How do you wear a continuous loop scarf?
What are the different shapes of scarves?
- The Rectangle. Dougal Waters / Getty Images.
- The Square. Photo: Getty/Andrej Godjevac.
- The Infinity Scarf. Photo: Christopher Peterson/ FilmMagic/ Getty Images.
- The Shawl or Wrap Scarf. Photo: GC Images/ Getty Images.
- The Blanket Scarf.
- The Snood Scarf.
Why is it called an infinity scarf? Infinity Scarf 101
The infinity scarf gets its name from being sewn as a continuous loop. Unlike a traditional cold weather scarf, it falls neatly into a ring shape around the neck.
What is the difference between a cowl and an infinity scarf? I know what you’re thinking: is there really a difference between an infinity scarf and a cowl? Short answer: yes. While infinity scarves can often seem to go on forever (as their name suggests), cowls are more fitted. Most cowls are also often wide enough to wear as a hood.