again. Spread out the ends, and you can play around with the level of the knot and the length of the ends to find the shape that works best for you.

Styling a large silk scarf

And here is the finished look!


Style 4 - Long loop

Making a knot

Step 1 - Make a knot

The fourth style is the easiest one. Just place the scarf over your shoulders and tie the ends at the level of your waist. Then spread out the side parts.

Tying ends in the knot

Step 2 - Tie ends in the knot

If the ends are too long for your liking, you can tie them in the knot.

Large silk scarf styles

This style will elongate your torso and make you look slimmer.

How to style a large silk scarf

You can also wear the scarf under a jacket like this.


How to style a large silk scarf

There we have four ways that you can style a large silks scarf, all far more stylish than just wrapping it over your neck. I hope you’ve found this step-by-step tutorial easy to follow, and you’ve been inspired to try out some of the scarf styles for yourself.

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  • RENEE RENEE 23 hours ago

    I LOVE YOUR IDEAS FOR MAKING VERY PRETTY LOOKS WITH A SILK SCARF. I HAVE SEVERAL SCARVES AND DID NOT KNOW HOW TO TIE THEM AROUND LIKE YOU SHOWED IN THE VIDEO. THANK YOU AND WITHOUT A DOUBT I WILL BE PRACTICING EVERY ONE YOU DID. THANK YOU & I AM SO EXCITED TO HAVE NEW LOOKS FOR MY SCARVES. 👍🏼😊

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