Making three different scarves out of an old T-shirt is fast and simple. For the first one, lay the t-shirt out flat and cut horizontally from one underarm to the other. Next, cut one layer of the tube. Now cut straight lines every 1/2" inch all the way up to the last inch of ...more
Make a Out of Scarves
Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. This easy no-sew, no-knit, hand-printed scarf project makes a perfect and perfectly easy gift for everyone on your list. An ...more
This makes a great gift for anyone who is into recycled crafts. Start with a lightweight scarf you don't use anymore (square or rectangular) and some cording or ribbon, and then follow this quick sewing tutorial to transform it into an eco-friendly produce bag.
Hermès is all about giving out the free goodies—this week I posted a tutorial for making your own papercraft "Kelly bag" and for years now they've created "knotting cards", a set of DIY illustrations presenting different ways to wear their iconic scarves. Typically list headl ...more
A crick is a sudden, spasmodic pain and stiffness in the neck caused by tight muscles that can absolutely ruin your entire day. It can last for more than one day and can be triggered by the smallest movement of the neck, such as a simple pandiculation, aka a yawn-stretch. Alth ...more
A shemagh, or a keffiyeh, is a traditiona Arab headdress that's worn by Arab men. Made from a square scarf, it protects their heads and face from desert wind and sun. It's also multifunctional - warm at night and lightweight during the day. These scarves have even become adopt ...more
How to Belly Dance! Okay, so you can shimmy and you can shake, but you ain’t seen nothin’ until you’ve seen a skilled belly dancer strut her stuff. Here are a couple of basic belly-dancing moves to awaken your inner Shakira… You will need: some space - a chunk about six feet ...more
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to powe ...more
Here's a great little how-to to get you started on knitting a circle or infinity scarf, also known as a mobius scarf. This is a beginner tutorial so don't be shy, grab your needles and get knitting! Circle Scarfs became really popular this year/season, so make one and rock it ...more
These lovely scarves have different names. I call it the Spiral Ruffle Scarf. It's easy to make and looks great in either a fine or a medium weight yarn. I made mine with softball cotton yarn and size 8 needles. Here are the videos and written directions: Watch both videos for ...more
A crochet scarf is a great way to begin learning crochet stitches and basics. Learn how to crochet a scarf with tips from a craft expert in this free crochet video series. Part 1 of 9 - How to Crochet a scarf. Crochet a scarf - Part 2 of 9. Click through to watch this video on ...more
This video tutorial shows you how to use a long wrap product to dress yourself while creating a secure carrier for your baby. The long wrap is brought forward from back to front and round your belly button, criss-crossed over your back and brought forward and criss-crossed onc ...more
Sometimes you will want to add fringe to your knitted scarves. Follow the steps below for an easy way to make fringe. Wind the yarn around cardboard about the length you want, as above. Cut at one end. Fold the strands in half. and pull through the scarf using a crochet hook. ...more
Add even more personal touches to your crocheted items. This how to video is a tutorial on how to make pom pom balls out of yarn. These pom pom balls are super easy to make and are a great way to decorate scarves and hats.
In need of a cheap present for your budget... learn how to make a homemade gift for any holiday or occasion, or just for your greedy self. In this video, Sajata-E will show you how to knit a complete scarf using only your fingers. Throw away those knitting needles, because yo ...more
Get into the Christmas spirit this holiday season by crafting! But don't worry - we're not talking about super complex and time-consuming crafts like crochet scarves or those fugly Christmas sweaters your grandma used to knit for you. Check out this video to learn how to fold ...more
There is a right way and a wrong way for a man to wear a scarf. This how to video shows you the proper way to tie a scarf for every weather condition.
In this video, we are given instructions on how to tie up hair at night before going to sleep. You will nee a satin scarf to do this. First you will make your scarf into one large triangle. After this, clip your hair up in a large clip on the back of your head. Now, put the sa ...more
This video tutorial shows how you can tie a shemag or shemagh with this funny tutorial. A shemag is a desert style head scarf worn to keep the face safe from the wind, sun and sand. With this how to video you can be tying a shemag head scarf in no time. While these traditional ...more
Doing a hobby such as crochet usually offers no instant gratification - in fact, that's probably why we have this stereotypical image of a grandma sitting in her rocking chair, knitting endless bunches of scarves for her grandkids for hours on end. True, many crochet projects ...more
Learn how to knit in the round using a fixed circular needle. Use this technique to knit sweater sleeves, hats, socks, and scarves. There are many way to knit in the round, but this video demonstrates how to knit a hat shaped form with a fixed circular knitting needle.
Add personal touches to you projects by creating crochet flowers. This how to video is a crocheting tutorial that will show you how to create a marigold flower. Crochet several of them, and use them to decorate your scarves, bags, or sweaters.
The great thing about scarves is, not only do they keep you warm, but there are so many different ways that they can be worn. From the obvious bow method to the European look, scarves can be fun to stylize. In this tutorial find out how to tie a scarf in a large flower bow. Ma ...more
In this video, we learn how to tie a Shemagh scarf for fashion. First, tie the scarf by folding it in half then throwing it over your neck. Place your hear over it and you're done! Now, fold the scarf in half again and wrap it over your back, then create two small knots on the ...more
Want to make one of the hottest accessories of this season? The infinity scarf is a versatile addition to your winter wardrobe, and you can dress it up or dress it down. In this two-part video, you'll be shown how you can crochet your own infinity scarf. Part 1 of 2 - How to C ...more
Are your socks developing holes? A gap in your favorite scarf? You don't have to throw them out! Darning is a technique used to rejoin a knitted garment that has become undone, and this video shows you how to become your own darner.
Once you know the difference between knit & woven fabrics, you can make the easiest project on the planet: a lightweight, trendy tube scarf. Melissa shows you how to wear it and how to make it with this how to video. Watch this sewing tutorial and you will be sporting a new tu ...more
In this video, we learn how to tie a shemagh in a traditional way. First, you will place it behind your head and then wrap it between your mouth and your nose. Now, wrap the other side of the scarf around the forehead and to the back of the head. Wrap the scarf on the side in ...more
An infinity scarf is worn a specific way: around the neck in an elegant way. In this video, learn how to turn one of your long scarves into an infinity scarf by drapping and wrapping it a certain way. Look stylish in the cold with a faux infinity scarf!
This video shows us how to make a DIY long vest out of a scarf in no time! You will need: a wide scarf, matching thread, other colored thread, safety pins, needles, and scissors. First, measure yourself shoulder to shoulder and add 15cm to that number. Next, measure 30cm on ea ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn different ways to wear a Pashmina scarf with a bridesmaid dress. The first way is to wear it on the shoulders for those who are uncomfortable with strapless dresses or are cold. The second way is to simply wear it around your arms. The thi ...more
An infinity scarf is exactly what it sounds like: A scarf that goes on forever, not length-wise but rather in the fact that it's sewn together at the end. This makes for a nice wraparound shape that can be quickly thrown onto the neck without having to make any fancy knots to ...more
This instructional knitting video will show you how to knit a garter stitch scarf using bulky weight yarn. If you are a beginner, you may want to avoid knitting your scarf with thin, skinny yarns. These step by step instructions cover casting on, knitting, adding new yarn, and ...more
You've seen snakeskin purses, snakeskin printed scarves, and maybe even snakeskin eyeshadow decals. But snakeskin lips? Now that's a new one. If you're planning to dress up as a reptile or as Medusa this Halloween (or even as a witch) then creating a snakeskin lip look will f ...more
Lets create a blanket from scratch using only the ripple stitch. These crochet how-to videos are an example of how to crochet a blanket solely out of the ripple stitch. Go as large as you need to and as big as you want with the crocheted blanket. The colors and size is up to y ...more
In this video, learn from Katie O Chicago how to wear an infinitity scarf in three different styles. Showing you step by step instructions, wear your fashionable new scarf to keep you warm while looking stylish.
Watch this how to video and create beautiful knitting projects. In this particular video you will see how to create the ruffles frill seeker scarf. Part 1 of 2 - How to Knit a ruffles frill seeker scarf. Part 2 of 2 - How to Knit a ruffles frill seeker scarf.
Adina Klein from Tahki Stacy Charles joins Interweave Videos to demonstrate the reversible mobius pattern. The moebius (a rectangle that has been twisted to construct a continuous loop) is a easy design using a "faggot lace" technique. You can download a free moebius pattern a ...more
This is a fun and easy stitch you can use to stitch scarves, shawls and other accessories you want to have a lace-like look. This knitting stitch leaves large gaps in the pattern, which look quite pretty and gives it a lace like look. There's two different variations of the li ...more
Scarves are some of the most fun accessories to have since they spice up any outfit. Whether they're long or short, neutral or graphic, made of light cotton or thick wool, they instantly tie all your clothes and other accessories together. Learn how to tie scarves in four dif ...more
Learn how to style a scarf into the ascot knot. Susan Wagner shows you the ins and outs of scarf-tying with her fashionable pink scarf. The practical ascot knot is a basic knot that can be used for scarves.
Watch this how to video and learn how to wrap a shemagh, traditional headdress of Arab men.
Circle or infinity scarves became really popular this year, and this little how-to shows you how to knit one up yourself. Knit 1, perl two. You can do it! Follow the steps and fight that cold neck feeling! Ever wanted to pick up an awesome AA Circle Scarf, but didn't wanna sp ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tie a scarf into a bow. Begin by finding a long rectangular scarf of your choice. Now slightly twist it up a bit. Then put it on the neck and wrap it around from the back once. Finish the procedure by tying the ends into a bow. To m ...more
Want to create a crochet pattern that doesn't take much time to do but creates a professional-looking finish? This video guides you through the crochet puff stitch, which consists of up and down waves of crochet yarn interspersed with small holes. You can use the crochet puff ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to recycle an old t-shirt into a no-sew head scarf. First, lay your shirt out flat on a table and download the paper pattern from the video. From here, measure sixteen inches from side to side on the t-shirt that you are using. After this, follow ...more
Learn how to style a scarf into the cowl knot. Susan Wagner shows you the ins and outs of scarf-tying with her fashionable pink scarf. The cowl knot is a basic knot that can be used for scarves. For days when you're wearing a scarf for WARMTH, not just for fun.
Head scarfs are second only to headbands when it comes to bohemian head wear. Just ask boho/hippie poster child Nicole Richie, who basically alternates between the two whenever she goes out. But head scarves are great for more than just fashion purposes. Now that we're knee d ...more
If you're an avid knitter, then you're probably making dozens of different pojects at the same time: scarves, Afghan quilts, hats, and wee slippers for your dog. So you need a video that doesn't waste your time (so you can finish that last row on your striped rugby scarf) by g ...more
Though feeling cold during the winter is pretty unavoidable, you can definitely prevent the torment of having flaky, dry skin during the cold winter months. If you spend a lot of time indoors, use a humidifier if possible and avoid overusing the indoor heater. Take shorter sh ...more
Circle or infinity scarves became really popular this year, and this little how-to shows you how to knit one up yourself. Knit 1, perl two. You can do it! Follow the steps and fight that cold neck feeling!
In this video, we learn how to tie scarves. The first way is to wear a scarf with tassels that is wrapped once around the neck with it's sides hanging down in front of you. With a skinny scarf, you can tie it around your head to make a headband or fold it in half and wrap it a ...more
Wow, I love this tutorial by VeganYumYum! HowTo: knit teeny tiny sweaters and scarves with marzipan. Scroll down past the tutorial to see examples of the finished work & a video of VeganYumYum on Martha Stewart.
How to tie a simple neck scarf is demonstrated in this video.
Learn how to style a scarf into a hacking knot. Susan Wagner shows you the ins and outs of scarf-tying with her fashionable pink scarf. The hacking knot is a basic knot that can be used for scarves.
This is a great DIY project you can do without having to sew. Find a knit garment you don't wear anymore, like a dress or a t-shirt, and then follow the steps in this video to quickly and easily make your own trendy fringed scarf.
Got a bunch of T-shirts you need to get rid of? Depending on how nostalgic you are for your high school choir club shirt or rock concert tee from your college days, you can cut up your former threads into a dishrag or gym headband. Or, just memorialize those tees forever as f ...more
The Ladder Stitch is wonderful for scarves, blankets, shawls. It might seem complicated at first, but once you get into the rhythm of it it goes along easily and it's fun to watch the ladder go up and up. Step 1: Row 1 (WS): P4 *k2tog Tbl, Wrap Yarn Twice, k2tog, p4; Rep from ...more
Ever thought your neck was going to freeze off it was so cold outside ? Well worry no more...Threadbanger shows you how to not only make your very own loom but how to utilize all that scrap fabric you got lying around and make a scarf with it. Thanks to Barbara from Bobbi Clot ...more
The possibilities are infinite when it comes to DIY gift wrap. Instead of the usual Christmas-themed wrapping paper, make your packaging look funky with old maps, music sheets, calendars, and other material to encase your loved ones' presents. You can also make the wrapping a ...more