Make A New Infinity Scarf From An Old Sweater

The Hubby gave me a couple of his old sweaters a while back in case I wanted to make something out of them. Awe, he’s so sweet…always thinking of me ;-)

Anyhow, the sweaters sat in my workroom for months just waiting for me to figure something out. Until yesterday when…(Eureka!)…a brilliant idea struck me like a lightening bolt! Why not turn the sweaters into infinity scarves? And what a simple & great idea it is, don’t you think?

So, if you want to make one too, here’s what to do. PS…you can omit the sewing part if your sweater material doesn’t look like it will fray. Or if you just want to hide your edges by folding it ;-)

Step 1: Cut a straight line through both sides of the sweater from armpit to armpit.

Step 2:  Fold over the edge you cut and machine sew to prevent fraying. As mentioned below, if you want to make both edges uniform…cut off the bottom ribbing and machine sew again to prevent fraying.

Step 3:  Fold your piece the way you want it.

Step 4:  Slip over your head or fold over once more for a tighter fit.

 

Easy peasy…

Let me make a quick mention about fit. The sweater I’ve used here is a men’s Large. I’m a small girl so I folded the scarf one more time around my neck for a tighter fit. If you want a loose fitting scarf that you just toss over your head once, use a smaller sweater. If you want a scarf with more folds, use a bigger sweater. And as always, if you have any questions…please leave a comment or send me an email.

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