There are many types of scarves, which can be divided into long scarves, small squares, shawls and bibs. According to the different processes, it can be divided into jacquard scarves, printed scarves, knitted scarves and the like. According to the fabric, there are cotton scarves, wool scarves, scarves, acrylic scarves, linen scarves, and the like. From the fabric point of view, the fabric of the scarf and clothes is similar, so the scarf can also be classified into clothing. In terms of size, the shawl and the cloak are very similar, so the shawl can be classified into clothing.
The main function of the scarf is to protect the neck from sunburn in the summer and to keep warm in winter. Some regions and countries have special religious scarves because of religious issues. For fashionistas, the scarf can also play a decorative role.