Create / Enjoy: Another infinity scarf makeover tutorial

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Another infinity scarf makeover tutorial

You remember this tutorial using a scarf I made from an old scarf that I never wore.  I love how it turned out!

Same idea here--I made this chunky scarf during my knitting phase, sophomore year of college, probably?  It was cute and all, but I associate it with the cropped corduroy blazers, crewneck wooly sweaters, and flared Hollister jeans I wore it with, and it was really long, and the fringe was so bulky and not elegant...


So I remade it.  So glad those circle scarves are in right now, cuz this one was a perfect candidate for a remake!  Wanna see how I did it?  I doubt you need the step-by-step, but here are the pics anyway! ;)
  • Remove all the fringe pieces.  You should have some pretty prominent gaps where they were looped through.
  •  Using a large needle, connect the end of the scarf if you have one and a piece of fringe--or, just a couple pieces of fringe tied together.  Or, of course, if you have more yarn, use that.
  •  Going from loop to loop, sew the ends together!
  •  At the edge, tie off with the other end of yarn, if you have one--if not, loop around and create a knot with the yarn piece itself.

Ta-da!  Wear in loops as you choose!


Here's some chunky cowl-shaped scarf inspiration for you...


14 comments :

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  1. Yay! I saw the whole post and had to come tell you! And yes, I will still come to you blog, to comment, read comments, pin, etc. But thank you!

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  2. thats a really cool re-fashion!!

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  3. Thanks!

    @Carrie, thanks for letting me know, glad you like the new settings!

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  4. Yay, I can see your blog in my Google reader now! I like the new changes.

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  5. What a great - and easy - idea.

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  6. What a super duper idea...hop over and share this at my NIFTY THRIFTY TUESDAY PARTY this week...hope to see ya there:)

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  7. I featured this at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com yesterday.

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  8. This is an absolutely GREAT idea! I make scarves of all kinds and this will add to my project box. Thank you so much! Love your blog!

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  9. I love it! And what a great way to fix an older style scarf!

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  10. This looks great! How long is the scarf you were sewing together? Do you make two, three or four loops? Or just like you want to?

    http://paperdollsquared.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thanks! Good question--I didn't measure it but it is pretty long. I loop it three times when I wear it. You also could do this with a shorter (but wider?) one and loop it twice.

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