How To Make A Scarf

Easy When You Know How

So you’re wondering how to make a scarf? Well, you’ve sure come to the right place!

But where do you start? If you know how to knit or crochet, then you’re already part way there. You’ll soon find plenty of patterns here to choose from! If not, then I can direct you to just the right places to learn what you need to know to be able to knit or crochet your first scarf.

Or, if you just want something easy that kids can work on too, then I’ll also show you some scarves you can make with knitting looms.


Simple Fleece, Woven or Silk?

If you’re not interested in knitting or crochet (I’m biased as I love both) but you love to work with fabric, then you might want to learn how to make a scarf from polar fleece? No worries – you’ll find here step by step instructions with pictures to illustrate a few different styles.

Want something more, but not sure what? How about hand painting a ready-made silk scarf? Yes – you can do that too – it’s not as hard as you might think to get great results!

Or, how about a spot of weaving? It’s really quite therapeutic and again, not so difficult. I’ll show you a way that even kids can put together a simple woven scarf as a gift.

Embroider or Embellish?

Do you love embroidery? Hand or machine? No matter – we can cover both. I’ll show you some basic hand embroidery stitches which you can try for yourself – nothing too difficult, but plenty to keep you going for a while…and I can go over the basics of using a sewing machine for embroidery too.

If you want to make custom scarves, it’s really not so hard. You'll learn you how you can use various methods for decorating even the most basic of scarves – from monograms to iron on motifs, from adding eyelets to working knit or crocheted edgings, the world is your oyster!


Or Maybe Felting...?

Handmade scarves can make amazing gifts, and there’s no need to be the best lace knitter in the world, there are plenty of ways to spruce up a simple strip, triangle or square of fabric.

You can easily make a fun fur or a boa scarf by knitting, crochet or weaving, but they’re not the only ways – no way. In no time you’ll be inspired to come up with your own personalized ways of making special custom scarves for your friends and family, or even for sale!

Oh, and don’t dismiss felting either – it’s the simplest way by far of making a piece of fabric. All you need is some determination and strong arms! Learn the basics of wet and needle felting. You can maybe even try some nuno felting if you’re lucky!

I’ll bet you didn’t realize there were so many ways how to make a scarf? And this list here is in no way exhausted…after all, we haven’t even considered recycling...yes – you didn’t think of that one did you?

Interested? Then go ahead and try some of these fun methods of scarf making! Enjoy!

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