A silk scarf can be worn in a myriad of ways, depending upon the size, shape and length of the scarf. A small scarf can be folded artfully to decorate a breast pocket. A larger scarf can decorate a woman's neck, her waist, her shoulders, her head and her hair. In any of these places, the scarf can be folded and tied to look completely different. How to wear a silk scarf is limited only by the imagination of its wearer.
A silk scarf can be worn and tied as an ascot under a shirt. There are two ways to tie a scarf for an ascot. One is wrapping it around the neck only once, and tying the ascot knot. The other way is for a longer scarf because it is wrapped around the neck twice then tied in the ascot knot.
Wear a silk scarf tied or draped around the neck in a number of ways - like a cowboy kerchief, tied on the side in a decorative knot, wrapped around the neck with ends hanging loose down the front or back, wrapped around the neck in back then tied in front, wrapped and tied on the side and more. There are books and videos showing the numerous ways a silk scarf can be tied and draped.
A silk scarf can be worn on the hair folded in a rectangle and tied around a ponytail or as a headband tied in the back underneath the hair. It can be tied around a hat and then, depending upon its length, it can be looped and tied into a bow or flower.
On the head, a silk scarf can be tied under the chin, or around back underneath the hair as a kerchief, or if it is long enough, it can be wrapped around the neck twice and tied in back the way movie stars wore them in the 1950s.
A silk scarf can be worn as a shawl, as a sarong tied around the waist, as a belt, a sash, as a turban and in a multitude of other ways.